cobas® 4000 analyzer series

Freedom to realize your lab’s potential

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Freedom to realize your lab’s potential

The cobas® 4000 analyzer series provides suitable solutions for clinical chemistry and immunochemistry testing in low-volume laboratories.


Drive lab efficient with standard instrumentation, reference ranges, consumables, and usage. 


Minimize downtime with industry-leading engineering and service.

Rapid TAT
Rapid TAT 

Speed up turnaround time for high volume STAT assays for a new level of fast service. 


Designed for laboratories processing 25,000 to 500,000 tests per year or 50 to 400 samples per day. 

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Technical Specifications

cobas c 311 Analyzer

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cobas c 311 Analyzer


Test throughput
  • 300 photometric tests/hour
  • 450 ISE tests/hour
Number of channels 42 channels and 3 ISEs
Programmable parameters 86 photometric applications, 3 ISE applications, 3 serum indices, 8 calculated results
Sample material Serum/plasma, urine, CSF, WB (HbA1c only)
Sample input/output Disk with 108 positions for samples, calibrators and controls, plus W1 position for ISE cleaning solution, W2 position for ISE activator; user-definable STAT positions
Sample barcode types NW7 (Codabar); Code 39; ITF; Code 128
System interface RS-232C serial interface
Sample database 10,000 results (routine, STAT and QC)
Calibration methods Start-up, re-calibration for photometric assays: Linear, non-linear multi points, 2 point calibration, K-factor. Up to 100 calibrators pre-programmable, storage of up to 180 curves. Preventative calibration of standby cassettes. Two K-factors can be defined for different sample types.
QC methods Individual QC and cumulative QC. Up to 100 controls pre-programmable/Preventative QC after calibration of standby cobas c packs/Auto QC (without operator intervention).
Electrical requirements 115 Volts AC; Frequency 60 Hz +/- 0.5%
Water requirements Water Type: bacteria-free, deionized water
Water consumption ~ 12 L/hr during operation
Operating conditions Ambient room temperature of 15 to 32°C; relative humidity 30 to 85% non-condensing
Physical dimensions
  • Depth: 34 in (86.4 cm)
  • Height closed: 50 in (127 cm)
  • Height open: 67 in (170.2 cm)
  • Width: 52 in (132.1 cm)
Weight 550 lbs (250 kg)

cobas e 411 Analyzer

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cobas e 411 Analyzer


System Fully automated, immunoassay analyzer for random access processing of ECL-based immunoassays (cobas e system format)
System components Self contained bench top analyzer comprising an analytical unit and a customized user interface
Types of modules
  • cobas e 411 disk analyzer
  • cobas e 411 rack analyzer
  • Optional System Table (cabinet); Optional System Table Extension (for printer)
System interfaces RS232 serial interface, bidirectional
Throughput Up to 86 tests/hour
Number of reagent channels 18 channels (reagent slots) for maximum of 18 tests
Programmable test parameters N/A, programming-by-loading (PBT) concept, application data are transferred without operator intervention from the 2D barcode of the reagent pack (RP) into the instrument database
Sample materials Serum/plasma, urine, others
Sample input/output
  • 30 positions for samples, calibrators and controls
  • 15 racks with 5 samples each (= 75 samples in/out)
Sample volume 10 - 50 μl.
Sample clot detection Standard (pressure sensor)
Sample barcode types Code 128; Codabar (NW 7); Interleaved 2 of 5; Code 39
Control unit Microsoft® Windows® XP-based panel PC
Calibrator/QC input cobas e system-specific barcoded CalSet vials on disk or racks
Calibration methods Lot calibration (L-cal); Reagent Pack (RP) calibration (R-Cal)
QC methods
  • Individual QC and cumulative QC
  • Up to 100 controls pre-programmable
Data storage capacity The memory contains data files necessary for the analyzer and software to work together:
  • Reagent Data File: Up to 300 reagent packs
  • Sample Data File: Up to 2000 test records (for samples and controls)
  • Calibration Data File: Up to 160 calibrators - QC Data File: Capacity up to 100 controls
  • Operating Parameter Data File: Up to 305 reagent applications
  • Up to 20 operator IDs
Electrical requirements
  • 230/110 Volts AC; 1,000 kVA (disk), 1,250 kVA (rack)
  • Frequency: 50 Hz or 60 Hz +/- 0.5%
Water/Waste requirements
  • Water: Bacteria free, de-ionized water supply, resistance of less than 10 μS/cm
  • Liquid waste: Onboard waste container (4 liter), direct drain optional
Operating conditions
  • Ambient temperature: 18 to 32°C
  • Ambient humidity: 20 to 80% RH (without condensation)
  • Heat Output: 2,879 kJ/hr (analyzer unit)
  • Noise Output: 60 dBA (stand-by), 63 dBA (operation avg.)
Physical dimensions
  • Width (disk/rack): 120 cm / 170 cm 47.2 in / 67 in
  • Depth (disk/rack): 73 cm / 95 cm 28.7 in / 37.4 in
  • Height: 80 cm / 31.4 in (closed top cover) 109 cm / 43 in (opened top cover)
  • Disk: 180 kg / 397 lbs
  • Rack: 250 kg / 551 lbs
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