The Molecular Devices SpectraMax M5 is a high-performance microplate reader designed for a wide range of applications in life science research, drug discovery, and clinical diagnostics.
The SpectraMax M5 is a versatile and modular instrument that can measure absorbance, fluorescence, and luminescence assays, with up to six detection modalities. It has a spectral range of 200-1000 nm for absorbance measurements, and excitation and emission wavelength range of 250-850 nm and 360-850 nm, respectively, for fluorescence and luminescence measurements.
In addition to its high-performance capabilities, the SpectraMax M5 is also user-friendly, with intuitive software that enables easy instrument control, data analysis, and report generation. It is also compatible with a wide range of microplate formats, including 96-well and 384-well plates.
Overall, the Molecular Devices SpectraMax M5 is a reliable and efficient instrument that can provide accurate and precise measurements for a variety of assays in the life sciences.
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5 Best Things:
- Wide range of applications: The SpectraMax M5 can perform a variety of assays, including absorbance, fluorescence, time-resolved fluorescence, and luminescence. It also has a large dynamic range, making it suitable for a wide range of applications, from basic research to high-throughput screening.
- High sensitivity: The SpectraMax M5 has a high sensitivity, with a detection limit of up to 3 femtomoles of DNA. This allows for the accurate measurement of low-abundance samples.
- Multiple detection modes: The SpectraMax M5 offers multiple detection modes, including endpoint, kinetic, and spectral scanning. This allows for flexibility in assay design and optimization.
- User-friendly software: The SoftMax Pro software that comes with the SpectraMax M5 is user-friendly and provides powerful data analysis tools. It allows for easy set-up of experiments, data acquisition, and data analysis.
- Excellent optical performance: The SpectraMax M5 uses patented technologies, such as the PathCheck® Sensor and the AutoPMT™ feature, to ensure excellent optical performance. These features help to eliminate errors and variability in the data, resulting in more accurate and reliable measurements.