BMG Microplate Readers

Beth Clark and Beth Hutcheson showing the new star to the reader line up: BMG VANTAstar

BMG LABTECH – The Microplate Reader Company – offers a wide range of microplate readers for a multitude of applications in life science, drug discovery and research. No matter what your assay, BMG LABTECH offers multimode, dedicated and HTS microplate readers to fit your application needs.

Most of BMG LABTECH’s dedicated microplate readers are also upgradeable to powerful multi-mode microplate readers when the need arrives. The modular concept of the multi-mode microplate readers allows additional detection modes, reagent injectors and other features to be upgraded at any time.


The new VANTAstar is the latest addition to our family. This compact multi-mode microplate reader was conceived for ease-of-use and flexibility and ensures effortless detection setup for a simplified data generation. Equipped with our patented dual LVF Monochromators™ system, filters, UV/vis spectrometer, and Enhanced Dynamic Range technology, it can cover a wide range of applications in basic research and life science.

Pherastar FSX

The PHERAstar® FSX is our latest, most sensitive multi-mode reader, combining this sensitivity with fast read times. Thanks to the unique Optic Module system, Simultaneous Dual Emission, UV/Vis spectrometer, and dedicated AlphaScreen® and TRF Lasers, whatever your application, the PHERAstar FSX will perform it with ease and speed, even in 3456-well microplates.

CLARIOstar Plus

The CLARIOstar Plus is a multimode, high-performance microplate reader with a revolutionary new type of dual monochromator technology. The advanced LVF Monochromators, along with filters and a spectrometer, can be used for a variety of applications in the different detection modes. Added features, such as Enhanced Dynamic Range (EDR) and auto-focus help simplify your workflow and make detection optimization easier than ever.

FLUOstar Omega

SelectScience Best Drug Discovery Product 2010, the FLUOstar Omega is a multimode microplate reader with five detection modes. It utilizes an ultra-fast UV/Vis spectrometer or filters for absorbance as well as highly sensitive filters for all other detection modes. The FLUOstar Omega is the ideal plate reader for life science applications.

SPECTROstar Nano

BMG LABTECH’s innovative absorbance microplate reader has the flexibility to perform assays quickly and easily in both microplates or via the built-in cuvette port. This spectrometer-based absorbance microplate reader captures a full UV-visible spectrum in less than 1 sec/well. Its speed, simple push button operation, and capacity to store individual assay protocols make the SPECTROstar Nano the ideal microplate reader for absorbance measurements.

NEPHELOstar Plus
The world’s first and only laser-based microplate nephelometer was developed to meet high-throughput demands for fast compound solubility screens. The NEPHELOstar Plus detects insoluble particles in liquid samples by measuring forward scattered light and can be used for turbidity measurements, drug solubility screening, protein binding kinetics, microbial growth, and petroleum process control.