BenchMark ULTRA PLUS

Deliver diagnostic confidence with BenchMark ULTRA PLUS

IVD For in vitro diagnostic use.
BenchMark ULTRA PLUS
Experience the power of PLUS

Remain at the forefront of companion diagnostics and personalized medicines. The BenchMark ULTRA PLUS system uses an unprecedented, fully-automated workflow for immunohistochemistry (IHC) and in-situ hybridization (ISH) slide staining to decrease touchpoints.

BenchMark Ultra Plus
Deliver diagnostic confidence with BenchMark ULTRA PLUS

Built upon the proven technology of the BenchMark ULTRA system, BenchMark ULTRA PLUS delivers an enhanced lab experience and an optimized workflow with flexible solutions based on feedback from customers like you. This easy-to-use solution helps histotechnologists and anatomic pathology laboratories manage activities efficiently and confidently, saving on personnel time and resource costs.
 

Key advantages of the BenchMark ULTRA PLUS include:

  • Workflow efficiency through remote connectivity

  • Fewer instrument touchpoints

  • Improved waste management system

  • On-instrument run management capabilities

  • Electronic inventory management

  • Over 200 assays in key diseases areas, including high medical value assays

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Optimized workflow

Improve usability while enabling time for more value-added activities through:

  • New light notifications communicate instrument status from across the lab
  • New retractable work surface gives technologists additional space to work while at the instrument
  • New bulk reagent color-coded clips make bulk reagent loading easier and helps minimize errors
  • New remote access allows you to view, manage, complete, and print system data remotely
  • New integrated communication allows streamlined data management and inventory tracking across all host computers
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Flexible solutions

New features based on user feedback:

  • New configuration has a decreased height compared to the BenchMark ULTRA
  • New integrated touchscreen reduces bottlenecks by allowing many functions to be done at the instrument
  • VSS 14.1 software allows for easier navigation of inventory management and ordering through a new filter as well as lot-to-lot validation on the same instrument
  • New proprietary waste management* solution degrades DAB (3,3'-diaminobenzidine) to less than 5 ppb meeting the most stringent municipality requirements for nonhazardous waste

*It is the responsibility of each customer to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations related to the disposal of waste.

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Quality is at the core

Proven BenchMark technologies deliver the right stain at the right time:

  • Flexible, independent temperature control for individual slide staining optimization
  • Proven staining technology of air vortex mixing with LCS create a reaction chamber allowing full slide coverage with 100ul of reagent
  • New slide drawer design mitigates fluid ingress and egress resulting in continuous and highly-reliable drawer performance
  • VSS 14.1 software has new and expanded reporting capabilities including quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC)
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General characteristics

  • Fully automated

    Baking, deparaffinization, cell conditioning and staining, including IHC, ISH, SISH, immunofluorescence, multiparameter IHC staining (dual, triple), counter stain and titration

  • Slide position

    1–30 slides with independent processing/functionality and temperature control for each position

  • Reagent carousel

    35 reagent positions

  • Slides

    25 x 75 mm, 1 x 3 in or 26 x 76 mm positively charged slides

  • Bulk solutions

    Up to 7 different bulk solutions can be changed “on the fly” without process interruption

  • Waste

    Two 20 L carboys, can be changed “on the fly” without process interruption

  • DI water supply

    NCCLS Type II water or equivalent (deionized water)

  • Temperature control

    Ambient to 100°C

  • Modularity

    One to eight VENTANA BenchMark ULTRA, VENTANA Discovery ULTRA or VENTANA BenchMark Special Stains instruments may be controlled from one BenchMark ULTRA computer system

  • Configuration

    Free standing

  • Certifications

    EC/EN 61010-1, IEC/EN 61010-2-010, IEC/EN 61010-2-101, IEC/EN 61010-2-081, EN 61326-2-6

  • Catalog number

    N750-BMKU-FS 05342716001

Environmental requirements

  • BTU/Hour output

    400 BTU/Hr idle, 1000 BTU/Hr running

  • Room temperature

    68°F to 90°F (20°C to 32°C)

  • Humidity

    10% to 90%, non-condensing

Electrical specifications

  • Voltage

    ~100–230V

  • Current

    4–6 Amps

  • Frequency

    50/60 Hz

Physical characteristics

  • Size (W x D x H)

    44 in x 35.25 in x 59.15 in
    111.8 cm x 89.5 cm x 150.2 cm

  • Weight

    Instrument with reagents: 854.9 lbs (387.8 kg) full fluids, bulk, reservoirs, and UV
    Instrument dry: 606.5 lbs (275.1 kg)

  • Clearances

    Top 16.6 in (42.2 cm)
    Sides 4 in (10.2 cm)
    Rear 6 in (15.2 cm)

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