Spectropod® UV

Microvolume Spectrophotometer
  • Supports 260 nm and 280 nm
  • Only 6 μL sample volume
  • Recalibration and Maintenance Free
  • Small Footprint
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Intuitive Software
  • No Warm Up Time
  • Battery Powered (Lithium Ion)

The Spectropod® is Tip Biosystems latest product family.

The Spectropod® UV is a micro-volume spectrophotometer supporting 260 nm and 280 nm for nucleic acid (DNA, RNA, etc.) and protein measurements. The instrument has a small footprint and is portable as it’s powered by a lithium ion battery. It can be placed directly in the hood or wherever it is needed in the laboratory.

Unparalleled Simplicity

Insert Sample – Measure

The sample is held between the tips by surface tension

Robust Design

Fixed LED light source & No Moving Optical Parts

The Spectropod® UV is calibrations and maintenance free

Wireless Connectivity

Effortless Data Transfer

Instantaneous results on your mobile device via Bluetooth


  • Nucleic Acid Concentration at 260 nm
  • Nucleic Acid Purity at 260/280 nm Ratio
  • Protein Concentration at 280 nm
  • Measure Nucleic Acid at 260 nm

Spectropod® App Key Features

  • Recalibration and Maintenance Free
  • Bluetooth Connectivity​
  • Inbuilt Applications/Calibrations
  • 'Method Maker' Feature For Custom User Calibrations
  • Data Export as CSV file Via E-Mail Or Cloud
Absorbance Accuracy ±0.003 AU
Absorbance Range 0 – 60 AU
Dimensions Ø 12 cm x 14.5 cm
Light Source LED
Measurement Time <3 seconds
Pathlength (Metric) 0.25 mm
Sample Volume (Metric) 6 µl
Weight 0.55 kg
Supported Wavelengths 260 nm and 280 nm
Power Source Inbuild Li-ion battery; chargable via microUSB; ~20,000 measurements per charge; no cable required during operations
Connectivity and Controle Bluetooth connectivity to Android smart devices; quasi real time wireless data transfer

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