FLEXMAP 3D®

Multiplex fluorescent assay detection with flow cytometry. The FLEXMAP 3D® is Luminex’s most advanced and versatile multiplexing platform. Fast read time, compatibility with both 96- and 384-well plates, and ease of integration with front-end automation systems make the FLEXMAP 3D the platform of choice for high throughput applications. The platform uses both magnetic and non-magnetic microspheres and is capable of simultaneously measuring up to 500 genes or proteins from a small sample. Automated start up, shut down, and maintenance routines make the FLEXMAP 3D easy to use and maintain.

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Manufacturer
Luminex Corporation
Product Name
FLEXMAP 3D®
Detection Category
Biological
Detection Principle
Immunological;
Detection Method
Flow Cytometry; Fluorescence;
Application
Laboratory Analysis; Detection;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
Multiplex fluorescent assay detection with flow cytometry. The FLEXMAP 3D® is Luminex’s most advanced and versatile multiplexing platform. Fast read time, compatibility with both 96- and 384-well plates, and ease of integration with front-end automation systems make the FLEXMAP 3D the platform of choice for high throughput applications. The platform uses both magnetic and non-magnetic microspheres and is capable of simultaneously measuring up to 500 genes or proteins from a small sample. Automated start up, shut down, and maintenance routines make the FLEXMAP 3D easy to use and maintain.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
2009
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Dimensions
23 x 25.7 x 18 in (58.4 x63.5 x 54.7 cm)
Weight
>50 lbs.; 170 lb (78.1 kg)
Power Requirements
AC/DC Line Power; 100 to 120 V and 200 to240 V
Noise Produced
<85 dBA
Transportability
Benchtop/Fixed
Operating Conditions
15 to 30°C (59 to 86°F); 20 to 80%RH, noncondensing; Altitude: < 2400 m (7874 ft.) above mean sea level
Consumables
>$1,000/year; 96 and 384 well plates (compatible with heat block), calibration and verification kits, xMAP Sheath Fluid
Solvents/Reagents
Liquids
Calibration Schedule
Weekly
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Fluid maintenance, perform weekly maintenance routine, remove clogs, clean the sample probe, and calibrate the system weekly, clean surfaces monthly, replace and clean air filters and syrinige seal semi-annualy, replace the sheath filter annualy. Replace fuses as necessary. If putting or removing to long term storage run "Preparation for storage" routine
Available Accessories
IQ/OQ and Yearly OQ Services; Barcode Reader; Software add-ons: 21 CFR Part 11, Automation, LIS modules
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Printer, UPS (1050 watts for 45 min)
Communications Interface
USB
Unit Cost
$130,000.00
Other Biological Targets
Other biological target assays are available from Luminex and Partners
Adaptability
Yes
Sample Introduction
Liquid
False Positive Rates
<4% with < 1.5% crossover
False Negative Rates
< 4% with <1.5% crossover
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
45 minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
>15 minutes; 20 minutes per 96 well plate
Total Run Time
20 min/96 well plate, 80 min/384 well plate
Alarm Capability
Audible
Software Control
PC
Training Required
<1 week training
Training Available
online, live online, classroom
Manuals Available
Yes
Warranties
1 year
ITAR/EAR Export Regulations
No
IATA Shipping Restrictions
No
Data File Type Format
xPONENT(R) Software; .csv
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