SpectraMax Multimode Microplate Readers
Looking for a microplate reader for your lab? SpectraMax Multimode Microplate Readers M series are a great choice in this respect offering UV and visible absorbance, as well as fluorescence intensity measurements on microplates and cuvettes.
The SpectraMax Multimode Microplate Readers offer a number of great features and accept cuvettes as well a wide variety of well microplates including. 6-, 12-, 24-, 48-, 96-, and 384- well microplates. All models also include standard features like spectral scanning across the wavelength range in 1nm increments, up to six absorbance wavelengths per reading along with up to four wavelength pairs for other read modes.
All of SpectraMax’s M series readers include an easy automation interface on top of their numerous features and benefits. The two most notable from the M series is the M2 and the M5 microplate readers.
The SpectraMax M2 microplate reader provides two detection modes in one platform while offering the added functionality of bottom read fluorescence for cell based assays. Chief features include:
- Two detection modes
- PathCheck® PathLength measurement technology
- Eliminate standard curves
The SpectraMax M2 reader is the standard for UV/visible multi-mode reader absorbance. It provides ultrafast and full spectral range detection for cuvettes and well microplates. The patented PathCheck PatheLength Measurement Technology allows the M2 reader to convert each well in a microplate into a fixed optical pathlength cuvette. By calculating concentrations directly from the absorbance with a known extinction coefficient they can also eliminate standard curves.
The M2’s optical design provides the highest level of flexibility for fluorescence intensity assays. It also gives users the option to select from top or bottom read modes for improved sensitivity for solution and cell based assays.
SpectraMax’s M5 microplate reader offers the best in single mode reader performance and can be equipped to read volumes as low as 2uL in one multi mode reader package. Chief features include:
- Wide range of applications
- Five preferred detection modes
- Maximum signal with the lowest background
With the M5 you can utilize the widest range of applications for bioresearch and drug discovery applications without there being any need to change filters. This is possible due to the monochromator optics. It’s five modes, namely, UV-Visible Absorbance (Abs), Fluorescence Intensity (FI), Time-Resolved Fluorescence (TRF), Fluorescence Polarization (FP), and Luminescence (Lumi), are preferred by satisfied users of the product as they offer the benefit of multiple detection modes in one platform.
The SpectraMax M5’s single monochromator design for UV/VIS absorbance allows users to maximize sensitivity and tunability. It uses the patented PathCheck PathLength measurement technology which is the only temperature independent path length correction technology for microplates. The patented AutoPMT optimization of the M5 extends the dynamic range of assays for better capturing of low, medium, and high signals from the same plate.
Why Choose A SpectraMax Multimode Microplate Reader
The M2 and the M5 microplate readers from SpectraMax both offer different levels of functionalities with great features and benefits for users to pick according to their needs. The M5 is also upgradeable, however. Both readers with their automation, accuracy, and patented technologies are a great choice for small to medium sized biotech laboratories.
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