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Products - Microarray Scanners - SpotLight™ 2 Two-Color Microarray Fluorescence Scanners

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Arrayit SpotLight™ 2 Two-Color Microarray Scanners provide the market’s most affordable solutions for high-quality fluorescence scanning. Building on our original SpotLight™ Scanners, SpotLight™ 2 Scanners offer cool excitation and high-sensitivity light capturing technology along with hardware and software advances for greater detectivity, reduced background and faster scan times. SpotLight™ 2 Scanners are available in Cy3™ and Cy5™ two-color configurations, as well as with FITC and custom colors. SpotLight™ 2 systems are complete with scanner, test microarrays, BioBlue Mini Computer, LED flat panel display, keyboard, mouse, mouse pad, power supply and cables.

SpotLight™ 2 Microarray Scanner Specifications

  • Instrument type: microarray scanner
  • Number of channels: 2-color
  • Format: standard glass slide 1 x 25 x 76 mm
  • Sensitivity: <0.1 fluors per square micron and <1,000 fluors per spot
  • Signal-to-background of up to 10X higher than some commercial scanners
  • Scans all types slide based microarrays
  • Compatible with all types of surface chemistries including glass, plastic, hydrogels, nitrocellulose and nylon
  • Resolution: 10 µm
  • Single image scan size: 1392 x 1024 pixels
  • Single image file size: 2.7 MB
  • Maximum scan area: 25 x 76 mm
  • File format output: Standard 16 bit TIFF (0-65,536)
  • Compatible with MAPIX®, GenePix® and other software packages
  • Dynamic Range: >10,000-fold
  • Software requirements: Windows 7
  • Computer Hardware requirements: P IV-2.0 GHz, 256 megs RAM, 20 GB drive
  • Standard detection wavelengths: Cy3 (532 nm) and Cy5 (635 nm)
  • Optional detection wavelengths: 455 nm, 470 nm, 488 nm, 505 nm, 590 nm, 617 nm, 625 nm and white light
  • Standard filter sets: Cy3 and Cy5
  • SpotLight™ 2 Blue offers market’s most affordable FITC scanner
  • Optional filter sets: fluorescein and fluorescein analogs, TRITC (Rhodamine), APC, ethidium bromide, Alexa dyes, and several GFP variants
  • Standard detection label: fluorescent
  • Optional detection labels: chemilluminscent and colorimetric
  • SpotLight™ 2 dimensions (L x W x H): 34 x 36 x 49 cm (13.25 x 14.25 x 19.4 in)
  • SpotLight™ 2 weight: 13 kg (29 lbs)
  • Energy consumption: low
  • Heat emission: low
  • Electrical requirements: 100 or 240 Vac and 50-60 Hz

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Figure 1. Arrayit SpotLight™ 2 Microarray Scanner data. The 16-bit TIFF data indicate the sensitivity and dynamic range of our SpotLight™ Scanners for two-color fluorescent scanning applications.

SpotLight™ 2 Microarray Scanner Components

  • SpotLight™ 2 Personal Two-Color Fluorescence Microarray Scanner
  • Power supply with Voltage-Appropriate Power Cable
  • High-Speed Firewire Cable
  • High-Speed USB Cable
  • High-Speed Ethernet Cable
  • Arrayit BioBlue High-Speed Personal Computer
  • SpotLight™ 2 Controller Software Pre-Loaded on Computer
  • SpotLight™ 2 LED Flat Panel Display with DVI Monitor Cable and Power Cord
  • Computer Power Cord with Voltage-Appropriate Connector
  • Computer Keyboard
  • Computer Mouse
  • Computer Mouse Pad
  • Microarrays for Test Scanning

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Figure 2. Arrayit SpotLight™ 2 Microarray Scanner software window. SpotLight™ 2 microarray scanner software pre-scans the microarray substrate slide to allow the user to quickly identify the microarray location for final scan mode. The two-color SpotLight™ 2 instruments detect green signals at 550 nm for Cy3 detection and red signals at 650 nm for Cy5 detection.

Ordering Information
Product: SpotLight™ 2 Microarray Scanner
Description: Arrayit SpotLight™ 2 Two-Color Microarray Scanner utilizes cool excitation technology for extremely high signals and low background, green and red excitation sources for Cy3 570 nm and Cy5 670 nm detection, 10 µm resolution, fully compliant TIFF 16-bit data output, sets a new standard for affordable microarray detection. Package includes a SpotLight™ Microarray Scanner, test microarrays, BioBlue high-speed personal computer with controller software, scanner power supply, LED 22" flat panel display, keyboard, mouse, mouse pad, ethernet cable, USB cable and voltage-appropriate power cords.
Catalog ID: SLMS2
Price (USD): $37,125

Product: SpotLight™ 2 Microarray Scanner Blue
Description: Arrayit SpotLight™ 2 Microarray Scanner Blue utilizes cool excitation technology for extremely high signals and low background, blue excitation source for FITC 488 nm detection, 10 µm resolution, fully compliant TIFF 16-bit data output, sets a new standard for affordable microarray detection. Package includes a SpotLight™ Blue Microarray Scanner, test microarrays, BioBlue high-speed personal computer with controller software, scanner power supply, LED 22" flat panel display, keyboard, mouse, mouse pad, ethernet cable, USB cable and voltage-appropriate power cords.
Catalog ID: SLMS2B
Price (USD): $38,390

 

 

 

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