BN ProSpec System

Uncompromising performance for plasma protein analysis

Measuring principle Nephelometry; measurement of the scattered light intensity in a fixed angle of 13 - 24 degrees
Methods More than 60 programmed assay protocols
Sample throughput Effective: Approx. 65 tests/hour depending on the assay mix
Nominal: 100 tests/hour
Analysis method Fixed-time kinetics, end-point measurement, VLin Integral
Calibration Multi-point calibration
Rack transport unit Segments for 3 control serum vials
Segments for 2 reagent vials
Segments for 15 sample tubes
Dilution unit 1 frame for max. 132 dilution cups
Size of sample tubes Diameter: 11 - 16 mm
Height: 55 - 100 mm
For pediatric samples:
conical microtubes with a maximum filling volume of 1.5 mL
Barcode types Automatic reading of different barcode types:
2/5 interleaved
Code 39
Code 93
Code 128
Reagent volume 40 µL reagent consumption on average
Sample dilution 1 : 1 to 1 : 32,000
Level detection For samples, standards, controls, and reagents
Reaction cuvettes 90 disposable cuvettes
Measuring temperature 37 ± 1.5°C
Light source Infrared high performance LED
Wavelength 840 ± 25 nm
Detector Photodiode with integrated pre-amplifier
Instrument weight and dimensions Analyzer dimensions (width x height x depth)
109.2 cm 81.3 cm x 63.5 cm (43 in. x 32 in. x 25 in.)
Computer and monitor dimensions (width x height x depth incl. keyboard)
36.2 cm x 45.7 cm x 54.6 cm (14.25 in. x 18 in. x 21.5 in.)
Printer dimensions (width x height x depth)
40.6 cm x 26.6 cm x 36.8 cm (16 in. x 10.5 in. x 14.5 in.)
Analyzer: 115,2 kg (254 lbs.)
Computer: 5.9 kg (13 lbs.)
Monitor: 12.6 kg (27.7 lbs.)
Printer: 7.3 kg (16.1 lbs.)
Room environment Ambient temperature
18 to 32 °C (64 to 89 °F)
Relative humidity
Maintain between 30% and 85% (noncondensing)
Average thermal output
340 BTU/hr (100 W) in standby mode
975 BTU/hr (286 W) in operating mode
Water requirements
Deionized water NCClS Type 2
Microbial count must not exceed 100 CFU/ml
Electrical installation requirements Voltage
117 to 127 V/50 or 60 Hz
207 to 253 V/50 or 60 Hz
Power consumption
<140 VA (standby mode)
<400 VA (operating mode)
Host interfacing Download mode, host-query mode, ASTM
Ports 1 Serial (DB-9) (male)
1 10-Base-T/Base TX Ethernet RJ45
Computer and Printer Terminal
Windows® XP
Lexmark E260 D or DN or equivalent

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