JUNE 5, 2006
PERKINELMER INTRODUCES ITS NEW PAX- 6, PRECISION ALIGNED XENON
6-WATT LIGHTSOURCE, FOR CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS AND LIFE SCIENCE APPLICATIONS
Precision Aligned Arc Positioning Provides OEMs With “Plug and Play”
Salem, MA — PerkinElmer Optoelectronics, a global technology leader in digital imaging, specialty lighting and optical detection technologies, today announced the availability of its new PAX-6, a Precision Aligned 6-Watt Xenon integrated lightsource for a variety of Clinical Diagnostics, Life Science, and Analytical Instrumentation applications.
These fully integrated lamp modules contain the 6-Watt Xenon flash lamp, trigger circuit and power supply required to produce microsecond pulses of broadband light with exceptional arc stability.
“PerkinElmer designed the PAX-6 specifically in response to OEMs’ needs for precision arc alignment. We believe that this new product introduction delivers exceptional performance and value and offers a real step-change in installation ease and field replacement convenience,” stated David Nislick, Vice President and General Manager, Biomedical Products, PerkinElmer Optoelectronics.
The PAX-6 offers a wide range of flash energy levels, 6-Watt average power, and is available in two arc orientations. The compact module features PerkinElmer’s reliable pulsed Xenon flashlamp technology, delivering high radiant intensity and a long life rating of 1×109 flashes. The PAX-6 is available now and is fully RoHS compliant and CE-marked.
PerkinElmer Optoelectronics is a global technology leader in digital imaging, specialty lighting and optical detection technologies. We provide applications-driven, integrated solutions to leading OEMs in Health Sciences and Industrial Science markets. More information about PerkinElmer Optoelectronics recent announcements is available at http://optoelectronics.perkinelmer.com/content/corporate/news/pressreleases.aspx.
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