ArrayPix Microarray Fluorescence and Colorimetric Plate Scanners from Arrayit

Arrayit ArrayPix™ Microplate Microarray Scanners offer high-performance fluorescent and colorimetric scanning and quantification of microarrays printed in microplates and microplate footprinted microarray hardware. ArrayPix™ 6 µm-resolution scanning systems are ideal for customers wishing to combine the convenience and throughput of microplate assays with the performance of microarrays to enable a high level of assay multiplexing, and rapid image acquisition, quantification and reporting in an easy to use compact instrument. ArrayPix™ Fluorescent and Colorimetric Microplate Microarray Scanners can be used as single instruments and integrated with liquid handling systems for complete automation from hybridization and processing through detection, quantification and reporting.

Product Description

  • Microplate Microarray Scanners
  • Compatible with all standard SBS 96-well and 384-well microplates
  • Compatible with Arrayit AHC4x24, AHC4x16 and MMH96 hybridization cassettes
  • Scans 96 microarrays in less than 3 min
  • Number of channels: 2-color fluorescence or single channel colorimetric
  • Capacity: 4 standard 25 x 76 mm glass substrate slides or 1 microplate
  • Sensitivity: 0.1 fluors per µm2 and 1,000 fluors per spot
  • Scan microarrays on substrate slides, plates and slide based plate reaction tools
  • Compatible with all types of transparent microarray surface chemistries both plastic and glass
  • Resolution: 6 µm
  • Single image scan size: 6 x 6 mm
  • Maximum scan area: 120 x 80 mm
  • File format output: standard 16 bit TIFF (0-65,536 counts)
  • Built-in CPU and touch screen flat panel display
  • External BioBlue Mini Computer and LED flat panel display
  • Controller, quantification and reporting software included
  • Microarray detection wavelengths: cyanine 3 (550 nm) and cyanine 5 (650 nm)
  • Weight: 17 kg
  • Low heat and energy consumption using cool excitation technology
  • Electrical requirements: 100 or 240 Vac and 50-60 Hz