E-Gel Agarose System

The only integrated precast gel running and imaging platform

The Invitrogen E-Gel Power Snap Electrophoresis System’s integrated design combines the convenience of rapid, real-time nucleic acid analysis with the precision of high-resolution image capture to reduce workflow time and accelerate discovery.

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Invitrogen E-Gel Power Snap System Features

Learn about the E-Gel Power Snap System powerful features and how the integrated design combines the convenience of rapid, real-time nucleic acid analysis with high-resolution image capture to reduce workflow time and accelerate discovery.

Invitrogen E-Gel Power Snap Camera Features

Learn about the E-Gel Power Snap System powerful camera features and how the integrated design combines the convenience of rapid, real-time nucleic acid analysis with high-resolution image capture to reduce workflow time and accelerate discovery.

How To Quickly Purify DNA with E-Gel CloneWell II Gels

Learn how to perform gel purification using the E-Gel Power Snap System and E-Gel CloneWell II gel. Load your sample, run the gel, then simply pipet out your purified DNA band and you’re done. No additional purification kits or steps are required.

Invitrogen E-Gel Power Snap System

Simplify electrophoresis with the only integrated gel running and imaging platform. The E-Gel™ Power Snap System combines rapid, real-time nucleic acid analysis with high-resolution image capture to reduce workflow time and accelerate discovery.

The new E-Gel Imager – revolutionizing gel documentation

We are making agarose gel documentation and analysis personal with the E-Gel Imager System. The E-Gel Imager System combines the power of a large, complex gel imaging system with the sleek footprint and affordability of a benchtop device.

How-To Perform Rapid Electrophoresis Analysis Using an E-Gel Power Snap System and E-Gel EX Cassette

Learn about the E-Gel Power Snap System powerful features and how the integrated design combines the convenience of rapid, real-time nucleic acid analysis with high-resolution image capture to reduce workflow time and accelerate discovery.

Convince your lab to purchase an E-Gel Power Snap System

  1. Download and circulate the petition
  2. Download and customize the prewritten letter
  3. Download the E-Gel System Brochure
  4. Submit request to PI or lab manager
  5. Simplify electrophoresis and celebrate

Download the petitionDownload the letter

Compatible E-Gel precast gels

The E-Gel Power Snap Electrophoresis System is compatible with all low throughput E-Gel precast gels. If you are unsure which one is right for your application, use our E-Gel precast selection gel selection guide

Gels for
nucleic acid separation

Gels for
purification

Gels for
purification for NGS

Technical specifications—Invitrogen E-Gel Power Snap Electrophoresis Device
Dimensions 24 x 13 x 7 cm
Weight 1 kg
Touch-screen LCD display 7.7 x 4.4 cm
LED light Blue LED Center wavelength: 465 nm; Full width, half max: 20 nm
Viewing surface dimensions 9 x 11 cm
Amber filter dimensions 8.6 x 10.5 cm
LED life 50,000 hours
LED specification Array of 12 high-power LEDs with emission wavelength at 465 ±10 nm
Technical specifications—Invitrogen E-Gel Power Snap Camera
Dimensions 26 x 13 x 15 cm
Weight 1 kg
Touch-screen LCD display 11.5 x 8.6 cm
Camera type Color, complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS)
Gel-image resolution 1,600 x 1,944 (3 MP), 8 bits
Dynamic range 68 dB
Image output TIF (gray scale) and JPG (color) file formats
Lens f-number 2.8
Internal memory 32 GB

The Power Snap Electrophoresis System offers the following:

  • Faster analysis—Helps eliminate tedious work, go from sample loading to image capture in as little as 15 minutes
  • Simple operation—Large touch screen display and intuitive operating system
  • Safer, smarter—Power Snap and E-Gel precast cassettes eliminate handling hazardous chemicals
  • Freedom—Electrophoresis analysis simplified, so you can explore further

Invitrogen E-Gel Power Snap System Features

Learn about the E-Gel Power Snap System powerful features and how the integrated design combines the convenience of rapid, real-time nucleic acid analysis with high-resolution image capture to reduce workflow time and accelerate discovery.

Invitrogen E-Gel Power Snap Camera Features

Learn about the E-Gel Power Snap System powerful camera features and how the integrated design combines the convenience of rapid, real-time nucleic acid analysis with high-resolution image capture to reduce workflow time and accelerate discovery.

How To Quickly Purify DNA with E-Gel CloneWell II Gels

Learn how to perform gel purification using the E-Gel Power Snap System and E-Gel CloneWell II gel. Load your sample, run the gel, then simply pipet out your purified DNA band and you’re done. No additional purification kits or steps are required.

Invitrogen E-Gel Power Snap System

Simplify electrophoresis with the only integrated gel running and imaging platform. The E-Gel™ Power Snap System combines rapid, real-time nucleic acid analysis with high-resolution image capture to reduce workflow time and accelerate discovery.

The new E-Gel Imager – revolutionizing gel documentation

We are making agarose gel documentation and analysis personal with the E-Gel Imager System. The E-Gel Imager System combines the power of a large, complex gel imaging system with the sleek footprint and affordability of a benchtop device.

How-To Perform Rapid Electrophoresis Analysis Using an E-Gel Power Snap System and E-Gel EX Cassette

Learn about the E-Gel Power Snap System powerful features and how the integrated design combines the convenience of rapid, real-time nucleic acid analysis with high-resolution image capture to reduce workflow time and accelerate discovery.

Convince your lab to purchase an E-Gel Power Snap System

  1. Download and circulate the petition
  2. Download and customize the prewritten letter
  3. Download the E-Gel System Brochure
  4. Submit request to PI or lab manager
  5. Simplify electrophoresis and celebrate

Download the petitionDownload the letter

Compatible E-Gel precast gels

The E-Gel Power Snap Electrophoresis System is compatible with all low throughput E-Gel precast gels. If you are unsure which one is right for your application, use our E-Gel precast selection gel selection guide

Gels for
nucleic acid separation

Gels for
purification

Gels for
purification for NGS

Technical specifications—Invitrogen E-Gel Power Snap Electrophoresis Device
Dimensions 24 x 13 x 7 cm
Weight 1 kg
Touch-screen LCD display 7.7 x 4.4 cm
LED light Blue LED Center wavelength: 465 nm; Full width, half max: 20 nm
Viewing surface dimensions 9 x 11 cm
Amber filter dimensions 8.6 x 10.5 cm
LED life 50,000 hours
LED specification Array of 12 high-power LEDs with emission wavelength at 465 ±10 nm
Technical specifications—Invitrogen E-Gel Power Snap Camera
Dimensions 26 x 13 x 15 cm
Weight 1 kg
Touch-screen LCD display 11.5 x 8.6 cm
Camera type Color, complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS)
Gel-image resolution 1,600 x 1,944 (3 MP), 8 bits
Dynamic range 68 dB
Image output TIF (gray scale) and JPG (color) file formats
Lens f-number 2.8
Internal memory 32 GB

The Power Snap Electrophoresis System offers the following:

  • Faster analysis—Helps eliminate tedious work, go from sample loading to image capture in as little as 15 minutes
  • Simple operation—Large touch screen display and intuitive operating system
  • Safer, smarter—Power Snap and E-Gel precast cassettes eliminate handling hazardous chemicals
  • Freedom—Electrophoresis analysis simplified, so you can explore further

 

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