Varioskan™ LUX Multimode Microplate Reader

- The device is integrated with a variety of measuring technologies to meet a wide spectrum of different needs of scientific researchers, including:

  • Absorbance

  • Fluorescence intensity

  • Luminescence

  • Time-resolved fluorescence

  • AlphaScreen

- The Varioskan LUX is modular and upgradeable, so you can build the system that best suits your needs

- Varioskan LUX is equipped with up to 2 dispensers to help to replenish chemicals easily and accurately. The dispensers will assist with chemical division and simultaneous sample measurement, especially suitable for applications such as kinetic reactions, Ca2 + studies. etc.

Varioskan offers a wide range of other preeminent features:

  • Intelligent safety control: helps to protect equipment and test samples from user errors, and avoid wasting time and chemicals

  • Precise temperature control: up to 45oC, suitable for enzyme and cell-related applications

  • Compatible with gas module, providing and precisely controlling the concentration of CO2 and O2, optimally supporting cell growth during the test.

  • Automatic measuring range selection: this feature eliminates the need to manually adjust the measurement parameters by the user. The device will automatically select the ideal reading range based on the signal strength in the well, precisely right after the first time.

  • Automatic test and calibration: each time it starts up, the instrument self-checks the entire system including initialization test, mechanical adjustment, optical system ... to ensure the device is ready to operate.

  • SkanIt software comes with support for users in up to 9 different languages.

  • The main body integrates optional 5 measurement features: absorption, fluorescence, luminescence, long-time fluorescence, AlphaScreen, 2 pumps, incubator, shaking, gas module
  • Standard accessory set included with the instrument
  • Suitable computer and printer (Local purchased)
  • User manuals

The Varioskan LUX reader is a versatile tool for busy labs. Configure the instrument to your needs, then upgrade when your research focus changes. The Varioskan LUX reader supports the following measurement technologies:

  • Absorbance
  • Fluorescence intensity

  • Luminescence

  • AlphaScreen

  • Time-resolved flourescence

Name

Technical specifications

Absorbance

Plate types

6- to 384-well plates

Wavelength selection

Double monochromators

Wavelength range

200 – 1000 nm

Linear measurement range (450 nm)

0–4 Abs (96-well plate), ±2%
0–3 Abs (
(384-well plate), ±2%

Accuracy

0.003 Abs hoặc ±2%, tại 200–399 nm (0–2 Abs)
0.003 Abs hoặc ±1%, tại 400–1,000 nm (0–3 Abs)

Precision

SD <0.001 Abs or CV <0.5%, at 450 nm (0–3 Abs)

Fluorescence intensity

Plate types

6 – 1536-well plates

Wavelength selection

Double excitation and emission monochromators

Excitation wavelength range

200 – 1000 nm

Emission wavelength range

270 – 840 nm

Sensitivity

Top reading: <0.4 fmol fluorescein/giếng (đĩa 384 giếng)
Bottom reading: <4 fmol fluorescein/giếng (đĩa 384 giếng)

Dynamic range

Top reading > 6 decades

Bottom reading > 5.5 decades

Time-resolved fluorescence

Plate types

6 – 1536-well plates

Wavelength selection

Filters (spectral scanning with double excitation and emission monochromators)

Excitation wavelength range

Fixed to 334 nm (spectral scanning 200–840 nm)

Emission wavelength range

400–700 nm (spectral scanning 270–840 nm)

Light source

Xenon flash lamp

Sensitivity

<1 amol Eu/well (white, low-volume 384-well plate)

Dynamic range

> 6 decades

Luminescence

Plate types

6- to 1,536-well plates (spectral scanning from 6- to 384-well plates)

Wavelength selection

Direct or filters (spectral scanning with double monochromators)

Wavelength range

360-670 nm

Độ nhạy

< 7 amol ATP/well (white 384 well plate)

Khoảng động học

> 7 decades

AlphaScreen

Plate types

6-1536-well plates

Wavelength selection

Filter

Excitation wavelength range

Fixed to 680 nm

Emission wavelength range

400-600 nm

Light source

LED

Sensitivity

<100 amol phosphotryosine/well (white 384 well plate)

Dispensing

Plate types

6- to 384-well plates

No. of dispensers

0-2

Syringe size

1ml (chuẩn), 5ml (optional)

Accuracy

<1 μL với 50 μL (0.4 mm tip), <0.2 μL với
5 μL (0.25 mm tip)

Precision

<1 μL với 50 μL (0.4 mm tip), <0.2 μL với
5 μL (0.25 mm tip)

Dead volumne

Hóa chất mất < 100 μL, tổng thể tích < 800 μL

Incubator and shaker

Temperature range

From ambient +4°C to 45°C

Shaking type

Orbital

Integrated gas module

CO2 concentration range

0.1-15%

CO2 concentration stability

±0.3% at 5% CO2

O2 concentration range

1–21%

O2 concentration stability

±0.3% at 1% O2

General features

Measurement modes

Endpoint, kinetic, spectra, multipoint and kinetic spectra

Measurement speed

Reads a 96-well plate in 15 sec, a 384-well plate in 45 sec, and a 1,536-well plate in 135 sec (minimum times)

Interface 

PC software (SkanIt Software)

Dimensions (D x W x H)

58 x 53 x 51 cm ( 23 x 21 x 20 in.)

Weight

54-59 kg (phụ thuộc vào cấu hình)

SKU Unit size Measurement Technology Reading Options Dispensers
VLBL0TGD2 Each Absorbance, Fluorescence intensity, Luminescence and Time-resolved fluorescence Top and bottom 2
VL0000D0 Each Absorbance and Fluorescence intensity Top None
VLB000GD0 Each Absorbance and Fluorescence intensity Top and bottom None
VL0L00D0 Each Absorbance, Fluorescence intensity and Luminescence Top None
VLB000GD1 Each Absorbance and Fluorescence intensity Top and bottom 1
VL0L0TD0 Each Absorbance, Fluorescence intensity, Luminescence and Time-resolved fluorescence Top None
VLB000GD2 Each Absorbance and Fluorescence intensity Top and bottom 2
VL0LA0D0 Each Absorbance, Fluorescence intensity, Luminescence and AlphaScreen Top None
VLBL00GD0 Each Absorbance, Fluorescence intensity and Luminescence Top and bottom None
VL0LATD0 Each Absorbance, Fluorescence intensity, Luminescence, Time-resolved fluorescence and AlphaScreen Top None

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