Molecular Devices SpectraMax Plus 384 Microplate Reader

Molecular Devices SpectraMax Plus 384 Microplate Reader

  • Full Spectral Range
  • Well Volume Sensor
  • Comprehensive Data Analysis Software
  • Optical Validation
  • Software Validation

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Molecular Devices' SpectraMax® Plus 384 Microplate Reader provides fast and reliable full spectral range detection for cuvettes, 96-well and 384-well microplates. This reader also makes use of a unique temperature-independent methodology for path length correction.

Running both standard spectrophotometer and microplate reader applications at the same time is possible with the SpectraMax® Plus 384. This benchmark for UV-visible microplate readers is capable of processing up to 384 samples in a single plate. A standard cuvette, 12 x 75 test tube as well as a 96- or 384-well microplate can be used in analyzing samples. Operators can also increase sample throughput by integrating this system into a full robotic mechanism that easily adjusts to fit sample handling requirements.

The SpectraMax Plus 384 reader is equipped with the innovative technology patented by Molecular Devices, the PathCheck® Sensor which measures the depth of samples in a microplate through optical path length. This technology allows for the automated regulation of well absorbance to a cuvette equivalent path length of 1 cm, which translates to 96 or 384 cuvettes.

The Data Acquisition & Analysis Software comes with each microplate reader. This premium all-in-one data software is capable of performing a wide range of ready-to-read protocols. Users will find pre-written µMax protocols that enable measurement of low volume applications. Using this software, the StakMax® Microplate Handling Stacker can also be flawlessly integrated with the SpectraMax Plus 384 system.

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Molecular Devices SpectraMax Plus 384 Microplate Reader Specifications

Dimensions (H x W x D)8.6 x 22.8 x 15 (in.)
22 x 58 x 38 (cm)
Weight30 lbs. (13.6 kg)
Power Consumption
Power Source100-240 VAC, 4A 50/60 Hz
Robot CompatibleYES
Photometric Performance
Wavelength Range190 – 1000 nm
Wavelength SelectionMonochromator, turnable in 1.0 nm increments
Wavelength Bandwidth2 nm
Wavelength Accuracy± 1.0 nm
Wavelength Repeatability± 0.2 nm
Photometric Range0 – 4.000 OD
Photometric Accuracy (microplate)
Photometric Accuracy (cuvette)
Photometric Precision
PathCheck Sensor Management Error
Baseline Flatness
Stray Light
Microplate read time (normal mode)96 wells in 9 seconds
384 wells in 29 seconds
Microplate read time (speed read mode)96 wells in 5 seconds
384 wells in 16 seconds
Temperature Regulation
Temperature RangeAmbient +4°C to 45°C
Temperature Uniformity (microplate)± 0.5°C at 37°C
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