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Scan 50 pro - Manual colony counter

  • Counting on Petri dishes (Ø 55 to 90 mm),PetrifilmTM, MC‑media  PadsTM, Compact DryTM, easyPlateTM, filtration membranes
  • Dark Field 2: Indirect LED lighting
  • HandPad: Ergonomic arm rest
  • Data export via USB, LIMS, under CSV format (ExcelTM) or text format (WordTM)

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Manual colony counter with HandPad

Great ergonomics

Scan 50 pro is a manual colony counter with HandPad and multiple ergonomic supports for improved posture, vision and hearing. It offers a contrasted lighting of the colonies while protecting the eyes. The export of the counting result, by USB to a computer, ensures the traceability of the data.

Compatible with all types of media

Scan 50 pro is a manual colony counter that is suitable for all types of media: Petri dishes (from Ø 55 to 90 mm),PetrifilmTM, MC‑Media PadsTM, easyPlateTM, filtration membranes...Counting is done by a simple touch pressure and is then recorded. You can count from 0 to 1999 CFU.

Contrasting colony lighting: Dark  Field 2

Dark Field 2 is an indirect lighting system with adjustable intensity. Light reflectors diffuse the light at all points without any reflections or shadows. It makes all colonies stand out on the surface, in the mass and around the edge of the dish. Flashes of light are eliminated and the operator’s eyes are protected.

Touch surface with adjustable sensitivity

Counting with Scan 50 pro is intuitive: count the colonies on your dish, the touch surface is doubled by a sound or light signal.

Ergonomics redesigned

Audio Comfort

  • 9 different sounds and headphones jack to work without disturbing colleagues

Light signal

  • Light signal for each counted colony

Optimal working posture

  • Inclined reading surface with magnifying lens (optional),hand rest and HandPad
  • Prevents Musculo-Skeletal Disorders


  • Duplicated count buttons on both sides
  • HandPad,180° arm-rest that turns on the machine


Scan 50 pro is equipped with a HandPad, an ambidextrous armrest. It can be slid to either side with a single movement and turns the machine on. Resting the arm when counting prevents Musculoskeletal Disorders caused by unsuitable equipment and poor posture.

The colony counter is also suitable for both right and left-handed users thanks to the duplicated counting keys on each side of the keyboard.

Easy to clean and disinfect

To keep the workstation clean, the glass and the smooth handrest are removable. Easy to disinfect, they ensure perfect hygiene of the workstation.


Save time by exporting the data recorded during the count via USB, LIMS, spreadsheet or text format. You will avoid errors rewriting the results. You can also connect a barcode reader for data transmission.


Scan 50 pro colony counters have 3-YEAR warranty (parts and labour) just by sending the warranty card back.


Scan 50 pro colony counter is used in the food, environmental, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, veterinary and public institutes research.

  • Food
  • Environmental
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Cosmetics
  • Veterinary
  • Public research
Stainless steelcheck
LIMS/SIL connectioncheck
USB connectioncheck
Counting on pour, surface, Spiral and circle plated Petri dishescheck (manual)
Counting on chromogenic dishescheck (manual)
Counting on PetrifilmTM, Compact DryTM, MC-Media PadsTM, easyPlateTM, filtration membranescheck (manual)
Counting on 100% of the Petri dishcheck
LED lighting without reflectionscheck
HandPad: ergonomic arm-restcheck
Headphones includedcheck
CountingManual (0-1999 CFU)
Manual control to add or substract coloniescheck
Counting light signalcheck
Adjustable counting beeps9 different sounds / 5 volume levels
Counting zoneTouch surface with adjustable sensitivity
Lighting technologyDark Field 2: Indirect lighting with white LED
Lighting systemLED lighting with 5 intensity levels
Petri dish dimensionsFrom Ø 55 to Ø 90 mm
Data exportVia USB, LIMS, CSV or text file
Results/traceabilityCounting result / sample number (with bar-code connected)
Voltage - Frequencies100-240 V~ 50-60 Hz
FusesT3.15A L 250V 5x20 mm
Power20 W
Warranty after recording the warranty card3-year
International protection markingIP20
In compliance withISO 7218 and FDA BAM
EquipmentsUSB 2.0 port free
Screen1280 X 1024 pixels or superior
Dimensions (w x d x h)27.3 x 35.2 x 15.1 cm
Net weight4.45 kg
Box (w x d x h)35 x 45 x 40 cm
Gross weight7.05 kg
SUPPLIED WITH1 power cord, 1 USB cable, 1 black marker pen, 1 white diffusing background, 1 user manual, 1 headset. Attention : The magnifying lens is in option (Ref. 435 001)