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Scan® 4000

Scan® 4000, automatic HD colour colony counter, can test all sizes of Petri dishes and all culture media formulations. Its indirect lighting ensures great user comfort, high accuracy and excellent reproducibility.

1. HIGH QUALITY
- Stainless steel body
- Ultra HD colour camera
- Digital zoom x 64 - Resolution: 5 mega-pixels
- Counting: 1000 colonies per second
- Colony minimum size: 0.05 mm

2. THE LARGEST READING RANGE ON THE MARKET
- Round Petri dishes from ø 55 to ø 150 mm
- Square Petri dishes of 120 mm
- Chromogenic Petri dishes
- PetriFilmTM - Compact DryTM
- Filter membranes

3. UNEQUALLED LIGHTING
- 360° LED lighting, without reflections or shadows with White Dome
- CCD 5 megapixels camera, extreme optical clarity
- Beam Splitter to ensure 100% lighting without reflections or shadows
- Automatic detection of the dish + reading on 100% of the dish

4. SOFTWARE EFFICIENCY
- All functions in 1 window
- Automatic optimization of contrast, luminosity and sensitivity
- Automatic corrections of agar defects
- Automatic separation of confluent colonies
- Automatic elimination of counting grids
- Cross on each counted colony
- Polygonal exclusion areas
- Pre-set medias: PCA/TSA, MRS, VRBL, TBX, TSC, Baird Parker, GVPC, L.mono, YM

5. INHIBITION ZONES
- Rapid detection: up to 16 antibiotic sensitivities per dish in 1 click
- 3 diffusion modes: paper disks (all brands), wells, peni-cylinders
- Inhibition zones and agar wells can be manually added or deleted
- Built-in antibiotic database: CA-SFM (French Society of Microbiology), EUCAST (European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing)
- Reads on: Muller Hinton agar, blood agar, chocolate agar
- Accuracy of inhibition zone measurement: 0.1 mm

6. FULL TRACEABILITY
- Harmonization of the results within a team
- Automatic archiving and printing of data: pictures, comments & results
- External traceability (Session saved, Excel™, PDF, JPEG, BMP, Scan® printed report)
- Internal traceability (Barcode, file archive, LIMS connection)
- Secure sessions (Compliance with CFR 21 part 11: system security, operational controls and documentation management)

7. EXCELLENT REPRODUCIBILITY AND REPEATABILITY
- GLP (Good laboratory Practice)
- In compliance with :
- CFR 21 part 11
- ISO 7218
- ISO 4833-2
- NF V08-034
- AOAC 977.27
- FDA-BAM standards

Scan® SOFTWARE Scan automatic colony counters use an exclusive software developed by INTERSCIENCE: innovative, user-friendly and powerful. There are numerous advantages in using Scan counting software:
- Only one click to count
- Only one setting cursor
- Traceability: automatic saving of data, Excel™ export

1. VISUALISATION WINDOW
Detected colonies are highlighted and marked with a cross.

2. PARAMETERS WINDOW
Only one cursor to optimize counting. customizable settings for any kind of agar.

3. RESULTS WINDOW
All previously recorded data can be checked anytime.

4. EASY DATA EXPORT Scan software provides easy ways to export quickly your results: - Work sessions saving
- PDF export - JPEG, BMP export
- Results exported to Excel™
- Scan printed report

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