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BioSpa Live Cell Analysis System

Technical Details

General

Microplate types 6- to 1536-well standard height microplates, with or without lids.
Plate height range: 7.6 mm to 25.4 mm
Other labware supported Cell culture dishes (60 mm and 35 mm), T25 flasks
Lidded plate handling BioSpa automated plate movement, including de-lidding and re-lidding between the incubator and imager.
Microplate capacity Up to 8 microplates (or other labware)
Air filter User-replaceable HEPA filter
Compatible instruments Cytation 5, Cytation 1, EL406, 405 TS, MultiFlo FX
Temperature control Range: to 45 °C
Control resolution: 0.1 °C
Uniformity + 0.5 °C at 37 °C
Software Allows user notification (text or email) of events and/or errors in the system
Provides control, monitoring and logging of CO2/O2 and incubator temperature
Provides humidity level monitoring and logging
BioSpa OnDemand mode for simplified, intuitive workflows for single or multiple users
BioSpa Session mode for all imaging, detection and liquid handling operations
CO2 and O2 control (option) Range: 0 - 20% (CO2); 1 - 19% (O2)
Control Resolution: +0.1% (CO2 and O2)
Stability: +0.2% at 5% CO2+0.2% at 1% O2
Humidity control rH: 80 to 95% (lidded plates and 5% CO2)
Source: Removable water pan
Water level sensor: Low water level alert

Imaging System

Imaging mode Fluorescence, brightfield, high contrast brightfield, color brightfield and phase contrast
Imaging method Single color, multi-color, montage, time lapse, z-stacking
Image processing Z-projection, digital phase contrast, stitching
Camera 16-bit gray scale Sony
Objective capacity 6 user-replaceable objectives
Objectives available 1.25x, 2.5x, 4x, 10x, 20x, 40x, 60x
Phase objectives available 4x, 10x, 20x, 40x
Image filter cube capacity 4 user-replaceable fluorescence cubes plus brightfield channel
Imaging filter cubes available More than 20 colors are available
Imaging LED cubes available 365 nm, 390 nm, 465 nm, 505 nm, 523 nm, 590 nm, 623 nm, 655 nm, 740 nm
Automated functions User-trained autofocus, autofocus, autoexposure, auto-LED intensity
Autofocus method Image-based autofocus
User-trained autofocus
Laser autofocus (option)
Liquid handling See the individual product pages at EL406, MultiFlo FX and 405 TS
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