GEMINI COMBO
The Innovative One-Stop Solution for EIA and IFA

The smart dual technology combines well-proven EIA technology with highly sophisticated IFA applications, putting the GEMINI COMBO in a class of its own.

The smart dual technology combines well-proven EIA technology with highly sophisticated IFA applications, putting the GEMINI COMBO in a class of its own.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Smart time-management allows processing up to 16 IFA slides or 3 microplates simultaneously
  • Trusted ELISA performance based on the well-established Gemini processor
  • Intuitive slide designer and flexible trays for various slide types
  • Providing a high degree of flexibility, which meets current quality standards, the system is designed to simplify the daily routines in laboratories.
  • Open software with complete data reduction and LIS interfaces
  • Dual technology without hardware modification required
  • Designed with sample and reagent ID-barcode reading

Specifiations

General

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

Dimensions

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

IFA

Capacity

  • Processing of up to 16 IFA slides per run

Features

  • IFA application without any hardware modification
  • Flexible and intuitive slide designer
  • Quick and reliable: no risk of cross-contamination
  • Flexible slide tray for different types and layout

ELISA

Capacity

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

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%

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

 

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”.

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