ORTHO™ Workstation

ORTHO™ Workstation
Precision and accuracy are critical in labs of any size. The ORTHO™ Workstation is the only compact 2-in-1 blood testing system with reliable ORTHO BioVue® Column Agglutination Technology. It’s a system engineered to help ensure the accuracy your patients deserve—with the convenience and ease of use your lab needs.

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Benefits & Features

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Increase precision and accuracy

Provide the accuracy your patients deserve with a validated system of ORTHO BioVue®Technology—the gold standard for manual and automated blood bank testing—with centrifuge and incubator. Proven reliable ORTHO BioVue® Cassettes offer clear, stable, well-defined end points, objective interpretation of results, the ability to use reduced sample volume, and a full assay portfolio.

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Maximise space and convenience

Maximise space in your lab with this compact, 2-in-1 system that integrates ORTHO BioVue® Cassettes, centrifuge, and incubator. At just under 11 kg and with a width of 575 mm, the workstation is lightweight with a small footprint for space-constrained labs. With the ORTHO™ Workstation, your lab also has the ability to standardise on one technology.

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Simplify operations

Make it easy for all staff to operate the ORTHO™ Workstation with its language-neutral icons, enhanced alarm systems,* easy-to-perform centrifuge QC using a tachometer, and quick access to holding area for centrifuge balance-cassette. The improved cassette incubator is designed for rapid loading and unloading of ORTHO BioVue® Cassettes.*

*Vs current ORTHO BioVue® System Centrifuge and ORTHO BioVue® System Heat Block

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Improve process controls

Give your operators more control over processing with incubator temperature monitoring with visual indicator, a unique beeping pattern to indicate cycle completion, enhanced error code intelligence for troubleshooting, and a quiet centrifuge with translucent panels for visual monitoring

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Reduce your lab’s environmental footprint

Reduce your lab’s environmental impact with a system designed with the environment in mind. The ORTHO™ Workstation reduces device weight by 47% and Reference Guide size by 95% as compared to the current ORTHO BioVue® System Centrifuge and ORTHO BioVue® System Heat Block. Packaged in an innovative, reusable multipurpose lab bag, the system also reduces external packaging by 53%.*

* Vs current ORTHO BioVue® System Centrifuge and ORTHO BioVue® System Heat Block

Test Types

Examine the ORTHO™ Workstation menu of tests:
  • ABO-Rh/Reverse
  • ABDD/K
  • ABO/ Rh
  • ABODD
  • Reverse Diluent
  • ABD Confirmation
  • ABO-Rh/DAT
  • DAT
  • Rh-hr
  • Rh/K
  • Kell/Control
  • Kell
  • AHG Polyspecific
  • AHG Anti-IgG
  • AHG Polyspecific/Neutral
  • Neutral

Specifications

System Dimensions

+ Height: 220 mm (8.66 in)
+ Width: 575 mm (22.64 in)
+ Depth: 325 mm (12.80 in)
+ Weight: 10.89 kg (24 lb)

Power

Power requirements: + 100–240 V~, 50/60 Hz, single phase (Input auto-senses voltage/current, no manual selection required)

Power consumption: 150 VA

Fuses: 2 required, T4AH250V - 4 amp, 250 V, ceramic, time delay, 5 x 20 mm

Speed & Timing

Cycle speed:
+ Phase 1: 1032 rpm ± 10 rpm
+ Phase 2: 1509 rpm ± 10 rpm

Speed indicator: 4 digits

Timing indicator: 4 digits

Cycle timing:

Phase 1: 2 minutes ± 10 seconds (including ramp-up time)
Phase 2: 3 minutes ± 10 seconds (including ramp-up time)

Centrifuge & Incubator

Centrifuge cassette capacity: 10 cassettes

Incubation temperature: 37°C ± 2°C

Incubator cassette capacity: 20 cassettes (2 sections of 10)

Noise level generated: Maximum 50 dba at 1 meter (during normal operation)

Expected life: 10 years

Resources

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For IFUs, SDSs, and other technical documentation, see Technical Documents