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Colony Counter

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Counting colonies with the unaided eye is a slow, tedious, and sight-damaging task. IUL’s colony counter eases and quickens this process through the use of fluorescent lighting and a high quality magnifying glass. Any microbiology lab involved in colony enumeration will find this tool to be absolutely vital. Petri plates are inserted inside the colony counter where they are properly lit and magnified. Operators can tick detected colonies with a specifically devised marker, meanwhile a digital display will increase the total counts. Pointers that can directly contact colonies are also available.


High Quality Magnification: IUL’s Colony Counter has a large 200 mm diameter lens with a DINx2 magnification power.

Pointer Technology: Colonies are counted by directly touching these with a pointer or by marking them on the Petri dish with a felt tip pen.

Adapted for any plate: Multiple adapters are available 60 mm, 70 mm, 80 mm, 90 mm,100 mm, 120 mm, and 150 mm.




Counter: 4 digits, 9 mm LED-Display
Connections: Marker / Marker and Metal Pointer
Magnifying glasses: Biconvex, 100/120 mm Ø, 4 Diopters, DIN x 2
Mains: 100/240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power: 50W
Dimensiones (WxDxH): 20x30x40 cm / 7.9x11.8x15.7 in
Weight: 3 Kg / 6.6 lb 



Cat. No.

60 mm centering device 9000606
80 mm centering device 9000608
100 mm centering device 9000610
120 mm centering device 9000612
150 mm centering device 9000615
Mixed grid 1/16 cm2 9000613
Mixed reticule 1/9 cm2 9000616
Spiral grid 9000625
Permanent marker, medium "F" or fine point "S" 9000646


Colony Counter w. two inputs (marker and pointer), top and bottom
Cat.No. 9000601

Colony Counter w. one input (marker) only bottom light
Cat.No. 9000602

Colony Counter w. one input (marker) top and bottom lighting
Cat.No. 9000604



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Specifications subject to change without previous notice.

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