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ADVIA Centaur XP Immunoassay System
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Productivity: 240 tests/hour
Capacity of reagents: 30 posts

The high-performance ADVIA Centaur® XP system has more onboard reagents and dedicated STAT capabilities to maximize productivity, regardless of volume or types of tests. Always ready, continuous operation without interruption.

  • High throughput, up to 240 tests/hour
  • Intuitive software for ease of operation
  • STAT port guarantees priority sampling at any time
  • Data archive reduces administrative tasks
  • Extensive menu with 30 onboard reagents
  • Increase productivity by connecting to Siemens' Aptio™ Automation, ADVIA® Automation, StreamLAB® Automation or VersaCell® Solutions

Comprehensive Menu

  • Comprehensive diagnostic testing covers screening, diagnosis, risk assessment and monitoring
  • 30 onboard reagents maximize test capacity

Powerful Productivity

  • High throughput, up to 240 tests per hour, to keep pace with peak workload times
  • High-resolution touch screen for easy interaction
  • Expanded ancillary reagent and fluid capacity
  • Data archive feature reduces time for administrative tasks
  • Universal sample rack design eliminates manual tasks

Excellent Patient Care

  • STAT port guarantees priority sampling at any time
  • Disposable pipette tips eliminate sample-to-sample carryover
  • Automatic dilution, repeat and reflex testing
  • Smart Algorithm Software automatically repeats and confirms reactive testing

Superior Service

  • 360º status light displays system information visible from all points
  • User interface adjusts for customized ergonomics
  • No daily startup with automated maintenance features
  • New instrument sensors enhance remote diagnostic functions
Technical Specifications

System Description Random access immunoassay system
Throughput Up to 240 tests per hour
Time To First Result 18 minutes; results every 15 seconds thereafter, assay dependent
Assays On Board 30
Assay Packs ADVIA Centaur® ReadyPack™ assays
Assay Technology Direct Chemiluminescence using Acridinium Ester technology
Sample Handling  
Sample Tubes 1 mL, 2 mL, 3 mL, 5 mL, 7 mL, 10 mL, micro container tubes
Sample Carriers Universal 5-position rack holds multiple tube types; 180 samples fully loaded; no-pause loading and unloading
STAT Handling Dedicated STAT port accepts samples any time
Sample Types Serum, plasma, urine - assay dependent
Sample Volume 10 uL to 200 uL assay dependent
Sample Integrity Control Pressure transducer technology with clot management, detection, and flagging.
Sample Pipette Tips Ensure zero sample carryover
Automatic Dilutions Varies by assay, up to 1:1000
Bar Codes  
  Code 128, Code 39, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5
Reagent Handling  
Reagent Cooling 30-position reagent tray cooled 4°C to 8°C
Reagent Integrity Control Barcode reagent identification, automatic inventory tracking and flagging, calibration validity tracked and flagged, reagent on board stability tracked and flagged, reagent expired/ reagent low flagging
Reagent Mixing ReadyPacks automatically rocked onboard
Ancillary Reagents 25-position ancillary reagent tray cooled 4°C to 8°C
Cuvettes 1,000 ADVIA Centaur cuvette capacity
Sample Tips ADVIA Centaur type, 840 on board, automatic tracking, and flagging of inventory
Continuous Operation  
  Loading/unloading of samples and consumables at anytime without he need to interrupt system operations, includes: sample racks, STATS, reagent packs, ancillary reagent packs, reaction cuvettes, sample pipette tips, calibrators, controls, wash fluids, water, and waste.
User Interface  
Monitor 19-inch diagonal high-resolution LCD touch screen with adjustable height
Operating System Results Management Dual Sun Microsystems Sparc® II processors; Microsoft® Windows® XP
Host Interface RS232C bidirectional and host query; Ethernet connection available; 25,000 result storage; archive to removable media; automatic reflex testing
Smart Algorithm Software Repeats and confirms reactive testing; results available as completed
Quality Control  
  Advanced QC package includes Levy-Jennings plots and Westgard rules; 65,000 control results can be stored
Removable Media  
  DVD or CD-RW
Device Management  
  100 Base-T Ethernet port for remote access and Siemens Remote Service proactive service modem
General Specifications  
Electrical 208-240 V at 50/60 Hz; meets regulatory requirements for UL, CAN/CSA, IEC1010. JIS, CE, CISPR11 Class A
Power Consumption 1 KW in ready state; 1.5 KW in operating state
Water Deionized type II
Dimensions 51.5 (h) x 72.4 (w) x 41.0 (d) in-130.9 (h) x 183.9 (w) x 104.2 (d) cm
Weight 1,200 lbs (545 kg)
Floor Load-bearing Requirement 390 kg/m2 (80lb/ft2)
Operating Environment Temperature 18-30OC; humidity 20-80% noncondensing
Ventilation 10,000 BTU/hour
Noise Emission 58.8 db in ready state; 61.3 in operating state

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