Esco Technologies Swift™ Spectrum 96


Swift™ Spectrum 96

for quantitative real-time PCR. After 3 years of development, Esco Healthcare has released a new model Swift Spectrum Real Time 96 encompassing new technology. Swift Spectrum Real Time 96 well retains the reliability, flexibility and efficiency based on Swift Spectrum Real Time 48. It also introduces a more advanced detection system design with an X-Y scan system and a customized Peltier which provide a better heating/cooling rate, temperature accuracy and stability. 
Swift Spectrum Real Time 96 well system brings more possibilities for researchers of all experience levels by conducting absolute quantification, SNP and relative quantification in an easy-to-use software interface. Unlike Swift Real Time 48 wells, this new model has a capacity of 96 samples and implements them by dual-color scanning within 5.5 seconds via open platform chemistry on up to 8 multiple channels.
Swift™ Spectrum 96
Gradient Capability Yes
Gradient Range 1 to 36 °C
Temperature Accuracy ± .2 °C (full-range)
Depth 430 mm
Height 352 mm
Width 395 mm
Power Requirements 100 - 240 V, AC, 50 - 60 Hz
Peak Power 600 W (without computer)
Additional Specifications Sample Capacity:  
96 x 0.2 ml centrifuge tube 
Reaction System:  
5 Μl - 100 Μl 
Dynamic Range:  
10 - 1010 copies 
Number of Channels:  
6 - 8 channels 
Excitation Wavelength: 
Normal Channels: F1: 470 nm, F2: 523 nm, F3: 543 nm, F4: 571 nm, F5: 628 nm, F6: 678 nm 
Emission Wavelength:  
Normal Channels: F1: 525 nm, F2: 564 nm, F3: 584 nm, F4: 612 nm, F5: 692 nm, F6: 718 nm 
FAM, SYBR Green I, Cy3, 5-TAMRA, NED, Cy5, VIC, HEX, TET, JOE, ROD, Texas-Red, Light Cycler Red Quasar 705 
Temperature Range:  
4 - 105o Celsius 
Heating / Cooling Rate:  
4.0°C/sec (max) 
Temperature Fluctuation:  
=+/-0.1°C (full-range), (55°C typical value =+/-0.1°C) 
Block Temperature Uniformity:  
=+/-0.4°C (full-range), (55°C typical value =+/-0.3°C) 
Temperature Accuracy:
+/-0.2°C (full-range), (55°C typical value =+/-0.1°C) 
Gradient Temperature Range:  
1°C - 36°C 
Temperature Range of Hot-Lid:  
30°C - 110°C (adjustable, default 105°C) 
Software Operating System:  
Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Seven


  • Multi-point temperature control ensures highly consistent temperature within the 96 sample holes. 
  • The advanced optic fiber transmission technology makes the photo-electric detection system highly sensitive and reliable. 
  • Long-life LED light source, paired excitation, dual high-sensitivity PMT synchronous detection.  
  • 6-Channel LED-PMT based optical system for FAM™,SYBR® Green, HEX, VIC®, JOE™, TAMRA™, TEXAS RED, ROX™, CY3, TET, CY5, NED, LcRed ; Extra 2 channels can be customized. 
  • Automatic hot-lid technology needs no manual opening/closing and ensures constant pressure of hot-lid used with different test tubes. 
  • The longer wavelength dyes are excited more efficiently, resulting in better sensitivity and precision. 
  • Automatic temperature control mode (Tube/Block) switch based on sample volume. 
  • Wide block temperature range: 4-105°C, with SOAK low temperature conservation function. 
  • Data inquiry – Administration of results database. 
  • Selectable power setting between AC 100-240V 
  • The constant temperature function of SOAK realizes low-temperature storage of PCR reagent. 
  • LED excitation light source – long life and low maintenance 
  • Stable and correct 1~36°C gradient function makes PCR condition optimal. 
  • PCR reaction tube is unnecessary to open, which protects products during and after PCR from contamination and ensures correct results. 
  • Designated line scan mode, Rapid for a 96 wells dual-color scanning. 6 channels can be finished scanning within 21.12s. 


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