System Description  Random access immunoassay system
 Throughput  Up to 180 tests per hour in batch or random access mode
 Time To First Result  15 minutes
 15 minutes  15
 Total Assay Capability  100
 Samples and Sample Handling 
 Sample Tubes  5 mL, 7 mL, 10 mL, 1mL cups, microtainer tubes
 Sample Capacity  84 samples, continuous loading in 12-position sample racks
 Walk Away Tme  One hour minimum
 STAT Handling  Dedicated STAT position plus additional keyboard option for scheduling STATS individually
 Sample Types  Serum, plasma, urine - assay dependent
 Sample Integrity Control  Pressure based level sensing, short sample detection and flagging, clot detection and flagging, foamy sample detection
Sample Carryover  Eliminated by consumable ADVIA Centaur pipette tips
 Sample Tips  ADVIA Centaur type, 480 on board, automatic tracking and flagging of inventory
 Formats Supported  Code 128, Code 39, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5 (any or all symbologies may be active at one time)
 Reagents and Reagent Handling 
 Reagent Cooling  10°C +-2
 Reagent Integrity Control  Barcode reagent identification, automatic inventory tracking and flagging, calibration validity tracked and flagged, reagent on board residency tracked and flagged, reagent expired/low flags
 Ancillary Reagents  10-position cooled storage for ADVIA Centaur reagent ancillaries
 Type ADVIA Centaur cuvettes
 On Board Capacity  40
 Continuous Operation 
 Loading/unloading of samples and consumables do not cause system interruption  Includes: Sample racks, STATS, reagent packs, ancillary reagents pack, reaction cuvettes, sample pipette tips, calibrators, controls, wash fluid, water
 User Interface 
 Operating System  Microsoft® Windows® XP English Professional
 Monitor  15" diagonal LCD touch sensitive screen
 Results Editing 
Viewing and Editing

Results available at all times, sortable by SID test and date, user has the option to evaluate, verify and release results prior to printing or reporting to LIS.

User edited results are flagged on audit trail

 Assay Calibration 
 Identification  Barcode labels containing lot specific data, human readable and system readable through hand held barcode scanner
 Status  Calibration Status logged and flagged, including advance notice of pending expiration, user-defined processes for response to calibration expiration
 Quality Control 
 Package  Advanced QC package for long term monitoring including L-J plots and Westgard rules
 Levels  0-9 control levels per assay
 Control Definitions  User defined
 Results Storage  25,000 control, patient and event results can be stored on line
 Operating Temperature  18-30°C
 Operating Humidity  20%-85% RH non condensing
 Electrical  100-240v, 50/60Hz

 Height: 32 in/81 cm

Width: 43 in/107 cm

Depth: 29 in/74 cm

(excludes monitor and accessories)

 Weight  366lbs/166kg (includes monitor and accessories)