SampleScan HS Barcode Readers for 2D Tube Rack Samples

2D Barcode Reader
The SampleScan HS Series Readers use camera-based image capture technology and have the smallest footprint of the SampleScan line, making any model a great choice where bench top space is limited. The SampleScan HS software provides customizable output files including rack ID, 2D tube barcode and tube position. 


  • Camera-based decoding technology
  • Detects missing tubes
  • Operates down to -20°C
  • Anti-fog treatment and Active Condensation Reduction
  • Rack orientation sensor 
  • Rack ID Reader with Automated Model which can attach to any side
  • CSV output file for tube ID data
  • Smallest footprint:  6.25” w x 4.25" d x 7.5” h
  • Integration friendly design

Scans one rack in 1-3 seconds

  • 96 well rack less than 1 second
  • 81/100 and 384 rack less than 3 seconds

Automation Benefits

  • Quick output of 2D tube data
  • LIMS controlled tube inventory
  • Avoid wrong tube / wrong sample errors

Compatible 96 tube format labware

  • BioMicroLab Tubes
  • Decodes ANSI/SLAS standard racks: 12, 24, 48, 96, and 384 well
  • Altemis
  • Argos Polarsafe
  • Biosero
  • Biosigma
  • Corning
  • FluidX
  • Greiner Bio-One
  • LVL
  • Micronic
  • Brooks Automation
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific (Matrix, ABgene, Nunc)
  • Wheaton
  • Ziath
  • 4mL glass vials with 2D barcodes
  • Cryovials with 2D barcodes
  • Others


  • Windows based easy-to-use software interface
  • Provides point and click control of scanner
  • Allows manually editing of barcodes
  • Customizable tube profiles allow for user defined decoding settings
  • Data output files are user defined and LIMS integration ready
  • Software Developer’s Toolkit (SDK) is included 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 Bio repositories
  • Core genomic facilities


 Model           Part Number & Specs
SampleScan HS    part number: BML-SSHS
SampleScan HS   Automated   part number: BML-SSHS-1D.  Also Includes 
 1D  barcode scanner for the rack ID. 
 SampleScan HS Cryo      part number: BML-SSHSC
 For Cryoboxes. Camera based
 SampleScan HS Cryo  Automated  part number: BML-SSHSC-1D
 For Cryoboxes. Camera based.  Also Includes 
 1D  barcode scanner for the rack ID.