Evolyzer

Life Science

Detail

The Freedom EVOlyzer is a dedicated platform for automating microplate-based ELISAs, delivering accurate and reliable results with high efficiency. The instrument was created to increase the productivity of your workflow, and can be adapted to the changing needs of today’s diagnostics laboratory.

 

Specification:

Hardware features

       

Tip configuration

EVOlyzer 100: 2 or 4 tips; EVOlyzer 150: 4 or 8 tips; EVOlyzer 200: 8 tips
Various combinations of different tip types are possible

Tip types

Teflon®-coated stainless steel tips and disposable tips with or without filter (200/1000 μl)

Syringe size

 1000 μl

     

Liquid handling features

       

Pipetting precision (CV)

Volume

Fixed tips

Disposable tips 200 μl

 Disposable tips 1000 μl

Standard volumes *

 10 μl

 ≤ 3.5%

 ≤ 3.5%

 –

 

100 μl

 ≤ 0.75%

 ≤ 0.75%

 ≤ 1%

 

* Typical results pipetting plasma in single pipetting mode (1000 μl syringe)

Liquid detection

Down to 50 μl of conductive liquid can be detected in round-bottom microplates on standard
microplate carrier

Sample loading range

Variable, starting with 16 sample tubes per grid up to 640 sample tubes (40 grids) depending on the
worktable size

Sample input formats

Sample tubes (tube diameter from approx. 10 up to 16 mm), microplates, strip plates or deep-well plates

Strip handling

 Up to 12 different assays per plate

Predilution options

Common, serial or exclusive predilution, as well as several predilutions on one plate

Barcode identification

Sample tubes, microplates, deep-well plates, strip plates, reagent containers

Supported formats

Code 39, Code 128, Codabar 2 of 5 Interleaved

Barcode evaluation

Reagent type, recording of lot number, lot expiry date

Incubation

All incubators are suitable for dark incubation, and temperature is monitored

Ambient incubations

Freedom EVOlyzer 100: 6 positions; Freedom EVOlyzer 150 & 200: 6/12 positions

Heated incubations

Freedom EVOlyzer 100: 6 positions; Freedom EVOlyzer 150 & 200: 6/12 positions with or
without shaking

Temperature range

RT-incubator: ambient temperature measured with accuracy of ± 1.5°C
Heated incubator MIO-2™: from 5°C above ambient temperature up to 46°C. Incubator is calibrated at 37°C
or 46°C with accuracy of +/- 0.5°C. The temperature accuracy over the plate +/- 1.0°C

Washer: HydroFlex™

       

Manifold

 8-way or 16-way manifold

Wash channels

4 channels for wash buffers, wash buffer capacities: 2 x 2 l and 2 x 4 l with liquid level sensing

Wash modes

Strip or plate mode

Photometer: Sunrise™

       

Measurement range

340 – 399 nm: 0 – 3.0 OD; 400 – 750 nm: 0 – 4.0 OD

Wavelength selection

4 or 6 fixed interference filters (340 – 750 nm) or gradient filter (400 – 700 nm)

Measurement time

Single wavelength: 6 seconds; dual wavelength: 8 seconds

Software

Supporting 21 CFR part 11, operating system Windows® XP SP 3

Interface

Bidirectional ASTM* (NCCLS** LIS1***/NCCLS LIS2) interface

Dimensions

 Freedom EVOlyzer 100

 Freedom EVOlyzer 150

 Freedom EVOlyzer 200

 

Height

 910 mm/35 .8’’

 910 mm/35 .8’’

 910 mm/35.8’’

 

Width

 1520 mm/59.8’’

 1890 mm/74.4’’

 2490 mm/98’’

 

Depth

 800 mm/31.5’’

 800 mm/31.5’’

 800 mm/31.5’’

 

Weight

 210 kg

260 kg

290 kg

 

Power supply requirements

 Power: 600 VA (Freedom EVOlyzer 100) and 1200 VA (Freedom EVOlyzer 150 & 200) Voltage:
100 – 120 VAC and 220 – 240 VAC, frequency 50/60 Hz

Operating conditions

Temperature: 15 – 32°C/59 – 90°F; relative humidity: 30 – 80% (non condensing) at 30°C/86°F

Compliance

CE marked; compliant with the directive of in vitro diagnostic medical devices 98/79/EC,
in the USA a Class 1, 510(k) exempt, medical device for diagnostic use

Source:  brochure

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