SIBATA Portable Airborne Bacteria Sampler IDC-500B

SIBATA Portable Airborne Bacteria Sampler IDC-500B,・ It has become important to measure airborne microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, mold, etc.) at food processing plants, schools, hospitals, and nursing homes.

・ This sampling unit is used to check the number of microorganisms in a set amount of air, as environmental monitoring for general hygiene management.

・ This instrument provides more reliable environmental monitoring than falling bacteria measurements, the results from which tend to change due to differences in various conditions.

Airborne bacteria collected by the sampler are grown in a culture medium.


 Airborne bacterial measurements, which were previously too expensive, can now be performed at a low price.

◎Small and Lightweight!

 The main unit weighs only 650 g.

It is easy to transport.

◎Simple to Operate

After adding the culture medium, just select the size of the air sample, and the standby time until sampling starts!

Measurement Principles

Airborne bacteria collected by the sampler are impacted and collected in a culture medium.

Select from four sizes of the suctioned air sample (50, 100, 200, and 500 L) to suit the measurement environment.

After sampling is finished, the sample is cultivated, and the number of colonies is measured.,

Item Code 080110-500
Model IDC-500B
Charging Time
More than 10 hours with a dedicated charging adapter
Power Consumption
2.5 W when using batteries, 5 W when charging
Medium Used
90mm petri dish (lower plate inner diameter 85mm) agar media
Measurement Time
1, 10, 20, 30, 60min
Amount of Sampling Air
50L(Approx. 2 min), 100L(Approx, 3 and a half min), 200L(Approx. 7min), 500L(Approx. 18min)
Cleaning Method
Wipe off with rubbing alcohol etc. (autoclave non-usable)
Power Supply
2.4V Internal nickel metal-hydride batteries
Operating Time
3hour (Fully charged)
110(W)x110(D)x165(H)mm(ExcluDing protrusions) – 0.65kg(Collection Nozzle-Cap attached)
Main unit, adapter for charging, cap
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