aCOLyte 3

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aCOLyte 3

A simple to use, automated colony counter

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aCOLyte 3 is a rapid, compact, automated colony counter for counting spiral and pour plates. Simple to use, this device provides huge time savings and improves efficiency. 

It features an integral digital camera and upper and lower LED lighting for best quality imaging on both light and dark media.  aCOLyte can be used with any laptop or desktop PC (see minimum hardware/software requirements in the Detailed Specification).

  • Plates up to 90mm are automatically counted - typically in less than a second - and the results transferred directly to Excel or Open Office.
  • Unlike any manual system, aCOLyte 3 displays the image on your computer screen with colonies clearly marked.
  • The zoom function allows you to count more accurately - counts colonies as small as 0.3mm.
  • Offers you complete traceability for UKAS, GLP and similar standards.

View Specification


Typically, a plate can be counted in less than one second
Touchscreen Control
Dimensions (W/D/H mm)
250 / 270 / 250
Weight (lbs/kgs)
32 / 7

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