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McKesson # 726745 985335 1076307 951720 1051416
Description Chemistry Analyzer with ISE AU480 CLIA Non-Waived Chemistry Analyzer with ISE ABX Pentra C400 with ISE CLIA Non-Waived Chemistry Analyzer with ISE DxC 700 AU CLIA Non-Waived Chemistry Analyzer with ISE AU5800 Series CLIA Non-Waived Chemistry Analyzer with ISE ACE Alera™ CLIA Non-Waived
Manufacturer # A919655300001388B98654-RAPB04079R402900-1RAP
Brand AU480ABX Pentra C400 with ISEDxC 700 AUAU5800 SeriesACE Alera™
Manufacturer Beckman CoulterHoribaBeckman CoulterBeckman CoulterAlfa Wassermann
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Analyzer Type FloorstandingBenchtopFloorstandingFloorstandingBenchtop
Automation Type AutomatedAutomatedAutomated
CLIA Classification CLIA Moderate ComplexityCLIA Moderate ComplexityCLIA Moderate ComplexityCLIA Moderate Complexity
Contents 1 Analyzer with ISE ModuleISE Reagent RentalDual ISE, Instrument and Peripherals
Country of Origin United StatesUnknownUnknownUnited StatesUnited States
Dimensions 760 X 1205 X 1450 mm40 X 28 X 25 Inch35 X 49 X 51 Inch23 X 27.5 X 22.5 Inch
Number of Tests 55 Assays120 Tests91 Assays40 Tests
Power Source 210 V200 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz, 3.8 kVA100 - 240 VAC, 20 Amp Circuit Required
Purchase Program Type Standard Purchase AgreementStandard Purchase AgreementRental AgreementStandard Purchase AgreementPlacement Program
Readout Type Printout
Sample Capacity Up to 80 Sample Capacity1 to 25 μL in 0.1 μL Increments1 to 17 μL in 0.1 μL Increments3 µL Min to 500 µL Max
Sample Type Serum / Plasma / Urine SampleWhole Blood / Serum / Plasma / Urine / CSF / Homogenous Fluids SampleWhole Blood (HbA1c) / Serum / Plasma / Urine / Other Fluids SampleSerum / Plasma / Urine / CSF SampleWhole Blood / Serum / Plasma / Urine Sample
Test Name Lipemia, Hemolysis and Icterus Indices Clot Detection and Probe Crash Protection, 117 Photometrics (113 + LIH + HbA1c (Thb, HbA1c + HbA1c%)) and ISE
Throughput 400 Photometric Tests per Hour420 Tests per Hour Maximum (with ISE Module)800 Tests per Hour (Photometric) / Up to 1200 Tests per Hour (with ISE) / 200 Tests per Hour (ISE Sample) / 600 Tests per Hour (ISE Only, Maximum)Up to 2000 Tests per Hour (Photometric)165 Photometric Tests per Hour / 285 Tests per Hour with ISE
Time to Results Up to 8 Minutes 33 Second ResultsUp to 8 Minutes 39 Second Results
User Interface Touch ScreenEasy Navigation with Touch Screen Graphics, Color Coded Alerts and Tab FunctionsLCD Monitor
Weight 264 lbs.1015 lbs.145 lbs.
Application Chemistry Analyzer with ISEChemistry Analyzer with ISEChemistry Analyzer with ISEChemistry Analyzer with ISEChemistry Analyzer with ISE
CLIA Classified CLIA Non-WaivedCLIA Non-WaivedCLIA Non-WaivedCLIA Non-WaivedCLIA Non-Waived
UNSPSC Code 4111580741115807411158074111580741115807
Features and Benefits
  • The AU480 is the ideal primary chemistry analyzer for small- to medium-sized hospitals and laboratories, or as a dedicated specialty chemical or stat analyzer for larger institutions
  • With random access throughput of up to 400 photometric tests per hour (up to 800 with electrolytes), increased onboard testing, reduced sample volume and user-friendly operation
  • Cooled STAT module provides one button STAT interrupt, advanced Auto QC/calibration capabilities
  • High-precision micro sampling
  • Economical ISEs with long onboard stability
  • 80-sample continuous rack loader
  • The ABX Pentra C400 is an extremely compact Clinical Chemistry benchtop analyzer
  • Includes optional ISE module (Na+, K+, Cl-_
  • 55 on-board assays
  • Innovative reagent management in cassette format
  • Integrated work station and validation station
  • Real-time viewing of your workflow
  • Spectrophotometry: (Colorimetry and Turbidimetry) and Potentiometry: Direct (Serum or Plasma) and Indirect (Urine)
  • 52 Reagent positions on board: 44 in a closed refrigerated area and 8 at room temperature
  • FDA cleared
  • 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 Volume: 2 to 380 µL
  • Calibrator/Controls Positioning on Sample or Reagent Tray
  • The DxC 700 AU delivers increased uptime, high reliability and precise performance to mid- to large-sized laboratories and hospitals. Its flexible design offers standalone operation or connectivity to laboratory automation systems; with throughput of up to 800 photometric tests per hour (up to 1,200 with ISEs) and 63 onboard parameters, the DxC 700 AU delivers reliability and efficiency to laboratories around the world
  • Fully automated, random-access clinical chemistry system with STAT capability
  • Spectrophotometry and potentiometry analytical principles
  • Colorimetry, turbidimetry, latex agglutination and indirect ISE analytical methods
  • Endpoint, rate, fixed point and indirect ISE assay types
  • Sampler capacity rack sampler: 10 samples per rack (barcodes on primary tubes and on racks), capacity for 150 samples, refrigerated STAT carousel: 22 samples can be run simultaneously (cal, QC and routine samples)
  • Wavelength: 13 Different wavelengths between 340 nm and 800 nm
  • 0 to 3 OD Photometric range
  • Dry bath reaction method
  • Permanent glass cuvettes reaction cuvette
  • 150 Sample continuous rack loader
  • Economical ISE's with long onboard stability; easy-to-maintain (only individual electrode replacement required)
  • Priority sample repeat/reflex
  • Ability to load reagents while the analyzer is in measure mode
  • Cooled STAT compartment, providing one-button STAT interrupt, advanced auto QC and calibration capabilities
  • Ultra-small 1.0 µL sample dispensing capabilities; high-accuracy and precision
  • Ideal for applications where small volumes are typical (i.e., pediatric and veterinarian)
  • Sample clot and liquid level detection
  • Sample and reagent probe crash protection
  • Single ISE with a maximum throughput of up to 900 tests/hr
  • Dual ISE flow cell with a maximum throughput of up to 1,800 tests/hour
  • Robust, long-life electrodes warrantied for 6 months or 40,000 tests
  • Electrodes can be replaced individually
  • No preconditioning needed; electrodes are ready-to-use
  • Removable trays
  • 2 X 20 Rack input tray; capacity of 400 tubes can be loaded simultaneously
  • Universal racks across the AU family
  • One rack can accommodate mixed sample types and sizes
  • Load up to 20 samples simultaneously
  • STAT rack bypasses routine sample racks for faster turnaround time
  • Priority for QC and calibrator racks
  • 13 Different wavelengths between 340 to 800 nm
  • RAP placement program - The ACE Alera is a proven, high-performance, low-maintenance chemistry analyzer capable of improving patient care at a lower acquisition price
  • The ACE Alera is best suited for 10-50 patients per day
  • The ACE Alera system's patented closed tube sampling assures safety by effectively minimizing the risk of blood borne pathogens
  • The ACE Alera’s refrigerated compartment maintains specimen and reagent integrity as well as eliminating overnight reagent transfer
  • 40 bottle reagent compartment capacity (20 with 30 mL capacity: 20 with 12 mL capacity)
  • 200 different assays programmed / calibrated at one time
  • 40 different assays measured onboard simultaneously
  • Batch and STAT test modes
  • Assay types: final point, delta (two-point), slope (factor or calibrated) and quadratic
  • Assay methods: photometry, potentiometry, turbidimetric/homogeneous EIA
  • Operative methods: random access and continuous random access
  • IBM-compatible processor
  • Has a 40 GB hard drive
  • Utilizes Okidata B4600 laser printer
  • On screen error messages
  • Utilizes Dot coded reagent bottles
  • Holds up to 1,000 patient records