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Micronic Rack Reader DR505

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Efficiently track your samples

Read tube and rack codes instantly

The Micronic DR505 Rack Reader scans 2D Data-Matrix coded tubes within seconds and is equipped with an anti-frost system. This prevents condensation of frozen samples on the scanner plate, allowing you to read frozen sample racks easier. Increase your productivity significantly and maintain the integrity of your samples with the Micronic Rack Reader DR505.

Speed up your work process with DR505

Highly rapid read times

The DR505 Rack Reader is characterized by its simplicity of use, handy size, low weight, and high read speed. The read time of 2D coded tubes in rack is 5 seconds and of individual tubes 2 seconds. An optional 1D barcode reader is also available. This attachment is easily added into the DR505 and allows the user to scan the side-barcode of the rack. Thanks to its fast-reading speed and anti-frost system, the DR505 is not only build to perform in a stand-alone environment, but also easily integrated into a fully automated robotic laboratory environment. Combining rack reader with larger robotic systems ensures an easy transition and very little downtime.

Easy to use by anyone

The highly intuitive DR505 rack reader

The DR505 is equipped with the latest version of the reliable and intuitive Micronic Code Reader Software. This excels in overview and ease of use, making it easy for any lab worker to get started with the DR505. All you have to do is connect the DR505 to your PC, download the software from the Micronic website and start the scanning process. The software allows you to export data to CSV files.

When opting for the DR505 rack reader, you can benefit from an industry-leading 5-year warranty, safeguarding you from inconveniences that can be caused by equipment failure. Increase throughput in your lab with the Micronic DR505 Rack Reader today!


Product features


The DR500 & DR505 are compatible with most brands of 2D Data-Matrix tubes.

Fast scan times

The DR500 readers can scan an entire rack of tubes in 5 seconds and a single tube (96-well format) in 2 seconds.

Embedded software

The DR500 readers include the latest version of the reliable Micronic Code Reader software.

Long-lasting warranty

The DR500 scanners come with a standard 5-year warranty.

  • Scan time 5 seconds (whole rack), 2 seconds (single tube)
  • Technology included CIS imaging technology
  • Tube and rack compatibility 96-, 48-, and 24-well format tubes and racks
  • Single tube reading function available
  • Optional 1D barcode reader available
  • Size 10.4" x 7.4" x 2.9"
  • Weight 7.5 lbs
  • Voltage 115 - 230 V

Satisfied customers

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"At NBS Scientific I got quick and reliable responses to questions and appointments. All advice and attention was expertly given. We've been happily working together for over 2 years now. "

I experience NBS Scientific as an excellent partner with pleasant employees. I have good contact with them.

Charles River Laboratories

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