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ABX Pentra DX 120 SPS Evolution

In the heart of hematopoiesis

Product Description

  • Autoloader with continuous loading capability
  • Double DIFF Matrix
  • Automatic reflex testing
  • Automatic validation of results
  • DHSS technology 

ABX Pentra DX 120

  • Methods of measurement: Flow cytometry, Cytochemistry, impedance, absorbance, optical cytometry and fluoro-flowcytometry
  • QUADIMENSION Concept: Automatic correction of the leukocyte count based on 4 independent principles
  • Automatic reflex testing: Selective and programmable (hematology parameters alarms and flags)
  • Rack rotation mixing of samples: Smooth and efficient
  • Liquid valves (no pinch valves): Reliability and increased precision

SPS Evolution

  • Drop needle system: Auto-cleaning drop needle system. Calibration of blood drop.
  • Smearing system: No inter-sampling contamination, No carry-over, Easy to replace.
  • Programmable staining protocols: MGG, Wright, Wright Giemsa
Segment: Medical
Division: Hematology
Manufacturing Company: HORIBA ABX SAS

49 parameters

Integrated slidemaker-stainer

Comprehensive validation system


Weight374 lb
Power supply

100/240 V - 50/60 Hz - 700W
laser in stand-by 800 W, (2kW maxi).

Dimensions29.5 in x 65 in x 22.6 in (H x W x D)
Throughout120 samples/hour
Data processing 
  • Windows XP, Floppy disk,
  • CDROM (R/W), RS 232C, TCP/IP,
    2 x USB1 Mono and hi-directional connection
Memory capacity80 GB unlimited patient database
Patient ManagementAutomatic validation (setting rules), Data Check, Patient history (matrix, curves, data), manual entry.



Parameters (49) WBC, RBC, HGB, HCT, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW, PLT, MPV, *PCT, *PDW %, NEU, LYM, MON, EOS, BAS, *ALY, *LIC, *IMM, *IML, *IMG : (% and #), RET (% and #), RETH %, RETM %, RETL %, *IMM %, CRC%, IRF %, MRV, MFI. NRBC % NRBC#, *CWBC, *WBC#, *RBC#, *PolyNuc#, *MonoNuc#
*RUO (Research Use Only)

Manual mode : 130 µL
Automatic mode : 200 µL 

Slide50 uL automatic cycle
StabilityUp to 48 hours for CBC/DIFF
Operating sample modeAutoloader 15 racks (150 tubes) capacity
Continuous feed for 8-racks, 160 slides capacity
Sample mixing with end-over-end rack rotation
Open tube in STAT mode
IdentificationAlphanumeric, Bar-code reader (internal and external)
Automatic 3-line printing on the slide using indelible ink
Flags : 46 possible pathologic flags



ParametersPresicion (cv %)Linearity
WBC< 2%0-150 x 103 / mm3
RBC< 2%0-8 x 106 / mm³
HGB< 1%0-24 g/dL
HCT< 2%0-67%
PLT (whole blood)< 5%0-1900 x 10³ / mm³
PLT (PLT concentrate)< 5%0-2800 x 10³ / mm³
LYM< 5%--
MON< 15%--
NEU< 3%--
EOS< 25%--
BAS< 40%--


Blood Control





ABX Difftrol Twin pack - 2L 

2 x 3 mL vial


ABX Difftrol Twin pack - 2N

2 x 3 mL vial


ABX Difftrol Twin pack - 2H

2 x 3 mL vial


ABX Minotrol Retic Twin pack - 2N

2 x 3 mL vial


ABX Minotrol Retic Twin pack - 1L  1H

2 x 3 mL vial


ABX Erytrol Twin pack 2 x level 3

2 x 3 mL vial


ABX Erytrol Twin pack 1 x levels 1 & 2

2 x 3 mL vial






ABX Minocal

1x2 mL

N: normal level, H: high level, L: low level
* Recommended by HORIBA Medical

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