This story originally ran on Oct. 8.
Thermo Fisher Scientific this week announced a program allowing researchers to trade in their single quadrupole or ion trap mass spectrometers for a Thermo Fisher linear ion trap instrument.
Under the program, researchers will be able to upgrade to a Thermo Fisher LTQ XL or the newly launched LTQ Velos. The company is also offering a free electron-transfer dissociation technology upgrade with the purchase of an LTQ XL or LTQ Velos.
The trade-in applies to single quads and ion traps from any vendor, but is available for a limited time only.
According to the company, the program "will help new and existing customers improve their method of analysis with the enhanced speed and sensitivity that Thermo Scientific linear ion trap technology routinely delivers."
More information is available here.