Multi-Sample Osmometer supports unattended testing.

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Suited for sample-limited applications, 20-position OsmoPRO uses 20 µL sample size and freezing point depression method to deliver results in 2 minutes. Samples can be analyzed one at a time or batch processed, depending on workflow demands. Instrument can analyze complex aqueous mixtures including blood, serum, plasma, urine, cell culture media, and drug formulations. To reduce transcription errors, integrated 2-D barcode scanner provides positive sample identification.

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Advanced Instruments Introduces OsmoPRO® Multi-Sample Osmometer for Automated Osmolality Testing

Redesigned micro sample osmometer provides advancements in laboratory efficiency, productivity, and workflow

Norwood, MA – Advanced Instruments, the world’s leading authority in osmometry, will preview their new OsmoPRO multi sample osmometer at the 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Philadelphia on August 2-4. OsmoPRO is a 20-position micro sample osmometer designed specifically to address the changing needs of today’s busy laboratories to improve efficiency and reduce sample turn-around time.

Ideal for sample-limited applications, OsmoPRO use a small 20 µL sample size. Samples can be analyzed one at a time, or batch processed depending on the workflow demands. OsmoPRO® uses the industry preferred freezing point depression method to deliver results in just 2 minutes.

A versatile piece of laboratory equipment for any laboratory setting, OsmoPRO is able to analyze a variety of complex aqueous mixtures including blood, serum, plasma, urine, cell culture media, drug formulations, and biological cell therapies. Time saving features, like the ability to run tests unattended, automated processing of up to 20 samples, and the intuitive touchscreen, were designed to enable laboratory professionals the ability to manage their time effectively.

“The OsmoPRO was designed with a set of usability, connectivity, and software control features consistent with the demands of today’s overworked, highly regulated laboratories,” said Kelly Peterson, Product Manager.

The integrated 2-D barcode scanner provides positive sample identification to reduce transcription errors. Data management and transfer can be handled via the on-board printer or by easily exporting the data using the Ethernet connection and multiple USB ports.

“OsmoPRO incorporates more than 60 years of applied technology and expertise from Advanced Instruments, the industry leader in the field of osmometry,” said Peter Costas, Vice President Sales & Marketing. “OsmoPRO replaces the Advanced Model 2020 osmometer, which has been an extremely popular and reliable osmometer used in thousands of laboratories worldwide, and represents Advanced Instruments commitment to quality and innovation in the field of osmometry”.

OsmoPRO can be used in a variety of laboratory applications including clinical diagnostics, formulation development, bioprocess monitoring and process control, industrial, environmental, and finished product quality control.

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