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BioMate™ 160 UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

Perform automated measurements of nucleic acids, proteins and cell cultures with the Thermo Scientific BioMate 160 UV-Vis spectrophotometer.

Manufacturer:  Thermo Scientific 840301000

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Catalog No. 14-385-355


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Description

Description

Perform quantitative measurements in life science laboratories with the automated and network-capable Thermo Scientific™ BioMate™ 160 UV-Visible Spectrophotometer. The BioMate 160 Spectrophotometer offers pre-programmed assay methods for nucleic acid and protein concentration as well as cell culture measurements. Optimized for usability and performance, this platform features a high-resolution color touchscreen, optional Wi-Fi networking, and a rugged design.

The BioMate UV-Vis Spectrophotometer provides automation for high-throughput options and room-light resistance, allowing lid-open operation for improved speed and convenience. Software includes pre-programmed life science methods such as Nucleic Acid A260; Protein A280 and A205; Protein Colorimetric assays and OD600.

A full line of accessories, including automated cell changers and cell holders, sipper, and fiber optic probes are designed to simplify sampling and accommodate high throughput measurements and temperature control. 
 
Features:
  • 7-inch high-resolution touchscreen user interface
  • Pre-programmed life science methods
  • Networking capable (Wi-Fi adaptor available)
  • Room light resistance for "open-lid" operation
  • Sipper accessory
  • Removable, washable sample compartment liner with magnetic placement and hold-down
  • Accommodates cells up to 100 mm pathlength
  • (Optional) 8-position cell changer with switchable turret
  • (Optional) 4-position cell changer (long path cells)
  • (Optional) Peltier-thermostatted single cell holder (20 °C - 60 °C)
  • (Optional) Accessory for test-tubes up to 25 mm diameter and 150 mm height
 
Designed for:
  • Advanced teaching labs
  • R&D departments
  • Applications requiring high throughput or temperature control
Specifications

Specifications

±0.002A
Single USB-A supports flash memory devices for method and data storage
Duplex USB-A on side supports connection to a Windows™ computer running optional remote control software, keyboard, mouse
Export data to network or PC via USB, Ethernet, or Wi-Fi USB adaptor, available
Print via USB, Ethernet or Wi-Fi USB adaptor available
Dual Silicon Photodiodes
7-inch color touchscreen, tiltable, high definition, 800 × 1280 pixels
External AC to DC converter. Voltage and Frequency (Hz) selected automatically, 100–240 volts, 50–60 Hz.
Xenon Flash Lamp (>5 years typical, 3 years guaranteed)
Dual beam
-3A to +5A
±0.001A at 1A measured at 1.0A at 546 nm
2 nm
±0.5 nm
190 nm – 1100 nm
Slow, medium and fast - up to 1600 nm/min
2 years standard with 1 year extension upon registration of the instrument with Thermo Fisher Scientific within 6 months of purchase
Accommodates (optional):
8-position cell changer
4-position cell changer (long path cells)
Peltier thermostatted cell holder (20-60 °C)
Sipper accessory
Fiber optic probe coupler
BioMate 160 UV-Visible Spectrophotometer
35.5 x 38.5 x 19.5 cm
(At 500 nm after 1 hour warmup) <0.0005A/Hr
Touchscreen
(RMS at 500 nm 60 consecutive measurements)
≤0.00020A at 0A at 260 and 500 nm
≤0.00030A at 1A at 260 and 500 nm
≤0.00040A at 2A at 260 and 500 nm
±0.002A at 0.5A
±0.004A at 1.0A
±0.008A at 2.0A
–2A to +3.5A
Snap-on printer available
<1.0%T 198 nm (KCl)
<0.05%T at 220 nm (NaI)
<0.03%T at 340 nm (NaNO2)
0.2 nm, 0.5 nm, 1 nm, 2 nm, 5 nm
< ±0.2 nm
7.5 kg
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