This is a compact, 8-channel, standalone microplate reader that provides a rapid reading capability with multiple curve fitting options. Its streamlined design includes a large touch screen interface and USB mouse capability, which make programming easy with more than 100 user-programmable channels. Graphics are shown on-screen and printed using the the built-in printer. Its superb optics and on-board curve-fitting software meet the requirements of modern laboratories.

Stat Fax® 4200 8-channel Microwell Plate Reader

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Technical Specifications

Linear Measurement Range:

0.0 to 4.0 Abs

Photometric Accuracy:



Drift of no more than 0.005 Abs in 8 hours

Light Source:

Remote halogen lamp source with lamp saver feature


Standard: 405, 450, 492, and 630nm

6-filter: 405, 450, 492, 545, 600, and 630nm

Filter options from 405nm to 700nm

Filter Type:

IAD hardcoat interference, 10nm half bandpass


Standard 96-well microtiter plates, or strip trays

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Interactive 5.7" (14.5cm) graphical touch-screen LCD


Thermal dot matrix, 20 characters per line, plus graphics

Power Requirements:

115V or 230V AC, 50-60Hz (auto-sensing)


USB mouse


Reads absorbances of 96 wells in about 10 seconds

Plate Transport:

Stepper motor

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Calculation Modes:

Single point calibration, point-to-point curve fit, polynomial regression, linear and sigmoidal regression (log and linear), cutoff absorbance, multipoint % absorbance

Additional Features:

User-programmable open system, selectable plate formatting, alphanumeric test naming, automatic interpretation options, duplicate well options, curve plotting and editing, flags and error messages

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Fire retardant ABS plastic cover and base


Approx. 7.5 x 13 x 16.5in (19 x 20.3 x 42cm)

Weighs 15 lbs (6.8 kg)

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Measures Absorbance of 96 wells in approximately 12 seconds

Easy to use with touch-screen display and built in printer

Selectable plate formatting will read trays containing microwell strips

Monochromatic or bichromatic reading

Uses standard microwell plates for all reactions

Open system

Four filter model (405 nm - 630 nm)

Optional 6 filter VIS model (405 nm - 630 nm)

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