Harnwell Chemicals Corporation

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    Scan® 4000

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Automatic colony counter & inhibition zone reader - Scan® 4000

Scan® 4000 is an ultra HD automatic colony counter and inhibition zone reader. Adapted to all sizes of Petri dishes and media, its lighting system guarantees a great user comfort, high accuracy and excellent reproducibility.

Key features

    • Brightness, contrast and sensitivity are automatically optimized by the software
    • Automatic separation of clustered colonies
    • Creation of polygonal exclusion zones
    • Export of data to printed report, Excel™, PDF, jpg, png, bmp, xls, recountable session
    • Software in French, English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, German
    • Compatible with dataLinkTM traceability system (see p. 39 for more details)
    • Integrated CFR21 part 11: encrypted audit trail, 3 user levels
    • Inhibition zone reading with EUCAST, CA-SFM, CLSI and editable database
    • Detects and counts up to 7 colors on the same dish + 1 color to exclude
    • Minimum size of detected colony: 0.05 mm
    • 7 combinations of lighting and backgrounds
    • Ultra HD color CCD camera, zoom x 69, ultra HD japanese lens, 5 megapixels resolution
    • Counting on round Petri dishes from ø 55 to 150 mm and 120 mm square Petri dishes
    • Black/white background with no moving parts
    • White LED dome lighting: reflection and shadow free
    • Reading on 100 % of the surface of the Petri dish
    • Bi-directionnality with SIL/LIMS


    • Ultra-HD resolution image
    • 360° lighting of the dish reflection and shadow free
    • Largest reading range on the market