Gel Doc™ EZ System (170-8270)

Gel Doc™ EZ System (170-8270)
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by Bio-Rad
 4.2/5.0 (8 reviews)

The Gel Doc EZ system is a compact and automated imaging system for obtaining publication-quality images and analyzed results with just the push of a button. The Bio-Rad Gel Doc EZ system provides unparalleled flexibility with the use of four application-specific trays, which include a UV tray (for ethidium bromide staining of DNA gels and fluorescence imaging), a White tray (for Coomassie, c...read more

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AVERAGE RATING: 4.2

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  • 4 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 4 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 4 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY

Bhuvana Katkere


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Penn State University
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RATING: 5.0

  • 5 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 5 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 5 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 26 Mar 2014

Application Area: Western Blot
Gel Doc™ EZ System (170-8270)

"We have this system available to us from the department. I have used the older gel doc and this one. The new software is new and improved and I love the ease of use. This system saves so much time. You can take pictures and analyze it right there if you want. Positioning your blot is so easy. I love all the gel doc systems as it saves paper and films. You print only the ones that are required. You can export the pictures in different qualities -- analysis only, publication quality, 300 or 600dpi. The parts are expensive, repairs can be expensive. So rarely can individual labs buy these items and manage them. However, it is really useful."

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Jaime Tartar


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Nova Southeastern University
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RATING: 4.3

  • 5 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 4 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 4 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 29 Nov 2013

Application Area: Polymorphism Analyses
Gel Doc™ EZ System (170-8270)

"Easy use equipment. The cable from the camera to the USB port is not long enough though. There should be a way to use wireless technology to send pictures to either a computer or to a cloud based system. It would also be helpful to pre-program in the lengths of interest for a specific application for semi-automated length or SNP analysis."

Adam Ross


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University Of California, Davis
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RATING: 4.7

  • 5 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 5 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 4 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 29 Nov 2013

Application Area: Protein/DNA Detection
Gel Doc™ EZ System (170-8270)

"It is highly versatile and easy to use. It is a medium resolution machine for basic applications. The field service is excellent and the rep is easy to contact."

Allison Moore


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Central Michigan University
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RATING: 3.7

  • 5 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 3 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 3 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 29 Nov 2013

Application Area: GenoTyping
Gel Doc™ EZ System (170-8270)

"This program is easy to use. Being able to adjust light exposure is helpful. The picture quality is good plus I like the option to invert the picture."

Venkatarajan Mathura


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The Roskamp Institute
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RATING: 3.7

  • 4 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 3 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 4 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 29 Nov 2013

Application Area: Western Blotting
Gel Doc™ EZ System (170-8270)

"It’s user friendly, reliable and can work hard for the money you paid. You can do multiple stain imaging. Overall I think it is a great system. "

Sam Adeosun


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University of Maryland Medical Center
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RATING: 4.7

  • 5 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 4 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 5 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 29 Nov 2013

Application Area: Imaging
Gel Doc™ EZ System (170-8270)

"The system is much better than darkroom and the dirty films and developer. The image analysis is also very accurate and scalable."

STACEY ADAM


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STANFORD UNIV.
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RATING: 4.6

  • 5 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 5 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 4 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 31 May 2012

Application Area: DNA Agragose Gel Imaging
Gel Doc™ EZ System (170-8270)

"The multifunctional aspect of this machine is amazing. It's able to image standard ethidium bromide gels, as well as chemiluminescent and luminescent protein gels and membranes. We've also found it can do luminescence straight from cells. Technical assistance and sales staff are terrific."

DINESH THOTALA


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WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
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RATING: 3.0

  • 3 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 3 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 3 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 08 Jul 2011

Gel Doc™ EZ System (170-8270)

"To be able to count cells colonies would be helpful."

Description

 

The Gel Doc EZ system is a compact and automated imaging system for obtaining publication-quality images and analyzed results with just the push of a button.

The Bio-Rad Gel Doc EZ system provides unparalleled flexibility with the use of four application-specific trays, which include a UV tray (for ethidium bromide staining of DNA gels and fluorescence imaging), a White tray (for Coomassie, copper, silver, and zinc stains), a Blue tray (for nucleic acid applications that use SYBR stains), and a Stain-Free tray for stain-free imaging.

The intuitive Image Lab™ software has capabilities such as auto image capture, auto analysis, user preferences, and myriad other features, making imaging and analysis incredibly easy.


Features of the Gel Doc EZ system include:

  • Easy to use — there is no need for manual control of filters, lens, or lights. Create a default protocol once, then use the green button on the front of the instrument to reproducibly use these settings time and again 
  • Publication-quality images and completely analyzed results — decreased pixelation when images are cropped or zoomed. Get relative molecular weights, quantitation of bands, Excel reports, PDFs, and more
  • Time and space saving — faster results without time-consuming steps in image acquisition and save benchspace using this compact system 
  • Modular design and flexible options — Use specific clearly defined and color-coded trays for specific applications.  Purchase only what you want and upgrade when your needs change 
  • Stain-free technology — Condense a 2 hr Coomassie protocol into a 5 min stain-and-image step. Stain-free gels are western blot compatible, allowing you to check electrophoresis results and quality prior to western blotting. These “green” gels provide equal or better sensitivity compared to Coomassie staining and eliminate organic waste disposal concerns For more information visit the product website.

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Gel Doc™ EZ System (170-8270) by Bio-Rad
Gel Doc™ EZ System (170-8270)




  • 4out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 4 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 4 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY





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