Molecular Devices SpectraMax 340PC Microplate Reader

Used Lab Equipment Warranty Condition: Used Will be thoroughly tested and serviced
Alternate Names:
Elisa Reader, Luminometer
Stock #:
1 Available In Stock (request a quote)
Dimensions (approx.):
23"W X 16"D X 8"H (outside)
100/240 Volts, 50/60 Hz, 4 A
Product Description The SpectraMax 340PC Absorbance Microplate Reader incorporates a grating monochromator, allowing the user to tune from 340 to 850 nm without needing to purchase interference filters. The SPECTRAmax 340PC microplate spectrophotometer does not use interference filters. Simply select the absorbance maximum of your sample, and let the monochromator tune to that exact wavelength. Or scan up to 96 wells at any time to determine the best assay conditions. The wavelength range is from 340 to 850 nm, tunable in 1nm increments; scanning range is from 340-850 nm in 1nm increments. With the SPECTRAmax 340PC microplate spectrophotometer it's like having 511 built-in filters, so you will always have the correct wavelength for any microplate assay. The eight-channel system delivers both high precision and speed when reading 96- and 384-well microplates for endpoint measurements, kinetic assays, and spectral scans. The SpectraMax 340PC Microplate Reader has a monochromator, which allows for selection of up to six wavelengths at a time for absorbance detection in the visible wavelength range (340 nm - 850 nm). Narrow bandwidths deliver increased measurement accuracy and linearity over a wide range of assays.

Accurate Quantitation:
The SPECTRAmax instrument's optical design is the only multichannel system that truly mimics a dual-beam spectrophotometer. Each sample has a discrete sample beam and reference beam so that each well is measured directly. The eight-channel system, consisting of 8 sample beams and 8 reference beams, delivers both superior precision and speed of reading across the microplate.

Test Accuracy and Precision of Liquid Handling Devices:
The patented PathCheck sensor measures the depth of the liquid in each microplate well, which information can be used to determine the volume of liquid dispensed. Volumes as low as 5 µL can be accurately measured.

Performance Specifications:
Wavelength Range 340 - 850nm
Wavelength Selection Monochromator, tunable 1.0nm increments
Wavelength Bandwidth 2nm
Wavelength Accuracy < ± 2.0nm
Wavelength Repeatability ± 0.2nm
Photometric Range 0.0 to 4.0 OD
Photometric Accuracy < ± 0.006 OD ± 1.0%,
0.0 - 2.0 OD
Photometric Precision < ± 0.003 OD ± 1.0%,
0.0 - 2.0 OD
Light Source Xenon Flash Lamp
Microplate Read Time:
Endpoint 96 well: 9 seconds
384 well: 29 seconds
Kinetic 96 well: 9 seconds
384 well: 29 seconds
Temperature Range Ambient + 4°C to 45°C
Temperature Uniformity ± 0.5°C @ 37°C
Computer & copy of software will be included where available used from stock


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