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Scan 300, automatic colony counter

Catalog #: INT.436300

Essential features. Scan® 300 is an automatic colony counter. It counts colonies on a Petri dish in less than half a second and gives you quick, accurate, complete and traceable reading of the results. With its CCD camera and powerful software, it connects to a PC via Firewire connection automatically export results to Excel™.



► Stainless steel, compact (24 cm width)

► CCD camera, zoom x7

► Camera resolution: 640 x 480 pixels

► 6 combinations of lighting and backgrounds

► One cursor to optimize counting

► Brightness, contrast and sensitivity automatically optimized by the software

► Automatic adjustment of the counting area

► Automatic settings for more than 20 pres-set media (PCA/TSA, MRS, VRBL, TBX, TSC, Baird Parker, GVPC, L.Mono, YM and more…) ► Counts on: Petri dishes (55-90 mm), Spiral® plates

► Minimum size of detected colony: 0.1 mm

► Automatic separation of clustered colonies

► Creation of polygonal exclusion zones

► Manual addition and removal of colonies

► Long lasting LED lighting with Dark Field technology

► User friendly software: press one button to count

► Export of data to Excel™, PDF

► Software in French, English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Spanish

► Traceability: automatic saving and report printout of all data, images and results

► Traceability formats: Excel™, JPEG, BMP and PDF

► LIMS and barcode reader connections



► Operating system: Windows XP, Vista and 7

► Processor: Intel (recommended) or other

► Frequency: 1,5 GHz or better

► RAM size: 2 Go or better

► Features: FireWire connector (6 pins) or free PCI slot, CD-ROM drive

► Screen resolution: 1280 x 1024 pixels or better recommended

► Computer type: Desktop computer recommended (laptop not recommended)


► Power: ~100-240V / 50-60Hz

► Machine: size (L x W x H): 28 x 27 x 29 cm, weight: 7 kg

► Box: size (L x W x H): 50 x 40 x 40 cm, weight: 10.9 kg


► 3 year guarantee (after registration)

► 3 year software update (after registration)

► Life time service

► In compliance with CFR21 part 11

► Designed and made in France Manufactured under: ISO 9001 V2000, CE, WEEE 2002/96/EC, RoHS 2002/95/EC standards



► 1 FireWire PCI card

► FireWire PCMCIA adapter

► Expresscard, 4/6 pins adapters

► Scan® software CD-ROM

► Connecting cables

► 2 validation plates

► User manual, IQ/OQ/PQ guidelines

► Quick user guide



► Ref. INT.436 005 Adapter for 55 mm plates

► Ref. INT.436 100 Computer (Dell deskstop with Vista or Windows 7(GB), with program installed)

► Ref. INT.522 000 Barcode reader