Implen NanoPhotometer® N120 Reviews

Really impressed with the accuracy, ease of use, and increased sample throughput

Rating: 5.0   ★★★★★

Application Area: DNA Analysis

“I’ve really been impressed with the accuracy, ease of use, and increased sample throughput with this instrument. All this in such a small and sleek black box. The touch screen interface is a nice feature and very straightforward. You can easily navigate through the applications, load templates, access and analyze your data. I like that you’re given the option to run up to 12 samples at a time but you can also choose to run 1 or 2 samples, customizable to your experiments. Having options is always a plus and you get that with the N120. The pipette guide makes it really easy to apply your samples. I can see that a lot of time, expertise, and careful considerations went into developing the NanoPhotometer.”

Nam Che
Organization: UCLA Department of Medicine

Implen NanoPhotometer® NP80 Reviews

Love the new design, easy to use!

Rating: 5.0   ★★★★★

Application Area: Functional group quantification in organic aerosols

“We used to have the NanoPhotometer P300, which worked well for us – but upgrading to the new NP80 was such a great choice. The changes to the instrument have made our analyses much easier and more efficient. Especially the new design for the sample platform has made a huge difference.”

Megan Claflin
Organization: University of Colorado, Boulder

Great results and very accurate!

Rating: 5.0   ★★★★★

Application Area: Protein assays and concentrations

“I love love love this machine. It’s portable, idiot proof, and accurate. For its DNA analysis, it is much more accurate than the old familiar, Nanodrop. I love the fact that it is so modifiable and easy to use. We use it for a variety of functions in the lab, including Bradford assays. I really love that there is a built-in graph for these and that you can email it to yourself or save on a USB stick. This machine is the thing we have all been needing but never knew we missed. Also the customer care is outstanding and I look forward to our rep every time she comes.”

Andrea Kuipers
Organization: California Institute of Technology

I love these machines. They make my job easier.

Rating: 5.0   ★★★★★

Application Area: Teaching lab/upper divisional Bioc lab

“We have 8 and I am very pleased with how easy they are to use. This is a new product for our students and they are able to follow the directions we give them and get results. With any new piece of equipment, there is a learning curve, but it’s a small one once they are comfortable using them. I like the fact that they are easy to demo, easy to install updates, and easy to troubleshoot. Compared to our old specs, these save the students time, they get results quickly, each group has their own NanoPhotometer at their station so they don’t have to bring their supplies to the spec as we did in the past. I do not get complaints like I did with our other specs and I know that I can always get help when needed. My sales rep is fantastic”

Barbara Pinch
Organization: University of Minnesota

I would recommend using the NP80 NanoPhotometer for DNA analysis.

Rating: 5.0   ★★★★★

Application Area: DNA analysis

“I use the NP80 NanoPhotometer for DNA analysis. I can confirm that it is really easy and comfortable to use. The results are reliable and easy to be transferred.”

Organization: CELON PHARMA

Implen NanoPhotometer® N60/N50 Reviews

Accurate Measurements, Solid Device

Rating: 5.0   ★★★★★

Application Area: DNA Concentration Quantification

“My lab does a lot of molecular cloning work for synthetic biology projects. For the longest time we didn’t have any reliable and simple way of quantifying DNA concentration. This device has been a a life saver. It is accurate (checked samples against other similar devices), easy to use, has lots of extra features that the competitors lack and is cheaper.
If you are just needing to quantify DNA concentration the N50 is a solid choice. But it comes with so many other features you’ll be left wondering how other manufacturers get away with charging more for less. Overall the device is very sturdy and produces accurate results. But beyond just the basics you can do protein and kinetics assays and more. The touchscreen is easy an intuitive. Results are saved directly to the machine as a pdf or spreadsheet and can be retrieved remotely by a tablet/phone or a desktop computer. I prefer to simply copy the pdf directly to my laptop over the network. Another great feature is that the sample pedestal has a visible light shining through it while you load the sample which makes it easier to see what you’re doing. That is something I have not seen on any other microvolume spectrophotometer. My only complaint, if I have to come up with one, is that typing on the touchscreen with my arm extended out in front of my is kind of clumsy. But its a minor inconvenience. I just stick to short samples names.”

Cory Tobin
Organization: TheLab Inc, Biology

Great results! will highly recommend it for protein measurements.

Rating: 4.7   ★★★★★

Application Area: Antibody measurements

“Great product! We use it to measure antibody concentration. It is easy and efficient! They also have a great customer care service! The instrument has become an irreplaceable part of our company.”

Veena Kumari
Organization: Neobiotechnologies

Awesome machine. I would purchase another one for additional labs.

Rating: 5.0   ★★★★★

Application Area: Genetics Academic Laboratory – Microarray Core

“I love the dynamic range for RNA/DNA measurements. We did our own in house check for reproducibility. The interface is very user friendly and easier to use than nanodrop. We like that we can use 1 ul of precious sample for an accurate reading rather than the required 1.5ul for nanodrop. I am in the midst of uploading the newest upgraded software so I will test it out and give additional feedback. This has been a god-send. We have very low concentration samples that are very precious and this allows us to make measurements on these types of samples. Also, after doing PCR amplification, we no longer have to make dilutions for the upper limit readings due to the large dynamic range.”

Twyla Juehne
Organization: Washington University School of Medicine

Great machine with great results

Rating: 4.7   ★★★★★

Application Area: Analysis of RNA, DNA, and protein concentrations

“This is an easy to use machine that gives great results. We have run it against several standard curves. Would definitely recommend it.”

George Perry
Organization: South Dakota State University

Best small volume spec on the market

Rating: 5.0   ★★★★★

Application Area: Protein/nucleic acid quantitation

“The Implen NanoPhotometer N50 is extremely easy to use (intuitive menus and settings), accurate, and genuinely capable of measuring very small volumes repeatably. The touch screen works well even with gloves. Window configurations are adaptable so you can customize the information you’re looking at while working. The instrument is light and mobile, and since it’s all-in-one, you can literally move it to where you’re working as needed. It’s not stuck in a particular corner of the lab. In my opinion, it’s the best nano-scale measurement device on the market for routine lab sample quantification and spectral reading.”

David Rawling
Organization: Inflammatix, Inc.

Implen NanoPhotometer® C40 Reviews

Great accuracy of measurements, easy usage, really nice interface.

Rating: 5.0   ★★★★★

Application Area: determination of the concentration of proteins and nucleic acids solutions

“C40 NanoPhotometer is a great tool to measure macromolecule concentrations in microvolumes. It surpasses our previous nanodrop machine as it does not need calibration and has more functions. Easy interface is a great advantage and the new function of enzyme kinetics together with vortex makes this small and handy tool a multitask help in our lab. The wi-fi functions enables us to print spectra quickly. Measurements are repeatable and accurate. I would recommend the equipment every biochemistry lab.”

Joanna Sliwiak
Organization: Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Laboratory of Protein Engineering

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