LTQ XL™ Linear Ion Trap MS

LTQ XL™ Linear Ion Trap MS
by Thermo Fisher Scientific
 4.3/5.0 (7 reviews)

The LTQ XL™ extends the legendary MS n performance of the LTQ™, incorporating more techniques to generate structural information through Thermo Scientific’s innovations in ion trap technology. Thermo Scientific's LTQ XL is the only mass spectrometer that offers multiple dissociation techniques, PQD, ETD and CID. Pulsed Q Collision Induced Dissociation (PQD) is a patented technique that elimina...read more

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AVERAGE RATING: 4.3

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  • 4 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 4 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 5 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY

Tarun Handa


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RATING: 4.3

  • 5 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 4 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 4 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 25 Nov 2014

Application Area: MS fragmentation building, Impurities/metabolite identification/characterization, data dependent
LTQ XL™ Linear Ion Trap MS

"I liked its ease of operation, easily accessible functions, rugged instrument design performance, which enables and encourages a user to explore and exploit a wide array of functions that it offers."

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Ken Strassburger


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RATING: 5.0

  • 5 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 5 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 5 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 18 Jul 2012

LTQ XL™ Linear Ion Trap MS

"A very good choice for research and non-target analysis."

He Wang


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RATING: 4.0

  • 4 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 3 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 5 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 17 May 2012

Application Area: Bioanalytical
LTQ XL™ Linear Ion Trap MS

"It is a robust instrument with good quality. The software interface is easy to use and user friendly. The accuracy and resolution may not be as good as other instruments, such as the Orbitrap."

Omar Mabrouk


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RATING: 3.0

  • 3 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 3 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 3 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 16 Dec 2011

LTQ XL™ Linear Ion Trap MS

"LTQ XL is a good ion trap for neuropeptide analyses, and it's fairly easy to maintain. Changing ion source to new objective source improves capillary-LC interface. However, I feel it should scan faster."

Alberto Cavazzini


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RATING: 4.3

  • 4 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 4 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 5 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 31 Aug 2011

LTQ XL™ Linear Ion Trap MS

KEQI TANG


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RATING: 4.6

  • 5 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 4 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 5 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY




Review date: 26 Apr 2011

LTQ XL™ Linear Ion Trap MS

"Good MS instrument."

Michael Napolitano


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RATING: 4.6

  • 4 out of 5EASE OF USE
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Review date: 19 Apr 2011

LTQ XL™ Linear Ion Trap MS

"The hardware is of top-notch construction and analytical performance, however the software could be a bit more user friendly."

Description

 

The LTQ XL™ extends the legendary MSn performance of the LTQ™, incorporating more techniques to generate structural information through Thermo Scientific’s innovations in ion trap technology. Thermo Scientific's LTQ XL is the only mass spectrometer that offers multiple dissociation techniques, PQD, ETD and CID. Pulsed Q Collision Induced Dissociation (PQD) is a patented technique that eliminates the low mass cut-off concern inherent with all ion traps. This results in extensive coverage for predicted and unpredicted metabolites, and the ability to perform peptide quantification using iTRAQ™ labels.

In addition, fast polarity switching for high-sensitivity analysis of unknowns, high resolution isolation (HRI), intelligent Data Dependent™ acquisition, and optional high resolution accurate mass functionality are all tools to help the researcher gain confident structural identification routinely.

LTQ XL – Redefining Performance

  • Pulsed Q Dissociation (PQD) for generating more fragments and extending the low mass range
  • Electron Transfer Dissociation (ETD) option provides sequence information not available from conventional methods
  • High Resolution Isolation (HRI) enables isolation of isobaric mass peaks for cleaner MSn spectra
  • Ultra-fast polarity switching for high sensitivty analysis of unknowns
  • MS10
  • Unparalleled sensitivity and unmatched MSn spectral quality
  • Best coverage for metabolic profiling and proteomics research
  • Simultaneous qualitative and quantitative screening
  • Automated Data Dependent™ neutral loss for PTM and biotransformation analyses
  • Excellent charge state determinations with Ultra ZoomScan™
  • Platform for LTQ FT Ultra and the LTQ Orbitrap

Product Overview

LTQ XL™ Linear Ion Trap MS by Thermo Fisher Scientific
LTQ XL™ Linear Ion Trap MS




  • 4out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 4 out of 5AFTER SALES SERVICE
  • 5 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY





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