cobas® 8000 modular analyzer series

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Take your lab’s performance to the peak.

 

While your lab is facing rising complexity and unpredictability, it is also facing intensifying pressure to deliver. Reliability of your analyzer and vendor are not just a convenience—they are critical to maximizing your lab’s success and upholding the standard of care to which you aspire.

 

cobas 8000 modular analyzer series is a scalable module based Serum Work Area (SWA) solution for a wide range of in vitro diagnostics testing of clinical chemistry & immunochemistry designed for high throughput laboratories.

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  1. cobas® Assay Portfolio. September 2017. Roche Diagnostics International Ltd; Alinity Assay Menu. February 2018. Abbott Laboratories; Atellica Solution Test Menu. September 2017. Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc; Beckman Coulter Integrated Systems Test Menu. Retrieved 22 March 2018 from: https://www.beckmancoulter.com/wsrportal/wsr/diagnostics/clinical-products/integrated-systems/integrated-systems-test-menu/index.htm.
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The cobas 8000 modular analyzer series is a scalable, modular based clinical chemistry and immunochemistry Serum Work Area solution for high throughput laboratories. The system consists of a core unit, an ISE module and up to 4 analytical modules.

Immunochemistry Modules

The cobas 8000 modular analyzer series offers two immunochemistry modules designed to address different throughput and workflow laboratory needs.

cobas 8000 analyzer series clinical chemistry modules

cobas e 801 module

The cobas e 801 module is a high throughput immunochemistry module that performs a broad range of heterogeneous immunoassay tests using the highly innovative and patented ElectroChemiLuminescence (ECL) technology. cobas e 801 is the latest addition to the cobas 8000 modular analyzer series

 

  • Heterogeneous immunoassays
  • Throughput of up to 300 tests/hour
  • 48 reagent positions
  • Continuous reagent cassette loading/unloading during operation
  • Carryover-free disposable tips
  • Clot and air bubble detection

 

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cobas e 602 module

The cobas e 602 module is a mid-volume throughput immunochemistry module that performs a broad range of heterogeneous immunoassay tests using the highly innovative and patented ElectroChemiLuminescence (ECL) technology. 

 

  • Heterogeneous immunoassays
  • Throughput of up to 170 tests/hour
  • 25 reagent positions
  • Reagent cassette loading/unloading during standby
  • Carryover-free disposable tips
  • Clot and air bubble detection

 

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Clinical Chemistry Modules

The cobas 8000 modular analyzer series offers three clinical chemistry modules and two ISE modules designed to address different throughput and workflow laboratory needs.

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cobas c 702 module

The cobas c 702 module is a high throughput clinical chemistry module that performs photometric assay tests for a wide range of analytes. It is equipped with a reagent manager, which allows for automatic reagent cassette decapping and loading/unloading during operation. With a throughput of up to 2000 tests/hour the cobas c 702 module has the capacity to handle heavy workloads and ensure efficiency in your lab.

 

  • Clinical chemistry, homogeneous immunoassays
  • Throughput of up to 2,000 tests/hour
  • 70 reagent positions
  • Continuous reagent cassette loading/unloading during operation
  • Automatic reagent cassette decapping
  • Specimen integrity via serum indices, clot and liquid level detection
  • Contact-free ultrasonic mixing
  • 2 sample probes
  • 4 reagent probes
  • Pipetting cycle time of 1.8 seconds

 

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cobas 8000 analyzer series clinical chemistry modules

cobas c 701 module

The cobas c 701 module is a high throughput clinical chemistry module that performs photometric assay tests for a wide range of analytes. This module has the same functionality and throughput as cobas c 702 module but it doesn’t feature the reagent manager. With a throughput of up to 2000 tests/hour the cobas c 701 module has the capacity to handle heavy workloads and ensure efficiency in your lab.

 

  • Clinical chemistry, homogeneous immunoassays
  • Throughput of up to 2,000 tests/hour
  • 70 reagent positions
  • Manual reagent cassette loading/unloading during standby
  • Specimen integrity via serum indices, clot and liquid level detection
  • Contact-free ultrasonic mixing
  • 2 sample probes
  • 4 reagent probes
  • Pipetting cycle time of 1.8 seconds

 

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cobas 8000 analyzer series clinical chemistry modules

cobas c 502 module

cobas c 502 is a medium throughput clinical chemistry module that performs photometric assay tests for a wide range of analytes.

 

  • Clinical chemistry, homogeneous immunoassays, HbA1c (whole blood measurement)
  • Throughput of up to 600 tests/hour
  • 60 reagent positions
  • Continuous reagent cassette loading/unloading during operation Specimen integrity via serum indices, clot and liquid level detection
  • Contact-free ultrasonic mixing

 

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cobas ISE

cobas® ISE module

The cobas ISE module measures the concentration of sodium (Na+), potassium (K+) and chloride (Cl-). It is available in two configurations with identical footprint but different throughout: 900 or 1,800 tests/hour

 

  • Sodium, potassium, chloride
  • 900 or 1,800 tests/hour
  • ISE specific sample probe with clot detection
  • Independent processing line

cobas® 8000 Technical Specifications

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cobas® 8000 Technical Specifications

Configurations The system offers more than 150 scalable configurations. A configuration consists from the core unit and 1 up to 4 analytical modules (excluding the optional cobas ISE module). 

The analytical modules are: cobas ISE module, cobas c 701 module, cobas c 702 module, cobas c 502 module, cobas e 801 module, cobas e 602 module.
Detection methods Clinical Chemistry: Photometric 
Immunochemistry: Electrochemiluminescence (ECL)
Maximum throughput Up to 9800 tests/hour/configuration
  • cobas ISE module: up to 1800 tests/hour
  • cobas c 701 module: up to 2000 tests/hour
  • cobas c 702 module: up to 2000 tests/hour
  • cobas c 502 module: up to 600 tests/hour
  • cobas e 801 module: up to 300 tests/hour
  • cobas e 602 module: up to 170 tests/hour
Sample types Serum, Plasma, Urine, CSF, Supernatant, Whole blood (not applicable for the cobas c 701 module and the cobas c 702 module)
Sample tubes 13 x 75 mm, 13 x 100 mm, 16 x 75 mm, 16 x 100 mm, Hitachi standard cup 2.5 ml, cobas sample cup 2.5 ml, Hitachi microcup* 1.5 ml 11-16 x 63-102 mm (for cobas e 602 module: 13-16 mm)
Pediatric sample tube Yes (Hitachi microcup*: 50 µl dead volume)
Sample capacity Core unit loading capacity: 300 samples 
Module Sample Buffer (MSB) capactiy: 100 samples 
Core unit throughput: up to 1000 samples/hour
Sample volume
  • cobas c 701 module: Average 5.5 µl
  • cobas c 702 module: Average 5.5 µl
  • cobas c 502 module: Average 7.0 µl
  • cobas e 801 module: Average 19.4 µ
  • cobas e 602 module: Average 26.8 µl
Automatic dilution Yes
Reagent capacity Up to 280 reagent channels/configuration
  • cobas ISE module: Na, K and Cl
  • cobas c 701 module: 70 reagent channels
  • cobas c 702 module: 70 reagent channels
  • cobas c 502 module: 60 reagent channels
  • cobas e 801 module: 48 reagent channels
  • cobas e 602 module: 25 reagent channels
Reagent concept Ready to use
Reagent loading Continuous reagent loading during operation (valid for cobas c 702 module, cobas c 502 module and cobas e 801 module)
Sample clot detection Yes
Sample interference measurement Serum indices (icterus, hemolysis, lipemia) measured on the clinical chemistry modules
Remote diagnostics Yes
Connectivity to smart phones and tablets Up to 3 systems can be connected to smart phones and tablets (iOS and Android) using cobas mobicheck application. The application allows the monitoring of the systems, alarms and reagent information.
Dimensions (W x D x H)
  • Core unit (including STAT port): 102 x 114 x 93 cm
  • cobas ISE module: 45 x 114 x 115 cm
  • cobas c 701 module (including MSB): 150 x 114 x 135 cm
  • cobas c 702 module (including MSB): 150 x 114 x 135 cm
  • cobas c 502 module (including MSB): 150 x 114 x 130 cm
  • cobas e 801 module (including MSB): 150 x 114 x 162 cm
  • cobas e 602 module (including MSB): 150 x 106 x 114 cm
Weight
  • Core Unit: 197 kg
  • cobas ISE module: 180 kg (ISE 1800), 170 kg (ISE 900)
  • cobas c 701 module (including MSB): 697 kg
  • cobas c 702 module (including MSB): 759 kg
  • cobas c 502 module (including MSB): 535 kg
  • cobas e 801 module (including MSB): 610 kg
  • cobas e 602 module (including MSB): 585 kg
Electrical requirements 200/208/220/230 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Noise level ≤ 65 dB
Pre-Analytics connectivity Unidirectional, bidirectional
Power consumption
  • Core Unit (including the control unit): 1 kVA (actual maximum: 0.4 kVA)
  • cobas ISE module: 0.5 kVA (actual maximum: 0.2 kVA)
  • cobas c 701 module (including MSB): 3 kVA (actual maximum: 2.3 kVA)
  • cobas c 702 module (including MSB): 3 kVA (actual maximum: 2.3 kVA)
  • cobas c 502 module (including MSB): 2.5 kVA (actual maximum: 1.7 kVA)
  • cobas e 801 module (including MSB): 2 kVA (actual maximum: 1.5 kVA)
  • cobas e 602 module (including MSB): 3 kVA (actual maximum: 1.5 kVA)
Heat generation
  • Core Unit (including the control unit): 3600 kJ/h (actual maximum: 1440 kJ/h)
  • cobas ISE module: 1800 kJ/h (actual maximum: 720 kJ/h)
  • cobas c 701 module (including MSB): 10800 kJ/h (actual maximum: 8280 kJ/h)
  • cobas c 702 module (including MSB): 10800 kJ/h (actual maximum: 8280 kJ/h)
  • cobas c 502 module (including MSB): 9000 kJ/h (actual maximum: 6120 kJ/h)
  • cobas e 801 module (including MSB): 7200 kJ/h (actual maximum: 5400 kJ/h)
  • cobas e 602 module (including MSB): 10800 kJ/h (actual maximum: 5400 kJ/h)