The Absorbance 96 Automate is one of the most innovative on-deck plate readers currently available on the market. With its compact size, lightweight build, and z-axis serviceability, this device is an ideal choice for seamless integration into modular setups. It is also compatible with both conventional decks and cutting-edge robotic systems. 

Features and Benefits

  • Easy integration
  • Fast readout speed
  • Groves for standard plate gripper
  • On-deck plate reader
  • SBS footprint
  • SiLa2 compatibility

The Absorbance 96 Automate is platform-independent and seamlessly adaptable to any system equipped with a microplate gripper. The user-friendly Absorbance 96 App, which can be operated via scheduled tasks using SiLa2 or a driver provided by the user's liquid handling manufacturer, offers convenient communication.

Small footprint

With its compact dimensions (15.5 × 9.5 cm), this design not only conserves valuable deck space but also removes the need for extra third-party hardware. The beveled edges of the device guarantee precise alignment for seamless operation.

Peak performance

The plate detection capability in the Absorbance 96 Automate simplifies automatic measurements, streamlining absorbance-based assays in automated workflows. With 6 LEDs and 96 detection units, it achieves an impressive 5-second read time, improving efficiency and time management in laboratory procedures.

The solid-state design guarantees the Absorbance 96 Automate operates without the need for frequent maintenance, providing a trouble-free and dependable solution.


The Absorbance 96 Automate provides versatile functionality for reading a diverse array of applications, including:

  • Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
  • Protein Assays (BCA/Bradford/Lowry)
  • Cell viability and cytotoxicity (MTT/XTT)
  • Volume Verification (Tartrazine)
  • Strain Development (OD600)

Physical characteristics

  • Power Consumption: 2.5 Watts
  • Reader Dimensions: 9.6 × 15.5 × 5.7 cm (W × L × H)
  • SBS Adapter Dimensions: 8.6 × 12.3 × 1.7 cm (W × L × H)
  • Reader Weight: Upper part 435 g, lower part 355 g
  • Power Supply: USB connection 5 V

Absorbance 96 Automate—The most innovative on-deck plate reader worldwide

Image Credit: Byonoy GmbH

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