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BioTek Instruments Cytation C10 Confocal Imaging Reader Greener Choice

The Cytation C10 Confocal Imaging Reader combines automated digital confocal and widefield microscopy with conventional multi-mode microplate reading in a unique, patented design. The spinning disk confocal module provides exquisite resolution and optical sectioning capabilities in a wide variety of sample types. 

Manufacturer:  BioTek Instruments C10PWC

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Catalog No. BTC10PWC

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  • High quality components used in the system, including a Hamamatsu scientific CMOS (sCMOS) camera, Olympus objectives and laser-based illumination enable excellent image quality, at an affordable price
  • Includes widefield fluorescence, brightfield and phase contrast optics
  • Its variable bandwidth monochromator-based multi-mode plate reading is based on the proven design of the market-leading BioTek Synergy™ products
  • Environmental controls enable live cell assays, and Gen5™ software is specifically designed to make sample detection and image capture quick and effortless
  • The new 3D viewer provides users with 3D reconstruction of their thicker samples captured with the confocal microscope.
  • The Cytation C10 brings affordable confocal to every laboratory
  • Confocal imaging and multi-mode plate reader in one
  • Environmental controls for live cell imaging
  • Hit-picking: Imaging and multi-mode detection saves time and data storage
  • Variable bandwidth for sensitivity and specificity
  • Cytation C10 is ready for any assay
Note:  250 lb. shipping weight. White glove inside delivery with material lift required for all orders unless exempted; contact your Fisher Scientific Sales Representative for more details.


UV Vis absorbance, Flourescence intensity, Luminescence
Range: 0 to 20% (CO2); 1 to 19% (O2), with optional Gas Controller
20 x 27 x 18.5 (D x W x H)
7 decades fluorescence >6 decades luminescence 0 to 4 OD
Monochromator: 6- to 384-well plates. Imaging 6 to 1536 well plates
50/60 Hz
4-Zone incubation to 45°C with Condensation Control
Linear, orbital, double orbital
12 Months
Gen5 Microplate Reader and Imager Software included. Gen5 Secure for 21 CFR Part 11 compliance (option). Gen5 Image+ and Image Prime software available for full image analysis (option)
122 lb.
27 in.
Monochromator 4 nm (230 to 285 nm), 8 nm (>285 nm)
230 to 999 nm
OD accuracy <1% (at 3 OD)
Instrument external 250 W, 24 VDC power supply, compatible with 100-240 VAC (at 50-60 Hz)
C10PWC Configuration
2 syringe optional
5 to 1000 µL in 1 µL increments (optional with injectors)
1 to 19% with optional gas controller
Xenon Flash
100/240 V
53.3 kg
68.6 cm
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