PHOmo microplate absorbance reader

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8-channel microplate absorbance reader featuring high resolution scanning, 400-700 nm measurement range, and excellent repeatability. Streamlined design perfect for maintaining a clean lab environment.

PHOmo microplate absorbance reader


The Autobio PHOmo is a state of the art 8-channel microplate absorbance reader, designed to meet the demanding requirements of today’s microplate-based photometric applications. The PHOmo was developed focusing on top-level performance, cost efficiency, and reliability. Its design and functionality is the result of more than 20 years’ experience in microplate instrumentation. The PHOmo is ideal for a variety of ELISA applications.

The PHOmo features high resolution scanning, wide measurement range, and excellent repeatability.

PHOmo is for research use only.

Key Features

  • 8-channel high-speed absorbance reader
  • Long-life LED light source with automatic calibration and adjustment
  • Endpoint and kinetic measurements
  • High resolution scanning: 29 measurement values per well
  • Wide measurement range and excellent repeatability
  • Easy filter replacement
  • Easy robotic integration
  • Streamlined design perfect for maintaining a clean lab environment

Additional Highlights

  • Low power consumption and minimal heat generation
  • No fan/blower for silent operation and no entry of dust into the instrument
  • Flat-top surface saves valuable lab space and accommodates other instruments
  • Similar to LUmo microplate luminometer in hardware platform, operation, and maintenance; improves efficiency and saves time and costs

Detection Method Absorbance
Measurement Modes Endpoint and Kinetic
Scan Function High resolutions scanning, up to 29 points/well
Light Source LED
Calibration Self calibrating
Plate Type 96 (8x12), 48 (4x12) flat-, U- and V-bottom
Wavelength Range 400 nm - 700 nm
Measurement Channels 8
Indication Range 0.000 - 4.500 OD
Resolution 0.001 OD (indication increment)
Accuracy <±0.5% at 1.0 OD (492 nm)
Linearity <±0.75% and ±0.005 OD
0.1- 3.0 OD
<±1.5% and ±0.005 OD
3.0 - 3.5 OD
Repeatability <0.15% at 1.0 OD
Measurement Time 5 sec single wavelength
8 sec dual wavelength (kinetic interval)
Filters Up to 8: Standard 405nm, 450, 492, 620
Others available upon request
Shaking 3 modes
Dimensions, L×W×H 18.5×13.19×8.07 inches (470×335×205 mm)
Weight 28.7 lbs (13 kg)
Power Supply External
Voltage 100 - 240VAC ±10%, 47 - 63Hz
Data Connections Serial Interface RS232 (9-pin) and USB 2.0
Operating Conditions Temperature: 10°C to 40°C
Humidity: 15% - 85% RH noncondesing
Storage Conditions Temperature: -10°C to 50°C
Humidity: <95% RH non-condensing
Scope of Supply Instrument with 4 filters (405, 450, 492, 620nm),
power supply, serial cable, USB cable,
AUTOsoft Control and Evaluation Software for Windows,
and user manual on CD
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