Synergy H4 with Hybrid Technology is a patent-pending multi-mode detector that combines the optical systems of Synergy Mx and Synergy 2 in one compact instrument. It is the ideal instrument for research and drug discovery applications when having to choose between flexibility and performance is not an option. The monochromator-based optics provides a high level of flexibility; any wavelength can be used from the low UV to the near infrared. The quadruple grating optical system, equipped with a variable bandpass selection system, is ideal for spectral scanning applications. The filter-based optics use dichroic mirrors for enhanced performance. This system is faster and more sensitive than the monochromator optics. A dual reagent dispenser option is available for inject and read assays such as flash luminescent assays and fluorescent ion channel assays. Additional read modes include: fluorescence polarization, time resolved fluorescence and AlphaScreen/AlphaLISA.