RAPTOR

RAPTOR™ is an automated system for detection of bacterial and viral targets as well as toxins and explosives. Disposable coupons containing reaction reagents and target-specific antibodies are used for rapid (10-15 minute) analyses. Up to four assays can be run simultaneously. The instrument is designed for filed applications and can be used for analysis of complex sample matrixes.

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Mr. Jon Tobelmann
jontobelmann@resrchintl.com
+1 703 625 8381
17161 Beaton Road Southeast
Monroe, WA 98272-1034
USA
www.resrchintl.com
Manufacturer
Research International, Inc.
Product Name
RAPTOR
Detection Category
Biological
Detection Principle
Immunological;
Detection Method
Lateral Flow Hand Held Immunoassay ;
Application
Detection;
Product Model Number
7000-115-200-xx
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
RAPTOR™ is an automated system for detection of bacterial and viral targets as well as toxins and explosives. Disposable coupons containing reaction reagents and target-specific antibodies are used for rapid (10-15 minute) analyses. Up to four assays can be run simultaneously. The instrument is designed for filed applications and can be used for analysis of complex sample matrixes.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Dimensions
7.3 x 6.8 x 10.8 in (18.6 x 17.3 x 27.4 cm)
Weight
<30 lbs.; 14.22 lbs (6.45 kg) with battery, 12.35lbs (5.6 kg) lbs without battery
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery; BA-5590/U; 9 to 24 hours, rechargeable.
Transportability
Person-Portable
Operating Conditions
1 to 35° C (34 to 95°F)
Solvents/Reagents
yes
Available Accessories
Carrying case
Data Analysis Support Equipment
RAPTOR Plus software, windows 95/98
Communications Interface
RS-232 bi-directional serial link and RF telemetry capability via optional BioLink™ RF Data Radio
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
<1 year; Coupon shelf life depends on agent (approximately 1 year shelf life for Bacillus anthracis coupon)
Maintenance Cost
$200 per sample
Tested For Explosives
TNT, RDX
Tested For Narcotics
Cocaine
Tested For Biological Agents
Ricin, B. anthracis (Anthrax),Staph Enterotoxin B (SEB), E. Coli, Y. pestis (Plague), Botulinum toxin, Cholera toxin, brucellosis, F. tularensis (Tularemia), salmonella, smallpox
Other Biological Targets
Toxins, viruses, bacteria, spores, fungi
Adaptability
Yes
Sample Introduction
Liquid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ng; cfu/mL; Ricin 1 ng/mL, SEB 0.1 ng/mL, Anthrax 100 CFU/mL, plague 1 ng/mL, Botulism 1 ng/mL, cholera 0.1 ng/mL
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Tolerates debris laden samples
False Positive Rates
Biological interferents could cause non-specific binding leading to false positives as well as the contrary false negative.
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
2 seconds
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
<15 minutes; 9 to 13 minutes
Total Run Time
15 minutes
Alarm Capability
Visual
Software Control
PC
Training Required
<1 day training
Manuals Available
Yes
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