cobas® 6500 urine analyzer series

cobas® 6500 urine analyzer series

One tube, one touch – fully automated urine workflow

The cobas 6500 urine analyzer series is a fully automated urine work area solution for laboratories processing 100 – 1,000 urine samples per day. Due to its modular design cobas 6500 urine ­analyzer series can be installed as a stand-alone urine analyzer or as a stand-alone ­microscopy analyzer or together as a fully automated urine work area.


Your benefit


Automation of the gold standard

  • Taking real microscopy images – elimi­nating operator variability and the need for manual review, improving TAT

Precise and safe strip results

  • High quality results by proven unique strip construction based on 50 years experience
  • Accurate, safe results by new technology

Consolidation of urine work area
Convenient validation – all results on one screen
Full menu covers urine strip testing and urine sedimentation

Workflow optimization

  • Full integration into lab automation


Product characteristics


cobas u 601 urine analyzer 

  • Fully automated urine strip new generation
  • 12 on-board parameters
  • Throughput: 240 samples/hour
  • cobas u pack; 
    • cassette with 400 test strips
    • Combur-Test ® strips technology
    • two weeks on-board stability (humidity protected) 
  • New photometer technology for the strip result reading 
  • Detecting the intact and lysed erythrocytes


cobas u 601 urine analyzer


cobas u 701 microscopy analyzer

  • Fully automated urine microscopy system
  • 11 on-board parameters
  • Reagent-free system
  • Throughput: 116 samples/hour
  • 400 cuvettes in one package (cobas u cuvette)
  • Excellent counting performance
  • Storage of real images


cobas u 701 urine analyzer

cobas 6500 urine analyzer series