Thermo Scientific™ Multiskan FC Microplate Spectrophotometer

The Thermo Scientific Multiskan FC microplate spectrophotometer is a reliable and robust instrument for a wide variety of research and routine applications. It reads both 96- and 384-well plates, and is equipped with shaking and incubation capabilities for temperature critical assays. It can be used as a stand alone instrument or under PC control with our intuitive Thermo Scientific™ SkanIt™ software.


Microplate Reader, Microplate Spectrophotometer

Thermo Scientific

  • Stand-alone, can be operated directly on the instrument
  • Self-diagnostic feature
  • Fast and accurate measurements
  • Integrated shaker and incubator (available on different Cat.)
  • Equipped with data analysis
Wavelength range:340–850 nm
Light source:Quartz-halogen lamp 6 V/10 W
Filters:8-position filter wheel, the instrument is delivered with the
following standard filters installed:
405 nm, 450 nm and 620 nm
Half bandwidth of filters:3–9 nm
Read-out range:0-6 Abs
Resolution:0.001 Abs
Linearity @450 nm:0–3 Abs, ± 2%, 96-well plate
Accuracy @450 nm:± 1% (0–3 Abs) or ± 0.003 Abs, which ever is greater
Precision @450 nm:CV ≤ 0.2% (0.3–3 Abs)
Plate type:
96- and 384-well plates
Plate Shaking:Linear shaking with three modes: slow, medium and fast
Measurement speed (from A1 back to A1):7s, 96-well plate, fast mode

13s, 96-well plate, normal mode

Application:Immunoassays (ELISA)

Protein assays


Cytotoxicity and proliferation assays

Enzyme assays

Growth curves

Catalog no.Description
51119000Multiskan FC
51119100Multiskan FC with incubator (enables 384-well plate measurement)
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