Site Prep/Lab Environment

Site Prep/Lab Environment

Instrument Dimensions

The components of the HiScan System have the following dimensions when installed.

System Component

Width

Height

Depth

Weight

HiScan Reader

71.7 cm
(28.3 inches)

74.5 cm
(29.3 inches)

69.8 cm
(27.5 inches)

136.1 kg
(300 lbs)

Computer Workstation

21.6 cm
(8.5 inches)

57 cm
(22.3 inches)

55.4 cm
(21.8 inches)

34 kg
(75 lbs)

Note: Allow 7.6 cm (3 inches) of clearance on the left side of the instrument for cables.

Power Specifications

Specification

HiScan Reader

Line Voltage

100–240 Volts AC @ 50/60 Hz

Power Consumption

Maximum 650 Watts

Lab Bench Guidelines

Illumina recommends placing the system on a mobile lab bench with locking wheels (casters) and a lower shelf. For North American customers, Illumina recommends the following mobile lab benches from Bench-Craft (www.bench-craft.com):

  • HiScan: HS-36-60-36 S-P2
  • HiScan with AutoLoader 2.x, single-reader configuration: HS-36-84-36 S-P2
  • HiScan with AutoLoader 2.x, dual-reader configuration: HS-36-120-36 S-P2

Components

Width

Height

Depth

Weight Capacity

HiScan

152.4 cm (60 inches)

76.2 to 91.4 cm (30 to 36 inches)

91.4 cm (36 inches)

136.1 kg (300 lbs)

HiScan with
AutoLoader 2.x

Single-reader configuration: 213.4 cm (84 inches)

Dual-reader configuration: 304.8 cm (120 inches)

76.2 to 91.4 cm (30 to 36 inches)

91.4 cm (36 inches)

Single-reader configuration: 276.7 kg (610 lbs)

Dual-reader configuration: 440 kg (970 lbs)

User-Supplied Equipment

Item

Source

Balance, top-loading, digital, 420 g capacity

Sartorius, Model CPA423S (or similar)

Bottle rack, 6-position 250 ml centrifuge tube
(epoxy-coated)

LabScientific, catalog # CBR 200

Freezer, –20º C

General lab supplier

Ice bucket

General lab supplier

Refrigerator, 4º C

General lab supplier

Tweezers, square-tip plastic

McMaster-Carr, catalog # 7003A22 (or similar)

User-Supplied Consumables

Consumable

Supplier

Purpose

Alcohol wipes, 70% Isopropyl, Medium

VWR, catalog # 15648-981

Cleaning the back side of the BeadChip

Lab tissue, low-lint

VWR, catalog # 21905-026

Cleaning the back side of the BeadChip

For more information, see the HiScanSQ System Site Preparation Guide, which covers site preparation information for the HiScan and HiScanSQ systems.