Software updates

See if your microplate reader has the most recent software

BMG LABTECH continuously updates its Reader Control and MARS Data Analysis Software to include new 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
PHERAstar FSX V5.30 R5 V5.30 R3 V1.21 V3.20 R2 22.08.2016
CLARIOstar V5.40 Edition 3 V5.40 R2 V1.20 V3.31 28.07.2017
Omega series V5.11 Edition 3 V5.11 R3 V1.43 V3.31 28.07.2017
SPECTROstar Nano V2.12 Edition 2 V2.12 V1.11 V3.31 28.07.2017
NEPHELOstar Plus V5.11 Edition 3 V5.11 R3 V1.43 V3.31 28.07.2017
PHERAstar V5.30 R5 V5.30 R3 V1.42 V3.20 R2 22.08.2016
PHERAstar Plus V5.30 R5 V5.30 R3 V1.42 V3.20 R2 22.08.2016
PHERAstar FS V5.30 R5 V5.30 R3 V1.21 V3.20 R2 22.08.2016
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)
  • 1GB or more RAM
  • 2GB free hard disk memory for software installation
  • Microsoft Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10

 

Additional system requirements PHERAstar FSX, PHERAstar FS, CLARIOstar, Omega series, SPECTROstar Nano and NEPHELOstar Plus

 

  • One free USB port

 

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

 

  • One free serial communication port
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