GelSolo Gel-Dokumentation

The UVP GelSolo is a compact, easy-to-use, stand-alone system for gel documentation. It is designed to acquire gel images easily and without any need for training. Thus, it is ideal for multi-user laboratories and practical trainings.

Gel documentation, or the gel imaging process, involves recording and measuring labeled nucleic acid and protein in various types of media such as agarose or acrylamide.


  • Fluorescent DNA gels
  • Fluoreszent Protein gels
  • Colorimetric Protein gels
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UVP GelSolo - Simplified Gel Documentation

Streamlines gel-documentation with live view; all exposure time, zoom and aperture settings are displayed in real-time on the 11.6 inch screen. Saturation monitoring allows for easy capture of fully quantifiable images. The UVP GelSolo system includes a light-sensitive monochrome camera with a high resolution of 5 megapixels. A highly sensitive zoom lens allows for high-contrast image acquisition. The system is controlled by a touch screen with the intuitive VisionWorks image acquisition and analysis software.

All-in-one design for streamlined gel documentation

  • High resolution 5.0 MP camera
  • Lens is easily accessible for adjustment of aperture, zoom and focus
  • Three-position filter tray with Ethidium Bromide filter; additional filters are available
  • Epi-white and epi-blue LED lights enable a variety of gel imaging applications
  • Large 11.6” touch screen with user-friendly software optimizes image capture and analysis
  • Easy access data storage for saving images on the USB drive, to the system or network computer
  • Unique viewing window allows UV-safe viewing of gels without opening the door
  • Wide front door; safety switch turns the UV light off when the door is open
  • Side access doors for gel repositioning and cutting while viewing the gel on the screen
  • Compact design maximizes laboratory bench space
  • Choice of Transilluminator ‒ single, dual or triple wavelength UV Transilluminator models, and blue light models

Software UVP GelSolo

Integrated VisionWorks Software with Touch Screen Simplicity
The system is controlled by a touch screen with intuitive image acquisition and analysis software.

Intuitive Software with easy access to capture controls:
The VisionWorks software on the UVP GelSolo is a powerful yet intuitive software for capturing gel images and analyzing them. The simple user interface enables easy access to auto and manual image capture modes under the Device tab. Exposure time can be adjusted with customizable exposure settings. Captured images are saved in TIFF or JPEG formats.

Camera/LensGelCam 315, 5.0 MP, with 8-48mm
f/1.2 manual zoom lens
Darkroom features
  • 11.6” large articulating touch screen
  • Wide front door with UV safety switch
  • Gel viewer window
  • Epi white and epi blue LEDs
  • Side access doors
  • USB ports
  • 3-position emission filter tray
  • Ethidium bromide filter
  • Choice of UV transilluminator
    Filter sizes: 20 x 20cm, 21 x 26cm or 25 x 26cm;
    Wavelength: 1UV 302nm, 2UV 302/365nm or 3UV 254/302/365nm, 230V/50Hz,
    or blue light transilluminator
Dimensions (H x W x D)80,5 x 39,4 x 38,4 cm