Hardware

ScanLab II+ Climate Control

The ScanLab II+ CC  is designed to help raise your productivity. The system is designed for high throughput; you’re able to queue as many as 189 plates. The system is also fitted with a climate-controlled chamber for incubation.

The ScanLab II+ CC is designed with all the benefits of the MacroScan II and MacroScan II RL. It works with plates with 6, 12, 24, 48 or 96 wells. It automatically loads and photographs up to 189 plates, using Teach & Read application to analyze the resultant images and perform culture counts. However, the ScanLab II CC is also fitted with its own climate-controlled chamber.

 

 

Climate control

The ScanLab II+ CC allows you to queue up your plates in a Thermo Fischer CytoMat automated incubator. This puts you in charge of the atmosphere. Set the temperature to anything from 10°C up to 50°C. Raise the relative humidity as high as 98%, keep CO2 levels stable, and of course, lower assay variability. The incubator even has a drying platform to ensure that your sample is free from condensation prior to image capture.

The optics

The most accurate results come from the most accurate images. The ScanLab II+ CC uses a ZEISS stereomicroscopy camera that is completely digitally controlled. It takes high-definition images of your assays, perfect for raising the accuracy of your counts and ensuring every detail in every well is identifiable.

Automated microscopy

Light. Exposure time. Image resolution and image size, compactness, bulkiness and hundreds of other variables influence the image you create. That’s why the ScanLab II+ CC series records all the parameters under which an image was taken. The parameters in the digital file tell your system exactly how to recreate the same conditions, eliminating variables. As every aspect of the camera is either fixed or mechanically controlled, you benefit from pinpoint accuracy in all your assays.

RGB calibration

The ScanLab II+ CC uses mean red, blue and green density values to ensure perfect calibration. These parameters add to the accuracy of your images. Whether they’re preset or customised, they are stored in a file that you—or colleagues anywhere in the world—can call up when it’s time to validate your images or run further assays.

Consistency

These calibration parameters are not just valid for your system, nor are they just for the ScanLab II+ CC. They will work with any MicroTechniX hardware, anywhere in the world. We offer you consistency across multiple systems. Assay validation has never been so easy.

Teach & Read

The ScanLab II CC uses Teach & Read Microtechnix application to acquire high grade quality images and apply the set of parameters specific to your positive samples.

How does it work? With amazing simplicity. You just need to click on region of interest. One click qualifies them as positive. As you click on each positive agent, the software updates up to 40 different parameters, ranging from size to contrast levels and of course, the contours of an agent. It then identifies automatically other agents in the image that fit these criteria, keeping count so you don’t have to.

 

Teach & Read for ultimate validation

Saving these parameters means you’re able to retrieve the file at a later date. This allows you to run the same assay, with the exact same parameters, on other images. And not just in your lab. The saved file is easily sent to any lab, anywhere in the world. A great way to ensure consistency. And the fastest, easiest and most accurate assay validation you’ve ever seen.

Types of lab assays

The ScanLab II+ CC is designed to perform all common cell-based assays, all functional assays and all lab assays. Run your analyses on the basis of colourimetry, luminescence or fluorescence in no time.

  • PRNT and MicroPRNT assays
  • Seroneutralisation assays
  • Titration assays
  • ELISPOT
  • Opsonophagocytic assays
  • Serum bactericidal assays

Contact MicroTechniX for your free demonstration today!

 

Product combinations

    ELISPOT assays Reading

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    Fluorescence cell based assays Reading

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    Seroneutralisation cell based assays Reading

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    PRNT and microPRNT Reading

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    Opsonophagocytic and Serum Bactericidal assays Reading

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videos

Immerse yourself

ScanLab II+ Climate Control in action

Documents

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ScanLab II Climate Control Brochure

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size 1 MB

MacroScan II Robotic Loading Brochure

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size 3 MB

Specifications

Sample capacity

1 to 189 samples.

Templates
  • 1 image per sample
  • Well-by-well acquisition of 6-, 12-, 24-, 48- and 96-well plate
Camera

3 or 5 Megapixel Zeiss Axiocam® camera (model 503 or 506)

Microscope

Carl Zeiss Zoom microscope AxioZoom®.V16

Measurements (W x D x H)

160 x 90 x 180 cm

Gross weight (without options)

50 kg

Ambient operational temperature

+6°C to +30°C

Max permissible relative air humidity

75% at 30°C

Type of plates accepted

6-, 12-, 24-, 48- and 96-well plate

Interface

19” inch touch screen (IP65)

Data export

.csv, .xls, .pdf, .mp4 video, .jpeg, .png, .bmp, .tiff and Zeiss ZVI

Climate Control unit

ThermoFisher Cytomat™ 10 C Series Automated Incubators

Operating system

Windows 10

Software integrations

Icarus, ACDE 2.0, Teach & Read

Warranty

1 year warranty

Voltage and frequency

100-240Vac~/50-60Hz

Compliance

21 CFR Part 11; “ALCOA+” principle for Data Integrity

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