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AP16 IF BLOT ELITE+portataniche

AP 16 IF BLOT ELITE is an innovative and fast automated system for IFA and BLOT methods, it is equipped with a sliding- sample barcode reader and a camera for the slide and blot – strip barcode reading. The instrument is able to run 16 IFA slides with 12 wells, carry out sample dilution, sample and reagent dispense, incubation times and slide well washing. Thanks to the Blot Module and camera, it is able to carry out a full automation for Dot /Western Blot, starting from sample dilution and dispense, reagent dispense, incubation, strip washing up to the dot imaging processing and assessment for each strip; the software is also able to store and record the data and issue patient report.


Built-in barcode reader for samples, controls and reagents; barcode reader for slides (optional)
Average throughput 192 wells in a run with incubation times of 30 + 30 minutes
Sample trays 180 sample tubes Ø13 mm or 135 sample tubes Ø16mm; combination of them can be used in the same run
Supplied trays 264 positions for dilution cups; 16 postions for IFA slides; 20 controls; 8 conjugates (7 in case of Blue Evans dye) and 1 cleaning solution for the probe; 2 diluents for samples
External liquid tanks 2 washing buffers for slides, wash and waste tanks, all equipped with level sensors
Slide washing Wells are washed one by one to avoid carry-over
Washing modes multi-well, continuous flow or drop by drop for specific washing effectiveness
Liquid handling 2 probes: one to dispense an dilute, the second to aspirate from wells
Sample dilution time 20s with 2 ml of washing solution
Sample dispense time 11s with 2 ml of washing solution
Dispense CV <0.1%, inaccuracy 1% at 100µl
AspirationCV <0.3%, inaccuracy 1% a 100µl; minimum volume 5µl, resolution 1µl
Syringe volume 1000µl, resolution 1µl
Operating Functions
Management of 10 methods in the same run. Definition of incubation times and volume for sample and reagents dispense. different incubation times for each method. Easy and fast settings for new protocols.

ConnectionLIS interface capability, work list import from Host Computer; a single PC can run more instruments at the same time
PC specifications
Minimum requirements: 250 MB free space Hard Disk; CD-Rom reader, 2 GB RAM; Intel Pentium Dual Core or equivalent, VGA 1024 x 768 16 million colours; 2 free USB 2.0 port.

Suggested requirements: 4 GB RAM;Intel Core 2 Duo E6500 series processor or equivalent
Operating system Windows 7 or Windows 10
Power requirements 230 o 115 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 450 VA
Measurements 62x 82 x h 72 cm
Weight 75 Kg