PI-1009 | PrepOne™ Sapphire Blue LED Illuminator with Photo Hood for Smart Devices


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Compact, hazard-free blue LED gel illuminator & a dark room on your bench!

The PrepOne™ Sapphire Blue LED Gel Illuminator is combined with a collapsible photo hood for visualizing and taking pictures of fluorescent stained gels with a smart phone or tablet. The photo hood dimensions are optimized for the auto-focus on your smart phone camera – no need to mess with controls, zoom, and lighting. Assembly is easy and collapsible into 5 flat pieces for convenient storage.

Transcend the transilluminator for prep and eliminate the hazards of UV and EtBr!

The PrepOne™ Sapphire Blue LED Gel Illuminator is a first-of-its-kind blue LED gel light box that allows you to visualize your gel without a protective mask, shield, or filter that obstructs your access. The PrepOne™ is designed for preparative applications and viewing DNA gels stained with fluorescent dyes with wavelengths of approx. 490 nm. Say good-bye to UV photo-nicking and hazardous waste. Get higher quality DNA and better recovery. 


  • PrepOne™ Sapphire Blue LED Gel Illuminator (PI-1000)
  • PrepOne™ Amber Filter (PI-1002)
  • PrepOne™ Cutting Mats (PI-1003), 2/pack
  • Fluorescent Ruler
  • PrepOne™ Collapsible Photo Hood (PI-1008)


PrepOne™ Sapphire Blue LED Gel Illuminator unit, Qty: 1

Catalog Number: PI-1000

Material: Polycarbonate, Black

Dimensions: 20.3 cm (W) x 15.3 cm (L) x 1.5 cm (H)

Viewing Area: 12.5 cm (W) x 12.5 cm (L)

Light Source: Blue LEDs

Recommended: Use GelGreen™ dye or Embi Tec GreenGel™ Pre-Cast Agarose Gels

PrepOne™ Amber Filter, Qty:1

Catalog Number: PI-1002

Material: Acrylic, amber

Dimensions: 15.2 cm (W) x 15.2 cm (L)

PrepOne™ Cutting Mats, Qty: 2

Catalog Number (for re-order): PI-1003, 5/pk

Material: Vinyl, black

Dimensions: 12 cm (W) x 10 cm (L)

PrepOne™ Collapsible Photo Hood for Smart Devices, Qty: 1

Catalog Number: PI-1008

Dimensions: 13.6 cm (W) x 13.6 cm (L) x 15.2 cm (H)

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 8 × 4 in

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