Microplate Readers

EZ Read 2000 Microplate Reader

EZ Read 2000 Microplate Reader

EZ Read 2000 is the best choice for laboratories that require a microplate reader that can be used for a range of absorbance applications. This versatile microplate reader is capable of measuring samples in many different microplate formats: 12-, 24-, 48- and 96-well plates. The EZ Read 2000 uses tuneable wavelength scanning so that any wavelength can be chosen from 340nm up to 800nm. The EZ Read 2000 is PC-controlled using new, intuitive Galapagos software for data acquisition and analysis.

Galapagos for EZ Read Software

  • Galapagos for EZ Read Software makes ‘Click and drag’ approach makes usability a key feature.
  • Easy to create new methods.
  • Select only the data you want for data reporting
  • So easy you won’t need to export your data into Excel.
  • Windows 7 & 8 compatibility as well as older Windows OS from XP. 

Key Features of EZ Read 2000

  • No need for filters! Monochromator optics for measurements from 340 nm to 800 nm enables a wide range of assays to be performed
  • Automatic calibration of single channel optical system with self-check and for precision measurements
  • Shaking ensures complete mixing of solutions, cells to stay in suspension and colored solutions to be homogenized
  • Wavelength scanning  for contamination detection, peak absorbance detection and product formation studies
  • 12-, 24, 48- and 96-well microplates with standard ANSI SBS footprints can be used for flexible applications
  • Real-time reference measurement channel for the improved accuracy

Applications

  • Absorbance measurements: ELISA, protein quantitation, cell proliferation and cell survival assays
  • Enzyme kinetic measurements requiring automatic readings at timed intervals
  • Wavelength scanning to determine sample purity
  • Cell-based assays requiring shaking to maintain cells in solution
  • Assays measuring the changes of absorbance of NADH at 340nm
  • Contamination detection, peak absorbance detection and product formation using scanning across a range of wavelengths 
Ordering Information
EZ Read 2000 microplate reader with Galapagos for EZ Read Software 80-4002-20
 
Document Downloads
  File Description File Size  
Adobe PDF EZ Read 2000 Datasheet
376 KB Download
Adobe PDF EZ Read 2000 Technical Specifications
335 KB Download
Adobe PDF Declaration of Conformity EZ Read 2000
62 KB Download
 
Technical Specifications
Specification Data
Lamp Source Tungsten Halogen 
Measurement Range 0-3.2 OD
Reproducibility/Precision 0.8% and 0.005 OD from 0.10-2.0 OD at 450 nm 
Accuracy 0.5% and 0.005 OD from 0.1-1.0 OD at 450 nm; 1.0% and 0.010 OD from 1.0-2.0 OD at 450 nm 
Standard Filters None 
Wavelength Selection Monochromator 
Wavelength Range 340-800nm 
Plate Types 12, 24, 48 and 96-well plates with standard ANSI/SBS footprint 
Data Output Export to PC, PC Control 
Detection System 2 silicon diodes: one for measurement, one for reference 
Reading Speed 35 seconds 
Software Galapagos Software 
Shaking Linear shaking in 4 modes 
Temperature Control None 
Linearity 0.5% and 0.005 OD from 0.10-1.0 OD at 492 nm 1.0% and 0.010 OD from 1.0-2.0 OD at 492 nm 
Computer Interface USB 2.0 
Optical System Monochromator 
Power Requirement 90-250 V, 50/60 Hz, 65VA 
Validation Optional Asys Check plate with WINQC software 
Wavelength Reproducibility (+/-) n/a 
Wavelength Accuracy (+/-) 3.0 nm 
Dimensions (WxDxH) 27 x 43 x 24 cm 
Weight 10.6 kg 
Mode of Operation PC Control 
Analysis Software Galapagos Software 
 
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