Architect c4000

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Large capacity

Small size

The ARCHITECT c4000 clinical chemistry analyzer demonstrates high-quality testing results and rapid STAT turnaround time. The ARCHITECT c4000 enhances laboratory productivity and provides users high confidence in clinical results.

The ARCHITECT c4000 offers a maximum throughput of up to 800 tests per hour. Featuring a load-up capacity of 100 samples with 35 priority positions, the ARCHITECT c4000 allows for up to 90 refrigerated reagent positions on board, plus Integrated Chip Technology (Na+, K+ and Cl-).

For in vitro diagnostic use only.

Refer to the operations manual or user guide for warnings, precautions and limitations for proper use of the instrument. 
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System specifications

MethodsPhotometric, Potentiometric, Turbidimetric
Maximum ThroughputUp to 800 tests/hour
Sample TypesSerum, Plasma, Whole Blood, Urine, CSF
Sample Tubes

Height: 72-102 mm 

Diameter: 9.6-16.1 mm

Sample CupYes (50 µl dead volume)
Sample Capacity100
Sample Barcode TypesCode 39, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 128
Sample Result Storage50,000
Sample Volume1.5-35 µL, Average: 7.2 µL
Automatic DilutionYes
Sample Probe Carryover

<1000 ppm WB to WB

≤0.1 ppm WB to Serum

Reagent CapacityUp to 90 refrigerated positions plus patented ISE (Na+, K+ and Cl-)
Reagent Type>97% liquid ready-to-use
Reagent Onboard Stability5-65 days, Average: 38 days
Calibration Frequency1-60 days, Average: 25 days
Sample, Clot and Bubble DetectionYes
Reagent Pressure MonitoringYes
Sample Interference MeasurementYes: Hemolysis, Icterus, and Lipemia
System Control Center1 SCC, with color touchscreen monitor, keyboard and mouse
Onboard Maintenance RecordsYes 
Online Error Code HelpYes
Host InterfaceBidirectional, serial RS-232 interface, host query option available 
Remote DiagnosticsAbbottLink
(H x W x D)

49" x 63" x 36"

125.1 x 160 x 90.7 cm


1,132 lbs

513.5 kg

Electrical RequirementsAC 180-264V, 47-63 Hz, 20 amp
Water RequirementsDeionized water 15 liters/hour during normal operation, 25 liters/hour maximum
Heat Output*3050 BTU/hr, running mode
Sample LoadingRSH
*Values provided represent the typical output in “Running” mode for the system processing module and sample handler. A maximum value of 389 BTU/hr was obtained for the System Control Center (SCC) using the ARCHITECT i2000SR as a representative system. Values obtained during an internal study. Data is on file with Abbott. 

Expand your capabilities

Combining the ARCHITECT c4000 with the ARCHITECT i1000SR immunoassay analyzer enables laboratories to handle clinical chemistry and immunoassay testing on a single platform.

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