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Countess™ 3 Automated Cell Counter

Catalog number:  AMQAX2000

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Description

The Countess 3 Automated Cell Counter is a benchtop cell counting system equipped with an advanced machine-learning algorithm, ruggedized optics, fully-automated focus and lighting, and image analysis software for rapid assessment of primary and immortalized cell samples

Accurate—eliminates the subjectivity of manual cell counting and user-to-user variability
Fast—counts live and dead cells, measures viability, and reports average cell size with a single touch in about 20 seconds
Convenient—requires no cleaning or routine maintenance; flush-mounted high-resolution capacitive touchscreen and simple user interface provide quick startup, require minimal training, and offer automatic saving of data to USB or cloud

The Countess 3 Automated Cell Counter works in two simple steps:
1. Mix 10 µL of sample with 10 µL of trypan blue and pipet into a disposable Countess chamber slide.
2. Insert the slide into the instrument. Rapid Capture and Auto-Save modes allow cell counting with a single touch. Focus, lighting, and file saving are executed automatically.

Get accurate cell counts
The Countess 3 Automated Cell Counter uses trypan blue staining combined with auto-focus and lighting driven by a machine-learning image analysis algorithm to obtain accurate cell and viability counts. The measurement range extends from 1 × 104 to 1 × 107 cells/mL (the optimal range is 1 × 105 to 4 × 106 cells/mL), which is broader than that of a hemocytometer.

Transfer data and images to your PC or cloud
Using the USB port on the Countess 3 Automated Cell Counter and any USB drive, you can save your cell count results and images and transfer them to your PC. For your convenience, a USB drive is supplied with the Countess 3 instrument and a WiFi dongle is available.

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

Specifications

Certifications/Compliance: RoHS
Detection Method: Brightfield
Dimensions: LxWxD: 9 x 9 x 5.5 x in. (228.6 x 228.6 x 139.7 mm)
Display: LCD 1280 x 800 pixels
Includes: Power supply, disposable & reusable slide holders, USB drive, 1 Box disposable chamber slides
Product Line: Countess™
Shipping Condition: Ambient
Voltage: 100/240 V
Weight (English): 8 lb.
Weight (Metric): 3.6 kg
For Use With (Equipment): Trypan Blue, Countess Chamber Slides, and Reusable Slide
Memory: On board, USB drive
Product Type: User-installed automated cell counter

Contents & storage

Store at room temperature.