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Stand alone Gel Documentation System

The new Doc-Print CX3 from Vilbert Lourmat Doc-Print CX3 is a stand-alone system with a small footprint that doesn’t need a computer. The free VisionCapt software guarantees full GLP compliance. Molecular weight calculation, band quantification, colony counting, distance calculation, text annotations and image enhancement are included.

More specifically, the system has the following characteristics:

  • Field of view: 24 x 18 cm
  • Scientific grade camera – Made in Germany
  • 3 megapixel resolution (extandable to 20 megapixels)
  • Auto-exposure
  • 16-bit – 65 536 grey levels
  • Passive cooling
  • USB 3 connection
  • Large 12.6″ touchscreen interface display
  • Self-understandable user interface
  • Print or save on an external drive via the USB port
  • Connection of a thermal printer possible


All models include the following standard components: Imaging unit with touch display and software, camera, zoom objective, UV-/vis F-590 Filter and dark hood.

Furthermore, you can choose between the following packages:

  1. DOC-Print CX3 – standard components
  2. DOC Print CX3-P – standard components + grey-level thermal printer
  3. DOC Print CX3-20.M – standard components + UV transilluminator
  4. DOC Print CX3-P-20.M – standard components + grey-level thermal printer and UV transilluminator

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