BioSpa™ 8 Automated Incubator by BioTek Instruments, Inc.

Manufacturer BioTek Instruments, Inc.  |  Available Worldwide
4.9
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5.0
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BioSpa 8 Automated Incubator links BioTek readers or imagers together with washers and dispensers for full workflow automation of up to 8 microplates.


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Average Rating: 4.9
2 Scientists have reviewed this product

5 out of 5
Ease of use
5 out of 5
After sales service
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Value for money


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  • Member since: 2017

  • Organization: Nutramax Laboratories



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
Innovative instrument!
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area: Supplement Contamination

"The automated system along with its modular expandability allows for very easy use and high through-put of samples, which reduces analyst time spent running/maintaining the system and samples. Highly recommended to any facility that requires high-output on manual procedures."

Review date: 14 Mar 2018 | BioSpa™ 8 Automated Incubator
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  • Member since: 2017

  • Organization: University of Manitoba



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
The BioSpa8 is extremely useful and has enabled new research capabilities.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Drug Target Discovery, Tumor Spheroid Assays, Live Cell Imaging

"We have found the BioSpa8 to seemlessly integrate within our BioTek suite of instruments comprised of a plate washer/dispenser (EL406) and an imager (Cytation 3). We generally use the BioSpa8 for 7-day protocols and find that it maintains heat and CO2 extremely well. In fact, it consumes very little CO2. The robotic arm that captures plates and places them within the Cytation 3 works extremely well and has enabled us to conduct both short (1 day) and longer-term (7days), multi-plate assays."

Review date: 18 Jan 2017 | BioSpa™ 8 Automated Incubator

BioSpa 8 Automated Incubator links BioTek readers or imagers together with washers and dispensers for full workflow automation of up to 8 microplates.

BioSpa 8 provides real time control and continuous temperature, CO2/O2 and humidity level monitoring, along with lid handling ensure an ideal environment for cell cultures during all experiment stages, with minimal manual intervention.  BioSpa’s software, which features customizable text or email notifications and alerts, also relieves the need for onsite monitoring. The software’s session timelines and environmental reports allow quick scrutiny of the process and system status.

BioSpa 8 automates assay workflows by repeated manipulation and storage of microplates containing live cells or temperature sensitive reagents.  Link one washer or dispenser, one plate reader or imager, or one of each for start-to-finish workflow automation.

BioSpa 8 is ideal for efficient automation of short or long-term cell based and other temperature, gas and humidity sensitive processes.

Features:

  • Complete workflow automation, sample prep to detection
  • Temperature, CO2/O2 control; humidity monitoring
  • Records environment conditions; automated alerts
  • Compact for biosafety cabinet use
  • Uncomplicated software and simple integration

Applications:

  • Automated live cell assays: wash, dispense, image
  • ELISA automation: wash, dispense, read
  • Multiple assays: For example, run cell maintenance and live cell imaging assays in parallel
  • Automated kinetic measurements on multiple microplates in parallel

Product Overview

BioSpa™ 8 Automated Incubator by BioTek Instruments, Inc. product image

BioSpa™ 8 Automated Incubator

Manufacturer BioTek Instruments, Inc.  |  Available Worldwide

4.9 / 5.0 | 2 reviews