ML230 Focused-ultrasonicator

  • Treatment Power: .5–110 W Avg. Incident Power/1.5–450 W PIP
  • Sample Processing Capacity: 1-8 Samples
  • NGS Sample Volumes: 5 to 50 µl

The Parallel Sample Processing Platform Powered by Covaris Adaptive Focused Acoustics® (AFA®). The ML230 Focused-ultrasonicator enables parallel processing of up to 8 samples simultaneously and is compatible with the AFA-TUBE conical style strip tubes with no thread or septa. The instrument has a small footprint, saving bench space, with a built-in touchscreen that is easy to clean and maintain. The instrument also has USB ports that allow users to export/import methods, rack definitions, history files etc.

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Technical SpecificationDescription
Primary ApplicationsDNA, RNA, Protein, and Biomarker extraction, DNA/ RNA Shearing for NGS
Treatment Power.5–110 W Avg. Incident Power/1.5–450 W PIP
Part Number500656
Power Requirements100 to 240 VAC 500VA, 50 to 60 Hz
Operating Environment15 °C to 25 °C
Operating Temperature10 °C to 40 °C
SafetyComplies with Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC. Certified to IEC/EN/UL 61010-1:2004 “Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use, Part1: General Requirements
Regulatory LabelingCE, ETL Mark (for Product Safety), WEEE
SonoLab VersionSonoLab 10
Operating SystemWindows 10
Sample Processing Capacity1-8 Samples
NGS Sample Volumes5 to 50 µl
Recommended Batch Size1 to 8 Samples
Covaris Consumables8 AFA-TUBE TPX Strip
Upgrade PotentialNo
Associated AccessoriesML230 Accessories

Key Features

  • AFA-energetics® (active, non-contact, isothermal acoustic energy)
  • Intuitive touchscreen control
  • Automated water management
  • Simultaneous processing
  • Embedded RFID Reader


  • Precise and accurate results with the robust AFA process for many applications
  • Easy-to-use software user interface that is easy to clean
  • Easy to maintain with reduced user variability
  • Preserves labile biomolecules
  • Guarantees proper consumable matches the correct method and tracks lot information

Quick Guide:

Quick Guide: DNA Shearing with ML230 Focused-ultrasonicator


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