introducing Bento Lab

an all-in-one DNA lab to take anywhere

Gel Electrophoresis
and Transilluminator

Centrifuge

ThermocyclerPCR

Footprint: A4

Weight: 3.5kg (123oz)

Bento Lab is used at institutions around the world, including Imperial College London, Cambridge University, UCL, MIT, NYU, Keio, and the Royal Academy of Engineering

Take your lab to the field

Expertly designed so you can collect samples quickly and check data on the spot

Regular price: £1,790 + VAT
December 15% discount: £1,540 + VAT

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Lightweight, compact equipment

Bring your lab to your samples. Fits into your briefcase with enough room to add pipettes and other essentials.

Footprint: A4

Weight: 3.5 kg

Press for Bento Lab: BBC, Synbiobeta, Nature Biotechnology, Wired, Science Museum, Heise Online, Asahi Shimbun

When it comes to DNA prep, like purification, amplification and analysis, Bento has been rock-solid.”

 Dr Gianpaolo Rando, Beer DeCoded

Prep samples for nanopore sequencing

Amplify genes for barcoding on the spot, whether you are at your desk or out in the field. Researchers around the world are using Bento Lab to make their workflow portable.

Learn more

Sophie Zaajier using Bento Lab and Nanopore MinIon for DNA extraction and fingerprinting
Sophie Zaajier, NY Genome Center

Detailed Specification

A fully-fledged DNA analysis laboratory the size of a laptop

PCR Thermocycler

Ramp rate: 2 °C/s

Temperature Range: 12 °C to 105 °C ± 0.2 °C

Lid temperature range: Ambient to 120 °C

Capacity: 32 wells (0.2 mL tubes)

Centrifuge

Max Speed: 13,500 rpm

Max RCF: 8,000 g

Modes: Quick spin or timed spin

Capacity: 6 x 1.5 mL tubes

Gel Electrophoresis

Voltage: 50V – 120V

Gel tray dimensions: 91 mm x 78 mm

Gel volume: 25mL gel, 50mL buffer

Wells: 11 and 15 well combs

Transilluminator

Surface dimensions: 105 mm x 85 mm

Electronics Design: Blue LED array

LED wavelength: 468 nm

Material: Scratch-resistant acrylic plastic

System

Dimensions: 330mm * 214mm * 81mm (13in * 8.4in * 3.1in)

Weight: 3.5kg / 123oz

Universal Power: 110 – 240 V, 47 – 63 Hz

Memory LCD Display, Click-Dial Interface

WiFi for software updates and connectivity

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Portable PCR machine

  • Create and save different PCR programs directly on Bento Lab 
  • Use standard 200 μL PCR tubes and strips
  • Consistent and reliable results

Connected

Wifi connection makes Bento Lab software updates easy.

Compatible

Easy to integrate, Bento Lab works with standard consumables.

Use the tips and tubes you already have in your lab.

Worldwide Power

Equipped with a universal power supply, Bento Lab works globally with your adapter.

Take your lab to the field

Expertly designed so you can collect samples quickly and check data on the spot

Regular price: £1,790 + VAT
December 15% discount: £1,540 + VAT

Request Quote Today