Automatic colony counter
Ref. 436 000
Scan 500 is an automatic colony counter that ensures fast and efficient counting of colonies, including on chromogenic agar. It guarantees excellent reproducibility. The images and results are saved and usable anytime.
Minimum size of detected colony: 0.1 mm
Camera: 1 megapixel - zoom x 28
Counting on Ø 55 - 90 mm round Petri dishes
Counting on pour, surface, Spiral, circle mode plated Petri dishes
Counting on chromogenic agar
Language: English, French, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, German
Accuracy and repeatability
The counting of Petri dishes is long, tedious and can vary from one person to another. The Scan 500 can count up to 1000 colonies in 1 second in a constant and repeatable mode. Counting accuracy reach up to 98%. The minimum colony size is 0.05 mm.
21 CFR Part 11 included
The Scan software responds to FDA recommendations, including electronic signatures, audit trails, and security of results. User account management is integrated into the software. The supervisor can manage accounts and passwords directly, without always calling on the network administrator.
Scan 500 connects to the LIMS in bi-directionality and can be connected to the diluter and plater via dataLink traceability system.
Scan 500 offers multiple export possibilities to save manual input time. It also increases the security and quality of your analyses.
Usually, Petri dishes are thrown away after counting and no further verification is possible in the event of a claim. With Scan 500, all reports are archived.