SPECIFICATION

PHYSICAL DIMENSION 
Height 690 mm, 27in
Depth 582 mm, 23in
Width 970 mm, 38in
Weight 150kg, 331lbs
PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS 
Throughput 400 photometric tests per hour, 240 ISE tests per hour
Analyser accreditation CE marking in compliance with In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Device Directive 98/79/EC, FDA 510k cleared and UL cer tification
Analyser type Compact fully automated random access bench top clinical analyser
Assay tests Endpoint, kinetic, biochromatic, turbidmetric, sample blanking, reagent blanking and ISE
Maintenance Daily maintenance-less than 5 minutes. No rear access required. Simple twice yearly preventative maintenance service.
Data management Storage of up to 30,000 patient reports, search facility, test counter
Test channels 60 photometric channels, 3 direct ISE tests - sodium, potassium and chloride
Sleep mode User defined sleep mode capabilities with automatic wash and instrument prep
REAGENT & SAMPLE SYSTEM
Reagent capacity Removable tray with 60 cooled positions (30 positions for 100 or 50ml bottles and 30 positions for 20ml bottles)
Reagent cooling 8-15°C
Reagent identification Automatic barcode reagent identification
Reagent inventory Calculation of remaining reagent volume and tests available, alert for shortage, expired reagent and expired calibration
Reagent pipette Dedicated twin reagent micropipette with liquid level sensor and crash detection, Rinsed inside and outside with purified water
Reagent volume RPT1: 150 to 350μl, RPT2: 20-250μl (in 1μl increments)
Sample capacity Removable tray with 72 positions for samples, 20 cooled position for controls and calibrators
Sample dead volume 100μl in primary tubes
Sample dilution

Pre-dilution and automatic re-assay with diluted, reduced or increased sample volume

Dilution mixture 100-350μl consisting of 2 –35μl of sample and 20 – 350μl of diluent

Sample identification Barcode sample identification
Sample pipette Dedicated sample micropipette with liquid level sensor, crash detection, bubble detection and 4 levels of clot detection. Rinsed inside and outside with purified water
Sample tube Size Multiple primary tube sizes (diameter 13 to 16mm, height 75 to 100 mm), paediatric cups
Sample type Serum, Plasma, Urine, CSF and supernatant
Sample volume 2 to 35μl (0.1μl increments)
STAT sampling Immediate STAT sampling interruption
REACTION SYSTEM
Minimum reaction volume 150μl
Stirring speed Dual 5-speed rotating stirrers rinsed with purified water
Stirring system Paddle type rotating stirrer cleaned with purified water
Temperature 37°C±0.3
Cuvettes 90 reusable Pyrex® cuvettes with 5-year lifespan, min volume 150μl, Max volume 450μl, 8-stage cuvette washing system
Cuvette size 8 (W) x 6.23 (D) x 30 (H)mm
Cycle time 9 seconds
Water consumption 18L per hour
Water requirements NCCLS type 1 or 2 purified water supply at pressure [0.15-0.34Mpa]
OPTICAL SYSTEM 
Detector method Direct absorbance in cuvette (bichromatic and monochromatic)
Detection principal 12 wavelengths: 340, 380, 415, 450, 510, 546, 570, 600, 660, 700, 750 and 800 nm
ISE tests Integrated ISE unit
Light source Halogen tungsten lamp (air-cooled, 6 months service life)
CALIBRATION & QC 
Quality control Interactive Levey Jennings Charts, Daily, Monthly and Batch QC with data archiving, Automatic QC and Automatic calibration
Calibration principal Factor, Linear, 2 point, point to point, spline, log-logit and exponential. Up to 7 calibrators per test
POWER & CONNECTIVITY 
Input voltage 100 - 240 Vac
Power consumption <900 VA
UPS requirements 1230 W (analyser and PC)
LIMS connectivity Bi-directional; ASTM standard (RS232 connection)
OPERATING SYSTEM
Operator interface 15” LCD display and printer externally connected. Windows® based user Interface 100-249 VAC, 1230 Watt approx