BIOCOUNT® 6000 β

Colony counting in 35 –100 mm plates and cell culture flasks.

BIOCOUNT® 6000 β
Colony counting in 35 –100 mm plates and cell culture flasks.

Ease of use! GxP/ 21 CFR part 11 compatibility. Comfortable study/project management. Easy journal handling in PDF or Excel format


  • Bright and dark field illumination with top light
  • Illumination works software measure setup controlled (GLP-locked)
  • With desktop mount assembly and 3 random access cabinets
  • Basis unit for 3 random access cabinet with 8 plates each cabinet
  • Total capacity: 24 plates
  • May be extend to 2 more random access cabinets
  • 2 -5  MPixel camera , PC and monitor
  • Dimensions incl. monitor: W * H* D (cm): 30 * 37 * 45
  • Standard warranty is 1 year and optionally extendable to 3 years
  • Software updates for the supplied Bioreader® are available free of charge
  • Support is generally carried out "on site"
  • Bioreader® software uses a MS outlook® like user interface
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office compatible
  • Incl. Q.M. package
  • Teach software for precise insertion/return of the plates
  • For all kinds of applications (Inhibition zone reading, Ames Test, etc.)
  • ‘true’ colony separation
  • Creates reports automatically incl. mean, standard deviation.
  • Export to MS Excel, MS Word or PDF, BIO-SYS Antibiotic Potency program or to a LIMS/LIS system
  • GxP/21 CFR part 11 conformity optional
  • GAMP 4/5 documentation optional
  • 24’’ (1920 * 1200) monitor, 1.2 MPixel camera
  • Optical zoom in order to visualize ‘critical colonies/debris with  5 times magnification optional
  • Footswitch for hands free operation optional
  • Barcode reader optional
  • CE conformity.


Eazyreader®-lite software

Special features

  • Individual circular and square format region of interest: allows you to analyze plates from 35 – 100 mm and even 75 mm cell culture flasks
  • ‘Easy Learning Curve’
    • Click on a colony to ‘teach’ the Biocount what you want to count.
    • Predefined measure settings
    • BIOSYS supplies your counter with commonly used measure protocols.
    • These protocols may be used or modified for any special agar/strain combinations (audit trail will keep track of all changes).
  • Additional information’s acquired
    • In addition to the number of colonies the Biocount acquires additional information’s (like morphometrically information):
    • Optical density, diameter (mm or µm), size distribution, roundness, roughness, circularity, measure date and time, plate image ID (saved on hard drive), measure operator (especially for GLP).


30 cm
37 cm
45 cm


20 kg
The BIOCOUNT® 6000 β can also use with the follow applications:
Antibiotic potency USP/PhEur/DIN/BP Petrishes Icon

Antibiotic potency USP/PhEur/DIN/BP Petrishes

The antibiotic potency assay measures the effectiveness of an antibiotic by the degree of growth inhibition on susceptible strains of microorganisms at different concentrations.

Various media/strain combinations on petridishes Icon

Various media/strain combinations on petridishes

Various media/strain combinations on petridishes

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