Microplate Reader Solutions

Complete plate reader solution for all your research needs

For over 40 years, we have partnered with scientists to expand the boundaries of their research. Our microplate readers and software are the industry's most cited and have empowered life science researchers to advance protein and cell biology―breaking the barriers to novel, landmark discoveries.

Select a plate reader that fits your application needs

Evaluating microplate readers doesn’t have to be overwhelming. First consider your application needs, and if your budget is modest, a single-mode reader dedicated to your main application would be the most logical choice.

The three most common read modes in a single-mode microplate reader are absorbance, fluorescence, and luminescence. Learn more about each detection technology and common applications here.

A single-mode microplate reader is a good starting point. However, an upgradeable multi-mode reader can address all your future lab needs.

Our multi-mode plate readers provide great flexibility and include absorbance, fluorescence and luminescence with configurable options for fluorescence polarization (FP), time-resolved fluorescence (TRF), FRET, and AlphaScreen. Upgradeable modules are also available including western blot, cell imaging, and fast kinetics with injectors.

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Explore our SpectraMax series of microplate readers

SoftMax® Pro Software is the most published microplate reader control and data analysis software. If you’re in a GMP/GLP lab, our SoftMax Pro GxP Compliance Software helps you achieve FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliance.

SoftMax Pro GxP Software

Meet FDA guidelines in GMP/GLP labs with the most secure data acquisition and analysis software to achieve full FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliance.

GxP Software Installation and Validation

Installation services for a single computer to a networked environment, and validation service by certified FSEs

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The SpectraTest Validation Plates provide automated, comprehensive, and traceable validation of optical performance of our microplate readers.

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IQ/OQ/PM Services

Ensure ongoing compliance of your Molecular Devices microplate readers and be audit ready with our IQ/OQ/PM validation and compliance services.

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