Lane tracking and non-ABI sequencers

gregg gregg
Mon Sep 8 15:54:19 EST 1997


>Our lab has recently had a XL-upgrade installed on an ABI-373s
Sequencer.
>Lane tracking has become very tedious.  I have tried running ABI
standards
>in lanes
>1 and 48. I have also tried using a 36-lane gel (which defeats the
entire
>purpose of the upgrade).  Nothing works.  I end up spending 30-45
minutes
>manually tracking the lanes.  This is obviously very frustrating, and
it also
>seems like a waste of time.  I am repeating work that the sequencing
software
>should be doing.  ABI has offered very little in the way of help to
this
>problem, even though they know there is one.  Does anyone have a
solution
>to this problem.
>
>We will probably order another sequencer this fall or winter.
Considering
>the lack of support we have had from ABI, we would really like to
purchase
>the
>machine from someone else.  Are there other companies that manufacture
quality
>sequencers?
>
>Thanks,
>Jenny Clark (via Gregg Goodman)




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