Beckman Olympus AU 640/640e

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Beckman Olympus AU 640/640e 

This system is a versatile instrument and workhorse for any lab. It includes the below features:

Analytical system

Fully automated, for routine, STAT, urine and homogeneous immunoassays

Analytical methods

Clinical chemistry and immunological parameters. End point, kinetic assays, fixed-time-kinetics, optionally ISE

Simultaneously processed analytes

48 photometric tests, 51 with ISE


800 photometric tests/hour; maximum of 1,200 with ISE

Sample feeder

Racks with 10 samples each (bar codes on primary tubes and on racks); capacity of 150 samples; continuous loading

Sample tubes

In primary and secondary tubes; diameter between 11.5 and 16.5 mm; height between 55 and 102 mm

STAT samples

Up to 22 positions for STAT samples, bar coded primary tubes

Sample volume

2 – 50 µl in 1 µl steps (1 – 50 µl for repeats)

Reagent supply

48 positions for R1 and R2; refrigerated (4 °C – 12 °C)

Reagent volume

1. reagent: 25 – 300 µl; 2. reagent: 25 – 300 µl; (in 1 µl steps)

Total reaction volume

150 – 550 µl

Reaction cuvette

Quartz cuvettes

Reaction time

Up to 8 minutes, 40 seconds

Reaction temperature

37 °C

Mixing method

With rotating paddles after dispensing sample and reagent

Photometry system

Direct assay through the reaction cuvette (0 – 2.5 OD) mono, bichromatic measurements possible


13 different wavelengths between 340 – 800 nm

Cuvette cleaning

Comprehensive cleaning with detergents


Auto calibration, cooled calibrator positions

Quality control

Auto QC, cooled QC positions

Test requisition

Individual and profile test requisition via on line, mouse, functions keys or touch screen


Clot detection and crash prevention for sample and reagent dispenser


Full uni- and bidirectional communication possible



Dimensions (W x H x D) mm

ANL 1,850 x 1,210 x 800; DPR 700 x 1,430 x 700

Weight: 1,166 Lbs

Dimensions: 73 (W) x 48 (H) x 32 (D) inches

To inquire, please call us at 253-750-0818