D‑DiGit Gel Scanner Answer Portal

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The D‑DiGit Gel Scanner is a desktop scanner used to acquire images of nucleic acid gels stained with safe alternatives to ethidium bromide.

Locating Serial Number

See where you can find the serial number for your imager. The serial number format for the D‑DiGit is SH4A2200NNN, with NNN being three digits.

Note: You will only need the last five digits when providing the serial number.


Specifications for the D‑DiGit Gel Scanner.

D‑DiGit Acquisition Software Installer

Download the software on the computer connected to your D‑DiGit. Compatible with Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and 10.

PDF Documents

The D‑DiGit Operator's Manual and other documents are available in PDF format. The content is also available in support pages below.

Compatible Stains

The D‑DiGit Gel Scanner is designed to scan gels stained with safe alternatives to ethidium bromide. The D‑DiGit Gel Scanner is intended for use with the following stains.

  • SYBR Safe DNA Gel Stain

  • SYBR Gold Nucleic Acid Gel Stain

  • SYBR Green Nucleic Acid Gel Stain

  • GelRed Nucleic Acid Gel Stain

  • Diamond Nucleic Acid Dye

  • GelGreen Nucleic Acid Gel Stain

  • Midori Green Direct

  • Midori Green Advance DNA Stain

  • GreenView Nucleic Acid Gel Stain

  • GreenView Plus Nucleic Acid Gel Stain

  • GreenView Ultra DNA Gel Stain

Some stains may be more sensitive than others, allowing for visualization of smaller amounts of nucleic acid.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is there a vertical line on my image?

A vertical line on an image acquired by the D‑DiGit may be caused by particulate matter or liquid on the calibration window. A good starting point is to clean the D‑DiGit calibration window and scan the gel again.