Covaris™ S220 System

Catalog number: 4465653

Applied Biosystems™  Related applications: PCR | SOLiD® Next-Generation Sequencing

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The Covaris™ S220 System is a required sample preparation instrument for use in the SOLiD™ System workflow. The instrument is an essential part of the emulsion PCR process used to prepare the beads for emulsion PCR. The Covaris™ System is used to shear DNA into 60 bp fragments for fragment library preparation. The Covaris™ S220 System includes a Covaris™ S220 instrument, laptop, and a recirculating chiller.

Services and support
Service and support plans—comprehensive plans to maximize instrument performance and ensure availability of critical systems
Training—courses for experimental design, data analysis, troubleshooting, applications, and instrument operation
Bioinformatics—tailored support for NGS informatics execution, software use, data analysis, and downstream applications
DataSafe Solution—storage and back-up strategy, design, hardware, and support for all lab data

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Analysis Software: Covaris SonoLab 7
Compatible Products: 1.5 ml LoBind Tubes, AB Library Builder™ System, Covaris® MicroTube, Ethylene Glycol
Dimensions: 20 cm (W) x 33 cm (H) x 53 cm (D)
External Computer: Latitude® laptop from Dell® Inc.
For Use With (Equipment): 5500 Genetic Analyzer, 5500xl Genetic Analyzer
High Throughput Compatibility: Automated Protocols
Operating Environment: Maximum humidity: 80% at 31°C; 50% at 40°C, Temperature: 15°C-25°C
Operating System: Windows 7, Windows XP (Service Pack 3)
Performance: Broad sample volume range, Isothermal processing, Non-contact, in closed vessel, Precisely controlled and adjustable energy delivery
Product Line: Corvaris™
Product Size: 1 instrument
Program Features: Fine acoustic treatment resolution available with SonoLab 7 control software, Standard applications and custom programming capable
Sample Volume: 120 µL
Voltage Limit: International: 220-240 V, Japan: 100 V, US: 120 V (+/- 10%)
Weight: 12 kg

Contents & storage

Covaris S220 machine , Tube holders for 1.5mL tube, 0.65mL tube, 13 x 65mm tube , Dell laptop computer , Compact chiller


Manuals & protocols