SpectraDropMicro-Volume Microplate

Reduce your analytical volumes without sacrificing speed

Catalyze your research with smaller, faster, quantification of DNA, RNA, and protein. The SpectraDrop™ Micro-Volume Microplate handles volumes down to 2 µL and integrates seamlessly with the StakMax Microplate Stacker, enabling you to acquire more data, from smaller samples, in less time.
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Learn how the SpectraDrop Micro-Volume Microplate can help you quantitate protein samples as low as 2μL. Click here to download the application note.

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Unique design

The SpectraDrop Micro-Volume Microplate consists of specially designed adapter, Teflon-coated bottom slide, and top slide with evaporation reducing spacers.

Simplicity of use

For simplicity of use, the slide design is compatible with 8- and/or 16-channel pipettors.

Reliable results

SpectraDrop Micro-Volume Microplates are supported by SoftMax® Pro Microplate Data Acquisition and Analysis Software which offers ready-to-read protocols.


  • DNA Quantification
  • RNA Quantification
  • Protein Quantificatiion

Technical Specifications

Sensitivity 2 ng/μL (dsDNA)*
Uniformity < 5% CV
24-well slide Compatible with 8-channel pipettors
64-well slide Compatible with 8- or16-channel pipettors

* dsDNA sensitivity specified for the following instruments:

  • SpectraMax® 190 Microplate Reader
  • SpectraMax® Plus 384 Microplate Reader
  • SpectraMax® i3 Multi-Mode Detection Platform
  • SpectraMax® M Series Multi-Mode Microplate Readers
  • SpectraMax® Paradigm® Multi-Mode Microplate Reader
  • FlexStation® 3 Multi-Mode Microplate Reader