TopCount 12 detector, 96 and 384 format

Product number: C384V01

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Base unit TOPCOUNT-HTS,12 DET, 96/384 MICROPLATE SCINTILLATION & LUMINESCENCE COUNTER All basic Systems include the following: -Counts 12-wells simultaneously for radioactivity in 96- or 384-well microplates -Counts two wells simultaneously for luminescence -Patented single PMT technology -The minimum computer configuration is: IBM compatible Pentium III processor, 750 MHz, 256 MB RAM, .=/> 40 GB hard disk 3.5" 1.44 MB floppy, standard size CD R/W, parallel printer port, RS-232 input/output port; 2 USB ports -Windows XP professional-based TopCount software -Assay "Wizard" for quick assay setup -Built-in Database with automatic data storage and user-selectable recall of previously counted sample plates -True multitasking allows TopCount operation while using spreadsheets and other software programs -Easy access front loading plate changer -plate and assay bar code label reader -Isothermal plate counting chamber -User-selectable high sensitivity, normal and high efficiency count modes -100-user/assay capability -automatic System Calibration -assay-specific System Normalization -assay-specific background subtraction -Nuclide library with user edit feature -Real Time Display of entire microplate -On-screen, random-access editing -On-screen plate mapping -Unattended, automatic data Processing -data archiving for later Processing -two simultaneous counting regions -Transformed Spectral Index of the Sample (tSIS) for single label DPM -Context-specific, hot Spot Help screens -On-line Operation manual -user-selectable microplate matrix or columnar printer output formats -Half-life correction to any Time & date -data storage to bar code named files -Operation manual NOTE: To complete a HTS TopCount order, you will need a cooling unit, a printer, a monitor, and two 40 plate stacker cassettes and TopCount software

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Features/Benefits

The TopCount Microplate Scintillation and Luminescence Counter is capable of counting a variety of beta and gamma labeled samples using either liquid or solid scintillators. The time-resolved scintillation counting technique using single PMTs may also be optimized to provide either maximum counting efficiency or maximum sensitivity (maximized efficiency/background).

The TopCount and TopCount NXT can be used to quantitate samples labeled with 33P. Features such as RegionView and multichannel analysis can be used to optimize instrument set-up parameters for this radionuclide to produce high counting efficiencies, excellent pulse height distribution and dynamic range, as well as low background and crosstalk. 33P is being used increasingly as an alternative to 32P.

The TopCount is well suited for high throughput SPA analysis. TopCount uses standard format 96-well (8 x 12) rigid PicoPlates™, in which samples can be prepared by a number of commercially available robotic devices. These PicoPlate wells hold up to 400 μL and are highly reflective to maximize counting efficiency. The plates are opaque, so there is virtually no well-to-well crosstalk. A 24-well (4 x 6) PicoPlate is also available for applications which require sample volumes up to 1.5 mL.

TOPCOUNT-HTS,12 DET, 96/384 MICROPLATE SCINTILLATION & LUMINESCENCE COUNTER All basic Systems include the following:

  • Counts 12-wells simultaneously for radioactivity in 96- or 384-well microplates
  • Counts two wells simultaneously for luminescence
  • Patented single PMT technology
  • The minimum computer configuration is: IBM compatible Pentium III processor, 750 MHz, 256 MB RAM, .=/> 40 GB hard disk 3.5" 1.44 MB floppy, standard size CD R/W, parallel printer port, RS-232 input/output port; 2 USB ports
  • Windows XP professional-based TopCount software
  • Assay "Wizard" for quick assay setup
  • Built-in Database with automatic data storage and user-selectable recall of previously counted sample plates
  • True multitasking allows TopCount operation while using spreadsheets and other software programs
  • Easy access front loading plate changer -plate and assay bar code label reader
  • Isothermal plate counting chamber
  • User-selectable high sensitivity, normal and high efficiency count modes -100-user/assay capability
  • Automatic System Calibration -assay-specific System Normalization -assay-specific background subtraction
  • Nuclide library with user edit feature
  • Real Time Display of entire microplate
  • On-screen, random-access editing
  • On-screen plate mapping
  • Unattended, automatic data processing
  • Data archiving for later Processing
  • Two simultaneous counting regions
  • Transformed Spectral Index of the Sample (tSIS) for single label DPM
  • Context-specific, hot Spot Help screens
  • On-line Operation manual
  • User-selectable microplate matrix or columnar printer output formats
  • Half-life correction to any Time & date
  • Data storage to bar code named files
  • Operation manual
NOTE: To complete a HTS TopCount order, you will need a cooling unit, a printer, a monitor, and two 40 plate stacker cassettes and TopCount software.

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