Applied Biosystems™

Automated Thermal Cycler (ATC), 96 well, laptop, 3-m cable

Catalog number: A31487
Applied Biosystems™

Automated Thermal Cycler (ATC), 96 well, laptop, 3-m cable

Catalog number: A31487
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1 each
Price (USD)
Price: 18,730.00
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Product Overview
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Additional Information
For customers seeking to automate their PCR workflow, the Applied Biosystems Automated Thermal Cycler (ATC) provides the reliability and performance you’ve come to expect from Applied Biosystems instruments. Now in a small, easy-to-integrate, and compatible format, our Automated Thermal Cycler enables hands-free PCR results.

Space-saving design with our smallest thermal cycler footprint
• Flexible modular design helps save space on a robotic deck
• The separate control panel module provides flexibility when integrating on a robotic deck
• Choice of 10 cm, 1 m, and 3 m cables allows flexibility to locate the control module under the thermal cycler, under the deck, or up to 3 m away from the unit

Automated lid and cycler features
• The automated lid is compatible with programming for easy, hands-free operation with a liquid handler or plate stacker
• The heated cover slides forward to cover the plate nest, to help ensure thermal contact and eliminating evaporation
• The ATC is compatible with full-skirt or half-skirt plates

Fully integrate your automated system with our easy-to-install software
• Integration with your robot is easy with SiLA Rapid Integration™ standard–compatible software and prewritten application
programming interfaces (APIs) for major robotic platforms
• Test the instrument using desktop software before buying the robot
• Allow the ATC to cycle just like your old instrument with Applied Biosystems 9700 system simulation modes

Use the ATC as a stand-alone PCR thermal cycler
Flexible software can easily be connected to your robot’s software interface or be used to control the ATC as a stand-alone instrument.

Test your instrument using the ATC desktop application before integrating it into your robotic automation system.

Compatible plastics for optimal performance
MicroAmp EnduraPlate Optical 96-Well Full-Skirted Plates are designed exclusively for use with Automated Thermal Cycler (ATC). Features of these plates include:
• Full-skirted polycarbonate frame constructed to ANSI/SBS standards for compatibility with robotic handling and plate stacking
• Three-way barcodes on east (A12-H12), south (H1-H12), and west (A1-A12) sides to improve plate reading efficiency
• Easy-to-read black well-identification text to minimize pipetting errors
• Available in multiple colors for easy organization of laboratory assays
• Certified DNA-, RNase-, and PCR inhibitor-free

Award-winning service and support
• Help reduce downtime with rapid exchange support
• Have our engineers perform temperature qualification at your site

Applied Biosystems PCR plastics
Applied Biosystems PCR plastics have been designed and validated to work with our thermal cyclers for more than 25 years. Options for every format and throughput need are available to ensure consistent, precise results for any experiment. To find the best match please visit our Plastics Selection Guide.

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Width (Metric)
17.9 cm
Depth (Metric)
31.7 cm
Height (Metric)
13.3 cm
Width (English)
7.1 in.
Depth (English)
12.5 in.
Height (English)
5.3 in.
100/240 V
600 w
Block Configurations
96-well, 0.2 mL block
Max. Ramp Rate
3.5°C/sec (Block), 1.8°C/sec (Sample)
Thermal Uniformity
<0.5°C (20 sec after reaching 95°C)
Thermal Accuracy
±0.25°C (35°C to 99.9°C)
Thermal Range
4°C to 105°C
Limited Warranty
Product Type
Thermal Cycler
96-well plate
High-throughput Compatibility
High-throughput Compatible
Shipping Condition
Approved for shipment at Room Temperature or on Wet Ice
1 x 96-well Full Skirted of Half-Skirted Plate
Display Type
No Display
USB Wi-Fi, Ethernet
For Use With (Application)
Weight (Metric)
6 kg
Weight (English)
13.2 lb.

Contents & Storage

• ATC Block Module
• ATC Control Module
• Dell E6540 RC laptop computer
• CAT 5 ethernet cable
• 3-meter connector cable