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Hywel Griffiths hdg at whatever.aber.ac.uk
Tue May 13 09:09:35 EST 2003

In article <3ec0061c$0$7585$ba624c82 at nntp02.dk.telia.net>,
 "Jesper Pedersen" <jsp at bio.aucNOSPAM.dk> wrote:

> Hi Kasper,
> I have a SpectraMAX Gemini XS platereader working perfectly here in Aalborg.
> The only problem I have experienced is that some times the cut-off filter
> wheel is stuck which causes a stop in kinetic readings followed by an error
> #324 message. Disabling the cut-off filter eliminates this error. We were
> not pleased to find that replacement of the flash-lamp cost us 10.000 Dkr
> (1300?), but the lamp did indeed last for many reads during long kinetic
> incubations.
> Best regards,
> Jesper
> "Kasper Engkilde" <kde at mail.tdcadsl.dk> wrote in message
> news:BAD35A7B.73BD%kde at mail.tdcadsl.dk...
> > Hi all
> >
> > I'd like to hear if anyone have had experiences with malfunctioning
> > fluorescence plate readers from Molecular Devices (Gemini series). We
> bought
> > one a year ago and have had a lot of trouble with them. We need one more
> and
> > would like to hear if we were simply unlucky (as MD claim) or their
> > instruments are generally unstable.
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Kasper
> >

Another Gemini XS here, again no problems. Most of the time we're doing 
time-resolved spectra.


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