Thermo Scientific™ Evolution™ 260 Bio UV-Visible Spectrophotometer

The Thermo Scientific™ Evolution 260 spectrophotometer offers reliable, high-quality performance and enhanced customer usability.

Manufacturer: Thermo Scientific™ 840211000

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Catalog No. 14-380-424

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    Electrical Requirements 100-240 V 50-60 Hz selected automatically150W maximum
    Wavelength Scan Speed <1 to 6000nm/min; variable
    Drift <0.0005 A/hr, 500 nm, 1.0nm SBW, 1 hr warm-up
    Accuracy (Photometric) 1A: ±0.006A
    2A: ±0.010A
    Measured at 440nm using calibrated neutral density filters traceable to NIST
    Range (Photometric) -
    Resolution (Toluene/Hexane) -
    Stray Light -
    Wavelength Slew Speed -
    Data Interval 10, 5, 2, 1.0, 0.5, 0.2, 0.1nm
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 62.2 x 48.6 x 27.9 cm
    Display Touchscreen LCD panel; 800 x 480; 17.8 cm (7 in. diagonal)
    Operating System Microsoft Windows™ XP embedded
    INSIGHT 2 Software is also compatible with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Professional Editions and can be installed on a computer attached to the instrument
    Pharmacopoeia Compliance Testing (Guaranteed Performance Specifications)
    Resolution (toluene in Hexane): ≥1.8A
    Photometric Accuracy (60mg/L K2Cr2O7): ±0.010A
    Stray Light: ≤1%T at 198nm: KCI; ≤0.05%AT at 220nm: Nal, KI
    Wavelength Accuracy: ±0.5nm 541.9, 546.1nm Hg emission lines, ±0.8nm full range
    Wavelength Repeatability: ≤0.05nm, repetitive scanning of 546.1nm Hg emission line
    Photometric Accuracy Instrument 1A: ±0.006A
    2A: ±0.010A
    Measured at 440nm using calibrated neutral density filters traceable to NIST
    Photometric Display -0.3 - 4.0A
    Photometric Range >3.5A
    Photometric Repeatability ±0.0002A
    Scan Ordinate Modes Absorbance, % Transmittance, % Reflectance, Kubelka-Munk, log (1/R), log (Abs), Abs*Factor, Intensity
    Noise 0A: <0.00015A
    1A: <0.00025A
    2A: <0.00080A
    260nm, 1.0nm SBW, RMS
    Beam Geometry Double-beam with Application Focused Beam Geometry
    Weight (Metric) 14.4kg
    Description Evolution 260 Bio Computer Control Spectrophotometer
    Detector Type Dual Silicon Photodiodes
    Item Description Evolution 260 PC Spectrophotometer
    Keypad Sealed membrane
    Lamp Xenon Flash Lamp, 3-year warranty (7 years typical lifetime)
    Optical Design Double Beam with sample and reference cuvette positions; Application Focused Beam Geometry; Czerny-Turner Monochromator
    Baseline Flatness ±0.0010A, 200-800nm, 1.0nm SBW, smoothing
    Scan Speed <1-6000nm/min, variable
    Spectral Bandwidth Variable: 1.0nm; 2.0nm; AFBG microcell optimized; AFBG fiber optic optimized; AFBG materials optimized
    Type Evolution 260 Bio Computer Control Spectrophotometer
    Wavelength Accuracy ±0.5nm (541.9, 546.1nm mercury lines)
    ±0.8nm (full range 190-1100nm)
    Wavelength Range 190 to 1100nm
    Certifications/Compliance ISO 9001:2008

    Advance your research with reliable, absorbance results from the Thermo Scientific™ Evolution™ 260 Bio UV-Vis spectrophotometer, designed for the changing field of life science. With the choice of tablet or computer control, the Evolution 260 Bio spectrophotometer offers high-performance measurements for a variety of biological samples and measurements. Powerful software, precision optics, and an extensive line of accessories combine for a complete solution to move you from samples to answers faster. Thermo Scientific™ INSIGHT™ software, included with the Evolution 260 Bio system, offers pre-programmed assay methods for increased accuracy and convenience.

    Complete Life Science Applications

    Next generation INSIGHT software provides the streamlined convenience of easy-to-understand nucleic acid and protein analysis methods and includes dedicated modules for:

    • Nucleic Acid concentration by direct UV measurement at 260nm including DNA, ssDNA, RNA, and siRNA
    • Nucleic acid purity measurements from 260/280nm and 260/230 ratios
    • Protein analysis by direct UV measurement at 205 or 280nm
    • Most common colorimetric analysis methods including: Pierce 660nm Protein assay, Bradford, BCA and Lowry
    • Measuring the fluorescence labeling efficiency for proteins and nucleic acids
    • Measuring the microarray labeling efficiency with one or two dyes

    Customizable, Straightforward INSIGHT Software

    • Personalize your home screen for easy navigation and convenience
    • Workbook tools save time and ensure accurate results
    • CUE scripting allows creation of customized interface and simplified workflow

    Best-in-Class Performance

    • Double-beam geometry ideal for kinetics or any sample that may change over time
    • Application Focused Beam Geometry (AFBG) technology provides superior results for microcells and turbid samples
    • Xenon flash lamp requires no warm-up time allowing instant measurements
    • Electronic triggering provides the highest level of accuracy for rapid-mixing kinetics measurements
    • Precision monochromator drive delivers fast scanning data collection and wavelength accuracy Powerful Convenience at your Fingertips
    • Color, touch screen provides instrument control using built-in computer
    • Integrated keypad allows communication with INSIGHT software
    • Choice of Local or PC configurations provides flexibility and convenience

    Accessories for all your Sampling Needs

    • Wide accessory selection with various temperature control options, sample changers, sippers and solid sampling devices complete your analysis
    • Automated cell changers with Peltier temperature control increase sample throughput
    • Choice of Peltier Single Cell Holder or a Smart 8-Cell Peltier system for temperature control and sample monitoring from 0° to 100°C
    • Easy software integration gives you complete control of your measurements

    Reliable Assurance of System Performance

    • The Thermo Scientific UV Validator package provides support for system qualification and validation activities
    • Complete documentation facilitates compliance of your system with the requirements of FDA, GxP, ISO 9001:2000 and ISPE 2001 guidelines and regulations
    • CVC and Mercury Lamp accessory automated testing ensures accuracy of your data
    • Thermo Scientific INSIGHTsecurity software provides complete tools to meet 21 CFR Part 11 requirements

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