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QuickDrop spectrophotometer (Molecular Devices)

QuickDrop instrument

This standalone instrument replaces the NanoDrop.

It provides rapid, accurate DNA, RNA, and protein quantitation in a one-touch, full-spectrum micro-volume absorbance reader.


The instrument is currently available for rental to BRC users.

To request a time slot

  • Click Rent instrument in the button above, and sign into your BRC account above.
  • Click “Schedule Equipment” from the menu on the left-hand side.
  • Select “QuickDrop Rental” from the dropdown box and click submit.   
  • Choose a time slot and fill information into pop up window.   
  • Click “submit appointment". You will receive an email confirming your rental request.

Weekly available time slots

  • Monday 9AM – Tuesday 4PM
  • Thursday 9AM – Friday 4PM

User agrees to:

  • Purchase their own reagents, tubes, and supplies.
  • Return QuickDrop by 4PM on their final rental day.
  • Assume all financial responsibility for any misuse or damage to the instrument.

Instrument pricing

QuickDrop spectrophotometer (Molecular Devices)
DescriptionInternal price (Cornell and Cornell affiliates)External price
QuickDrop Free rental. See instructions above. contact us

Manufacturer manuals

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