PFA-100 System

PFA-100 System
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PFA-100 System

Test System
PrincipleHigh-shear force dynamic flow system 
Measuring channelSingle measuring channel 
Incubation categoryTwo incubation wells 
Incubation temperature37.9 °C ± 1.0 °C 
Incubation warm up-time<15 minutes (room to operating temperature) 
Sample Handling
Type of sampleCitrated whole blood 
Sample mechanismManual pipette dispensing (800 μL) 
Barcode identificationOptional external barcode reader for sample identification 
Reagent Handling
TypeSingle disposable self-contained test cartridge 
Reagent recognitionPositive optical coding reagent cartridge identification 
Additional reagentTrigger solution 
Single testCol/EPI or Col/ADP: 6 tests/hour 
Duplicate testCol/EPI or Col/ADP: 10 tests/hour 
InterfaceLCD display 
Host connectionUnidirectional, external PC RS-232 25 pin D port 
Patient IDMaximum 12 numeric characters 
Stored control resultsLast 50 results 
Stored patient resultsLast 20 results 
Software updatePCMCIA Card 
PrinterBuilt-in dot matrix printer, sound level printing 77 dBA 
TypeRibbon Epson #ERC-22 black or #ERC-09 purple 
Printer paper58 mm wide paper roll 
Power Supply
Operating voltage100 – 130 V / 60 Hz, 200 – 250 V / 50 Hz 
Mains frequency50 – 60 Hz 
Current (maximum)1.5 A @ 100 V, 0.75 A @ 200 V 
Power consumption110 W (maximum) 
FuseSloblo, 250 V, 1.5 A 
NoteMain supply voltage should not exceed recommended ranges 
Environmental Conditions
Operating temperature 18 - 29 °C 
Non-operating storage -29 - 50 °C 
Relative humidity 20 - 90 % 
Altitude (maximum) 2000 meters 
Operating humidity 20 - 90 % RH 
Non-operating storage humidity 0 - 95 % RH 
Heat emission 94 kcal/h (375 BTU/h) 
Dimensions384 mm x 229 mm x 360 mm (W x D x H) 
Weight10.9 kg 
The PFA-100 System is available for sale in the US and complies to the IVD Directive 98/79/EC. 



Ordering Information

Catalog No.Product DescriptionQuantity
B4170-00PFA-100 Analyzer1 unit
B4170-20Dade® PFA-100 Collagen/EPI Test Cartridges1 x 20 pieces
B4170-21Dade PFA-100 Collagen/ADP Test Cartridges1 x 20 pieces
B4170-50Dade PFA-100 Trigger Solution3 x 11 mL

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