The AlphaImager Mini provides researchers a compact and economical digital imaging system, ideal for routine imaging of fluorescent and colorimetric DNA and protein gels. The Mini’s scientific grade, 1.3 megapixel camera acquires high-resolution images suitable for quantitative downstream analysis. Images are captured using streamlined AlphaSnap software, and can be printed directly to any digital or Windows compatible printer, and saved in several standard file formats for later analysis. The innovative Image-250 cabinet offers a large pull door for sample access and a UV-shielded viewport, all in less than 11x14 inches of bench space. Compatible with Ethidium bromide, SYBR green, Coomassie, Silver stain and more, the AlphaImager Mini can satisfy all a laboratory’s basic gel documentation needs.