Defender-XT™

The Defender-XT™ BioDetect Test Strip Reader is the next-generation for field portable biological analysis. Completely compatible with the BioDetect Tests, the Defender-XT™ offers added functionality as compared to the Guardian Reader.  The Defender-XT™ software directs the user step-by-step and provides a full BioDetect Test menu.  Connectivity is near-universal with WiFi capabilities and USB interface.  Secure data transmission capability for technical support and documentation.

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Availability: Commercially Available

Tom Fryzel
Technical Director
tfryzel@alexeter.com
+1 877 419 1507
830 Seton Court
Wheeling, IL 60090
USA
James P. Whelan, Ph.D.
President
+1 877 591 5571
www.alexeter.com
Manufacturer
Alexeter Technologies LLC
Product Name
Defender-XT™
Detection Category
Biological
Detection Principle
Immunological;
Detection Method
Lateral Flow Hand Held Immunoassay;
Application
Detection;
Product Model Number
R-6001
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The Defender-XT™ BioDetect Test Strip Reader is the next-generation for field portable biological analysis. Completely compatible with the BioDetect Tests, the Defender-XT™ offers added functionality as compared to the Guardian Reader.  The Defender-XT™ software directs the user step-by-step and provides a full BioDetect Test menu.  Connectivity is near-universal with WiFi capabilities and USB interface.  Secure data transmission capability for technical support and documentation.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
2020
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Weight
<30 lbs.
Power Requirements
Alkaline Battery; AC/DC Line Power
Transportability
Handheld
Consumables
<$1,000/year; Test Strips
Solvents/Reagents
None
Calibration Schedule
Includes calibration cartridge
Available Accessories
Rugged carrying case, charging cable, international power adaptors, USB to microUSB adapter
Communications Interface
Wi-Fi, USB
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Tested For Biological Agents
B. anthracis (anthrax), Botulinum Toxin A&B, Y. pestis (plague), Brucella, C. burnetti (Q fever), Ricin, SEB, F. tularensis (tularemia), B. Mallei (Glanders), Orthopox
Other Biological Targets
Yes
Adaptability
No
Sample Introduction
Liquid;Solid;
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
< 1 minute
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
<1 minute
Software Control
On-board
Other Operational Parameters
None
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
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