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Scan 100 - Colony Counter

Scan 100 - Colony Counter

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Manual colony counter

Great ergonomics

Ref 435 000

<span lang='fr'>435001 Loupe option</span>

Magnifying lens
Ref 435 001


Scan 100 enables the accurate counting of colonies on any type of media. The integrated USB key enables to export the results to guarantee traceability.

  • Counting on Petri dishes (Ø 55 to 150 mm), PetriFilmTM, MC-media PadsTM, Compact DryTM, filtration membranes
  • White LED lighting with adjustable intensity
  • Data export via USB, LIMS, ExcelTM

Product Description 


Compatible with all types of media

Scan 100 is a manual colony counter suitable for all types of media: Petri dishes (Ø 55, 65, 90 and 150 mm), PetriFilmTM, MC-Media PadsTM, filtration membranes... The counting is done by simple touch, and then recorded. You can count from 0 to 1998 CFU.



Dark Field: the best lighting for accuracy

INTERSCIENCE has designed a long-lasting white LED lighting system. Their design in a circle allows optimized contrast and highlights each colony for a accurate and fast counting. The brightness is adjustable.

Standard Counter with neon Light

<span lang='EN'>standard light - colony counter</span>

standard light - colony counter

Standard neon lighting

The yellowish light diffuses into the agar and colonies.
The lighting is random and the contrast is imperfect.

Colonies are difficult to count. The operator is dazzled.

 SCAN100 with LED Light

Scan 100 - Dark-field lighting

Dark Field Technology

The light does not diffuse itself.
The indirect lighting is precise and the contrast is optimal.

Colonies are easy to count. There is no eye fatigue for the operator.

Scan 100 - Dark-field lighting


Touch surface with adjustable sensitivity

Counting with Scan 100 is intuitive: count the colonies on your dish, the touch pulse is doubled by a beeping sound. Sensitivity is adjustable via the "sensitivity" wheel.



Great ergonomics

The inclined reading plane and hand rest ensure comfort during the count. An integrated storage space is provided for the counting grids. Scan 100 is compatible with all types of pens or markers.

<span lang='EN'>Scan 100 - Ergonomics</span>


<span lang='EN'>Traceability - LIMS</span>Traceability -USBTraceability - Excel


Save time by exporting via USB, LIMS, ExcelTM the data recorded during the count. This will prevent errors in rewriting results.



Scan automatic colony counters have 3-YEAR warranty (parts and labour) just by sending the warranty card back.

Logo Garantie 3 ans EN



The Scan 100 colony counter is used in the food, environmental, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, veterinary and public institutes research.

Application - FoodApplication - EnvironmentalApplication - Pharmaceutical

Application - CosmeticsApplications - VeterinaryApplication - Public research




Reference 435 000
Type of colony counter Manual
Lighting technology White LED / Dark Field
Lighting system Adjustable LED intensity
Counting Manual (from 0 to 1998 CFU)
Counting zone Adjustable sensitivity of touch surface
Adjustable counting beeps 4 sound levels
Counting on Petri dishes Ø 55, Ø 65, Ø 90 and Ø 150 mm
Counting on PetriFilmTM Manual
Counting on MC-Media PadsTM Manual
Counting on Compact DryTM Manual
Counting on filtration membranes Manual
Colony counter Y
Counting on pour, surface, Spiral and circle plated Petri dishes Y
Counting on chromogenic dishes Y
Stainless steel Y
Data export Via USB, LIMS, ExcelTM
Dimensions (w x d x h) 25 x 33 x 17.5 cm
Weight 4.6 kg
Box (w x d x h) 50 x 40 x 40 cm
Gross weight 7.2 kg
Voltage - Frequencies 100-240 V~ 50-60 Hz
Power 5 W
International protection marking 20
Warranty 3 years
In compliance with ISO 7218 and FDA BAM (Bacteriological Analytical Manual)
Delivered with: 1 white background plate, 1 Ø 90 mm Petri dish adapter, 1 black marker pen, 1 power cable, 1 USB cable, 1 quick user guide Attention : The magnifying lens is in option (Ref. 435 001)