Instruments

LuxScan 10K Microarray Scanner

LuxScan 10K Microarray Scanner is a compact high performance system for microarray imaging and data analysis of DNA, protein and cell arrays. Its advanced systems for optics, signal processing and motion control provide superior scan accuracy, and high detection sensitivity over a wide linear dynamic range. With optimized signal acquisition and processing elements, it is an ideal tool for profiling fluorescent labeled microarrays.
LuxScan 10K-A has two excitation lasers (532nm and 635nm) and scans sequentially, avoiding potential signal crosstalk for dual labeled arrays.
LuxScan 10K-B, with a choice of either the 532 nm or 635 nm laser excitation scource, provides specific array applications at a lower cost.

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Comparison with U.S. High-End Brand Y

 

The composite image obtained by LuxScan as shown above is comparable with the one obtained by the high-end brad Y microarray scanner.

SpotData Pro- Scanner Operation Software Interface

 

 


 

 

◆ Proprietary confocal optical design
◆ Sequential scanning, without cross-talk between the channels
◆ High resolution and high sensitivity
◆ Laser intensity and PMT are continuously adjustable
◆ Image quality & signal to noise ratio (SNR) superior to most of the competitors
◆ Easy-to-use, powerful integrated acquisition and analysis software-SpotData™ Pro 3.0 with three licenses for each instrument, and free upgrades for the first 5 years
◆ Compact bench-top footprint of 54cm×36cm
◆ Instrument available for U.S. standard or European standard glass slides
◆ Proprietary autofocus software together with CalSlide calibration slide allow the user recalibrate the focus position which might be altered by rough shipment, or for system validation.
 

Software Features

◆ Single/dual image analysis
◆ Standard TIFF support
◆ GAL, LAL, GPR, LSR support
◆ Manipulation of grids, blocks & circles
◆ Image alignment
◆ Optimum circle-spot auto alignment
◆ Data extraction
◆ Scatter plot & histogram analysis
◆ Optimized performance: fast, stable and easy to use
 

 

Features
Parameters
Chip Formats: Standard USA Slides or European Slides Versions
(76.2±0.5) × (25.4±0.25) × (1.0±0.1)mm
(76.2±0.5) × (25.6±0.25) × (1.0±0.1)mm
Maximum Scan Area
72mm × 22mm
Excitation Wavelength
532nm and/or 635nm
Emission Wavelength
570±10nm,675±10nm; up to 6 types
Applicable Fluorescence Dyes
Cy3, Alexa 555, Cy5, Alexa 647, FITC, etc.
Scan Resolution
User selectable: 5, 10, 20, 40μm
Sensitivity
0.1 chromophores/μm²(cpsm) (Cy3)
Scan Speed
30s per cm² at 10 micron pixel resolution
Dynamic Range
4 orders of magnitude (16 bit)
Repeatability
≥95%, CV≤10%
Uniformity
98%
Laser Power Settings
1 ~ 100% continuously adjustable
PMT Adjustment
450 ~ 950 continuously adjustable
Focus Distance
4.500 ± 0.250 mm
Image File Format
TIFF, BMP, JPG, PNG, RAW
Voltage
AC 85V ~ 264V/47V~ 63V
Power
75 Watts
Size (W × D × H)
380mm × 580mm × 500mm
Weight
40kg
Operating System
PC with MS Windows® 2000, XP, Vista, 7(32 bit)
Connection
USB 2.0

 

Cat. No.
Product Name
Product Description
100010
LuxScan 10K-A Microarray Scanner
Dual-channel 532 nm and 635 nm excitation
100020
LuxScan 10K-B Microarray Scanner
532 nm excitation
100030
LuxScan 10K-B Microarray Scanner
635 nm excitation
 

 

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