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BioTek™ Synergy™ 2 Multi-Mode Microplate Readers

Designed for life science and drug discovery applications. BioTek Synergy 2 Multi-Mode Microplate Readers include dedicated optical elements which are optimized for each specific modality for low limits of detection in one compact instrument.

Manufacturer: biotek™  SLFA

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Gen5™ software controlled through USB or serial port

Catalog No. 11-120-516

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Description & Specifications


Product Type With luminescence, fluorescence, absorbance
Depth (Metric) 44.5cm
Width (Metric) 43.5cm
Width (English) 17 in.
Depth (English) 17.5 in.
Height (Metric) 37.3cm
Measurement Speed 96 wells: 11 seconds; 384 wells: 22 seconds; 1536 wells: 42 seconds
Height (English) 14.5 in.
Wavelength Range 200 to 999nm; 1nm increments
Resolution 0.001 O.D.
Weight (English) 60 lb.
Dynamic Range 0 to 4.0 O.D.
Weight (Metric) 27kg

  • Fluorescence intensity, time resolved fluorescence, fluorescence polarization, glow and flash luminescence, UV-Vis absorbance, FRET, TR-FRET, BRET, area scanning, adn spectral scanning
  • Optical system includes a narrow band monochromator, optimized filter/dichroic mirror pairing and three broad spectrum light sources — SQ Xenon Flash, Tungsten Halogen and High Energy DPR Xenon Flash
  • Modular design allows for easily upgrading elements
  • Optimized throughput for screening assays in 6- to 1536-well plates (luminescence 6-384) and PCR plates
  • Compatible with Take3 and Take3 Trio Micro-Volume plates — up to 16 or 48 2μL samples for low-volume DNA, RNA and protein quantification
  • Temperature control from 4° above ambient to 50°C
  • 11-120-515 includes two syringe pumps with dispensing volume of 5-1000μL in 1μL increments


  • For in vitro diagnostic use (except in the European Union)
  • Screening assays; Binding assays; Ion channel assays; Quantitative assays (DNA, protein); Kinetic assays; Gene expression assays (GFP, Luciferase); ELISA assays; Cell proliferation, Cytotoxicity

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