Labtech Microplate Absorbance Reader

LT 4500
LT 4500
LT 4500
LT 4500
LT 4500

Labtech Microplate Absorbance Reader

Key instrument features

  • Compact design – 34.7 X 18.9 cm footprint saves valuable benchspace
  • Fast and accurate results- 8 channel (+1 reference) optical system ensures fast read times with accurate and reproducible results
  • Proven reliability – Tested reliability of >100,000 plates
  • Filters – Four standard filters with space for up to 4 optional filters that are user installable without the need for tools
  • Shaking – Linear shaking with four modes
  • LT-com data analysis software supplied as standard

LED technology

  • 50% lower energy consumption than traditional readers
  • No cooling fans or vents, therefore no dust drawn onto optics reducing light transmission

£3,500.00 £2,500.00

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Product Description

Labtech has used more than 20 years experience with microplate technology to produce the LT 4500, an absorbance reader and software package to fit into all lab environments. At the heart of the LT-4500 is an innovative LED based optical system, which provides excellent data quality, ease of use and reliability together with low maintenance requirements. The LT-4500 is controlled by the new LT-com software package, which provides flexible qualitative and quantitative analysis capability, and the package has been designed from the outset to allow compliance with key regulatory requirements.

LT 4500 PC Control Software (FDA 21 CFR part 11 compliant)

The LT-4500 comes supplied as standard with Labtech’s new LT-com PC control and data analysis software. This market leading package offers an intuitive drag and drop approach and wizard based interface to simplify protocol setup and data analysis:

LT 4500 Key software features

  • Designed to meet the 98/79/EC IVD-D directive and the FDA 21 CFR part 11 regulation for data integrity
  • Electronic signatures, records and multilevel user account management for use in clinical or regulated environments
  • Choice of nine languages (English, Japanese, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish)
  • Full qualitative and quantitative analysis functionality including all major curve fits
  • Fully flexible data exporting options including Excel®, ASCII and ASTM
  • Comprehensive QC features including plate to plate QC
  • Comprehensive kinetic data reduction capability
  • Supplied on USB flash drive for easy installation on netbooks, laptops or desktop computers

The LT-4500 is a high performance visible microplate absorbance reader supplied as standard with FDA 21 CFR part 11 compliant LT-com PC software.


File Type
LT-4500 brochure PDF


LT4500 Demo
Labtech LT-4500

Product Q & A


  1. Why would I buy a filter based system?
  2. How reliable is LED technology?
  3. I don't need compliant software. Can I use the system without it?
  4. Can I use the system as a stand alone reader?
  5. I don't need a 620nm filter. Can I order the system without it?
  6. Can I add extra filters myself and what wavelengths can I get?
  7. Can I install the software on other PCs?
  8. How can I export the data?
  9. Can I validate the systemvia a calibration plate?
  10. Will the system accept barcodes?
  11. Do I need to change bulbs?
  12. Will the reader work with round or V bottom plates?
  13. Can I carry out kinetic assays?
  14. Is a background 620nm reading possible?
  15. What plate formats does the LT4500 read?