YSI2950 Biochemistry Analyzer

YSI has earned a reputation as the Gold Standard in bio-analytical instruments with highly accurate sensors and rapid results.


  • -  Analyte specific results in 60 s or less
  • -  Proprietary immobilized enzyme electrodes
  • -  Unique fluidics resist clogging
  • -  Trusted measurement technology
  • -  Automated sample handling


The YSI 2950 features an intuitive graphical user interface, a USB port for data retrieval, and the ability to measure samples from a variety of sample holders including 96 well plates and microcentrifuge tubes, making 2950 series analyzers the easiest to use and most cost effective way to measure the following chemistries in a wide range of application areas:


  • -  Glucose
  • -  Lactate
  • -  Glutamine
  • -  Glutamate


  • -  Xylose
  • -  Ethanol
  • -  Methanol
  • -  Sucrose


  • -  Galactose
  • -  Lactose
  • -  Choline
  • -  Hydrogen peroxide




Product Specifications


Ease of Use



Icon-driven user interface with touchscreen Easy to learn
Data download options Save data on a memory stick, Send it over the network or Access it in a database anytime
Onboard training videos Minimizes operator learning curve
Foreign language capability Programmable in English, Chinese, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Korean, Italian, Japanese

Technical Innovation



Proprietary Enzyme ElectrodeFast, accurate and analyte-specific results
Short, wide aspiration path with proprietary chamber measurement systemHighly resistant to clogging, handles the highest cell counts without pretreatment
Uses biological separation technologyNo hazardous chromatography solvents to dispose of
Automate with multiple types of sample vialsFlexibility to suit current sampling protocols
Ergonomic modular profileMultiple units use much less bench space




Slim modular designEasily expand analytes or chemistries, and multiple units use much less bench space
Connect with OPC, *ethernet, USB, RS232 to computer or other instruments and systemsEase and flexibility of connection
CE, GLP*, 21 CFR 11*, RoHS compliantTrusted and safe technology
Results automatically saved in searchable databaseMultiple convenient methods for data retrieval



Option & Accessories





Aspirated Sample VolumeUser-defined from 10 to 50 μl
Analysis Time60 seconds
PrecisionApplication specific, typical CV >2%
Linearity+/- 5% Cal value to maximum
Dimensions8.0" W x 20.5" D x 15.75" H
20.3 cm W x 52.1 cm D x 40.0 cm H
Working Environment15 to 35° C ambient temperature, 10 to 90% relative humidity (noncondensing)
Power Requirements110-120 VAC or 220-240 VAC 50-60 Hz 50 Watts nominal
Regulatory ComplianceCE, RoHS
AutomationUp to 96 samples
Weight28 lbs./12.7 kg
AnalytesGlucose, Lactate, Glutamine, Glutamate, Xylose, Ethanol, Methanol, Sucrose, Galactose, Lactose, Choline, Hydrogen peroxide




Catalog & References


1. Bioprocessing
2. Food And Beverage
3. Biofuels
4. Clinical