product design

Synergy H1 Hybrid Multi-Mode Reader

Technical Details

General

Detection modes UV-Vis absorbance
Fluorescence intensity
Luminescence
Fluorescence polarization
Time-resolved fluorescence
Read methods Endpoint, kinetic, spectral scanning, well area scanning
Microplate types 6- to 384-well plates
Other labware supported Take3 Micro-Volume Plates
Temperature control 4-Zone incubation to 70 °C ("M2" configurations) or to 45 °C(all other configurations)
Shaking Linear, orbital, double orbital
Software Gen5 Microplate Reader and Imager Software
Gen5 Secure for 21 CFR Part 11 compliance (option)
Automation BioStack and 3rd party automation compatible
BioSpa 8 Automated Incubator compatible
CO2 and O2 control (option) Range: 0 - 20% (CO2); 1 - 19% (O2)
Control Resolution: +0.1% (CO2 and O2)
Stability: +0.2% at 5% CO2; +0.2% at 1% O2
Models for both CO2 and O2 or CO2 only are available

Absorbance

Light source Xenon flash
Detector photodiode
Wavelength selection monochromator
Wavelength range 230 - 999 nm, 1 nm increments
Monochromator bandwidth 4 nm (230-285 nm), 8 nm (>285 nm)
Dynamic range 0 - 4.0 OD
Pathlength correction yes
Monochromator wavelength accuracy ±2 nm
Monochromator wavelength repeatability ±0.2 nm
OD accuracy <1% at 3.0 OD
Reading speed (kinetic) 96 wells: 11 seconds
384 wells: 22 seconds

Fluorescence Intensity

Light source Xenon flash
Detector PMT for monochromator system
PMT for filter system
Wavelength selection Quad monochromators (top/bottom)
Filters (top)
Wavelength range Monochromators: 250 - 700 nm (900 nm option)
Monochromator bandwidth Fixed, 16 nm
Variable; from 9 to 50 nm, in 1 nm increments ("M2" configurations)
Dynamic range 7 decades
Sensitivity Filters:
Fluorescein 0.25 pM (0.025 fmol/well, 384-well plate)

Quad Monochromator:
Fluorescein 2.5 pM (0.25 fmol/well, 384-well plate) - top
Fluorescein 4 pM (0.4 fmol/well, 384-well plate) - bottom
Reading speed (kinetic) 96 wells: 11 seconds
384 wells: 22 seconds

Luminescence

Sensitivity Monos: 20 amol ATP
Filters: 10 amol ATP

Fluorescence Polarization

Light source Xenon flash
Detector PMT
Wavelength selection Filters
Wavelength range 280 – 700 nm (850 nm option)
Sensitivity 2 mP standard deviation at 1 nm fluorescein

Time-Resolved Fluorescence

Light source Xenon flash
Detector PMT
Wavelength selection Filters (top)
Sensitivity <40 fM

Reagent Dispensers

Supported detection modes All modes
Number 2 syringe pumps
Supported labware 6- to 384-well microplates
Dead volume 1.1 mL with back flush
Dispense volume 5 - 1000 µL in 1 µL increment
Dispense accuracy ±1 µL or 2%
Dispense precision <2% at 50-200 µL

Physical Characteristics

Power 130 Watts maximum consumption.
Dimensions 14.75"W 18.25"D 13"H
(37.5 x 46.4 x 33 cm)
Weight <55 lbs (24.95 kg)

Regulatory

Regulatory CE and TUV marked. RoHS Compliant. Models for In Vitro Diagnostic use are available.
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