Vi-Cell MetaFlex from Beckman Coulter

Measuring samples as small as 65 uL and returning results in just 35 seconds, our new Vi-CELL MetaFLEX™ bioanalyte analyzer evaluates pH, pO2, pCO2, glucose, lactate, electrolytes and more. With less maintenance, more reliability and a surprisingly small footprint, it’s a sophisticated research solution that profiles test samples quickly, easily and accurately—keeping your test cell cultures in balance, viable and growing.

Overview

R&D, QC and Manufacturing Applications

Ideal for micro to large scale cell culture applications, the Vi-CELL MetaFLEX is designed for rapid and accurate Bioanalyte analysis.

Analyzer Performance

Measuring System
Sample volume (all parameters) 65 μL
Measuring time (all parameters) 35 sec*
Cycle time 60 sec*
Throughput 44 samples / per hour*
Average uptime 23.5 hours / per day**

* May vary during startup
** May vary during startup; 2.5 min for system calibration is the longest activity

Sensor Cassette
In-use lifetime 30 days (or until max number of tests)
Shelf life 4 months
Storage temperature 2-8° C / 35-46° F
Automatic QC Yes
Number of tests 300

Solution Pack
In-use lifetime 30 days (or until solution pack is empty)
Shelf life 4 months
Storage temperature 2-25° C / 35-77° F

Quality Management

Automatic quality management system

  • 3 dedicated QC solutions
  • Automatic detection and correction of failures
  • Continuous system and analysis checks
  • Air detection
  • Automatic lockout of parameter that fails QC
  • Customizable QC schedule

Instrument Qualification

  • IQ/OQ