SLB-01W | UltraSlim LED blue light illuminator for gel imaging and band cutting

Key Features

  • No UV so increased safety for lab personnel
  • Emits LED blue light at 470 nm
  • Blue light does not damage DNA
  • Compact and easy to cut gels
  • Adjustable amber lid/filter. No need for amber glasses.
  • Illuminates a wide range of blue light-sensitive dyes 


The Maestrogen UltraSlim LED blue light illuminator uses a high intensity LED array that can illuminate a range of blue light-activated dyes including EtBr, SYBR® Safe, SYBR Gold, SYBR® Green I & II, SYPRO® Ruby, SYPRO® Orange, Coomassie Fluor™ Orange stains, GelGreen, GelRed and Lumitein™ Protein Gel Stain.

The UltraSlim provides uniform and bright LED blue light at 470 nm across gels up to 120 mm x 70 mm to identify even the faintest of bands. 

The unit is compact and slim and has an array of 108 LEDs that intensely illuminate samples from the side. A built-in adjustable filter/lid provides the optimum viewing conditions and is ideal for band cutting. No glasses are needed. The LED array is safe to skin and eyes and does not damage DNA.

The SLB-01W and the SW-04  (shown in image above) can be purchased as a combination (SLB-03W) to provide capability for both blue light and colorimetric (visible light) imaging.


Model number
LED blue light wavelength470 nm
SensitivityDown to 1 ng nucleic acid
Uniformity<10% CV
Sample window (W x D)
120 mm x 70 mm
Dimensions (W x D x H)
210 mm x 210 mm x 30 mm
Power12 VDC, 2.5 A power adapter
Weight2.3 Kg
CertificationCE and FCC

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Advance Scientific Products Pty Ltd is based in Queensland and is focused on delivering high-quality products and service to our customers in the life, chemical and analytical sciences across Australia.

The company was established in 2013 by experienced instrumentation specialists to provide full distribution and customer support capability to manufacturers seeking to expand their activities in Australia without having to create their own sales and marketing infrastructure.


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Moffat Beach, QLD, 4551, Australia