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Leica Autostainer XL ST5010 Specifications

Instrument Functions

  • Compact and efficient H&E autostainer which can stain up to 200 slides per hour
  • Can stain over 150 slides per hour with typical H&E protocols
  • 18 reagent stations 5 wash stations and an integrated forced hot air oven that significantly reduces slide drying time
  • Simultaneous staining of up to 11 racks (30 slides/rack) using several different protocols - selecting any compatible program for each rack
  • Continuous load/unload drawer access and robot arm system allows users to continue slide processing without interrupting instrument's operation
  • Stainless steel robot arm moves accurately and quietly with precision on the x, y and z direction motion axes to process the slide racks
  • Reagent containers can be exchanged and/or refilled quickly and easily
  • Incubation times and sequence of use for reagent stations is independently programmable
  • Agitation of individual slide racks is fully programmable from no agitation to continuous agitation
  • Easy to use menu and microprocessor controlled
  • 15 programs can be stored in memory each with up to 25 steps
  • Staining programs can be terminated at any reagent and racks can be removed prior to completion of the staining protocol
  • Integrated program recognition where the autostainer will not start a stain protocol that it is incompatible with another stain protocol already in progress
  • Programming flexibility allows a stain protocol to begin or end in any station and move in any station sequence that maximizes utilization of the instrument
  • Water saving feature which stops the flow of water if none of the wash stations is in use
  • Minimized exposure to hazardous fumes with the integrated fume containment hood and extraction fan with integral charcoal filter
  • PC access for fault diagnosis by service engineer

Technical Data

  • Specimen slide throughput:
    • Minimum of 200 slides/hour
    • Maximum of 600 slides/hour
  • Loading Capacity:Total number of processing stations: 26
    • 11 slide racks
    • 30 specimen slides/rack
  • Reagent Stations: at least 18
  • Reagent container volume: 450 mL
  • Number of wash stations: maximum of 5
  • Oven: 1
  • Oven chamber temperature: off or 30-65C
  • Incubation time setting: from 0 sec. up to 99 min.,59 sec.
  • Load/Unload stations: 1 each
  • Permanent memory capacity: 15 programs with up to 25 steps in each
  • Dimensions(WxDxH): 109cm x 67cm x 51cm
  • Weight: 65kg/143lbs
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Last Updated: 10/30/13