SampleScan E-Series

2D Barcode Reader

The SampleScan E-Series is optimized for use with frozen tubes and includes both passive and active features to reduce the condensation build up associated with scanning large numbers frozen racks.


  • Scans and decodes a rack in 8-10 seconds
  • Single tube scan feature - direct to any app
  • One-touch scan button to quickly initiate a scan without a mouse click
  • Compatible with ANSI/SLAS standard tube racks and more
  • Missing tube detection
  • Compact footprint
  • Condensation reduction system (CRS) makes this an excellent choice for use with frozen tube racks
  • Scans embedded barcodes with basic or Automated models

Rack ID Scanning

Scan the one-dimensional rack ID barcode with an integrated MS-2 from any side (included with the SampleScan ES Automated Model with CRS)

Automation Benefits

  • Quick output of 2D tube data
  • LIMS controlled tube inventory
  • Avoid wrong tube / wrong sample errors
  • CSV output file for tube ID data
  • Integration friendly design
  • Now Available! Network connectivity with TCP/IP

Compatible Labware

The SampleScan E Series is compatible with a range of 2D microtubes and 2D cryotubes offered by variety of labware vendors such as:  
  • BioMicroLab
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific (Matrix, ABgene, Nunc)
  • Greiner Bio-One
  • Micronic
  • Corning
  • FluidX
  • Biosero
  • Ziath
  • 4mL glass vials with 2D barcodes
  • Cryovials with 2D barcodes
  • Others


The SampleScan E-Series includes BioMicroLab SampleScan 2D software. This easy to use Windows based application provides point and click control of the scanner. It provides an on-screen display of the barcode image with colorful visual scan status for quick confirmation of the scanning process. Barcodes are also displayed on the screen so the user can quickly evaluate any non-decodable barcodes.

SDK and ActiveX Software Developer’s Toolkits are included with purchase for integration of the scanner with robotic and LIMS systems.


  • QC sample tube shipments
  • Track 2D tube samples
  • Confirm tube prior to processing

Typically Installed In

  • Compound Libraries / HTS groups
  • Biobank or Biorepositories
  • Core genomic facilities

Optional Add-Ons

Condensation Reduction System


 SampleScan ES      part number: BML-SS-ESB
 SampleScan ES
with CRS
 part number: BML-SS-ESCRS
 Includes Condensation Reduction System and on-touch scan button
 SampleScan ES 
 with CRS
 part number: BML-SS-ES1D
 Includes Condensation Reduction System, one-touch scan button,  AND 1D barcode scanner for the rack ID 
SampleScan Product Line Video
SampleScan Software Video