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Medium Volume
High Productivity

Consistent STAT turnaround time. Large load-up capacity. Minimal sample carryover.

The ARCHITECT c8000 clinical chemistry analyzer provides all these benefits to help you achieve excellent first-time results and fewer reruns. With the ARCHITECT c8000, you can have speed, certainty, and confidence in your clinical results.

The ARCHITECT c8000 offers a maximum throughput of up to 1,200 tests per hour. Featuring a load-up capacity of 215 samples with 35 priority positions, the ARCHITECT c8000  has up to 121 refrigerated reagent positions plus Integrated Chip Technology (Na+, K+ and Cl-).

For in vitro diagnostic use only.

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System specifications
 
Description 
Methods Photometric, Potentiometric, Turbidimetric
Maximum Throughput Up to 1,200 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 215
Sample Barcode Types Code 39, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 128
Sample Result Storage 50,000
Sample Volume 1.5-35 µL, Average: 6 µL
Automatic Dilution Yes
Sample Probe Carryover

<1000 ppm WB to WB

≤0.1 ppm WB to Serum

Reagent Capacity Up to 121 refrigerated positions plus patented ISE (Na+, K+ and Cl-)
Reagent Type

>95% liquid ready-to-use

Reagent Onboard Stability

5-65 days, Average: 40 days

Calibration Frequency

1-60 days, Average: 25 days

Sample, Clot and Bubble Detection Yes
Reagent Pressure Monitoring No
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
Dimensions
(H x W x D)

48" x 79" x 49"

121.9 x 200.6 x 124.5 cm

Weight

1,425 lbs

646.4 kg

Electrical Requirements AC 180-264V, 47-63 Hz, 20 amp
Water Requirements Deionized water 25 liters/hour during normal operation
Heat Output* 3400 BTU/hr, running mode
Sample Loading RSH + Carousel
*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 Diagnostics.

ACCESSORIES AND CONSUMABLES

From sample cups to sample carriers, you can access a full list of ARCHITECT c8000 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.

DOCUMENTATION

Review a few details about the ARCHITECT c8000 clinical chemistry analyzer in the specifications sheet (PDF, 118 KB).

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Expand Your Capabilities

By integrating the ARCHITECT c8000 with the ARCHITECT i2000SR immunoassay analyzer, you consolidate clinical chemistry and immunoassay testing capabilities in one platform for greater ease of use.

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