The SmartDrop series nano spectrophotometers provide quick and easy quantification of small samples. Utilizing small sample volume eliminates the need for dilutions, providing more accurate results. A full colour, 7 touchscreen with icon-driven menus and preprogramed protocols gets users up and running quickly. No external computer is required. Each unit features a quartz pedestal onto which a drop of sample is placed.
The arm is lowered, and the drop is stretched into a liquid column for measurement. DNA, RNA and protein concentrations and purity numbers are displayed in a matter of seconds. The resulting data can be printed, saved to the SmartDrops onboard memory, or exported via USB as an Excel file. All SmartDrop models include an integrated printer for instantaneous documentation of results. For OD600 readings, each model includes a cuvette port and two optical glass cuvettes. Three SmartDrop models are available to meet a range of applications and budgets.
Full-spectrum absorbance scans from 200 to 800nm and calculations of 260/280 and 260/230 ratios
Long-life Xenon lamp and linear array CCD detector
Auto-ranging path lengths (0.2mm and 1.0mm) ? Detect up to 4,500 ng/µl of dsDNA without dilution.
A full spectrum UV-Vis spectrophotometer, SmartDrop X requires 0.5 to 2.0µl of sample. In addition to nucleic acid and protein calculations, the software has preset programs for BCA, Bradford and Lowry assays. A full spectrum analysis can be performed in about 6 seconds, aiding in the identification of unknowns. The long-life Xenon lamp requires no warmup and is paired with a highly sensitive CCD detector. To provide the most accurate results, the SmartDrop X utilizes 2 path lengths.