colony counter / digital / electronic / automatic
software for selection according to colour, size and shape
l light-proof sample chamber with CCD-Firewire-camera (colour)
l image acquisition and simultaneous evalution within seconds
l tables and images may be stored digitally
l agar plates, nutrient disks, inhibition zone analysis, spiral plating
l mixed cultures, up to 8 colours simultaneously per petri dish
l sectorial evaluation, 90% option
l in conformity with GLP
High throughput analysis of bacterial colonies or bacteriophage plaques in less than a second. The schuett colonyQuant is comprised of a CCD-Firewire camera (colour) with autozoom and autofocus, a light-proof sample chamber and the software for automated colony counting.
Differentiation by colour, size and shape to be combined at choice by the user. Additional features allow for separating overlapping colonies. Settings to be stored and retrieved via mouse-click for future analysis of similar type samples. The system is straightforward to use and the software is Windows® based. Results are presented as an image on your monitor or in a table exportable to Excel®.