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UVP GelStudio SA2  (formerly GelDoc-It®TS3)

The UVP GelStudio SA2 marks a new generation of simplicity and imaging control for researchers performing gel imaging. The GelStudio SA2 combines a large 15.6" multi-touch screen with integrated capture software into an easy-to-use plug and play unit. The image acquisition functions are presented in a straightforward and efficient workflow. Automated, high-resolution and sensitive imaging of fluorescent gels. No film is required.

Capture vivid gel & blot images with easy to use integrated touch screen and software.
UVP GelStudio SA2 Imaging System Applications
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Applications for this system include DNA gels imaging, protein gels, blue light gels, TLC gels, colony plates, colorimetric, gel documentation, visible light gels, autoraphiographs. Applications may require additional accessories.

Main Features

The UVP GelStudio SA2 is a stand-alone, upgradeable system, for imaging and quantitation of DNA gels, protein gels, blue light gels, Coomassie Blue, GelGreen, SYBR Green and more. Image capture and enhancement is autmoated with a built-in, VisionWorks® touch software. UVP's imaging systems feature modular and customized options for enhancing the user experience.

  • Upgradeable to support chemiluminescent blots, RGB, Near IR and other multiplex applications using the UVP eLITE MultiSpectral Light Source
  • Built-in, 15.6 inch, multi-touch computer
  • VisionWorks touch software, features Templates for automated image acquisition and enhancement. Acquisition settings such as autoexposure, focus, zoom, lighting and filter selections can easily be saved and reused, for one-touch capture
  • The imager features a 5.0 megapixel camera, with an f/1.2 zoom lens and the choice of automated or manual control
  • Overhead white lighting is included, with optional UV and blue light.
  • UV transillumination is included with the option for 1 UV (302nm) or 3™UV (254, 302, and 365nm) wavelengths and sizes ranging from 21x26cm to 25x26cm
  • Wide imaging area (field-of-view) for gels and blots of various sizes (up to 25 x 26 cm)
  • Five-position automated, filter tray for easy access (Ethidium bromide filter included)
  • The built-in computer provides a fully networkable system that can connect over wireless network for simple transfer of files and data

Service and Warranty:

  • Two-year manufacturer warranty included
  • UVP offers outstanding technical/application support and service

Accessories Included:

  • Gel tray and gel ruler are included for gel preparation procedures
  • Stylus for touch screen
  • 7 USB ports are available for connecting to a keyboard, mouse and other accessories
  • The full package VisionWorks™ analysis software is included for use on an external computer. Analysis functions include, 1D lane and band analysis, histograms, lane profile graphs, total area density, Western blot densitometry and data reporting. Support for 21 CFR Part 11 compliance is available

Accessories for Upgrade:

  • UVP eLITE MultiSpectral Light Source: for overhead excitation of fluorescent multiplexed Western blots, DIGE 2D gels, PAGE gels and more. Filters are available for specific wavelength requirements
  • LED White Light Plate: for white light transillumination applications such as Coomassie Blue, Silver stains and others
  • Visi-Blue™ converter plate: for blue light gels, converts UV to 460-470 nm
  • For overhead UV lighting: UV Lamp Modules. Two lamps are recommended
  • When calibration of the light source in the system is required, the Luminescence Calibration Standard can be used to emit a very stable light over four orders of magnitude. The standard can be used for validation of measuring equipment, including cameras