ML230 Focused-ultrasonicator

CovarisSKU: COV-500656



  • Treatment Power: .5 to 110 W Avg. Incident Power, 1.5 to 450 W PIP
  • Sample Processing Capacity: Parallel processing of up to 8 samples
  • NGS Sample Volumes: 5 to 50 µl


The Parallel Sample Processing Platform Powered by Covaris Adaptive Focused Acoustics® (AFA®). The ML230 Focused-ultrasonicator enables parallel processing of up to 8 samples simultaneously and is compatible with the AFA-TUBE conical style strip tubes with no thread or septa. The instrument has a small footprint, saving bench space, with a built-in touchscreen that is easy to clean and maintain. The instrument also has USB ports that allow users to export/import methods, rack definitions, history files etc.



Technical Specification Description
Primary Applications DNA, RNA, Protein, and Biomarker extraction, DNA/ RNA Shearing for NGS
Treatment Power .5 to 110 W Avg. Incident Power, 1.5 to 450 W PIP
Part Number 500656
Power Requirements 100 to 240 VAC 500VA, 50 to 60 Hz
Operating Environment 15 °C to 25 °C
Operating Temperature 10 °C to 40 °C
Safety Complies with Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC. Certified to IEC/EN/UL 61010-1:2004 “Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use, Part1: General Requirements
Regulatory Labeling CE, ETL Mark (for Product Safety), WEEE
SonoLab Version SonoLab 10
Operating System Windows 10
WCS Integrated
Chiller Integrated
Sample Processing Capacity Parallel processing of up to 8 samples
NGS Sample Volumes 5 to 50 µl
Recommended Batch Size 1 to 8 samples
Covaris Consumables 8 AFA-TUBE TPX Strip
Upgrade Potential No
Associated Accessories ML230 Accessories



Key Features:

  • AFA-energetics® (active, non-contact, isothermal acoustic energy)
  • Intuitive touchscreen control
  • Automated water management
  • Simultaneous processing
  • Embedded RFID Reader



  • Precise and accurate results with the robust AFA process for many applications
  • Easy-to-use software user interface that is easy to clean
  • Easy to maintain with reduced user variability
  • Preserves labile biomolecules
  • Guarantees proper consumable matches the correct method and tracks lot information


Quick Guide:

DNA Shearing with ML230 Focused-ultrasonicator



ML230 Flyer



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