Architect c4000


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.

system specifications
Methods Photometric, Potentiometric, Turbidimetric
Maximum Throughput Up to 800 tests/hour
Sample Types Serum, Plasma, Whole Blood, Urine, CSF
Sample Tubes

Height: 72-102 mm 

Diameter: 9.6-16.1 mm

Sample Cup Yes (50 µl dead volume)
Sample Capacity 100
Sample Barcode Types Code 39, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 128
Sample Result Storage 50,000
Sample Volume 1.5-35 µL, Average: 7.2 µL
Automatic Dilution Yes
Sample Probe Carryover

<1000 ppm WB to WB

≤0.1 ppm WB to Serum

Reagent Capacity Up to 90 refrigerated positions plus patented ISE (Na+, K+ and Cl-)
Reagent Type >97% liquid ready-to-use
Reagent Onboard Stability 5-65 days, Average: 38 days
Calibration Frequency 1-60 days, Average: 25 days
Sample, Clot and Bubble Detection Yes
Reagent Pressure Monitoring Yes
Sample Interference Measurement Yes: Hemolysis, Icterus, and Lipemia
System Control Center 1 SCC, with color touchscreen monitor, keyboard and mouse
Onboard Maintenance Records Yes 
Online Error Code Help Yes
Host Interface Bidirectional, serial RS-232 interface, host query option available 
Remote Diagnostics AbbottLink
(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 Requirements AC 180-264V, 47-63 Hz, 20 amp
Water Requirements Deionized water 15 liters/hour during normal operation, 25 liters/hour maximum
Heat Output* 3050 BTU/hr, running mode
Sample Loading RSH
*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. 


From sample cups to sample carriers, you can access a full list of ARCHITECT c4000 accessories and consumables for easy ordering through your online account. All it takes is a few easy steps for registration, if you haven’t already done so.


Review a few details about the ARCHITECT c4000 clinical chemistry analyzer in the specifications sheet (PDF, 118 KB).

Download the Spec Sheet



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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