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I have configured my Cytosmart Device to "sleep" after 30 minutes of inactivity but am wondering if it will "wake up" and capture an image every 60 minutes?

The tablet can be configured to sleep after specific lengths of inactivity, however the CytoSMART™ App functions independently of the tablet settings and will ensure the system "wakes up" to capture images at the appropriate intervals.

How many CytoSMART Lux 10X Projects can I store?

In total, you have up to 50GB of data storage space. This corresponds to approximately 500,000 images.

Can I use my iPhone to watch live video of my cell culture using the CytoSMART System?

Yes. The email you receive contains a link to the CytoSMART™ Project page which is browser based. Once on the project page, just press the play button underneath the image pane and the live video will begin.

How long will my CytoSMART Lux 10X Projects be available on the server?

Your projects will by stored on your CytoSMART™ Connect account . As long as your subscription has not expired you can store up to 50GB, which is an enormous volume of data (approximately enough for a full year non-stop recording of time-lapses)....

Can I still use a CytoSMART Lux 10X System if I don't have WiFi access in my lab?

Yes. If you don't have good WiFi available you have a few options to run the CytoSMART™ Lux 10X System: -Option 1: 3G dongle / 3G or 4G tablet -Option 2: WiFi extender or WiFi repeater -Option 3: Replace existing WiFi router with a newer...

Is there a wireless version of the CytoSMART System?

No. We use a cable that goes through the back of the incubator (remove the plug).The reasons for this include:• A cabled version is more reliable than a wireless version (e.g due to interference issues).• A wireless version would require charging of...

Can the CytoSMART System provide an absolute cell count?

Yes. If you use a counting chamber on the CytoSMART™ System, you can utilize it to obtain absolute cell counts.

What is the luminous intensity of LED on Lonza's CytoSMART Device?

The brightness of the LED can be chosen from the brightness slider. The brightness can be set from 0 candela to 0.010 candela in steps of 0.00008 candela. By setting the light as low as possible, while still able to see the cells, light exposure can...

What is the difference between a Tissue Acquisition Number (TAN) and a lot/batch number?

Each time Lonza receives a tissue sample, the entire tissue sample is assigned a unique Tissue Acquisition Number (TAN). However, each collection of final, prepared product will be assigned a unique lot/batch number. For many productions, Lonza...

Which culture dishes and flasks can I use on the CytoSMART Lux 10X System?

The CytoSMART™ Lux 10X has different adaptor plates that allow you to use it with a wide range of culture dishes and flasks such as: -T-flasks: T-25 up to T-250 -Single well and multi-well plates (6, 12, 24, 96 well) -Flat tubes