The ThunderBolt® is an innovative 2-plate, fully automated, open platform, that can run ELISA and Chemiluminescence (CLIA) assays. This walk-away instrument was designed to simplify your laboratory experience, increase your productivity, and reduce your waste.

We offer multiple ELISA assays validated on the ThunderBolt®, from the following product lines:

  • SENSISpec Allergen ELISA Kits
  • BACSpec Pathogen ELISA Kits
  • Environment & Water ELISA Kits

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The ThunderBolt® ELISA analyzer is smart, compact, LIMS compatible, and highly precise open system that is able to automatically manage all the steps of any plate-based assay from premixing to final data handling. The ThunderBolt®, manufactured by Gold Standard Diagnostics, is available for both ELISA and Chemiluminescent (CLIA) applications.
For GSD ELISA kits, validated protocols have already been arranged and are ready-to-be transferred to the customer’s instrument, while customized methods can be developed and validated following given specifications.

Routine maintenance and support are provided with pre-aligned, transparent plans and premium packages to ensure the service.

SKU 00300 (ELISA); 00300-CL (ELISA+CLIA)
Sample Capacity 12 racks of 16 samples. Up to 192 samples total
Reagent Capacity 2 racks of 7 reagents. Up to 14 reagents total
System Architecture Open, fully customizable
Incubation temperature 2 positions. Room temperature to 40 °C
Spectrophotometer 5 filters: 405, 450, 490, 550 and 630 nm wavelengths standard (custom available),
Linear Range 0 to 3.0 OD
Chemiluminescence Photomultiplier Tube (PMT) Detection type: glow, Spectral range: 300-500 nm, Dark count: 50 counts per second (standard), Measuring time: 200 ms (adjustable 1 to 1000 ms), Dynamic range: 6 decades (*optional configuration)
Power Supply Voltage: 100-265V. Frequency: 50-60Hz. Consumption: 12W w/o incubator, 120W max
Dimensions W: 64 cm, D: 57 cm, H: 45 cm (W: 25.2 in, D: 22.5 in, H: 17.7 in), H (open): 91.5 cm (36 in)
Language Multi-language support
CE marked Yes
Services 00400 - CuM ELISA method development and verification for customer’ specifications
00400 - DE Installation and training at customer’s site
00300 - MA Regular preventive maintenance, to be done regularly every 6 months
00400 - FA On-site extraordinary intervention
00400 - Plus 2-years premium assistance package including 4 maintenance interventions, 1 extra on-site session, all spare parts included, remote assistance and training, priority phone line
Kit Specifications
00300 (ELISA); 00300-CL (ELISA+CLIA)
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