ADVIA 1800 Chemistry System
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ADVIA 1800 Chemistry System
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Type of System Random, continuous access, batch, discrete processing
Throughput Rate Up to 1800 tests/hour: 1200 tests/hour colorimetric, 600 tests/hour ISE
Assay Capacity Onboard 55 including 3 ISE
Sample Handling  
Sample Tubes 5 mL, 7 mL, 10 mL tubes, 2 mL sample cups
Sample Tray 84 samples, positive sample identification
Sample Integrity Check Qualitative check for hemolysis, lipemia, and icterus
STAT Sample Loading 84, not dedicated
Bar Codes Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 39, Code 128, Codabar (NW7)
Auto-repeat Automatic repeat testing from the retained prediluted sample or original sample
Auto-dilution Automatic dilution from retained prediluted sample
Auto-reflex Testing Automatic ability to perform 3 additional tests based on results of first test
Primary Probe Liquid Level Sensing, Crash Protection, Clot/Clog Detection, Short Sample Detection
Microvolume Technology  
Automatic Sample Predilution Samples diluted 1:5 (30 μL sample + 120 μL saline generates up to 15 tests), retained for auto-repeat until results are available
Predilution Tray 120 dilution cuvettes
Original Sample Volume 2 to 30 μL; average of 2-3 μL per test
Average Reagent Volume 80-120 μL per test
Storage Capacity Onboard 25,200 tests average; Usage of concentrated reagents increases maximum capacity
Reaction Area  
Reaction Tray 221 reusable plastic cuvettes
Cuvette Optical Path Length 10 mm
Reaction Bath Inert fluorocarbon oil circulation system, 37°C
Photometer 14 fixed wavelengths (340, 410, 451, 478, 505, 545, 571, 596, 658, 694, 751, 805, 845, and 884 nm)
Light Source 12 V, 50 W halogen lamp, cooled by forced water circulation
Assay Methods Endpoint, rate reaction, 2-point rate, multipoint homogeneous immunoassay
Reaction Times 3, 4, 5, 10, 15, and 21 minutes
Automatic Correction Serum blank, cell blank, measurement point change, sample volume change in reassay
Point Forwarding Automatically extends linearity over assay range samples
Reagent Handling  
Reagent Tray 2 trays, 56 positions each, refrigerated
Reagent Capacity Onboard 52 colorimetric methods
Dispensing System 2 probes with Liquid Level Sensing and Liquid Surface Verification
Reagent Wedges 20, 40, 70 mL bar-code-labeled wedges
Reagent Inventory Management Tracks tests remaining, lot number, onboard stability, and expiration date
Reagent Dilutions Capability to dilute concentrated reagents onboard
Onboard Stability Up to 60 days
Open System Capability  
Channels 200 channels, includes user-defined applications
3rd Party Applications Varies by country, can be configured on system
ISE Indirect simultaneous measurement of Na+, K+, Cl -
Sample Volume 22 μL for all three tests
Priming Automatic priming cycle
Electrode Shelf Life 30,000 samples or 3 months
Throughput Rate 600 tests/hour; 200 tubes/hour
Calibration Interval Up to 60 days, tracked by software
Auto-calibration/Auto-QC User-defined time interval or with new reagent container
View Calibration/QC Data Graphical display of calibration curves and QC; Siemens Remote Service QC monitoring
Calibration/Control Tray 61 refrigerated positions for calibrators, controls, and diluents
Data Management  
Operating Computer Windows® XP, 1 GB RAM, touch screen monitor 19”
System Documentation Operator manual and assay sheets online
Host Interface RS 232C bidirectional
Data Storage 70,000 patient tests
Onboard Maintenance Logs Schedule and monitor routine maintenance activities via software
Host Query ASCII; system requests work order or batch of work orders from host
General Specifications  
Power Requirements 200/220/230/240 V +/– 10%, 20 A, 50/60 Hz, 3 KVA
Water Requirements Deionized water from pressurized water (10-30 psi/169-207 KPa) Average Consumption: 30 liters per hour
Drain Requirements Minimum of 40 liters per hour
Dimensions ADVIA 1800: 44.6 (h) x 58.3 (w) x 34.5 (d) in, 113.3 (h) x 148.0 (w) x 87.6 (d) cm
Weight ADVIA 1800: 1,323 lbs (600 kg)
Compliance UL, cUL, CE
Noise Specifications Open cover less than 70 db
Average Heat Output 4,299 BTU/hour @ 50 Hz, 3,023 BTU/hour @ 60 Hz
Operating Temperature Range 18°-30°C/64°-86°F
Ambient Humidity 40%-70%


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