Workload dependent, being in typical routine use up to 780 tests/hour (photometric plus ISE)
Time to rst result is typically 3 to 12 minutes.Samples
Continuous access to samples without interrupting test processing.
Optional automation interface, KUSTI.ON-BOARD CAPACITY:
84 routine samples and 6 STAT samples - 6 segments with 14 positions per segment. Integrated barcode reader and cup/ tube recognition.SAMPLE CUPS AND TUBES:
0.5 ml and 2.0 ml cups, 5 ml and 7 ml tubes, 10 ml tubes with tailored segments.
SAMPLE TYPES: Serum, plasma, urine, CSF, whole blood.
SAMPLE VOLUMES: Possible range 1-120 μl; typically 2-15 μl and 50 μl for Na +, K + and Cl - ISE tests.Reagents
Continuous access to reagents without interrupting test processing.
Automated indenti cation by integrated barcode reader. Real time reagent status clearly displayed. Up to four reagent additions / test possible.
ON-BOARD STORAGE: 45 positions in the refrigerated reagent compartment.
REAGENT VESSELS: 10, 20 and 60 ml
REAGENT VOLUMES: 2-250 μl; typically 120 - 200 μl.Cuvettes
Discrete disposable multicell cuvettes. Continuous access to cuvettes without
interrupting test processing.
ON-BOARD CAPACITY: 2100 measurement cells - 175 multicell cuvettes with 12 reaction cells, typically up to 4 hours walk-away time.Calibration
Linear, non-linear or bias calibration. Method-dependent use of individual calibrators or automatically diluted series from a stock calibrator. Automatic repeat for bias correction available.
Memory for 99 different calibrators.
39 positions either for calibrators or controls in the cooled area of the sample disk, also possible to load them into segments.Quality Control
Real time QC program with multiple, user-de nable Westgard rules.
Programmable control interval.
QC chart printouts, daily and cumulative reports.
Memory for 99 different controls.
39 positions either for calibrators or controls in the cooled area of the sample disk, also possible to load them into segments.Sample and Reagent Dispensing
Externally and internally rinsed single probe dispensers equipped with level sensing.
Dispensing with precision syringes driven by stepping motors.
Automatic sample clot detection.
REACTION VOLUME: 100-250 μl.
SAMPLE CARRY OVER: <1%.
REPRODUCIBILITY: CV less than 2% for sample
volumes 2 μl and for reagent
volumes >5 μl.Dilutions
Automatic sample predilution.
Automatic postdilution with both high and low secondary dilution ratios.
Ability to add the value of manual pre-dilution for the result calculation.
AUTOMATIC DILUTION RATIOS: up to 1+120Photometric Measurement
Single channel interference filter photometer with beam splitting reference - 11 fixed filters, others available upon request.
SPECTRAL RANGE: 340-800 nm
MEASUREMENT TEMPERATURE: 37 oC
MEASUREMENT PRINCIPLES: Colorimetric, turbidimetric
MEASUREMENT MODES: Kinetic, end-point
KINETIC MEASUREMENT: 30 sec to 60 min, max 12 points
LIGHT SOURCE: Halogen lamp with linear absorbance range of 0-2.5 A, resolution of 0.001 and reproducibility of SD 0.005 A at 2 A.ISE Measurement
Direct potentiometry. Electrodes for Na +, K + and Cl -; upon request Li+,Ca 2+ and pH.
USABLE RANGE: (mmol/l)
2.0 - 10
20 - 200
100 - 200
20 - 300
50 - 150
50 - 200
0.2 - 4.0
| Ca2+|| 0.2 - 8.0|| || |
| pH|| 6 - 8.5|| || |
Operating temperature range of 15-32 °C; humidity 40-80% (non condensing).
CONFORMITY WITH: 98/79/EC IVDMD DirectiveData Management
Integrated Windows ® XP workstation with graphical user interface.
Data input online, via touch screen or keyboard. Different language versions available.
SAMPLE BARCODES IN USE: Code 128, Code 39, USS Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5.
LIS INTERFACE: ASTM 1394-91 or CT Online.
HARDWARE INTERFACE: RS-232 or TCP/IP
RESULT REPORTS: Collated by patients, manual entry of o -line results allowing for fully collated result reports, results calculated from both measured and o -line results.
Automatic or ‘on request’ printouts, automatic STAT reporting. Abnormal values and repeats flagged automatically.
DATA STORAGE: Long term storage of patients with demographics including test and QC results and calibrations.
Dimensions and Weight
Width 170 cm + arm max 80 cm, depth 82 cm, height 120 cm, weight 375 kg
100-240 V ±10%, 50-60 Hz ±5%, 900 W + workstation PC and monitor.
Power failure security (battery backup
Typically <2 l/h. On-board storage with no external connections required