Common Instruments | Image Capture Class

TOUCH IMAGER Contact Chemiluminescence Imager

  • Brand Model
    eBLOT TOUCH IMAGER Mi: O machine
  • Instrument location
    • Room B1F. B02, Shou Yan Building (O machine)
  • Eligibility: Reservation required
    Free on-campus, please contact center staff when off-campus
  • Reservation >>> Instrument Reservation System

TOUCH IMAGER is a contact chemiluminescence imager, which is applied to the collection and quantitative analysis of Western Blot chemiluminescence images, and has the advantages of small size, high sensitivity and wide dynamic range.

The instrument specifications are as follows:

  • Can detect protein Western blot (Western Blot) signal and SDS-PAGE image acquisition.
  • The real size of the photosensitive chip is ≧ 14 cm x 10 cm.
  • The size of the visible range of the photosensitive chip is ≧ 10 cm x 7 cm.
  • Pixel size ≧ 95 um x 95 um.
  • Dynamic range≧16bit.
  • Single image exposure time ranges from 0.1 to 600 seconds.
  • No need for cooling system and focusing lens.
  • The distance between the sample and the photosensitive chip is ≦1 cm to reduce signal loss.
  • There is a white light LED inside the upper cover of the main unit. The host body has LED indicators, which can distinguish different states such as power-on, connection, and image capture.
  • Shooting modes include HD mode and standard mode.
  • The software has a one-key camera function, which can automatically shoot ≧8 images with different exposure times.
  • The software has the function of automatically backing up images, and the file name information includes the year, month, day, hour, minute, second, and exposure time of the photo.
  • The formats that can be stored include TIF and PNG, and 254, 300, 600 and 1200 dpi can be selected.

The functions of the online version of the IQTL software can be used for analysis:

a. One-dimensional electrophoresis gel quantificationb. Western blot quantification
c. Colony countd. Array analysis (Array)

This unit must be Instrument Reservation System Make an appointment
Each person can book a maximum of 1 time, each time is limited to 0.5 or 1 hour. This instrument is reserved for use by many people. If there is any change, please do so as soon as possible. If you fail to make an appointment or make an appointment under a different name, you will be punished according to regulations.

Instrument use 

  1. Please use the matching tray and accessories correctly according to the type of sample. (For samples other than WB membrane, please contact Kyogi)
  2. When using, do not throw the Sample around, so as not to pollute the surrounding environment.
  3. Before use, if the previous User is found to be polluting the environment, please be sure to register it in the register to avoid misunderstanding.
  4. After use, clean and wipe the front and back of the whiteboard and the tray.
  5. At the end of the operation, if you are not the last user of the day, you do not need to turn off the power of the main unit. The instrument has an automatic sleep mechanism.
  6. Gloves are strictly prohibited; EtBr samples are also prohibited.

Instrument shutdown

The last user of the day (after 5:00 pm), press the On/Off button in front of the instrument after use to turn off the instrument.

Contact our staff


Miss Chen Wenling
ext 62382

Ms. Yu-Chieh Chien
ext 62382/65660

This article was last updated on May 12, 2023

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