|Recommended Computer System Requirements
For General Multi-Mode Detection Applications.
- Windows 10* (Professional editions), Windows 8.1 (Professional editions), Windows 7 (Professional editions. Requires Service Pack 1 for Windows 7).
- Gen5 3.0 requires 64-bit OS**
- Gen5 2.09 and lower requires 32- or 64-bit OS.
- Intel Core i5 or higher processor
- 2G RAM or greater
- 2 GB hard drive space
- Monitor resolution 1280 x 800*** Keyboard/mouse
- Microsoft Internet Explorer v 9.0 or later (for online Help)
- Microsoft Excel for Quick Export and PowerExport:
Gen5 3.0: Excel 2007 (32-bit edition only) or Excel 2010 - 2016 (32- and 64-bit editions)
Gen5 2.0: Excel 2007 - 2016 (32-bit editions only)
- Serial or USB 2.0 or 3.0 port for BioTek instrument connection
- USB port for software installation
*Windows 10 N and Windows 10 KN require the Media Feature Pack for proper Gen5 operation.
**For Cytation customers who may plan to upgrade to imaging, a 64-bit OS is required for the USB 3.0 camera.
*** Gen5 is not designed for use on very high resolution monitors, e.g. 4K or 5K monitors