product design

ELx800 Absorbance Reader



Detection modes Absorbance
Read methods Endpoint. Kinetic, well area scanning (under computer control)
Microplate types 6- to 384-well plates
Software Gen5 Reader Control Software
Gen5 Data Analysis Software (optional)


Light source Tungsten halogen
Detector photodiode
Wavelength selection filters
Wavelength range 400 to 750 nm
340 to 750 nm (UV option)
Dynamic range 0 to 3.0 OD
Resolution 0.001 OD
Pathlength correction no
Filter wheel capacity 5 positions
Filters supplied 4 filters (5 with UV option)
OD accuracy <1% at 2.0 OD
OD linearity <1% at 2.0 OD
<3% at 3.0 OD
OD repeatability <0.5% at 2.0 OD
Reading speed (kinetic) 96 wells: 30 seconds

Physical Characteristics

Power 100 - 240 Volts AC. 50/60 Hz
Dimensions 15"W x 16.5"D x 7"H
(38.1 x 41.9 x 17.8 cm)
Weight 18.5 lbs (8 kg)


Regulatory For In Vitro Diagnostic use. CE and TUV marked, RoHS Compliant.

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