GEMINI
Easy and Affordable Move to Automation for ELISA application

GEMINI offers cost-savings, safety and a high degree of flexibility enabling a smooth laboratory workflow, thus making it a powerful system for all.

GEMINI offers cost-savings, safety and a high degree of flexibility enabling a smooth laboratory workflow, thus making it a powerful system for all.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Ease of use in application and maintenance
  • Designed with sample and reagent ID-barcode reading, in-tip dilution reducing consumable costs
  • Intuitive and highly flexible open software with complete data reduction and LIS interfaces
  • Integrated PC and touchscreen eliminates the need for an external workstation
  • Smart time-management allows processing up to 3 microplates simultaneously

Specifiations

Reader

  • Photometric range: 0 to 3.0 OD
  • Spectral range: 400 nm to 700 nm (up to 8 filters)
  • Read time: < 15 sec single, < 30 sec dual
  • Precision: 1% CV at 1.0 OD
  • Accuracy: ±0.005 OD or 2.5% (whichever is greater)
  • Linearity: 0 to 2.000 OD ±1%

Pipettor

  • Min / max. volumes:
    • 10 µl to 300 µl with 300 µl tip
    • 301 µl to 1000 µl with 1100 µl tip
  • Precision (single dispense):
    • < 3% CV at 20 µl
    • < 3% CV at 100 µl
  • Precision (multi dispense)
    • < 10% CV at 16 x 20 µl
    • < 3% CV at 8 x 100 µl
  • Features: Pipetting pressure monitoring, capacitive liquid level detection, tip detection, mixing, multiple dilution steps, archiving

Capacity

  • Sample and reagent capacity:
    • Up to 192 samples
    • Flexible: e.g. 144 samples + 8 reagents + 16 controls

Incubator

  • Temperature range: Up to 45°C
  • Temperature uniformity: ±1.5°C (with in-process temperature uniformity monitoring)
  • Shaking 20 Hz

Washer

  • Precision: 10% CV at 300 µl
  • Residual volume:
    • <2.5 µl in U-bottom (mean)
    • <4 µl in flat bottom (mean)
  • Wash buffer capacity: 3 wash buffers
  • Modes : Sweep mode, soak, top and bottom wash, variable pump speed

Dimensions

  • Width x Depth x Height: 125 cm x 90 cm x 75 cm (49.2” x 35.4” x 29.5”)

 

All values are achieved under optimal conditions and can vary depending on environmental conditions, instrument status and processing conditions. Specifications are subject to change with notice, in accordance to the STRATEC “Change control system”.