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Microplate Reader Software Updates

BMG LABTECH continuously updates its Reader Control and MARS Data Analysis Software to include new software developments and new features, which are mostly user driven. Software upgrades are free of charge while the instrument is still under warranty or they can be purchased at a reasonable price. Here you can see if your microplate reader has the most recent software.

All of the software listed below is Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10 compatible. Contact your local BMG LABTECH representative to update your software.

 

Reader Software

CD Version

Reader Control

Firmware

MARS

Release Date

CLARIOstar

V5.21 R2

V5.21 R2

V1.14

V3.20 R2

04.05.2016

Omega Series

V5.11

V5.11

V1.42

V3.20 R2

04.05.2016

NEPHELOstar Plus

V5.11

V5.11

V1.42

V3.20 R2

04.05.2016

PHERAstar

V5.30 R2

V5.30 R2

V1.42

V3.20 R2

04.05.2016

PHERAstar Plus

V5.30 R2

V5.30 R2

V1.42

V3.20 R2

04.05.2016

PHERAstar FS

V5.30 R2

V5.30 R2

V1.20

V3.20 R2

04.05.2016

PHERAstar FSX

V5.30 R2

V5.30 R2

V1.20

V3.20 R2

04.05.2016

SPECTROstar Nano

V2.11

V2.11

V1.10

V3.10 R6

19.08.2015

OPTIMA series

V2.20 R14

V2.20 R2

V1.26

V3.01 R2

20.12.2013

NOVOstar

V1.30 R9

V1.30

V1.22

V2.41

06.11.2012

NEPHELOstar

V4.32 R9

V4.32

V3.07

V2.41

06.11.2012

General System requirements:

  • Computer with Pentium CPU (we recommend Intel Pentium 4 or higher with at least 2 GHz clock rate)
  • Min. 256 MB RAM (recommended: 1 GB or more)
  • 400 MB free hard disk memory for software installation
  • Microsoft Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10

Additional system requirements PHERAstar FS, CLARIOstar, Omega Series, SPECTROstar Nano and NEPHELOstar Plus:

  • One free USB port

Additional system requirements PHERAstar, PHERAstar Plus, OPTIMA, NEPHELOstar, NOVOstar:

  • One free serial communication port
  • Excel™ 97 / 2000 / 2002 / XP / 2003 for data reduction (when using the BMG LABTECH Evaluation Excel™ macro, not necessary when using the BMG LABTECH MARS software)