8060 – LC-MS/MS

Shimadzu 8060 unmatched sensitivity

The world’s first mass spectrometry to deliver a triple quadrupole mass spectrometer with the highest sensitivity, the LCMS-8060 redefines LC-MS/MS detection limits and quantitative capabilities. With its all new ion focusing technology, the 8060 creates a meaningful impact on trace quantitative detection by opening new opportunities for scientists to deliver solutions that truly make a difference.

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Mass range
m/z 2 to 2,000
ESI positive:
1 pg reserpine, S/N > 750,000:1 (RMS)
ESI negative:
1 pg chloramphenicol, S/N > 750,000:1 (RMS)
R < 0.7 u FWHM
Mass stability
0.1 u / 24 hr
Mass accuracy
±0.15 u or less (m/z 1,000)
< 0.003 %
Minimum pause time
1 msec
Minimum dwell time
0.8 msec
Scan speed
Max 30,000 u/sec (in all modes of scanning)
(0.1 u step: 300,000 data points/sec)
Polarity switching time
5 msec
ESI (Standard),
APCI (Optional), DUIS (Optional)
Applicable LC flow rate
ESI 1 μL/min to 2 mL/min
MRM transition speed
Max 555 channels/sec
DL maximum temperature
300 °C
Block heater maximum temperature
ESI/DUIS: 500 °C
APCI: 300 °C
Interface maximum settable temperature
ESI/DUIS: 400 °C
APCI: 500 °C
Analysis mode
Q1 Scan/SIM
Q3 Scan/SIM
Precursor ion scan
Product ion scan
Neutral loss scan
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Features & Benefits

  • Unmatched speed & sensitivity
  • Simultaneous collection of multiple MRM events with full scan product ion spectra at different collision energies

Technology. UF-Qarray: The innovative design of the Qarray allows for enhancement of ion signal while simultaneously reducing noise. This yields ultra-low detection limits, allowing for trace quantitation.