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Automated colony counting and Accurate zone measurement for your microbiology applications.

Flexiable

The ProtoCOL 3 HDE is a compact, automated powerhouse for all your inhibition zone measurement and colony counting applications. With a range of software options available and an optional statistics package, you can cost-effectively customise and upgrade your ProtoCOL 3 HDE to suit your laboratory’s needs.

 

Accurate

ProtoCOL 3 HDE features unique three-colour lighting for unrivalled illumination of all colony and zone types. The system’s high-resolution camera captures high-quality images, ensuring that you can generate precise, reproducible colony counts and inhibition zone measuring.

 

Fast

At the press of a button, you can automatically read plates up to 100mm in diameter, count colonies as small as 30µm, and measure zones with an accuracy of +/- 0.2mm.

 

Traceable

ProtoCOL 3 HDE is compatible with 1D barcode readers. Results can be automatically exported into Excel, PDF, or transferred to various LIMS. The device is fully 21 CFR Part 11 compliant with audit trails and user access levels, making it suitable for any highly regulated microbiology laboratory.

Specifications

Model ProtoCOL 3 HDE
Camera HD 5MP
Weight (kg) 30
Dimensions (HxWxD) mm 500x700x400
Power Input (V) 100 – 240

 

 

Specifications ProtoCOL HDE ProtoCOL HDE+
Resolution <50um <50um
Maximum Zone Resolution +/-0.2mm +/-0.2mm
Maximum Plate Size 100mm 100mm
LIMS Connection YES YES
Motion Detection YES YES
Mounted Touch Screen PC NO YES
5MP HD Camera YES YES
CFR Compliance YES YES
Registered as an IVD NO NO

Application

Applications ProtoCOL HDE ProtoCOL HDE+
Counting YES YES
Zone Measuring YES YES
Spiral Plates UPGRADEABLE UPGRADEABLE
OPKA UPGRADEABLE UPGRADEABLE
Muiti-well UPGRADEABLE UPGRADEABLE
Muilti-sector UPGRADEABLE UPGRADEABLE
SBA UPGRADEABLE UPGRADEABLE
Ames UPGRADEABLE UPGRADEABLE
AST UPGRADEABLE UPGRADEABLE
Statistics UPGRADEABLE UPGRADEABLE
Dilution Series YES YES
Gridded Membranes YES YES
MIC Strip YES YES

Features

Features ProtoCOL HDE ProtoCOL HDE+
SQL Database YES YES
Export to Excel/ PDF/ Open Office YES YES
Colour Classification YES YES
Size and Shape Classification YES YES
Save Image and Data YES YES
Barcode Reader Option YES YES
Dark Room Imagine Environment YES YES
Audit Trail YES YES
User Levels YES YES