Comparaison of our Cell Counters & Viability Analyzers and Live Cell Analysis instruments

This page comparing our two product lines allow you to know how to choose the right instrument that will perfectly suit your needs!
Find out more about our NORMA line of cell counting and viability analysis instruments and CYTONOTE line of live cell analysis instruments.

NORMA Range Comparaison

NORMA XS

NORMA XS cut out

Cells

Mammalian cells: CHO, HEK 293, NINH 3T3, HELA, JURKAT, YT, PC12, VERO

Concentration range

104-4.107 cell/ml

Cell size range

7-50 µm

Low sample volume

3-13 µl

Number of samples

4 samples/slide

Pharmaceutical industries

21 CFR part 11

IQ/OQ

Sample preparation free

YES

Short time results

10-15 seconds

High repetability and match with with Trypan blue reference method

YES

Integration

NO

Viability determination

Light diffraction

Image format

.png, .bmp, .tiff, .raw

Data extraction

.xls, .csv, .xml

Dimensions

14 x 10 x 7,5 cm

Weight

0,5 kg

Enclosure

Stainless steel, PA, POM

Power supply

USB

Software

HORUS NORMA XS

Accessories

Cell counting slides – 4 chambers:

  • 20 µm (from 2.106 to 5.107 cells/ml)
  • 30 µm (from 1.106 to 3.107 cells/ml)
  • 100 µm (from 104 to 5.106 cells/ml

NORMA 4S

NORMA 4S cut out

Cells

Mammalian cells: CHO, HEK 293, NINH 3T3, HELA, JURKAT, YT, PC12, VERO

Concentration range

104-4.107 cell/ml

Cell size range

7-50 µm

Low sample volume

3-13 µl

Number of samples

4 samples/slide maximum 36 slides (total of 144 samples)

Pharmaceutical industries

21 CFR part 11

IQ/OQ

Sample preparation free

YES

Short time results

10-15 seconds

High repetability and match with with Trypan blue reference method

YES

Integration

Ambr15 ® Sartorius

Viability determination

Light diffraction

Image format

.png, .bmp, .tiff, .raw

Data extraction

.xls, .csv, .xml

Dimensions

30 x 11,5 x 25 cm

Weight

4 kg

Enclosure

Stainless steel, POM

Power supply

24 V DC
(110-240 V AC power converter included)

Software

HORUS NORMA 4S

Accessories

NORMA 4S Cell counting slides – 4 chambers:

  • 20 µm (from 2.106 to 5.107 cells/ml)
  • 100 µm (from 104 to 5.106 cells/ml)

NORMA HT

Norma HT cut out

Cells

Mammalian cells: CHO, HEK 293, NINH 3T3, HELA, JURKAT, YT, PC12, VERO

Concentration range

104-4.107 cell/ml

Cell size range

7-50 µm

Low sample volume

3-13 µl

Number of samples

24 samples/slide

Pharmaceutical industries

21 CFR part 11

IQ/OQ

Sample preparation free

YES

Short time results

10-15 seconds

High repetability and match with with Trypan blue reference method

YES

Integration

TECAN ®
and others

Viability determination

Light diffraction

Image format

.png, .bmp, .tiff, .raw

Data extraction

.xls, .csv, .xml

Dimensions

28 x 23 x 21 cm

Weight

12 kg

Enclosure

Stainless steel

Power supply

110-240 V AC

Software

HORUS NORMA HT

Accessories

NORMA HT Cell counting slides – 24 or 48 chambers:

  • 20 µm (from 2.106 to 5.107 cells/ml)
  • 100 µm (from 104 to 5.106 cells/ml)

NORMA XS

NORMA 4S

NORMA HT

NORMA XS cut out
NORMA 4S cut out
Norma HT cut out

Cells

Mammalian cells: CHO, HEK 293, NINH 3T3, HELA, JURKAT, YT, PC12, VERO
Mammalian cells: CHO, HEK 293, NINH 3T3, HELA, JURKAT, YT, PC12, VERO

Mammalian cells: CHO, HEK 293, NINH 3T3, HELA, JURKAT, YT, PC12, VERO

Concentration range

104-4.107 cell/ml
104-4.107 cell/ml
104-4.107 cell/ml

Cell size range

7-50 µm
7-50 µm
7-50 µm

Low sample volume

3-13 µl
3-13 µl
3-13 µl

Number of samples

4 samples/slide
4 samples/slide maximum 36 slides (total of 144 samples)
24 samples/slide

Pharmaceutical industries

21 CFR part 11

IQ/OQ

21 CFR part 11

IQ/OQ

21 CFR part 11

IQ/OQ

Sample preparation free

YES

YES

YES

Short time results

10-15 seconds
10-15 seconds
10-15 seconds

High repetability and match with with Trypan blue reference method

YES

YES

YES

Integration

NO

Ambr15 ® Sartorius
TECAN ®
and others

Viability determination

Light diffraction
Light diffraction
Light diffraction

Image format

.png, .bmp, .tiff, .raw

.png, .bmp, .tiff, .raw

.png, .bmp, .tiff, .raw

Data extraction

.xls, .csv, .xml

.xls, .csv, .xml

.xls, .csv, .xml

Dimensions

14 x 10 x 7,5 cm
30 x 11,5 x 25 cm
28 x 23 x 21 cm

Weight

0,5 kg
4 kg
12 kg

Enclosure

Stainless steel, PA, POM
Stainless steel, POM
Stainless steel

Power supply

USB
24 V DC
(110-240 V AC power converter included)
110-240 V AC

Software

HORUS NORMA XS
HORUS NORMA 4S
HORUS NORMA HT

Accessories

Cell counting slides – 4 chambers:

  • 20 µm (from 2.106 to 5.107 cells/ml)
  • 30 µm (from 1.106 to 3.107 cells/ml)
  • 100 µm (from 104 to 5.106 cells/ml

NORMA 4S Cell counting slides – 4 chambers:

  • 20 µm (from 2.106 to 5.107 cells/ml)
  • 100 µm (from 104 to 5.106 cells/ml)

NORMA HT Cell counting slides – 24 or 48 chambers:

  • 20 µm (from 2.106 to 5.107 cells/ml)
  • 100 µm (from 104 to 5.106 cells/ml)

CYTONOTE Range Comparaison

CYTONOTE 1W

Cytonoye 1W cut out

Cells

Eucaryotic cells: adherent monolayer, suspension cell at bottom of culture ware or in micro-slides, 3D spheroids

Media

Liquid or semi-solid (collagen)

Culture vessels

Standard plastic petri dishes, culture flasks, multiwell plates, max height 55 mm

Resolution

1 micron

Pharmaceutical industries

21 CFR part 11

IQ/OQ

Large field of view

29,4 mm²
(6,4 mm x 4,6 mm)

Working distance

0 to 5 mm

Image rate

1,5 image/min

Light source

LED

Sensor and image

CMOS 10 Mpix

.png, .bmp, .tiff, .raw

Video with AVI

Image stack on imageJ

Data Extraction

.xls, .csv, .xml

Dimensions

12 x 11 x 10 cm

Weight

1 kg

Power supply

USB

Software

HORUS CYTONOTE 1W

Options

  • Remote control TCP/IP module for HORUS (à vérifier mais je crois qu’il y est aussi)
  • Scratch Assay analysis module for HORUS
  • Cell tracking analysis module for HORUS
  • Cell tube formation analysis module for HORUS

CYTONOTE 6W

CYTONOTE 6W cut out

Cells

Eucaryotic cells: adherent monolayer, suspension cell at bottom of culture ware or in micro-slides, 3D spheroids

Media

Liquid or semi-solid (collagen)

Culture vessels

Standard plastic petri dishes, culture flasks, multiwell plates, max height 55 mm

Resolution

1 micron

Pharmaceutical industries

21 CFR part 11

IQ/OQ

Large field of view

29,4 mm² per sensor
(6,4 mm x 4,6 mm)

Working distance

0 to 5 mm

Image rate

1,5 image/min

Light source

LED

Sensor and image

CMOS 10 Mpix

.png, .bmp, .tiff, .raw

Video with AVI

Image stack on imageJ

Data Extraction

.xls, .csv, .xml

Dimensions

16 x 12 x 10 cm

Weight

2 kg

Power supply

USB

Software

HORUS CYTONOTE 6W

Options

  • Remote control TCP/IP module for HORUS
  • Scratch Assay analysis module for HORUS
  • Cell tracking analysis module for HORUS
  • Cell tube formation analysis module for HORUS

CYTONOTE SCAN

Cytonote SCAN cut out

Cells

Eucaryotic cells: adherent monolayer, suspension cell at bottom of culture ware or in micro-slides, 3D spheroids

Media

Liquid or semi-solid (collagen)

Culture vessels

Standard 6, 12, 24, 48, 96, 384 multiwell plates, petri dishes

Resolution

1,5 micron

Pharmaceutical industries

21 CFR part 11

IQ/OQ

Large field of view

29,4 mm²
(6,4 mm x 4,6 mm)

Working distance

0 to 5 mm

Image rate

96 well plate in 15 min

Light source

LED

Sensor and image

CMOS 10 Mpix

.png, .bmp, .tiff, .raw

Video with AVI

Image stack on imageJ

Data Extraction

.xls, .csv, .xml

Dimensions

28 x 23 x 21 cm

Weight

12 kg

Power supply

24 V DC (110-240 V AC power converter included)

Software

HORUS CYTONOTE SCAN

Options

  • Remote control TCP/IP module for HORUS
  • Scratch Assay analysis module for HORUS
  • Cell tracking analysis module for HORUS
  • Cell tube formation analysis module for HORUS

CYTONOTE 1W

CYTONOTE 6W

CYTONOTE SCAN

Cytonoye 1W cut out
CYTONOTE 6W cut out
Cytonote SCAN cut out

Cells

Eucaryotic cells: adherent monolayer, suspension cell at bottom of culture ware or in micro-slides, 3D spheroids
Eucaryotic cells: adherent monolayer, suspension cell at bottom of culture ware or in micro-slides, 3D spheroids
Eucaryotic cells: adherent monolayer, suspension cell at bottom of culture ware or in micro-slides, 3D spheroids

Media

Liquid or semi-solid (collagen)
Liquid or semi-solid (collagen)
Liquid or semi-solid (collagen)

Culture vessels

Standard plastic petri dishes, culture flasks, multiwell plates, max height 55 mm
Standard plastic petri dishes, culture flasks, multiwell plates, max height 55 mm
Standard 6, 12, 24, 48, 96, 384 multiwell plates, petri dishes

Resolution

1 micron
1 micron
1,5 micron

Pharmaceutical industries

21 CFR part 11

IQ/OQ

21 CFR part 11

IQ/OQ

21 CFR part 11

IQ/OQ

Large field of view

29,4 mm²
(6,4 mm x 4,6 mm)
29,4 mm² per sensor
(6,4 mm x 4,6 mm)
29,4 mm²
(6,4 mm x 4,6 mm)

Working distance

0 to 5 mm
0 to 5 mm
0 to 5 mm

Image rate

1,5 image/min
1,5 image/min
96 well plate in 15 min

Light source

LED

LED

LED

Sensor and image

CMOS 10 Mpix

.png, .bmp, .tiff, .raw

Video with AVI

Image stack on imageJ

CMOS 10 Mpix

.png, .bmp, .tiff, .raw

Video with AVI

Image stack on imageJ

CMOS 10 Mpix

.png, .bmp, .tiff, .raw

Video with AVI

Image stack on imageJ

Data Extraction

.xls, .csv, .xml

.xls, .csv, .xml

.xls, .csv, .xml

Dimensions

12 x 11 x 10 cm
16 x 12 x 10 cm
28 x 23 x 21 cm

Weight

1 kg

2 kg

12 kg

Power supply

USB
USB
24 V DC (110-240 V AC power converter included)

Software

HORUS CYTONOTE 1W
HORUS CYTONOTE 6W
HORUS CYTONOTE SCAN

Options

  • Remote control TCP/IP module for HORUS (à vérifier mais je crois qu’il y est aussi)
  • Scratch Assay analysis module for HORUS
  • Cell tracking analysis module for HORUS
  • Cell tube formation analysis module for HORUS
  • Remote control TCP/IP module for HORUS
  • Scratch Assay analysis module for HORUS
  • Cell tracking analysis module for HORUS
  • Cell tube formation analysis module for HORUS
  • Remote control TCP/IP module for HORUS
  • Scratch Assay analysis module for HORUS
  • Cell tracking analysis module for HORUS
  • Cell tube formation analysis module for HORUS