SPIRIT

The SPIRIT is a rugged, portable, multi-analyte, instrument based on surface plasmon resonance (SPR) biosensors. Demonstrated ability to detect pathogens and toxins from complex sample sources. Integrated and automated fluidic systems allow injected samples be passed over 4 or 8 sensor chips installed in a temperature-controlled flowcell.

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Manufacturer
Seattle Sensor Systems Corporation
Product Name
SPIRIT
Detection Category
Biological
Detection Principle
Immunological;
Detection Method
Surface Plasmon Resonance;
Application
Laboratory Analysis;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The SPIRIT is a rugged, portable, multi-analyte, instrument based on surface plasmon resonance (SPR) biosensors. Demonstrated ability to detect pathogens and toxins from complex sample sources. Integrated and automated fluidic systems allow injected samples be passed over 4 or 8 sensor chips installed in a temperature-controlled flowcell.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
41000
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Supporting Documentation
Docs: Seattle Sensors Cor - SPIRIT.pdf;
Dimensions
4 x 6 x 4 in (10.2 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm)
Weight
<5 lbs.; 2 lbs (0.9 kg )
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery; 10 hour
Transportability
Handheld
Operating Conditions
Not Specified
Solvents/Reagents
Not Specified
Calibration Schedule
Not Specified
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Not Specified
Available Accessories
Not Specified
Data Analysis Support Equipment
PC, laptop, software
Communications Interface
Serial link
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$35,000.00
Maintenance Cost
Not Specified
Tested For Biological Agents
B. anthracis (Anthrax), Y. pestis (Plague) Ovalbumin, Staph Enterotoxin B (SEB), F. tularensis (Tularemia), Norwalk VLP, Ricin A, and BG Spores, Ara h 1 (peanut allergen), and others
Other Biological Targets
Yes
Number of Library Entries
Not Specified
Adaptability
Yes
Sample Introduction
Liquid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
cfu/mL; 100-1000 cfu/ml
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Not Specified
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
Not Specified
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
<5 minutes
Total Run Time
Not Specified
Alarm Capability
Not Specified
Software Control
PC
Other Operational Parameters
4 SPR detectors with triplicate measurement per channel
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Not Specified
Manuals Available
Not Specified
Reachback Service
Not Specified
Warranties
Not Specified
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Not Specified
Data File Type Format
Not Specified
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