Microplate readers that combine reagent dispensing with several detection modes
Product News Oct 03, 2005
Tecan has announced that it has introduced a series of flexible, upgradeable multi-mode microplate readers that combine reagent dispensing with several detection modes in an affordable platform for the complete range of life science applications.
The modular design and adaptability of the Infinite™ 200 series is designed to provide researchers with a choice of a monochromator or filter system and allows them to tailor the instrument's detection modes for their individual needs.
Users of the Infinite 200's monochromator module benefit from full flexibility in wavelength without the requirement for optical filters, while the filter modules are highly cost efficient for routine applications at fixed wavelengths.
The configurable detection modes allow the Infinite 200 to read fluorescence assays from the top and bottom as well as luminescence or absorbance assays in 6-384 well microplates, PCR plates and cuvettes.
Tecan claims that, these readers are the first in a series of products to be launched in this latest development from Tecan and are supported by the i-control software, which allows the user to easily set up protocols to suit their own application.
Furthermore, optional Magellan software packages provide full data reduction capability and are designed to meet FDA regulation 21 CFR Part 11.
MultiCheck QC test plates, Multicheck software and IQ OQ documentation are also available for periodic performance checks.