Single and Parallel Autoclavable Stirred Photobioreactor

ELARA ST is a stirred jacketed photobioreactor ideal for phototrophic organisms such as Moss, Microalgae, Bacteria and plant cells.
The fully removable light module allows to use Elara as a traditional fermenter/bioreactor.

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Solaris ELARA ST Features and Benefits

  1. 4 L total volume borosilicate glass vessel, 3:1 H/D ratio.
  2. Different configurations available, with the choice of Rushton/Marine/Pitched-Blade impellers, and Toro/Sintered sparger.
  3. Wide range of measurement and control options, including temperature, pH, dO 2 , dCO 2 , redox, antifoam, level, conductivity, weight, cell density (viable cells).
  4. Modbus digital sensors reduce background noise and guarantee quick response time.
  5. Suitable for batch, fed-batch and continuous processes.
  6. Powerful and accurate (1 RPM) brushless motor.
  7. Optional integration of up to 4 analog input/output connections, choosing between 0-10 V and 0-20 mA/4-20 mA (e.g. pumps or valves with power supply independent from Solaris electrical cabinet).
  8. Different gas mixing strategies with up to 5 TMFC and/or solenoid valves.
  9. Fully removable and cleanable glass jacket for improved heat transfer during autoclaving.
  10. Light module consisting of n.3 vertical bars with 6 white dynamic LEDs each; Each LED consists of four chips: n.2 dedicated to warm white light (2700 K) and n.2 for cool white light (6500 K)
  11. LED total power: 180W; LED brightness: 6120 lm.
  12. Automatic and manual control of light intensity and circadian cycle simulation.
  13. The light spectrum is selectable, and the light intensity is dimmable from 0-100% up to 3000 μmol(photon)/m2.



Solaris ELARA ST Software

  • Innovative SCADA software​ ​LEONARDO​ ​3.0​: a smart and user-friendly controller designed to provide a high level of automated management of the fermentation/cultivation processes.
  • Full version included in the equipment supply.
  • Up to 24 units managed in parallel with a unique HMI (​24”).
  • Data extraction in .csv format.
  • Remote access via PC, tablet or smartphone, with QR code scanning or dedicated portal.
  • Remote control for after sale assistance.


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