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Microplate readers, also known as microplate photometers, are instruments which are used to detect biological, chemical, or physical events of samples in microtiter plates. Marshall Scientific has a wide assortment of microplate readers, however our most popular are the Molecular Devices Spectramax Microplate Readers. The Molecular Devices Microplate Readers that we carry include: Versamax, Gemini, Gemini EM Fluorescence, Gemini XS, 190, 250, 340, and the 384 Plus. Most of our Molecular Devices Microplate Readers come with a computer with the preinstalled software necessary to run the machines (check product description to verify if preloaded computer is included). Please take a look at our inventory that is currently in stock and feel free to give us a call or send us an email if you have any questions.

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Molecular Devices SpectraMax 384 Plus Microplate Reader Molecular Devices SpectraMax 384 Plus Microplate Reader

Molecular Devices SpectraMax 384 Plus Microplate Reader Specifications

Spectral Range

190-1000 nm, tunable in 1 nm increments

Wavelength Range

190-1000 nm

Wavelength Selection

Monochromator, tunable 1.0nm increments

Speed Read Mode

Reads 96-well microplates in 5 seconds; Reads 384-well microplates in 16 seconds

Wavelength Bandwidth

2 nm

Wavelength Accuracy

< ± 1.0 nm

Wavelength Repeatability

± 0.2 nm

Photometric Range

0.0 to 4.0 OD

Photometric Resolution

0.001 OD

Photometric Accuracy (plate)

< ± 0.006 OD ± 1.0%, 0.0 - 2.0 OD

Photometric Accuracy (cuvette)

< ± 0.005 OD ± 1.0%, 0.0 - 2.0 OD

Photometric Precision

< ± 0.003 OD ± 1.0%, 0.0 - 2.0 OD

Photometric Baseline Flatness

< 0.001 OD

Stray Light

< 0.05% @ 230 nm

Light Source

Xenon Flash Lamp

Temperature Range

Ambient + 4°C up to 45°C

Temperature Uniformity (plate)

± 0.5 °C @ 37°C

Dimensions

22 cm (h) x 58 cm (w) x 38 cm (d)

Weight

30lbs

Our Price: $7,995.00
Molecular Devices VersaMax Microplate Reader Molecular Devices VersaMax Microplate Reader

Molecular Devices VersaMax Microplate Reader Specifications

Wavelength Range

340—850 nm

Wavelength Selection

Monochromator, tunable in 1-nm increments

Wavelength Bandwidth

≤ 2.0 nm full width half maximum

Wavelength Accuracy

± 1.0 nm across wavelength range

Wavelength Repeatability

± 0.2 nm across all optical channels

Photometric Range

0.000 to 4.000 OD

Photometric Resolution

0.001 OD

Photometric Accuracy/Linearity

< ± 1.0% and ± 0.006 OD, 0.0-2.0 OD

Photometric Precision

< ± 1.0% and ± 0.003 OD, 0.0-2.0 OD

Stray Light

< 0.05% @ 340 nm

Light Source

Xenon Flash Lamp

Microplate Read Time – Endpoint

9 seconds

Microplate Read Time – Kinetic

9-second minimum interval

Temperature Range

Ambient + 4° to 45°C

Temperature Uniformity

±0.5 °C @ 37 °C well-to-well

Our Price: $4,995.00
Molecular Devices Gemini XS Fluorescent Microplate Reader Molecular Devices Gemini XS Fluorescent Microplate Reader

Molecular Devices Gemini XS Fluorescent Microplate Reader Specifications

Fluorescence Photometric Performance

Dual Monochromators

1nm increments

Wavelength Range

250-850nm

Bandwidth (Excitation & Emission)

9 nm

Time Resolved Fluorescence

Data Collection

50-1450 µ/sec, 200µ/sec increments

Sensitivity

0.5/ well

Luminescence Performance

Wavelength Range

250-850nm

Detection Limit

10 amol/well Alkaline Phosphate 200 µl/well

General Specifications

Microplate Formats

6-, 12-, 24-, 48-, 96- and 384

Light Source

Xenon flash lamp

Detector

Photomultiplier (R-3896)

Read Time

96 < 27 sec, 384 < 45 sec

Shaker Time

0 to 999 seconds

Temperature Control

Ambient +4°C - 45°C

Our Price: $7,885.00
Molecular Devices Spectramax 190 Microplate Reader Molecular Devices Spectramax 190 Microplate Reader

Molecular Devices Spectramax 190 Microplate Reader Specifications

Performance Specifications

Wavelength Range:

190 - 850 nm
Wavelength SelectionMonochromator, tunable 1.0 nm increments
Wavelength Bandwidth2 nm
Wavelength Accuracy:< ± 2.0 nm
Wavelength Repeatability ± 0.2 nm
Photometric Range0.0 to 4.0 OD
Photometric Resolution0.001 OD
Photometric Accuracy< ± 0.006 OD ± 1.0%, 0.0 - 2.0 OD
Photometric Precision< ± 0.003 OD ± 1.0%, 0.0 - 2.0 OD
Stray Light< 0.05% @ 230 nm
Light Source:Xenon flash lamp
Endpoint:12 seconds
Kinetic:9 second minimum interval
Temperature RangeAmbient + 4 °C up to 45 °C
Temperature Uniformity:± 0.5 °C @ 37 °C

Our Price: $6,655.00
Molecular Devices Gemini Spectramax Microplate Reader Molecular Devices SpectraMax Gemini Microplate Reader

Molecular Devices SpectraMax Gemini Microplate Reader


The Molecular Devices Spectramax Gemini is built on the Gemini platform delivering high quality with top and bottom reading, wavelength scanning. well scanning and more. The Gemini uses a Xenon flash lamp and has the ability to do full range scanning in 1nm increments. Measure 96 well plate in 15 seconds or less. Instrument also comes with built-in shaker and temperature control chamber.

Our Price: $6,965.00
Molecular Devices Spectramax 340PC  Microplate Reader Molecular Devices SpectraMax 340PC Microplate Reader

Molecular Devices SpectraMax 340PC Microplate Reader Specifications

Performance Specifications

Wavelength Range:

340 - 850 nm
Wavelength SelectionMonochromator, tunable 1.0 nm increments
Wavelength Bandwidth2 nm
Wavelength Accuracy< ± 2.0 nm
Wavelength Repeatability ± 0.2 nm
Photometric Range:0.0 to 4.0 OD
Photometric Resolution0.001 OD
Photometric Accuracy< ± 0.006 OD ± 1.0%, 0.0 - 2.0 OD
Photometric Precision:< ± 0.003 OD ± 1.0%, 0.0 - 2.0 OD
Light SourceXenon flash lamp
Endpoint:12 seconds
Kinetic:9 second minimum interval
Temperature Range:Ambient + 4 °C up to 45 °C
Temperature Uniformity:± 0.5 °C @ 37 °C

Our Price: $5,630.00
Molecular Devices Spectramax 250 Microplate Reader Molecular Devices Spectramax 250 Microplate Reader

Molecular Devices SpectraMax 250 Microplate Reader Specifications

Performance Specifications

Wavelength Range:

250 - 750 nm
Wavelength Selection Monochromator, tunable 1.0 nm increments
Wavelength Bandwidth 2 nm
Wavelength Accuracy: < ± 2.0 nm
Wavelength Repeatability ± 0.2 nm
Photometric Range 0.0 to 4.0 OD
Photometric Resolution 0.001 OD
Photometric Accuracy < ± 0.006 OD ± 1.0%, 0.0 - 2.0 OD
Photometric Precision < ± 0.003 OD ± 1.0%, 0.0 - 2.0 OD
Stray Light < 0.05% @ 230 nm
Light Source: Xenon flash lamp
Endpoint: 12 seconds
Kinetic: 9 second minimum interval
Temperature Range Ambient + 4 °C up to 45 °C
Temperature Uniformity: ± 0.5 °C @ 37 °C
Warm-up Time: 30 minutes

Our Price: $5,835.00