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SpectraMax® i-Series Multi-Mode Microplate Readers

Easy-to-use, intuitive, configurable microplate readers with industry-leading SoftMax® Pro Software

Key applications

  • Cell viability and cell counting
  • DNA/RNA quantitation
  • Western blot detection
  • HTRF
  • Reporter gene assays

Featured Microplate Reader
Multi-user microplate readers with a large touchscreen and NFC functionality

ImageXpress® Imaging Systems

Sensitive, robust automated cellular imaging systems for higher quality images, faster throughput, and more powerful analysis

Key applications

  • Live cell analysis
  • Cell counting
  • Organoids & spheroids
  • Stem cells
  • Cytotoxicity
  • Multiplexing

Featured Imaging System
Automated cell imaging systems take you from samples to results in minutes

Walk-up usability: Access to custom protocols and results with a single tap on large touchscreen
Background noise reduction with ultra-cooled photomultiplier tube (PMT) detector
QuickSync feature pushes data to any computer within the same network
Flexibility to set up experiments using either filters, monochromators, or a combination *SpectraMax iD5 reader


More information : SpectraMax iD5 | SpectraMax iD3 | Video 

Application Note: Monitor NF-κB activation with a sensitive dual reporter assay on the SpectraMax iD5 microplate reader

Start quickly with icon-driven CellReporterXpress software
Preconfigured templates for many cell imaging and analysis protocols including apoptosis and mitochondrial detection
Lab-friendly price enables automated imaging for every lab


More information : Video | Datasheet

Application Note: Evaluation of mitochondrial integrity and mitochondria membrane potential using automated cell imaging and analysis

Product Selection

Microplate Readers

Flexible, configurable, and reliable microplate technologies. Systems include the SpectraMax® i3x and iD3 Multi-Mode Microplate Readers, Maxline®, VersaMax™, and FlexStation® microplate readers with SoftMax® Pro Software.

Cellular Imaging Systems

High-content imaging and analysis systems that feature options and modules to address your specific research including objectives, filters, imaging modes, and environmental conditions.

Assay Kits and Reagents

Easy-to-use, robust assay kits and reagents for life science research, drug discovery & development, and bioassays. All assay kits and reagents are optimized for use on Molecular Devices instruments.

Microplate Washers

MultiWash™+ and AquaMax® Microplate Washers are compact, quiet, efficient and allow for easy set-up.

Microplate Scanners

The GenePix® 4300A and GenePix 4400A Scanners offer maximum imaging quality with optimal resolution in highly configurable platforms.

Micro-volume Microplates

The unique SpectraDrop™ Micro-Volume Plate offers a high throughput and accurate solution for low volume measurement.

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  • 110 patented innovations
  • 400,000+ scientific and research citations of our technology

We enable scientists to find solutions to their research challenges and workflow bottlenecks. Our products span multiple platforms including analytical detection, clone picking, imaging, automation, and software.

We provide high-performance bioanalytical measurement solutions for life science research, pharmaceutical and biotherapeutic development. With over 130,000 placements in laboratories around the world, our instruments have catalyzed brilliant scientific research described in over 40,000 peer-reviewed publications. Included within a broad product portfolio are platforms for high-throughput screening, genomic and cellular analysis, colony selection and microplate detection. These leading-edge products empower scientists to improve productivity and effectiveness, ultimately accelerating research and scientific discoveries.