Photometer 4040

Photometer 4040 V5+

Manual single-beam filter photometer

Possible Applications:
Biochemistry tests on whole blood, serum, plasma, or urine samples.

Recommendation: Clinical chemistry kits validated on Photometer 4040 by Best Chemical.


Type Semi-automatic, single-beam filter photometer
Light Source LED with long lifetime
Wavelength 340 nm and 380 nm – 730 nm
Wavelength Selection Automatic via 9-position filter wheel :
6 standard interference filters: 340 nm, 405 nm, 492 nm, 546 nm, 578 nm and 623 nm;
3 positions for optional filter of choice
Photometric Range 0 – 2.5 A
Cuvette System Normal standard cuvettes (macro or semi-micro, disposable or special optical glass)
Temperature Control Measuring cell as well as dry incubation block with 6 positions temperature controlled by electrical thermostat at 37 °C
Operator Interface Touchscreen for direct functions and alphanumerical inputs
Data Presentation Graphic display: white characters or symbols, blue backlight, dimension 240 * 128 dots
Integrated Printer Thermal printer, 24 characters per line
Languages English and French / German / Indonesian / Russian / Spanish
  • General operating software can be updated by PC
  • Reagent open system with capacity for up to 231 programmable methods
  • Import of data by touchscreen or PC
  • Up to 50 non-linear calibration curves with max 20 sets of points can be stored
Data Logging Up to 1000 results can be saved in the memory
Signal Port
  • Serial port for connection to an external printer and/or PC
  • RS232 connector for barcode reader for an easy management of sample identities
Measurement Procedures
  • Absorbance
  • End Point with factor, standard or multiple standards, with or without reagent blank and/or sample blank
  • Bichromatic end point
  • Kinetics with standard, factor or multiple standards, with or without blank
  • Fixed time with standard, factor or multiple standards, with or without reagent blank
  • Turbidimetry
  • Single, double and triple determinations
  • Curve fitting for non-linear standard curves
  • Free hemoglobin in combination with optional interference filters
Quality control Up to 50 methods can be controlled with two control sera
Levey Jennings plot
Measuring Time
  • Kinetic: variable from 5 – 19 deltas, time per delta 4 – 255 sec in 1 sec steps
  • Fixed time: variable from 0 – 1800 sec in 1 sec steps
Delay Time Programmable from 0 – 1800 sec in 1 sec steps
Mains Supply Range: 100 VAC up to 240 VAC at 50/60 Hz
Dimensions Length 33 cm x width 34 cm x height 18 cm
Weight 5.3 kg
Included in Delivery 1 operating Instructions
1 operator’s Manual
2 fuses for line power
1 mains cable
2 thermal printer paper
1 top cover small for printer
1 spacer for 250 µl measuring volume
1 dust cover


For calibration of the photometer:
REF 090-064 – Secondary Calibration Standards

Flyer available in:

Manuals for version V7 available in:

Manuals for version V6 available in:

Incubator T12 / T16

Incubator T12 for 12 standard cuvettes
Incubator T16 for 16 tubes

Incubator T20

Incubator T20 for 20 cuvettes

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