Palm PCR™ COVID-19 Fast POCT System, Ahram Biosystems, Korea

Palm PCR™ COVID-19 Fast POCT System

” Fully Mobile MDx Platform with Extreme Efficiency and Convenience ”

” Using our ultra-fast real-time PCR Palm PCR™ S1 and portable centrifuge Ahram™ RX1, 2019-nCoV (COVID-19) is detected from sample preparation to result only within 28 minutes. “

Fully Mobile
The Palm PCR™ S1 system features a stand-alone, fully mobile instrument. Completed in a small compact design, this mobile device is powered by a rechargeable Li ion battery that enables more than 4 hours of continuous PCR operation per single charge of the battery, and operable at ambient temperature as high as 40°C.

Added on this innovation are the complete stand-alone capabilities, including a tablet PC and a wide touch screen user-interface enclosed, as well as limitless access to communication connections including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, LAN, and optional GPS.

Ultra-Fast & Multiplexing

The Palm PCR S1 system can deliver your multiplex realtime PCR results in less than 12 minutes with high sensitivity and accuracy, even at single copy target concentration. Powered by the revolutionary convection PCR technology, this compact realtime PCR instrument allows you to reach unprecedented ultra-fast PCR speed, 18 seconds per cycle. With maximum of six realtime channels available, the full capacity of realtime multiplexing can be attained with no detectable crosstalk, securing ultimate sensitivity and specificity.


Palm PCR ™  S1 & S1e  Specifications
No. of wells24
Real-time channelsMax. 6 (5 for S1 and 3 for S1e )
PCR speedAs fast as 9 min/30-cycles
SensitivityDown to single copy
ThroughputOver 400 tests/8-hours
Size (w x d x h)19.5 cm x 17.7 cm x 17.9 cm
Weight3.0 kg (3.8 kg including a battery)
Operation temperatureUp to 35℃
CommunicationsWi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB and LAN
Portability≥ 4 hours continuous PCR operation per single charge of a battery