FluidX Impression™ Rapid Rack Scanner

Developed specifically for integration the FluidX Impression™ Rapid Rack Scanner offers fast identification of SBS-format racked, 2D-coded sample storage tubes, without the need to remove tubes from racks; backbone of many sample storage and tracking systems, for applications including biobanks, compound libraries and other high-throughput storage environments

  • Compact, bench-top whole SBS rack scanner
  • Integration friendly
  • Small-footprint scanner-based solution
  • No decoding attempt for empty tube positions

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Overview

FluidX Impression™ Rapid Rack Scanner; suitable for 48 and 96-format racks of 2D-coded tubes

  • Given the variety of 2D coded tubes on the market, Impression™ is designed and developed with broad compatibility in mind, 2D coded tubes from alternative manufacturers, not only FluidX. Designed and developed entirely with the end user in mind, the FluidX Impression™ Rapid Rack Scanner offers fast identification of SBS-format racked, 2D-coded sample storage tubes, without the need to remove tubes from racks.
  • Impression™ Rapid Rack Scanner systems offer the very best optical quality barcode scanning for 2D and 1D barcoded tubes within a rapid whole-rack scanner format with a small footprint Impression™ Rapid Rack Scanner is based on scanning technology and forms the backbone of many sample storage and tracking systems, for applications including biobanks, compound libraries and other high-throughput storage environments
  • Impression™ Rapid Rack Scanner is supplied with a 5-year warranty.
Key Features

Compatibility

  • Compatible with all FluidX 2D data matrix coded tubes, as well as with tubes supplied by other manufacturers
  • Suitable for use with 48 and 96 SBS-format racks

Integration friendly

  • Solution for rapid reading and integration
  • Includes single position USB 1D linear barcode module for reading linear rack barcodes

“No tube” feature for error elimination

  • Able to discriminate between a tube with a code that cannot be decoded, and an empty rack position
  • Will not decode empty tube positions, so data files are kept clean
  • Decoding speed is optimized as wasted data entry is eliminated
Specifications

Technical specifications

Parameter FluidX Impression™ Rapid Rack Scanner
Code formats read datamatrix, ISO 16022, square and rectangular format, ECC200, 0 to 20 grid sizes, white on black, black on white, numeric, alpha numeric, Option: 1D linear barcodes 
Sensor type Colour Contact Image Sensor (CMOS CIS)
Light source R, G, B LED (variable light source) 
Read time 4 to 5 seconds total scan and decode time
Ambient operating temperature 5°C to 55°C 
Tube compatibility Most tubes in 48 and 96 format SBS racks
Dimensions 51mm (H) x 156mm (W) x 256mm (D)
Operating humidity 10% to 90% (non condensing) 
Power requirements USB and AC 100 to 240V
User interface FluidX GUI, including Windows TCP/IP, ODBC
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Ordering Information

Product codes

Part number Description
20-2101-A Impression Rapid Rack Scanner (MKI) with Opticon Linear Barcode Reader
Small Form Factor Whole rack reader for racks of 48 / 96 2D labelled tubes; small-footprint scanner-based solution for rapid reading and integration; small form factor scanner has a lower depth of focus and is not suitable for all racks
70-2010 Single Position USB Linear Barcode Reader, for Impression range; 1 per case