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Newly Released Automated Colony Counter

The BC-1000 Series will automate testing for a wide range of microbiological samples

BC-1000 Series on a white background

At the click of a button, document and save the image, count, media type, dilution factors, etc. This all-in-one device also supports high-resolution imaging with advanced lighting capabilities and various measurement functions.

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As a leading supplier of sensors, measuring systems, laser markers, microscopes, and machine vision systems worldwide, KEYENCE is at the forefront of factory automation. We strive to develop innovative and...

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KEYENCE Corporation of America is expanding our Life Science product line with the release of the BC-1000 Series High Accuracy Automated Colony Counter. The system is designed to automate microbiological testing for a wide variety of samples: bacteria, testing, culture media, etc.

Unlike traditional manual counting methods, the BC-1000 ensures accurate counts within 1 second. KEYENCE designed the system to be easy to use so that even novice users can get reliable and consistent results. The system has several functions that make colony counting simple and easy for any sample! The BC-1000 will automatically suggest optimal settings for lighting and use a 20-megapixel CMOS sensor with dedicated counting algorithms for separation/extraction of colonies, core detection, and shape analysis to ensure accurate counts. With the BC Series, data acquisition is instantaneous! At the click of a button, document and save the image, count, media type, dilution factors, etc. This all-in-one device also supports high-resolution imaging with advanced lighting capabilities and various measurement functions.