BioTek_Epoch2Launch 400The Epoch 2 microplate spectrophotometer from BioTek, Winooski, Vt, is the first reader to combine a large touchscreen and full onboard data analysis software for operation and reporting of absorbance-based detection workflows, according to the company. The Epoch 2 features a spectral range from 200 to 999 nm, selectable in 1 nm increments for single-, dual-, and multi-wavelength measurements in endpoint and kinetic read methods. The system also includes spectral scanning and well-area scanning. Compatible sample vessels include 6- to 384-well microplates, standard cuvettes, and 2 ?L micro-volume samples via BioTek’s Take3 Micro-Volume plates. A 10-inch color touchscreen interface facilitates intuitive navigation and offers a high-resolution display. On-board Gen5 data analysis software enables quick analysis and flexible export and report options, while WiFi, Bluetooth, and USB flash drive features expand data export options. For more information, visit BioTek.