Forget about the huge workstations you have seen in large hospitals. The Crocodile is only 26.5 cm wide and when all of the reagent bottles are placed to the left of the instrument, it will only be 40 cm wide.

Crocodile 5-in-one provides the same functionality as five individual instruments but requires the bench space of a typical ELISA reader:

  1. Dispenser
  2. Shaker
  3. Incubator
  4. Washer
  5. Reader


Total flexibility

The Crocodile will adapt to any 96 well plate assay and the Crocodile's strength is its versatility. Not only can it be used as a powerful and flexible assay processor, offering unattended performance. The Crocodiles its functions also can be used to replace individual devices such as plate washers and plate readers. Unlike other ELISA workstations on the market, the Crocodile can perform assays that require to seal the plate during some incubations. Just insert a Manual step in the protocol and the instrument will play a sound to warn the operator. Then the instrument will instruct the person him/her to put on or remove the film. You will always have total flexibility in wavelength selection, the pre-installed filters for ELISA are 405, 450, 492 and 620 nm and 4 additional positions are available for custom filters.


Walkaway automation

The workstation is designed for truly unattended operation. Simply insert the sample microplate which includes standards and samples. Then choose the assay protocol and walk away leaving the work to Crocodile.

Convenient assay report generation

The software creates a complete report after performing the assay. It contains not only the results but lists all of the steps performed, including start and end times, temperatures, and all of the helpful information a researcher needs.

Plug and play

All functional modules are housed in one compact unit. Simply connect the unit to the power outlet and a computer and you are all set for analysis. The tubing for wash and waste liquids is preinstalled, ready to be introduced into the wash and waste bottles. In everyday use, preparing to use Crocodile will not give you any headaches because the wash, waste, and reagent bottles are readily accessible right next to the instrument. The instrument will be ready for start-up on any day within minutes.

Validation made easy

The performance validation of the Crocodile is supported by our 3Q Package: Installation Qualification, Operation Qualification and Performance Qualification. These steps are performed according to detailed instructions provided when purchased. The results are documented in documents according to the specific features of the instrument. We also offer an optional Absorbance Test Plate to check the performance of the reader.

Easy maintenance and reliable service

Maintenance of the Crocodile is also very simple: flushing of the system and routine replacement of the tubing is made easy by the intuitive design of Crocodile. The instrument is also very robust due to the small number of moving parts. Our technical experts are available to help if needed and our service staff is available to ensure a trouble-free operation experience over the lifetime of the instrument.

Convenient PC software

The user-friendly software easily adapts to any 96 well plate assay. The five different functions can be in any sequence, one or several times each (for example one to four dispensing steps or multiple washing steps). The settings of each step is flexible and intuitive. Once you have chosen an assay protocol, the screen will show a graphic of the entire assay schedule as it will be performed by Crocodile. The optional LightCompass software is available when quantitative and qualitative data analysis is needed.


All types of ELISA in a variety of fields, including:

  • Veterinary diagnostics
  • Food testing
  • Clinical research
  • ELISA R&D and QC

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