We have gained worldwide reputation with our range of state-of-the-art X-ray data collection systems for crystallography and material research. In fact, “Mar” has become a synonym for high-performance X-ray detectors and goniostats, that are renowned of being “best of their kind”. Far beyond technical specs, the mar345 image plate detectors and the mardtb goniostats have become a legend for their reliability. We are proud to say, that they are truly “Made in Germany”.
mar345= Image Plate Detector:
The world’s most highly acclaimed image plate detector, featuring a huge active area of 345 mm diameter, software selectable pixel sizes of 150 or 100 microns and an unbeatable cost/performance ratio. Popular in home labs as well as synchrotrons for protein and small molecule crystallography, powder diffraction, texture analyses and other material sciences. No other area detector data with higher quality!
In August 2014 we introduced the new model mar345=. It keeps one standard fine read-out modes with either 150 or 100 µm pixel size. We then added 4 new ultra-fast read-out modes with 150 µm pixel size. The read-out times are now as short as 9 seconds - world record! The gain in speed has only neglibile loss in data quality and is therefore highly suitable for screening.
Did you know that you can upgrade your existing mar345 detector to the mar345s? Please ask for a quotation!
|EIGER Hybrid Photon Counting Detectors:
With the EIGER R series of detectors we are proud to bring the ultimate Dectris technology to your home lab. The R series detectors come with a 10Hz frame rate and a small pixel size of only 75 microns. You have a choice between the 1M model with an active area of 77 x 80 mm and the 4M model with a size of 155x162 mm. Both fit nicely on the mardtb goniostat and can be combined with a generator to form a marYX2G data collection system.
|PILATUS3 Hybrid Photon Counting Detectors:
Leading technology pixel detectors for synchrotron (X/S series) or home laboratory (R series). The R series detectors come with a read-out time of only 7 ms and allow for very fast fast data collection. Depending on your budget, you can get a 200K detector with a size of 70x84 mm, a 300K detector (84x106 mm) or a 1M detector (169 x 179 mm). All of them fit nicely on the mardtb goniostat and can be combined with a generator to form a marYX2G data collection system.
|Rayonix SX-165 Single CCD Detector:
High-performance single chip CCD detector for synchrotron or home laboratory. Ideal for crystallography, SAXS, X-ray diffraction, or imaging, the SX-165 features a round 165 mm diameter active area, high dynamic range and 1 sec read-out time. An optional frame-shift mode of data collection allows time-resolved studies on the order of milliseconds.
|Rayonix HS Series CCD Detector:
The world’s fastest and most innovative large-area CCD X-ray detector for protein crystallography and other X-ray diffraction experiments. The HS series detectors come as single chip variants (SX) or with multiple chips (MX) with up to 25 tiles. The MX Series detectors offer seamlessly tiled arrays of fiber-optic coupled CCDs, with no inactive strips between them. Deep cooling, ultra-fast readout with up to 140 frames/sec, low noise, and high sensitivity.
|mardtb "desktop beamline":
The most advanced goniostat for computer-controlled data collection. A unique feature is its capability of aligning itself to the X-ray beam - just a single mouse click is enough! At least 14 motors take care of positioning the sample or the detector or the entire instrument. The mardtb is the perfect platform for use with either mar345 image plate, PILATUS3R 1M/300K/200K pixel detector, EIGER 1M/4M pixel detector, Rayonix SX-165 or MX-225 CCD detector not only on home sources but also on synchroton beamlines.
The marxps crystallization plate scanner is a brand-new addition to the mardtb goniostat system. It is a translation stage for commonly used crystallization plates, with horizontal and vertical movements controlled by the mardtb electronics. It allows for quick and easy screening of your crystallization trials and saves you from the pain and risk of taking crystals out of their trays.
|mardtbapp - mobile app
The mardtb goniostat can now be controlled by a mobile device (Android, iOS in preparation). Take advantage of this unique feature in the world of X-ray crystallography.
The easymount goniostat is an extended version of the mardtb "desktop beamline" featuring an automatic mount and retrieval mechanism for both comfortable and safe sample handling under cryogenic conditions. This is a very nice tool, in particular for high-throughput crystal screening.
|marcsc "cryogenic sample changer":
A compact, robust and rather inexpensive automated sample mounting, retrieval and storage system for the mardtb "desktop beamline". The instrument allows unattended data collection of 19 samples. An integrated bar-code reader keeps your crystals organized.