SpectraMax L Microplate Reader
SpectraMax L Microplate Reader

SpectraMax L Microplate Reader

Sensitive luminometer with programmable injector options for 96- and 384-well microplates

Flash and glow luminescence detection in an upgradeable platform

The SpectraMax® L Microplate Reader measures flash and glow luminescence assays in both 96- and 384-well plates. It is upgradeable to include a barcode reader, programmable injectors, and dual-channel configurations for a 2-fold increase for medium throughput. The high sensitivity, low-noise photomultiplier tubes (PMTs), and variable-volume injector configuration make this reader ideal for fast kinetic assays requiring continuous monitoring during injection and measurement.

Detect all samples

Detect all samples

The analog and photon counting capability provides a dynamic range of nine orders of magnitude, eliminating the need to dilute bright samples while maintaining high sensitivity for dim samples.

Get 2-fold improvement in speed

Get 2-fold improvement in speed

The 2-channel configuration is available with 0, 2, or 4 injectors. The 4-injector configuration enables a 2-fold improvement in speed for traditional flash and glow assays.

Automate injector workflows

Automate injector workflows

The autowashing injectors can be programmed to rinse the injectors following each use, reversing the direction of flow so reagents can be recovered.

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Reduced noise

Ultra-fast photon counting technology amplifies the PMT signal with a fast pulse amplifier. This reduced noise capability enables a higher signal-to-noise ratio and low crosstalk.

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PMT calibration

The automatic PMT calibration method is based on readings of 4 internal LEDs at 395, 470, 527, and 570 nm. The manual PMT calibration method is based on readings of 4 wells from the assay itself.

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University of Geneva uses the FlexStation 3 and SpectraMax readers for assay development and screening

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SpectraMax® L Microplate Reader

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SpectraMax L Microplate Reader

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