RAZOR MK II

Real time, stand-alone, battery operated thermocycler with built in analysis and detection software. The instrument is capable of analyzing up to 12 reactions per sample pouch in less than 30 minutes. The 10-Target Screen Kit sample pouches allow for the simultaneous testing of ten biothreat pathogens. Other target pouches are available for food testing, water testing and environmental analyses.

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Christina Flowers
U.S. Sales Account Manager
Christina.flowers@biofiredefense.com
+1 800 735 6544
390 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
USA
www.biofiredefense.com
Manufacturer
bioMérieux, Inc.
Product Name
RAZOR MK II
Detection Category
Biological
Detection Principle
Molecular; Molecular Spectroscopy;
Detection Method
Polymerase Chain Reaction; Fluorescence ;
Application
Emergency Response; Detection;
Product Model Number
RAZR-ASY-4001 (Formerly RAZOR EX)
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
Real time, stand-alone, battery operated thermocycler with built in analysis and detection software. The instrument is capable of analyzing up to 12 reactions per sample pouch in less than 30 minutes. The 10-Target Screen Kit sample pouches allow for the simultaneous testing of ten biothreat pathogens. Other target pouches are available for food testing, water testing and environmental analyses.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
MRIGlobal hands-on experience
Dimensions
11.4 x 25.4 x 19 in (29 x 64.6 x 48.3 cm)
Weight
<30 lbs.; 11 lbs (5 kg)
Power Requirements
AC/DC Line Power; Lithium Battery; Rechargeable battery pack External power supply (8 runs per charge): 24 V DC, 4 A Output, 110-220 VAC.
Transportability
Person-Portable
Ruggedness
Waterproof/Resistant; Aluminum casing. For transport, the instrument is packed inside a solid case which is watertight and airtight.
Operating Conditions
0 to 40°C (32 to 105°F)
Solvents/Reagents
Reagent pouches
Suggested Routine Maintenance
None. Failures require factory service and calibration.
Available Accessories
Sampling kits, training kits
Data Analysis Support Equipment
PC with Windows and RAZOR EX software
Communications Interface
Bar code reader with Bluetooth and USB connectivity. PC software for data archiving and reporting
Shelf Life
<1 year; Sample Pouch 6 months to 1 year
Unit Cost
$38,500.00; $180 to $200 per assay
Maintenance Cost
$25 sample cost
Tested For Biological Agents
B. anthracis (Anthrax), Y. pestis (Plague), Brucella spp, Botulism A, Coxiella, E. coli 0157, F. tularensis (Tularemia), Ricin, Salmonella, Smallpox
Other Biological Targets
Campylobacter, L. monocytogenes, cryptosporidium, Q. Fever
Adaptability
Yes
Sample Introduction
Liquid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
cfu/mL; Q. Fever 100 cfu/mL; Anthrax 1,000 CFU/mL; Plague 100 CFU/mL
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Sample nucleic acid template must be extracted from the analyte-of-interest and free of interferents that may inhibit PCR reactions.
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
< 5 minutes for self calibration and performance check
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
>15 minutes; Analyze up to twelve reactions per sample pouch in in less than 30 minutes
Alarm Capability
Visual
Software Control
PC
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
Warranties
Extended warranty available for purchase at $3850 per year
ITAR/EAR Export Regulations
Yes; Export controlled (ITAR and DDTC). Orders outside the US are subject to an export license fee.
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