Pentra C400

Overview

  • 55 on-board assays
  • Innovative cassette format
  • Integrated work station and validation station
  • Touch screen
  • Real-time viewing of your workflow

Features

General Description

  • Analysis Method Types:

    • Spectrophotometry: Colorimetry and Turbidimetry
    • Potentiometry: Direct (Serum or Plasma) and Indirect (Urine)

  • Up to 55 assays on board
  • Optional ISE Module (Na+, K+, Cl-)
  • Maximum Throughput: 420 test/h
  • FDA cleared

Sample Handling

  • Sample Capacity: 6 racks with 10 sample positions for primary tubes or cups
  • Continuous loading
  • Positive Sample Identification: Integrated Barcode Reader and Tube Presence Detector
  • Sample Integrity:Level, Shock and Clot Detection
  • Sample Collection Format: 0.7, 4, 5, 7 and 10 mL (diameter: 16mm)
  • Sample Specimen: Serum, Plasma, Urine, CSF, Whole Blood, Homogeneous Fluids
  • Sample Volume: 2 to 380 µL
  • Automatic Sample Dilution: from 1/2 to 1/22,500
  • ISE: 10 µL (Indirect) or 65 µL (Direct)
  • Automatic Post Concentration: from x2.0 to x 10.0
  • Automatic Re-run

Calibrator/Control Handling

  • Calibrator/Controls Positioning on Sample or Reagent Tray
  • Automatic Standard Dilution Series:

    • Dilution Factors: Main Direct 1/2 - 1/150
    • Dilution Factors: Main Indirect 1/2 - 1/1508

Reagent Handling

  • 52 Reagent positions on board:

    • 44 in a closed refrigerated area (2-10°C)
    • 8 at room temperature

  • Positive Reagent Identification:Integrated Barcode Reader
  • Reagent Probe: Level Detection and Preheating
  • Reagent Management with Cassettes: Automated Reagent On-board Stability Check plus Test Countdown with automatic back-up
  • Reagent Volume: from 2 to 600 µL

Reaction System

  • Reaction Volume: 150 to 600 µL
  • Reaction Temperature: Air bath at 37°C
  • Photometer Reaction Cycle:12 seconds
  • Mixing with Teflon-coated Stirrer
  • Reaction Time:  1 to 100 cycles
  • Disposable Acrylic Cuvettes
  • Automatic Cuvette Changer
  • Cuvette Capacity:  36 segments (432 cuvettes)
  • 7 Integrated Calculation Algorithms

Manufactured by HORIBA ABX SAS

Specifications

Physical

System Size

40” x 28” x 25” (W x L x H)

System Weight

264 lbs

External Cooling Unit Size

12” x 17” x 16” (W x L x H)

External Cooling Unit Weight

77 lbs

Printer

Printer

Sound level

< 60 dBa

Operating temperature

from 15 to 32°C

Operating Humidity

from 20 to 85%

Total Power Requirements (with Printer)

1000 VA

Water

De-ionized/Distilled Water - 10L Tank

Water specifications

  • Resistivity > 5 MegOhms
  • Conductivity < 0.2 µS/cm

Computer & Sofware

Operating system

Windows XP

Data processing

  • 12 inch Color LCD Touch Screen
  • Database Capacity: unlimited results
  • Processor: 600 MHz
  • RC 232C: Patient results, QC to LIS with ASTM protocol

Integrated Validation Station

Quality Control Management

Levey Jennings, Automatic QC, Default controls and Westgard rules

Logs

  • Reagents, Quality Control, Calibrations
  • Applications, Maintenance, Sequencing, Flags and Alarms

Export of archived data and Quality Control data (QCP)

USB key

Audible alarms

Interactive Help

HTML Format

Optical System

Tungsten-halogen Lamp

Measurement Principle

  • Bi-chromatic light absorbance
  • Choice of 15 wavelengths from 340 to 700 nm
  • Wavelength selection with holographic grating technology

Sensor

Photo diode array

Optical Linearity

2.5 A. at 340mm; 3.0 at other wavelengths

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