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ELx808 Absorbance Reader

The ELx808™ Absorbance Microplate Reader offers proven performance for many applications, from endpoint to fast kinetic protocols. The ELx808 is widely recognized as offering the industry-leading 4-Zone™ temperature control, which optimizes conditions for even the most temperature sensitive assays. Its high quality optical design ensures excellent precision, accuracy and linearity. Gen5 Software controls the ELx808 for easy data capture and powerful analysis.
  • Superior incubation
  • Fast kinetics, plus endpoint and linear well scanning
  • Optical design eliminates crosstalk
  • Extensive data analysis with available Gen5 Microplate Reader and Imager Software


The ELx808 with 4-Zone™ Incubation and fast reading speed is well suited to temperature sensitive kinetic assays and many other colorimetric and turbidimetric protocols.

Relative potency
Relative potency calculation in Gen5

These are just a few examples of the many important applications for ELx808. Visit our Applications page to see more.