A system that provides the best balance between outstanding performance for a wide range of crystal types.

The XtaLAB MM007-HF system includes a VariMax optic coupled to the MicroMax-007 HF, which provides the best balance between outstanding performance for a wide range of crystal types. As the most popular microfocus rotating anode X-ray source for structural biology, the Rigaku MicroMax-007 HF provides brilliance equaling the very best competitive products with a smaller focal spot and while providing lower cost-of-ownership and higher productivity. High uptimes and “designed-in” maintainability differentiate the MicroMax-007 HF from the competition. The MicroMax-007 HF rotating anode generator offers two ports and can be equipped with detector systems on each. Alternatively, one port can be configured for biological SAXS experiments.

Detector options: HPAD and Imaging Plates:

The XtaLAB MM007-HF system may be coupled with either an HPAD, such as the PILATUS3 R detectors that are known for high dynamic range and fast readout speed, or an imaging plate detector, such as the R-AXIS IV++. Both technologies offer outstanding performance for macromolecular crystallography experiments.

  • True microfocus rotating anode X-ray sources with outstanding beam stability
  • Robust direct-drive anode provides extended anode and filament lifetimes
  • Increased uptime and ease of use with pre-aligned and pre-aged filaments
  • Your choice of VariMax™ confocal double-bounce optics for better spectral purity and beam size to match your sample types
  • Four-circle goniometer to provide completeness and redundancy for your data sets
  • PILATUS3 R 200K detector with true shutterless data collection capabilities
  • HKL-3000R for instrument control, data processing and structure solution
  • Dual ports allow for dual detectors or dual crystallography and SAXS ports, with NO compromise in beam intensity
  • Dual wavelength option – for in-house phasing or dual macro- and small molecule capabilities

X-ray generator:

  • Maximum power: 1.2 kW
  • Voltage: 20 – 60 kV, in 1 kV steps
  • Current: 10 – 30 mA, in 1 mA steps
  • HV stability: ±0.015%
  • Power requirements: 3-phase 200/220 VAC, 12 A

Anode assembly:

  • Available targets: Cu, Cr, Mo and Co
  • Diameter: 99 mm
  • Rotation speed: 9000 RPM
  • Drive mechanism: Direct-drive
  • Vacuum seal: Low-torque magnetic fluid
  • Shaft bearing material: Ceramic ball bearing
  • Water seal: Mechanical

Tube tower assembly:

  • X-ray window: 0.2 mm thick beryllium
  • Available ports: 2
  • Shutter type: High-speed rotary, one per port
  • Vacuum: Integrated turbo-molecular pump

X-ray source data:

  • Filament: W, annealed and pre-aligned
  • Take-off type: Horizontal point focus
  • Effective size at 6° take-off angle: 0.07 mm circle for Cu, Cr and Co, 0.15 x 0.1 mm ellipse for Mo
​Detector name Active area Readout times
​​​​PILATUS3 R 200K ​​83.8 mm X 70 mm ​​7 msec
​PILATUS3 R 300K ​​​83.8 mm X 106.5 mm ​​7 msec​
​EIGER R 1M ​77.2 mm X 79.9 mm​ ​​Continuous readout, 4μs deadtime
​​R-AXIS IV++​ ​300 mm X 300 mm​ ​110 sec​
​Specification ​Optic Value​
​Focal spot size (μm) ​all optics φ = 70
​ Power (kW)​ ​ all optics 1.2
Beam size at sample (μm) ​VariMax HF
VariMax HF LFE
VariMax VHF

Divergence (mR)

​VariMax HF
VariMax HF LFE
VariMax VHF
6.13 x 10^8
8.16 x 10^8
1.68 x 10^9
1.93 x 10^9
​Fluence (photons/sec/mm^2) ​​VariMax HF
VariMax HF LFE
VariMax VHF
​7.80 x 10^10
1.04 x 10^11
2.14 x 10^11
2.56 x 10^11
​Brilliance (photons/sec/mm^2/mR^2)

​VariMax HF
VariMax HF LFE
VariMax VHF

​3.39 x 10^9
4.51 x 10^9
2.14 x 10^9
2.56 x 10^9

This system`s characteristics are listed in the “Specification” module.