Large format and SBS rack 2D barcode camera reader

Image capture using camera technology

Featuring sophisticated optics and built-in data processing. The AlteRead 2D barcode camera readers all include a 5-year warranty.

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Instant results

Capture, read, decode and export data for a full rack in less than 2 seconds.

Rack compatibility

All 2D barcoded tubes in SBS and Large rack formats; 24, 48, 96, 384, 81, 100 from all manufacturers.

Easy to use

Includes pre-calibrated intuitive AlteRead software, ideal for multiuser labs.


Passive technology ensures consistent reading of racks straight from the freezer.

Compact design

Uses little space on the bench or when integrated on the deck of robotic systems.

AlteRead Set-up Pack

Start storing and tracking samples easily with all the kit in one cost saving package. Readers, 2D Tubes, Tube picker and Laptop.

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