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• SpotLight 2 and SpotLight Turbo Microarray Scanners provide affordable microarray detection ideal for quantitative differential expression studies

• Cool excitation and high-sensitivity light capturing technology features provide efficient, accurate and cost-effective solutions for high-quality microarray fluorescence scanning

• Scans all types of slide based microarrays

• High-sensitivity light capturing technology increases detectivity, reduces background noise and provides faster capture times

• Compatible with all types of surface chemistries including glass, plastic, hydrogels, nitrocellulose and nylon

• Resolution: 10 µm

• 2-color models detect Cy3, Cy5 and FITC (Blue Edition #SLMS2B)

• 6-color turbo model detect Cy3, Cy5, FITC and 3 additional channels

• 2-color models compatible with MAPIX®, GenePix® and other software packages

• 2-color Blue Edition model with blue excitation source for FITC 488 nm detection

• 6-color model with proprietary high numerical aperture lenses captures more signals

• Signal-to-background up to 10X higher versus other commercial scanners

• Optional detection labels: chemiluminescent and colorimetric

• Custom filter sets (sold separately)

• Includes: scanner, test microarrays, BioBlue Mini Computer, LED flat panel display, keyboard, mouse, mouse pad, power supply and cables

Features & Benefits

Features and Benefits

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Model SpotLight™ 2 Microarray Scanner
#SLMS2 and #SLMS2B (Blue Edition)
SpotLight™ Turbo
Microarray Scanner #SLMST
Dimensions 14.25W x 13.25D x 19.4H in
(360 x 340 x 490 mm)
14.25W x 17.5D x 19.4H in
(460 x 300 x 460 mm)
Number of Channels 2-color 6-color
Microarray Format standard glass slide 1 x 25 x 76 mm 25 x 76 mm
Software Requirements Windows 7 Win 2000, Win XP
Excitation Wavelength #SLMS2: 570 nm and 670 nm
#SLMS2B: FITC 488 nm
FITC 488 nm, 532 nm, 635 nm and 3 additional channels
Product Components
  • SpotLight™ 2 Personal Two-Color Fluorescence Microarray Scanner
  • Power supply with Voltage Appropriate Power Cable
  • High-Speed Firewire Cable
  • High-Speed USB Cable
  • High-Speed Ethernet Cable
  • BioBlue High-Speed Personal Computer
  • SpotLight™ 2 Controller Software (Pre-Loaded on Computer)
  • SpotLight™ 2 LED Flat Panel Display with DVI Monitor Cable and Power Cord
  • Computer Power Cord with Voltage Appropriate Connector
  • Computer Keyboard, Mouse and Mouse Pad
  • Microarrays for Test Scanning
  • SpotLight™ Personal Two-Color Fluorescence Microarray Scanner
  • Power supply with Voltage Appropriate Power Cable
  • High-Speed Firewire Cable
  • High- Speed USB Cable
  • High- Speed Ethernet Cable
  • BioBlue High-Speed Personal Computer
  • SpotLight™ Controller Software (Pre-Loaded on Computer)
  • SpotLight™ Flat Panel Display with Monitor Cable and Power Cord
  • Computer Power Cord with Voltage Appropriate Connector
  • Computer Keyboard, Mouse and Mouse Pad
  • Microarray for Test Scanning
Software Compatibility MAPIX®, GenePix® and other software packages
Resolution 10 µm
Standard Detection Wavelengths Cy3 (532 nm) and Cy5 (635 nm)
Optional Detection Wavelengths 455 nm, 470 nm, 488 nm, 505 nm, 590 nm, 617 nm, 625 nm and white light
Standard Filter Sets Cy3 and Cy5
Optional Filter Sets fluorescein and fluorescein analogs, TRITC (Rhodamine), APC, ethidium bromide, Alexa dyes, and several GFP variants
Standard Detection Label Fluorescent
Optional Detection Labels chemiluminescent and colorimetric
Sensitivity <0.1 fluors per square micron and <1,000 fluors per spot
Signal to Background up to 10X higher than some commercial scanners
Dynamic Range >10,000 fold
Single Image Scan Size 1392 x 1024 pixels
Single Image File Size 2.7 MB
Max. Scan Area 25 x 76 mm
Computer Hardware Requirements P IV-2.0 GHz, 256 megs RAM, 20 GB drive
Image File Format Standard 16-bit TIFF (0-65, 536)
Electrical requirements 100 or 240 Vac and 50-60 Hz

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Microarray Scanner Sensitivity and Range

16-bit TIFF image of data acquired from a single-channel, fluorescence scan shows the sensitivity and dynamic range of the SpotLight™ 2 Scanner

Software Detection of Cy3 and Cy5 dyes

SpotLight 2 Microarray Scanner software pre-scans microarray substrate slide for easy identification of the microarray location before final scan mode

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