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QuickSTAR Horizon Strip Reader

The QuickSTAR Horizon Strip Reader is a patented ruggedized handheld lateral flow testing system that provides rapid results and increases testing throughput and efficiency.

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  • Capable of reporting qualitative and quantitative results.
  • Increase testing throughput and efficiency with the ability to automatically obtain results in seconds
  • Features a color touchscreen, menu driven interface.
  • Archive and track test results trends over time to improve QA/QC and meet government testing standards.
  • Reduce retesting, supply and reagent waste.

The QuickSTAR Horizon Strip Reader is a patented ruggedized handheld lateral flow testing system that provides rapid results and increases testing throughput and efficiency. The unit features a rechargeable lithium battery, a color touchscreen menu-driven interface, and provides users with test results in seconds. The unit is compatible with a wide array of pre-programmed test types and is software-upgradeable to accommodate additional assays. The QuickSTAR Horizon Strip Reader includes the handheld device, a USB sync cable, and user-friendly PerkinElmer Data Manager Software Suite for easy viewing, printing, archiving, and exporting of test results.

This strip reader has been approved for use with all of PerkinElmer's AuroFlow strip tests.


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