Synergy 2 SL Luminescence Microplate Reader

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High performance luminescence detection

Measure glow or flash luminescence: Available dual reagent injector

Synergy™ 2 SL is BioTek's high-performance luminescence microplate reader. It has been designed to provide the very best in microplate luminescence technology. Ultra low noise digital photon integration system and high-quality optics ensure the best sensitivity available today. An optional dual injector is available to automate flash-luminescent assays.

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Synergy 2 with Luminescence. Includes Gen5 Data Analysis Software.

Synergy 2 with Luminescence and Dual Reagent Dispenser. Includes Gen5 Data Analysis Software.

Detection mode Glow and Flash Luminescence, upgradeable to Absorbance and Fluorescence
Read method End-point, kinetic, well-area scanning.
Microplate types 1- to 384-well plates
Temperature control 4°C above ambient to 65°C
Shaking Yes
Software Gen5 Included
Control through USB or serial port
Automation Yes
Sensitivity 10 amol ATP typical (flash)
100 amol ATP (glow) typical
Wavelength range 300 - 700 nm
Dynamic range > 6 decades
Detection system Low noise PMT
Reagent Dispensers
Number 2 syringe pumps
Dispense volume 5 - 1000 µL in 1 µL increment
Dead volume 1.1 mL, 100 µL with backflush
Physical Characteristics
Power 250 Watts max.
Dimensions 17"W x 17.5"D x 14.5"H (43.5 x 44.5 x 37.3 cm)
Weight 60 lbs (27 kg)
Regulatory CE and TUV marked. In Vitro Diagnostic use models are available.

Specifications are subject to change. Performance values represent the average observed factory test values.

Standard (Included)

Gen5 Data Analysis Software

Gen5 Data Analysis Software

BioTek’s new Gen5™ software offers a logical interface designed to easily flow from reading parameters, to plate layout, to powerful data reduction, and finally to flexible data output options. The results of this intuitive design, including the exclusive StepWise™ protocol and data reduction tools and the power of Gen5's data reduction, will be evident in increased laboratory efficiency.


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Standard (Included)


75034 Serial Cable, Modem (9-pin female to 9-pin male) accessory has picture
75108 USB Cable (male A to male B) accessory has picture

Operators Manual

MANUAL Operator's manuals can be obtained via the Customer Resource Center


Labware Holders

7302030 Cuvette Adapter accessory has picture

Software Options

GEN5SECURE Gen5 Secure accessory has picture
GEN5IVD Gen5 IVD accessory has picture
GENRC Gen5 Reader Control (RC) accessory has picture

Test Plates & Reagents

8030015 Luminescence Test Plate accessory has picture

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