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      Sunrise™ Infinite® F50 / Robotic Infinite M Nano Infinite  Lumi
      Sunrise™ Infinite® F50 / Robotic Infinite® M Nano Infinite® Lumi
    Wavelength selection
    Filter-based instrument        
    Tunable wavelength selection  
    Tunable gradient filter
    Quad4 monochromator™
    Detection modes
    Absorbance endpoint & kinetics
    spectral range
    340-750 nm 400-750 nm 230-1000 nm  
    Absorbance scans
    spectral range
    400-700nm   230-1000nm  
    Absorbance multichannel detection 12
    spectal range
          380-600 nm
    Glow luminescence        
    Flash luminescence        
    Dual Color luminescence        
    Plate formats
    Number of wells 96 96 6-384 6-384
    NanoQuant Plate™        
    Further options
    Temperature control up 42°C        
    Barcode scanner        
    QC tools        
    User interfaces
    Workflow oriented i-control™ software        
    Magellan™ data analysis software        
    Exemplified Applications
    Agglutination reading        
    Nucleic acid quantification*        
    Protein quantification        
    Labelling efficency        
    ATP detection        
    Reporter assays        
    Ca2+ release        
    Ready for automation
    Connect™ plate stacker        
    Freedom EVO®        
    Designed to meet regulatory needs
    98/79/EC IVD-D        
    21 CFR Part 11 support**        
    2011/65/EU RoHS        
    * via 260nm absorbance
    ** Using with Magellan Tracker
      Infinite M Nano Plus Infinite F Nano Plus Infinite M Plex Infinite F Plex Spark
    M Nano Plus
    F Nano Plus
    M Plex
    F Plex
    Wavelength selection
    Filter-based wavelength
    incl. 3+1 dichroics
    Quad4 monochromators™
    (tunable wavelength)
    QuadX monochromators™
    (tunable wavelength and bandwidth)
    Fusion™ optics
    (filter and Quad4/Quad X monochromators)
    Labware formats
    Microplates 6-384 6-384 6-384 6-384 1-1536
    Cuvette adapter plate          
    Cuvette port          
    NanoQuant Plate™ compatible
    (2µl micro volume plate)
    Cell Chips™ cell counting slides          
    Detection modes
    Absorbance endpoint +
    Kinetic spectral range
    230–1,000 nm 230–1,000 nm 230–1,000 nm 230–1,000 nm 200–1,000 nm
    Absorbance spectral scan          
    Fluorescence top and bottom
    reading spectral range
    Ex 230–850 nm
    Em 280-850 nm
    Ex 230–850 nm
    Em 280-850 nm
    Ex 230-850 nm
    Em 280-850 nm
    Ex 230-850 nm
    Em 280-850 nm
    Ex 230-900 nm
    Em 280-900 nm
    Fluorescence spectral scan          
    Adjustable bandwidth in fluorescence          
    Automated z-focusing top          
    Automated z-focusing bottom          
    Fluorescence Polarization (FP)          
    Time-resolved fluorescence (TRF)          
    Fluorescence resonance
    energy transfer (FRET)
    Time-resolved fluorescence
    resonance energy transfer TR-FRET
    Multiple reads per well          
    Optimal read in fluorescence bottom          
    Well area scan
    (100x100 spots/well)
    Flash and glow luminescence incl. BRET          
    Luminescence spectral scan
    (tunable wavelength)
    Brightfield imaging of microplates
    (Cell confluence)
    Automated cell counting in Cell chips™          
    Temperature control up to 42°C          
    Active cooling below ambient
    temperature (Te-Cool™)
    CO2 and O2 incubation option
    (GCM™ gas control module)
    Humidity control
    (evaporation protection)
    Further Options
    Two reagent injectors          
    Injector with heater and stirrer          
    Automated Lidlifter™          
    Barcode scanner          
    IQ/OQ and QC tools          
    21 CFR Part 11 support*          
    User interfaces
    i-control™ / SparkControl™
    Reader confirmed software
    Magellan™ data analysis software          
    Certified for
    Transcreener® FI          
    Transcreener® FP          
    Transcreener® TR-FRET          
    Ready for automation
    Connect™ plate stacker          
    Freedom EVO®          
    * Using with Magellan Tracker
    The Infinite and Spark multimode microplate readers are modular and upgradeable. Accordingly there are different configurations possible. Certain functionalities in the table above requires specific configurations.

    Please talk to your your local Tecan representative for the right configuration which suits your application demands.