Biotek ELx405VR Microplate Washer

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The Biotek ELx 405VR Microplate Washer comes to you from the industry leader. Many unique features lower background absorbance values and increase the signal-to-noise ratio of typical ELISA assays. This model of ELx405VR is equipped with a Buffer Switching valve module, to support up to four separate reagents for complex assay requirements and to automate maintenance routines. All BioTek ELx405VR Series microplate washers come standard with Bio-Tek's unique AutoPrime and AutoRinse functions for reliable performance, and can be interfaced into standard robotic systems with Bio-Tek's easy-to-use ActiveX component. This microplate washer is also biostack robot compatible. The Biotek ELX405VR microplate washer comes fully loaded with a vast array of preprogrammed plate washer settings so no matter the plate type you get optimal performance. This microplate washer also features a dual action manifold that combines quick operation with an efficient clean.

Biotek ELx405VR Microplate Washer Specifications:

Vacuum filtration time range: 

5 to 999 seconds

Selectable: Approximate final at 30 seconds:

Lowest: -38 mmHg

Low: -113 mmHg

Medium: -200 mmHg

High: -390 mmHg

Highest: -506 mmHg



Flow Rates

High flow to low flow

Optimized rates for cell assays

Wash Speed

96-wells, 300 µL/well, 3 cycles: <30 seconds

Dispense Precision

≤3% CV: 300 µL/well (96-well washing)

Residual Volume

<2 µL/well (standard & deep well 96-well plates)

Supply bottle

4 L

Buffer/reagent Selection

Auto switching module for up to 4 buffers (option)

Wash Cycles

1 -10

Volume Range

50 to 3000 microliter increments

Manifold Types

96 Tube Dual Action manifold for 96-well washing


Programmable up to 60 minutes

Onboard Software

Create, edit and run multiple protocols

Microplate Types


Low profile and standard height

Deep well plates up to 50 millimeters

  • Biotek Elx405VR Microplate Washer
  • Vacuum Pump with Hose
  • Waste and Buffer Bottles
  • Valve Module 
  • 115V Power Cord
  • Operator's Guide
  • 30-Day Warranty

This BioTek ELx405VR Microplate Washer has been thoroughly tested. All of our lab equipment comes backed with our standard warranty. Should you have any question, please ask us, we'd be happy to answer!

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