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Biochrom Ultrospec® 30 Cell Density Meter

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Biochrom Ultrospec® 30 Cell Density Meter
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Ultrospec 30 Cell Density Meter (Includes: Instrument, power supply, USB cable, 1 pack of x8 cuvettes, Quick Start Guide and QR code with link to User Manual) 80-3008-01      View Price
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A compact, portable, easy-to-use cell density meter

Suitable for:

  • Performing microbial growth phase analysis in bacterial and yeast cell suspensions
  • Bacterial transformation
  • Plasmid amplification
  • Antibiotic studies
  • Quality control
  • Contaminant detection
  • Precision fermentation
  • Cell growth assays

Key features

  • Creation of Standard Curves: Generate and save cell and condition specific standard curves using absorbance values or McFarland standards to use for future quantification.
  • Compact and Portable: Hand-held instrument with rechargeable battery for easy movement around the lab
  • Touchscreen Display: Intuitive menu arrangement easily navigated using the colour trouchscreen.
  • Instrument Data Output: Measurement data can be exported to a USB flash drive as common-separated value (.csv).
Part Number 80-3008-01
Wavelength Range 600 nm
Light Source LED
Detector Photo Diode
Display 4.3-inch, 480 x 272-pixel resolution backlit LCD colour display
Storage Conditions -10 ̊C to 70 ̊C (14 ̊F to 158 ̊F)
Spectral Bandwidth 40nm
Photometric Range Absorbance 0.0 to 2.5A
Photometric Accuracy < ± 0.05A 1A using neutral density filter
Photometric Repeatability ± 0.02A at 1A om 10mm cuvette
Sample Holder


  • 10mm x 10mm cuvettes
  • 16mm test tubes
Can accept 10-12mm tubes with optional adapter
Data Connector: USB-A  Interface for memory device
Power Connector: USB-C Input power at 5V, 2 Amp max
Power (via external charger) USB charger specifications (included): 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 10W
Battery Internal rechargeable Li-Ion battery
Compliance CE & UKCA marked, US/CAN safety (ETL or equivalent)
Dimensions 170mm W x 210 mm D x 50 mm H
Weight 0.6 kg (1.3 lbs)
Product Code Accessory Name
80-2004-53 10mm Disaposable Methacrylate Cuvettes
80-3007-99 User Replaceable Battery
80-3008-08 USB-C Cable
80-3008-09 Power Supply
80-3000-57 Adapter set for 10- and 12-mm tubes