Free ADAP 2.0 Software Upgrade with Biochrom's EZ Read 400 Research Reader

Cambridge, UK: Busy laboratory environments require a microplate reader with the flexibility to cover many assay types, and software that delivers fast, reliable analysis. With this in mind, Biochrom are offering a free software upgrade from ADAP 2.0 Basic to ADAP 2.0 Plus with purchases of the EZ Read 400 research reader until 30 September 2011. For further information, visit

The Biochrom EZ Read 400 research reader is a robust and reliable microplate reader with eight pre-installed filters covering the most common laboratory assays. These include: ELISA (405, 450 and 492 nm), protein (562, 595 and 650 nm), and cell proliferation (570 and 620 nm) assays. The EZ Read 400 connects to any PC via a USB port.

ADAP 2.0, a new software release from Biochrom, offers the user a more intuitive way of interfacing with Biochrom microplate readers, and is compatible with Windows 7 as well as older Microsoft Operating Systems. ADAP 2.0 Basic is supplied as standard and is used to remotely control the reader for basic endpoint, kinetic and multi-wavelength measurements with easy export to MS Excel. ADAP Plus 2.0 allows the user to configure the placement of controls, standards and samples on the plate layout. These can then be used to calculate quality control formulas, cut-off values and standard curves using linear regression, cubic spline, point to point and 4-parameter fit algorithms for immediate results following microplate measurement.

For further information on the EZ Read 400 microplate reader, ADAP 2.0, or for general information on Biochrom's complete range of laboratory equipment, visit

About Biochrom

Based on the Cambridge (UK) Science Park, Biochrom is a leading global manufacturer with more than 40 years of experience producing high quality scientific instrumentation. Trusted by customers in hospitals and laboratories worldwide, the company is also a valued OEM partner to many of the world's finest scientific instrumentation companies.

Biochrom manufactures the Biochrom 30+, the world's leading dedicated amino acid analyzer, while the company's UV-Vis spectroscopy portfolio includes Biochrom Libra spectrophotometers for industrial and environmental laboratories and Biochrom WPA colorimeters and spectrophotometers for education and the life sciences. Biochrom also manufacturers two major brands of microplate readers and washers - Biochrom Anthos and Biochrom Asys that are sold both into research and development labs and into clinical environments.

Biochrom products are available worldwide, both directly and through a growing network of committed independent distributors.

Biochrom is a Harvard Bioscience Company.

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