Magellan™ comparison

Standard vs. Tracker

Get more from your microplate reader with Magellan, the universal reader control and data analysis software from Tecan.

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  Standard Tracker
Data generation / instrument control
Spark®    
Infinite® F50    
Infinite® 200 PRO    
Infinite® F500    
Infinite® M1000    
Sunrise™    
 
Data analysis features - Standard curve types
Point to point    
Linear regression    
Non-linear regression    
Polynomial    
Cubic spline    
Akima    
LogitLog    
Four/five parameters – Marquardt    
 
Data analysis features - Standard curve analysis
ICx calculation    
Extrapolation    
 
General calculation features
Formula editor with basic functions    
Logical functions    
Numeric functions    
Statistical functions    
Eliminate functions    
Definition of constants    
Definition of cut-offs    
QC validation    
Plate-to-plate QC - Levy-Jennings graph    
 
Spectra data reduction
Blank reduction    
Smoothing    
Wavelength pick    
Peak characterization    
Spectra normalization    
Custom formulae    
 
Kinetic data reduction
Mean and maximum slope    
Correlation coefficient    
Time to onset    
Minimum, maximum area    
Cycle subtraction    
Enzyme kinetics: Km and Vmax according to Hanes, Eadie-Hofstee, Lineweaver-Burk    
 
Data import
Import of raw data    
Sample ID lists    
esy-, tpl-, dd1-, pro-, ape-, csv-, txt-files    
 
Data export
Excel    
ASCII    
XML    
 
FDA 21 CFR part 11 functionality
User administration  
Authority checks of users (login and password)  
Add/modify users and groups  
User rights  
Password expiry    
Electronic signatures    
Electronic records: audit trail for methods, data, standard curves, user administration    
Calculations referenced to MatLab® and Excel    
Full backwards compatibility    
Converting files    
Archive files    
 
General features
General view settings    
Demo modus    
Data report: list and matrix    
Password protection of methods    
Plate definition editor    
 
Interfaces
Robotic interface    
 
Miscellaneous
Example files    
Tutorials    
Customization    
Languages    

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