About Genie III

Genie III is now available to order. This instrument has been specifically developed for outdoor use with weather-proofing (IP60) and portability the primary design objectives. This smaller “hand-held” device only has a single heating block, taking the same 8-microtube strip developed for Genie II. Just like its big brother Genie II, Genie III also incorporates a rechargeable Lithium-Polymer battery that can support operation for a complete day.

Unlike the single channel fluorescence measurement arrangement in Genie II, Genie III has a two-colour fluorescence excitation and detection system. It also boasts wireless communications in the form of Bluetooth and WiFi that can be used for data communications and to support wireless peripherals such as a printer or barcode wand. Genie III also features satellite positioning via an integrated GPS receiver.

  • Molecular Detection at Point of Application
  • Isothermal amplification of DNA and RNA in a field-deployable instrument
  • Fully Portable
  • Compact, lightweight, robust and weather-proof (IP60)
  • Dual-channel fluorescence excitation and mesurement
  • Internal long-lasting and fast-charging Li-Po battery
  • Easy to Use
  • Touchscreen control with simple and intuitive user interface
  • Position Sensing
  • Built-in GPS capability
  • Standalone Operation via 4.3″ resistive touchscreen
  • No requirement for a computer, wireless communications
  • Affordable
  • Low-cost instrument and consumables
  • Wireless communications via Bluetooth and WiFi
  • Positional information via GPS
Technical Specifications
Detection methodDual-channel Fluorescence
470 nm excitation, 510-560 nm emission
590 nm excitation, > 620 nm emission
Temperature control methodBlock with 4-zone independent digital PID and heated lid
Temperature control range and accuracyAmbient—100°C, ±0.1°C
Sample numberSingle strip of 8 tubes
Sample volume10—150 µl
Size250 (L) x 165 (W) x 85 (H) mm [10" x 6.5" x 3.5")
Weight1.75 kg [4 lb]
Operating temperature0°C—40°C
Storage temperature20°C—70°C
Environmental protectionIP60
Display / keyboardColour LCD 480 x 272 with resistive touchscreen
Wireless data (1)Bluetooth 2.0
Wireless data (2)Wi-Fi
Wired dataUSB 2.0
Battery typeLithium Polymer
Battery capacity40 Wh
Battery charge time< 1.5 hrs
External supply19 VDC

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