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How long does it take to do a test?
Once you get the test strip inserted into the Quick Scan Mini the incubation time is 15 min to result.
Will I have to replace lamps?
No! The light source is internal and never needs replacing. LED technology is inherently very reliable due in part to the very low level of power needed to illuminate it. Also if you have any kind of question or problem we offer you total technical support WHEN YOU NEED IT!
Is the Quick Scan Mini Accurate?
We get this question all the time! The quick answer is YES. What we find when talking to folks that call us with this question is that the real question they are asking is - "Will the Quick Scan Mini give me results that will accurately tell me when the best time to breed or inseminate?" That, in fact, is the real question. The answer to that question is also an emphatic YES. SEE the next question for more details.
Will the Quick Scan Mini give me the same results as my remote testing lab?
YES and NO. Let me explain! What most folks do not know is that all progesterone testing systems in vet labs, Immulite 1000, Mini Vidas, and many other systems will run the same Progesterone sample and come up with very different results. THIS IS EXPECTED! Is this a problem? NO, and here is why.
Some systems are florescent some are chemiluminescence and others use a photometer. The method of measurement (and the reagents) are very different hence we get different numbers on the same sample running on the two types of analyzers.
Example: if you go to your vet and they are running the veterinarian's preferred system then you have your test run on a Mini Vidas you will see very different results that may cause you to get your timing solutions wrong if you don't adjust for the method differences. This is very easily done with no pain or effort. We have you covered with the full color timing chart included in PDF form here on this page ready for download and we also send one with the Quick Scan Mini when it ships to you.
Use the Timing Chart to time your breeding. That is all you will need. Do not compare your results to your vet unless they have a Quick Scan Mini they will not match. The timing chart has been set up after extensive testing.
How does CanineP4 support the Quick Scan Mini 1 year warranty?
CanineP4.com is a service company that supports every aspect of the Quick Scan Mini with direct customer service from our engineers.
It's really simple! If you have a problem (not very likely considering the reliability our testing proves) we have the expertise to troubleshoot you in just a few minutes and either solve your problem or replace your system. So easy So fast! No other company can do that!
Your 1-year warranty is a replacement warranty. So after one of our engineers consults with you over the phone or online and determines that your system is not functional we simply ship you a replacement unit and you ship yours back to us. So simple!
Do I need to calibrate my Quick Scan Mini?
NO. The Quick Scan Mini test kits come with a calibration chip. All you need do is insert the Calibration chip in the slot, and run the test. In some cases, you may need to press the " read" button.
Do the Quick Scan Mini test kits need to be refrigerated?
No they are store at normal room temp!
Do I need to mix my serum sample with a buffer like the Quick Scan 1000?
No! The Quick Scan Mini Ovulation Detector test kits do not need a serum/buffer mix like most other analyzers. As an Ovulation Detector, the Quick Scan Mini will run the serum directly to the test strip saving you one step and making your testing so easy and fast!
Download Timing Chart
Quick Scan MINI™ Test Result Interpretation Chart!
Download the timing chart below to use with your Quick Scan Mini. This timing chart has been designed to give you the correct timing in your breeding process based on your testing results. It is important to remember that the Quick Scan Mini will not match your vet's analyzer in most cases since they are likely using another analyzer and all analyzers will read in different ranges. Download the chart below and use it to determine your timing.
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