COBAS TaqMan  Analyzer

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COBAS TaqMan Analyzer

AUTOMATED REAL TIME PCR FOR MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS

Instrument specifications

TechnologyThe COBAS TaqMan 48 Analyzer is a fully automated amplification and detection system  for nucleic acids using 5’ nuclease technology.

Software : AMPLILINK Software is a Windows-based, LIS-compatible user interface that manages up to 3 COBAS TaqMan 48 Analyzers.Host  interfaces : RS 232 or LAN connections using ASTM protcol interface to the laboratory host                                         computer

Printer interfacesLPT interface via parallel port or LAN for remote printingData  Station : Custom-built PC supplied with the COBAS TaqMan 48 Analyzer. The Data Station runs                           Microsoft Windows XP professional  operating system and AMPLILINK Software to                               control the COBAS TaqMan 48 Analyzer.

Physical dimensions : Width: 450 mm,  Depth: 750 mm , Height: 500 mm   Weight :  55 kg                                                   Certifications                            

Electrical power :  CE, UL, IEC, CSA                        

Line voltage :  110-240 VAC

Requirements : Frequency: 50 or 60 Hz

Power consumption : 600 VA  Analyzer, 200 VA  Data Station

Set-up specifications

Thermal cycler segments : 2 segments X 24 tests

Loading capacity : Up to 2 different tests on board simultaneously. Each thermal cycler can run                                           individual PCR profiles.Samples : PCR-ready set-up samplesSample volumes : 70 µL to 100 µLUtility-channel definitions : Up to 10 different PCR profiles (methods) can be stored and protected from                                            unintentional modifications.Temperature control range :  40oC to 98oCTemperature accuracy : ± 1oC over the range of 40oC to 98oCNumber of color  detections : Up to 4 different wavelength combinations are supported (filterwheel).

                                                     Filter specifications         

Filter Excitation Filter Emission Filter
Set 1   485 nm    520 nm
Set 2  540 nm 575 nm   
Set 3   485 nm  645 nm
Set 4  485 nm  725 nm