AU480 Chemistry Analyzer by Beckman Coulter

Manufacturer Beckman Coulter
4.4
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Average Rating: 4.4
9 Scientists have reviewed this product

4 out of 5
Ease of use
5 out of 5
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4 out of 5
Value for money


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    Reviewer
  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: Augusta University



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Great instrument!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area: Analyze serum proteins in human diseases for biomarker discovery

"The analyzer can run 700 tests per hour. Has reduced my hands on time to minimum. The main plus of working with this is that it is a clinically approved instrument so all the discoveries can be taken directly to clinics. On top of this the reproducibility and traceability are dependable. It is robustly built, no breakdowns or anything like that. Service and maintenance from Beckman is top notch."

Review date: 16 Oct 2020 | AU480 Chemistry Analyzer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2020

  • Organization: Technoline SAL



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Great.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Metabolite in human body

"The products are very professional and very accurate. Easy to use and we are happy with it."

Review date: 30 Jun 2020 | AU480 Chemistry Analyzer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2018

  • Organization: Osceola Medical Center



  • Ease of use
    3 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    2 out of 5
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Wish we had another analyzer.
Rating: 3.0

  • Application Area:Chemisty analyzer

"This analyzer works okay; but the daily maintenance is very time consuming and chemistries can not be done while maintenance is performed."

Review date: 02 Dec 2019 | AU480 Chemistry Analyzer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2018

  • Organization: NNED



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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I would highly recommend the AU480 for small and mid-sized labs.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Drugs of Abuse preliminary testing

"I love this analyzer! My background is with Siemens analyzers so it took some time getting used to the AU software. It is user-friendly and for the most part the maintenance is easy to perform. Hotline response is very good and I have only had a few problems over the past year."

Review date: 08 Mar 2019 | AU480 Chemistry Analyzer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2018

  • Organization: Sahs



  • Ease of use
    4 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Very easy to use and handle
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:I'm using this product for all chemistry tests

"It provides high quality results and is very easy to use and handle."

Review date: 20 Dec 2018 | AU480 Chemistry Analyzer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2017

  • Organization: Masland Associates



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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I would highly recommend this instrument for small and mid sized labs.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Clinical Laboratory

"I have been a Beckman Olympus user for over 10 years. We upgraded to the newer AU480 model 2 years ago. I find this instrument very reliable, and it is a work horse. Very little downtime. Maintenance is easy and the instrument is very user friendly. I would highly recommend."

Review date: 04 Sep 2018 | AU480 Chemistry Analyzer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2018

  • Organization: Michener Institute



  • Ease of use
    4 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
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Great for student training.
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:analyze blood sample analytes: student training

"Requires some prior training before use. Beckman Coulter offers excellent resources online to review the instrument components and use. Great training platform for students in Medical Laboratory Science Program."

Review date: 20 Jul 2018 | AU480 Chemistry Analyzer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2017

  • Organization: Lehigh Valley Health Network



  • Ease of use
    1 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    3 out of 5
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Good analyzer, but improve on the HgA1C testing
Rating: 3.0

  • Application Area:Hemoglobin A1C Testing

"AU 480 analyzer is good, but when it comes to testing HgA1C, it becomes such a difficult analyzer. As a matter of fact, I have had some instances where it produced a different result, making it unreliable for A1C testing. Again, adding the hemolyzing reagent makes it very troubling for me. I wish patient specimen could be tested without the hemolyzing reagent. Other than the concern above, the analyzer is super!"

Review date: 04 Dec 2017 | AU480 Chemistry Analyzer
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2014

  • Organization: Freedom Medical Clinic



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
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Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:Chemistry

"I love, love, love this analyzer! The software took some getting used to, but I can't believe how user-friendly it is! Maintenance is extremely easy. I have had very few problems in the last 2 years I have had this- a call to Hotline is usually all it takes- I only see my Service Guru for the regularly scheduled PMs. "

Review date: 22 Apr 2014 | AU480 Chemistry Analyzer

With a throughput of 400 photometric tests per hour (up to 800 with electrolytes) and an on board capacity of 63 different analytes the AU480 Chemistry System is the ideal main analyzer for small to medium sized laboratories.

 

The AU480 Chemistry System can also fit as a special chemistry or STAT analyzer in large laboratories as well.

TheAU480 Chemistry System maintains many features of its predecessor the AU400 that made it successful; long life electrodes, low maintenance and superior spot photometer technology.


AU480 Chemistry System Features:

 

  • New and intuitive graphical user interface.
  • Plug and play calibration via 2-D barcode.
  • Efficiency - Reagent reduction and Low consumable usage.
  • Microsampling ideal for pediatrics.
  • Continuous loading sample feeder.
  • Barcoded racks to define different sample materials.
  • 80 samples on board at any time.
  • Automatic repeat and reflex capability.
  • Dedicated STAT rotor with 22 positions and integrated barcode reader.
  • Full STAT capabilities during routine operation.
  • 76 refrigerated reagent compartments.
  • Cuvette wheel with low maintenance.
  • Best in class ISE.

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AU480 Chemistry Analyzer

Manufacturer Beckman Coulter

4.4 / 5.0 | 9 reviews