Modular system and method for an automatic analyzer

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5428470
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07916306

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An automated analytical system module design essentially electrically isolates modular elements within the analyzer system with inter-module communications provided via packet-based communications. The modules may include a motor controller which estimates motor temperature to enable high initial torque with motor failure prediction and detection. The modules in such a system can be identified on serial communications loops by a module reset and count-off process.

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Beckman Instruments, Inc.FULLERTON, CA103

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Labriola, II Donald P La Verne, CA 7 170

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