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QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System, 96-well block, laptop Applied Biosystems™

The QuantStudio™ 12K Flex system is a highly flexible, comprehensive real-time PCR platform that leverages the best of Applied Biosystems™ real-time technology in a single instrument. The QuantStudio 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System includes easy-to-change blocks that can accommodate OpenArray™ plates, TaqMan™ array cards, 384-well, 96-well, and FAST 96-well plates allowing you to select the format that is right for your project whether it's now or in the future, for maximum flexibility and consistency in your research.

Thermo Fisher Cloud
Thermo Fisher Cloud provides scientists with a secure place to store, analyze, and share data. Applied Biosystems qPCR Analysis Modules within the Thermo Fisher Cloud are web browser-based software tools that are flexible, fast and easy to use. These software tools are compatible with Mac or PC as well as most Applied Biosystems instrument file types.

The QuantStudio 12K Flex System's intuitive software, easy touch screen setup, automation integration, effortless block exchange, and easy-to- use OpenArray components are designed to let you get started right away and reduce hands on time. Plan for the future and save time, money, and space in your lab with the only all-in-one qPCR instrument enabling a broad range of applications with maximum throughput.

Flexibility & Scalability
Includes five interchangeable blocks: The QuantStudio 12K Flex blocks accomodate 96-well, FAST 96-well, 384-well, TaqMan array cards, and OpenArray plates, for effortless scaling from 1 to 12,000 data points in a single run. Increase throughput as you dive deeper into your research, using just one instrument. As you begin your project, start with 96-well format experiments and then scale up to a higher throughput to get the statistically significant answers you need. Additionally, you can easily validate and screen your targets of interest with a selected panel of genes using novel formats such as the TaqMan array cards and OpenArray plates.

• Compatible with a full range of TaqMan assays: The QuantStudio 12K Flex System is optimized to enable clear, clean data for all TaqMan assays that might be used across a broad range of applications, including gene expression, microRNA and small noncoding RNAs, SNP genotyping, protein analysis, protein thermal shift, high resolution melt, copy number variation, and pathogen detection.

• Provides a seamless switch from qPCR to digital PCR: Increase the precision and sensitivity of your nucleic acid experiment by switching from qPCR to digital PCR mode using QuantStudio Digital PCR kits and DigitalSuite™ Software with the QuantStudio OpenArray block.

• Delivers peace of mind: Leave early on a Friday and monitor runs from home, knowing that the system can safely store over 100 runs.

Maximum Throughput
Enhanced OptiFlex™ System: Building upon Applied Biosystems technology, the Enhanced OptiFlex System provides enhanced fluorescence detection for the accurate and sensitive data analysis necessary to collect 12,000 data points in a single run.

• Unprecedented coverage and sample throughput: The OpenArray format accelerates genomic validation and screening, driving over 150,000 data points per work day, enabling most projects to be completed in days instead of weeks.

• Simple OpenArray workflow: QuantStudio Open Array plates arrive in a case to facilitate ease of handling and ensure optimal data quality upon loading of samples using the Accufill™ System. Easily load four arrays into the QuantStudio 12K Flex instrument to achieve over 12,000 data points. Integrated sample tracking software lets you easily track your samples throughout the course of your project.

• Integrated analysis and quality systems: New intuitive touch-screen interface and integrated calendar feature allows for scheduling time of use on the instrument. Additional analysis software such as DigitalSuite v1.0, ExpressionSuite v1.0, and Genotyper v1.1 is available to help you analyze hundreds of targets and samples and achieve the statistical power you need.

QuantStudio 12K Flex Software
• Intuitive interface and innovative design for novice and experienced users
• Convenient walk-away operation
• Improved data analysis across block types
• Fully compatible with high-throughput environments

Expandable Software Architecture
Optional add-ons are available to upgrade the existing software:
21 CFR Part 11 compliance: This optional SAE module assists with Security, Auditing, and Electronic signature of records for full data traceability.

• High Resolution Melt (HRM): Using the built-in MeltDoctor™ protocols and calibrations, you can spend less time optimizing the run and more time customizing your results. Define the number of variants you want to see by quickly changing analysis settings.

• DigitalSuite Software v1.0: For OpenArray block users needing sensitivity for rare targets and precision to measure small differences in target abundance.

• ExpressionSuite Software v1.0: Stand-alone gene expression software with enhanced analysis tools that can analyze over 200 384-well plates or 10 OpenArray plates.

7500 Fast Food Safety Real-Time PCR System, laptop Applied Biosystems™

Meet your pathogen and authenticity testing needs with the Applied Biosystems 7500 Fast Food Safety Real-Time PCR System. This is an integrated and versatile real-time PCR system that combines thermal cycling, fluorescence detection, and application-specific software to measure the cycle-by-cycle accumulation of PCR products in a single-tube homogeneous reaction.

The 7500 Fast Food Safety Real-Time PCR System is compatible with all Thermo Fisher Scientific food safety PCR assays. These assays offer detection of the major pathogens and other important targets in food samples.

Expand your in-house PCR capability beyond day-to-day pathogen testing with the 7500 Fast Real-Time PCR System—a versatile, 96-well platform that provides flexibility to tackle your most challenging test requirements.

Flexible—five-color detection system allows a variety of applications including gene expression analysis, SNP genotyping, and plus/minus assays that utilize internal positive controls
Efficient—facilitates processing of multiple assays in the same run
Convenient 96-well format—minimizes the effort required to perform sample setup and allows the use of tube strips
Simple intuitive software—enables rapid, straightforward PCR set-up, automatic data interpretation, and traceability of results
Small instrument footprint—fits easily into laboratory environments where bench space is at a premium
Instrument service and support—instruments are fully supported by our own service engineers and dedicated, knowledgeable technical team

The 7500 Fast Real-time PCR System is compatible with our SureTect Real-Time PCR Food Pathogen Assays; MicroSEQ, RapidFinder, and TaqMan assays; and RapidFinder Salmonella species, Typhimurium, and Enteritidis Multiplex Assay.

The 7500 Fast Real-Time PCR System delivers high-speed cycling capabilities with a new fast-ramping Peltier-based thermal cycling block. The instrument, Optical Fast 96-well reaction plates, and hot-start DNA polymerase containing master mix comprise the complete Fast system. With this system, quantitative real-time PCR runs can be completed in about 50 minutes with comparable performance to standard run times for supported applications.

The advanced optical configuration supports a broader range of fluorophores, including FAM/SYBR Green I, VIC/JOE, NED/TAMRA/Cy3, ROX/Texas Red, and Cy5 dyes; variable excitation capability allows greater sensitivity for longer wavelength (red) dyes.

ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System with TaqMan™ Array Block Applied Biosystems™

The ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System combines all of the qPCR features you want in a single high performance instrument, so that you can optimize your research productivity. With a simplified workflow, intuitive software, touch-screen interface, and one-button protocols for error minimization, the ViiA™ 7 System offers exceptional reproducibility with minimal well-to-well and instrument-to-instrument variation. Full compatibility with any standard or fast-cycling 384- or 96-well plates and TaqMan® Array Micro Fluidic Cards and Reagents makes high-productivity real-time PCR accessible to any size lab.

• Proven Applied Biosystems reliability and accuracy.
• Using with TaqMan® Array Micro Fluidic Cards provides an integrated workflow and faster results.
• Easy to use – intuitive software, responsive touch-screen, automation, effortless block exchange without the need for any tools.

Productivity
Ideal for performing medium- to high-throughput real-time PCR, the ViiA™ 7 System enhances your lab’s productivity.
• Quick block changes: Front access makes it easy to change thermal cycling block formats without having to move attached peripherals such as robots or computers.
• Easy touch-screen interface: Instrument touch screen provides one-touch protocols for fast and easy assay setup for a broad range of applications.
• Automation compatibility: Integrated with Applied Biosystems® Twister® II Robot, the ViiA™ 7 System allows you to maximize productivity for automated environments.
• Peace of mind: Data recovery capability for 100+ runs.

Integration
Fully Compatible with TaqMan® Array Micro Fluidic Cards, Applied Biosystems® TaqMan® Assays are the gold standard in qPCR analysis, providing high sensitivity, high specificity, and a broad dynamic range.
• TaqMan® Array-ready: Hundreds of customizable and predefined TaqMan® Array Micro Fluidic Cards are available, containing preloaded TaqMan® Gene Expression or MicroRNA Assays in an easy-to-use format; you can analyze 1–8 samples in parallel using your choice of 12–384 TaqMan® Assays
• 384-well throughput without robotics: With TaqMan® Array Micro Fluidic Cards, there’s no need for liquid-handling robotics or complex pipetting to load; simply add your sample and master mix and run on the ViiA™ 7 System
• Compatible with the full range of TaqMan® Assays: The ViiA™ 7 System is optimized to enable clear, clean data for all TaqMan® Assays, including MicroRNA Assays, Protein Assays, Long Non-coding RNA Assays, and Pri-miRNA Assays

Performance
The ViiA™ 7 System features the new OptiFlex™ System, which provides enhanced fluorescence detection enabling accurate and sensitive data analysis.
• Better accuracy: High-resolution detection system for more accurate reads with TaqMan® Array Micro Fluidic Cards, 384-well plates, and 96-well plates.
• Maximum multiplexing: Six decoupled excitation and emission filter channels for the greatest number of dye combinations and maximum multiplexing capabilities.
• Flexible data collection: Multiple ramp method detection formats provide more flexibility for collecting data during a ramp stage.
• Precise quantification: Detect as small as 1.5–fold changes in target quantities in singleplex reactions.

ViiA™ 7 Software
ViiA™ 7 software drives value in a number of ways, offering:
• Intuitive interface and innovative design
• Convenient walk-away operation
• Improved data analysis
• Fully compatible with high-throughput environments

Expandable Software Architecture
Optional add-ons to upgrade features to existing software
• 21 CFR Part 11 compliance: The optional SAE module assists with Security, Auditing and Electronic signature of records for full data traceability.
• High Resolution Melt (HRM): Using the built-in MeltDoctor™ protocols and calibrations, you can spend less time optimizing the run and more time customizing your results. Define the number of variants you want to see by quickly changing analysis settings.

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

QuantStudio™ 5 Real-Time PCR System, 384-well Applied Biosystems™

The Applied Biosystems® QuantStudio® 5 Real-Time PCR System is designed for users who need superior performance, maximum dye versatility, and security options in a real-time PCR system that is affordable and easy to use. The optimized Design and Analysis software is ideal for both first-time and experienced users. When connected to the Thermo Fisher Cloud, the QuantStudio® 5 system provides access to your data wherever and whenever you want. Using proven OptiFlex® technology (featuring 5 coupled channels and white LED), the QuantStudio® 5 384-well system enables improved data accuracy and sensitivity for a broad range of genomic applications. The QuantStudio® 5 system also offers the built-in software features of electronic record security and prevention of unauthorized instrument access to assist with 21 CFR Part 11 compliance.

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Features of the QuantStudio® 5 system with 384-well block include:

• Proven OptiFlex® technology (5 coupled channels with white LED) for trusted results
• User account management, locked workflow, and Pause features for greater control of experiment data
• Built-in software features to support compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 guidelines
• Secure cloud-based software provides increased accessibility and storage options
• Simplified instrument software with interactive touchscreen for greater ease of use

Thermo Fisher Cloud
Thermo Fisher Cloud provides scientists with a secure place to store, analyze, and share data. Upload data from the instrument or upload your own files from anywhere you have web access. Applied Biosystems qPCR Analysis Modules within the Thermo Fisher Cloud are web browser-based software tools that are flexible, fast and easy to use.

Easy to use
The QuantStudio® 5 Real-Time PCR System is compact in form, factory calibrated and is delivered in user-friendly packaging to enable fast and simple installation for immediate use. The interactive touchscreen provides a modern usability experience and the simplified instrument software/pre-optimized protocol templates allow users of any experience level to quickly set up and start a run.

Design and analysis software options:

Option 1: QuantStudio® Design and Analysis cloud software
• Supports web browser-based system configuration with PC or MAC computer
• Streamlined software for improved usability and response time
• Enables secure access of your data when and where you want through the cloud
• No software to install, no licenses and no versions to update

Option 2: QuantStudio® Design and Analysis desktop software
• Supports traditional co-located computer system configuration on Windows® 7 OS
• Streamlined software for improved usability and response time
• No licenses to purchase

Total control
With built-in software features to support compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 guidelines, user account management, locked workflow and Pause features, the QuantStudio® 5 system offers users greater control of experiment data

Multiplex performance results that you can trust
Improved well-to-well and instrument-to-instrument data accuracy is achieved with OptiFlex® technology. In the 384-well system this technology features 5 coupled excitation and emission filter channels with white LED.

Sensitive data analysis
Detect changes in target quantity as small as 1.5-fold in single-plex reactions and obtain 10 logs of linear dynamic range.

High application versatility
Simple and optimized protocols, reliable assays and reagents, and intuitive software are available for a broad range of applications, including gene expression, genetic variation, gene regulation, and more.

QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System, Fast 96-well block, laptop Applied Biosystems™

The QuantStudio™ 12K Flex system is a highly flexible, comprehensive real-time PCR platform that leverages the best of Applied Biosystems™ real-time technology in a single instrument. The QuantStudio 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System includes easy-to-change blocks that can accommodate OpenArray™ plates, TaqMan™ array cards, 384-well, 96-well, and FAST 96-well plates allowing you to select the format that is right for your project whether it's now or in the future, for maximum flexibility and consistency in your research.

Thermo Fisher Cloud
Thermo Fisher Cloud provides scientists with a secure place to store, analyze, and share data. Applied Biosystems qPCR Analysis Modules within the Thermo Fisher Cloud are web browser-based software tools that are flexible, fast and easy to use. These software tools are compatible with Mac or PC as well as most Applied Biosystems instrument file types.

The QuantStudio 12K Flex System's intuitive software, easy touch screen setup, automation integration, effortless block exchange, and easy-to- use OpenArray components are designed to let you get started right away and reduce hands on time. Plan for the future and save time, money, and space in your lab with the only all-in-one qPCR instrument enabling a broad range of applications with maximum throughput.

Flexibility & Scalability
Includes five interchangeable blocks: The QuantStudio 12K Flex blocks accomodate 96-well, FAST 96-well, 384-well, TaqMan array cards, and OpenArray plates, for effortless scaling from 1 to 12,000 data points in a single run. Increase throughput as you dive deeper into your research, using just one instrument. As you begin your project, start with 96-well format experiments and then scale up to a higher throughput to get the statistically significant answers you need. Additionally, you can easily validate and screen your targets of interest with a selected panel of genes using novel formats such as the TaqMan array cards and OpenArray plates.

• Compatible with a full range of TaqMan assays: The QuantStudio 12K Flex System is optimized to enable clear, clean data for all TaqMan assays that might be used across a broad range of applications, including gene expression, microRNA and small noncoding RNAs, SNP genotyping, protein analysis, protein thermal shift, high resolution melt, copy number variation, and pathogen detection.

• Provides a seamless switch from qPCR to digital PCR: Increase the precision and sensitivity of your nucleic acid experiment by switching from qPCR to digital PCR mode using QuantStudio Digital PCR kits and DigitalSuite™ Software with the QuantStudio OpenArray block.

• Delivers peace of mind: Leave early on a Friday and monitor runs from home, knowing that the system can safely store over 100 runs.

Maximum Throughput
Enhanced OptiFlex™ System: Building upon Applied Biosystems technology, the Enhanced OptiFlex System provides enhanced fluorescence detection for the accurate and sensitive data analysis necessary to collect 12,000 data points in a single run.

• Unprecedented coverage and sample throughput: The OpenArray format accelerates genomic validation and screening, driving over 150,000 data points per work day, enabling most projects to be completed in days instead of weeks.

• Simple OpenArray workflow: QuantStudio Open Array plates arrive in a case to facilitate ease of handling and ensure optimal data quality upon loading of samples using the Accufill™ System. Easily load four arrays into the QuantStudio 12K Flex instrument to achieve over 12,000 data points. Integrated sample tracking software lets you easily track your samples throughout the course of your project.

• Integrated analysis and quality systems: New intuitive touch-screen interface and integrated calendar feature allows for scheduling time of use on the instrument. Additional analysis software such as DigitalSuite v1.0, ExpressionSuite v1.0, and Genotyper v1.1 is available to help you analyze hundreds of targets and samples and achieve the statistical power you need.

QuantStudio 12K Flex Software
• Intuitive interface and innovative design for novice and experienced users
• Convenient walk-away operation
• Improved data analysis across block types
• Fully compatible with high-throughput environments

Expandable Software Architecture
Optional add-ons are available to upgrade the existing software:
21 CFR Part 11 compliance: This optional SAE module assists with Security, Auditing, and Electronic signature of records for full data traceability.

• High Resolution Melt (HRM): Using the built-in MeltDoctor™ protocols and calibrations, you can spend less time optimizing the run and more time customizing your results. Define the number of variants you want to see by quickly changing analysis settings.

• DigitalSuite Software v1.0: For OpenArray block users needing sensitivity for rare targets and precision to measure small differences in target abundance.

• ExpressionSuite Software v1.0: Stand-alone gene expression software with enhanced analysis tools that can analyze over 200 384-well plates or 10 OpenArray plates.

7500 Real-Time PCR System, laptop Applied Biosystems™

The 7500 Real-Time PCR System is a powerful platform for labs requiring superior performance and maximum dye versatility. This system is a sophisticated platform for users who require extended capabilities and maximum versatility. The 3rd generation platform features an innovative optical system that enhances sensitivity and lets you access a broader range of fluorophores. The variable excitation capability allows greater sensitivity for longer wavelength (red) dyes.

• Powerful, five-color platform is calibrated for the broadest range of dyes available: FAM™⁄SYBR® Green I, VIC®⁄JOE™, NED™⁄ TAMRA™⁄ Cy3™, ROX™⁄Texas Red®, and Cy5™ dyes
• Specialized optical system enables easy and accurate calibration to new dyes without requiring the addition of new filter sets
• Advanced multi-componenting algorithm minimizes spectral crosstalk – superior for multiplexing
• User-friendly software includes plate set-up wizards, multi-plate data viewing capabilities, and advanced analysis tools to make data processing simple and straightforward

NEW - 7500 Software v2.x
Now the easy-to-use StepOne software is available for both the 7500 and 7500 Fast systems with the 7500 Software v2.x upgrade. The 7500 Software v2.x incorporates your favorite StepOne Software features, such as a variety of plate setup wizards, standard curve dilution and master mix recipe calculators, QC flags, data filters, and email notification when a run is finished. The 7500 Software v2.x also includes an enhanced Gene Expression Study package and has a variety of new melting curve protocol options, including multiple peak detection, step and hold temperature control, and customizable ramp rates.

The NEW Gene Expression Study package accommodates large studies better than any other instrument software package:
• Import an unlimited number of Comparative CT (relative quantitation) files to one study
• Group samples and view data both by technical replicate group and biological replicate group
• Use any gene(s) as an endogenous control, including averaging multiple controls together
• Enter known efficiency values to be factored into the RQ results

21 CFR Part 11 Module available
The SDS v1.4 21CFRp11 Module is a powerful tool for assisting with 21CFRp11 compliance, while still offering the flexibility of user-customizable configuration settings.
• Individual user log-ins can be added for up to four user groups, each group with designated permission settings
• User-customizable permission settings include fourteen system activities, e-signature authority designation, and additional security settings to give you maximum control over your compliance efforts
• Audit trails can be enabled or disabled depending on your traceability needs
• A selection of e-signatures is available to ease e-signatures into your workflow

Supports Many Applications
Applications include gene expression analysis, pathogen quantitation, SNP genotyping, isothermal and +⁄– assays utilizing internal positive controls. To facilitate many of these applications, Applied Biosystems® provides preformulated, ready-to-use, quality-tested, TaqMan® assays for use with the 7500 system. Now you can reduce your assay optimization efforts.

Upgrade to High-Speed Thermal Cycling
An optional upgrade to the 7500 Fast System is available. This 7500 Fast System uses our master mix formulations and enables you to shorten your real-time PCR runs to as little as 30 minutes.

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

QuantStudio™ 7 Pro Real-Time PCR System, 384-well, desktop Applied Biosystems™

The Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 7 Pro Real-Time PCR System adds innovative smart features to the real-time PCR (qPCR) workflow, all in a compact footprint. With facial authentication, voice commands, Smart Help, multiplex capability, motorized interchangeable blocks, simplified workflow, intuitive software, automation capabilities, and large capacitive touch-screen interface, the QuantStudio 7 Pro system offers exceptional reproducibility with minimal well-to-well and instrument-to-instrument variation. Designed for ultimate ease-of-use, the system offers high quality, high throughput, excellent reliability, and an optimal user experience for researchers who want to work smarter in the lab.

Features of the QuantStudio 7 Pro Real-Time PCR System include:
• Easy and convenient hands-free operation with facial authentication and voice commands
• Reduced errors and manual entries with smart qPCR workflow and TaqMan Array Plates with RFID
• Space savings with small footprint and true standalone operation; setup, start, monitor, and analyze directly on the touchscreen
• Peace of mind with Smart Help; contact Technical Support directly from the touchscreen
• Reduced downtime with Smart Remote Support; show issues to Technical Support for speedy resolution
• Application versatility with easily changed blocks and four different block types
• Increased productivity with automation compatibility for 24/7 operation
• Access, analyze, and share data anytime, anywhere with our Connect cloud-based platform for real-time information access, secure data storage, and online results sharing
• Remote monitoring of run status using the Instrument Connect monitoring app
• Design and Analysis software compatible with PC and Mac operating systems
• Compatible with over 8 million TaqMan Assays for gene expression, genetic variation, gene regulation, or protein expression experiments

Easy and convenient hands-free operation
The QuantStudio 7 Pro system was designed for a simple and powerful qPCR experience. Hands-free operation with facial authentication and voice commands enables users to quickly and easily access their personal profiles and settings without even removing their gloves.

Smart qPCR for ultimate ease of use
With embedded RFID readers, the QuantStudio 7 Pro system has the capability to run TaqMan Array Plates with RFID tags. These RFID tags simplify data tracking (with embedded lot number, expiration date, etc.) and reduce the need for manual data entry with preloaded assay layout, dye information, and thermal protocol. Automating this data transfer allows users to simply load the plate and start the run—no data entry needed.

Learn more about the TaqMan Array Plates with RFID ›

Peace of mind with Smart service
Minimize downtime with premium service offerings for the QuantStudio 7 Pro system. Smart Help allows users to contact Technical Support directly from the touchscreen, without the need to download files or spend time on the phone. Experienced technicians will analyze the request and respond according to the user’s preference (phone or email) and resolve the issue as quickly as possible.

Smart Remote Support is an immersive collaboration tool that allows customers to quickly and efficiently show issues to Technical Support for resolution, helping reduce instrument downtime compared to on-site repair and helping minimize the need for on-site visits.

Connect
The Connect platform provides scientists with a secure place to store, analyze, and share data. Applied Biosystems qPCR Analysis Modules within the platform are web browser-based software tools that are flexible, fast, and easy to use. These software tools support a variety of analyses including relative quantitation, standard curve, high resolution melt (HRM), genotyping, and presence/absence. They are compatible with Mac or PC, as well as most Applied Biosystems instrument file types.

Format flexibility
The QuantStudio 7 Pro system accommodates the interchange of 96-well (0.2 mL), 96-well (0.1 mL), 384-well, and TaqMan array card (TAC) blocks. The system is delivered with one block type; other block types may be purchased separately. In addition, an Orbitor Microplate Mover is available for this system to support high-throughput workflows. For a more value-priced system that does not support TaqMan array cards or automation (but that can be upgraded to do so at a later date), please see our QuantStudio 6 Pro Real-Time PCR System. And for the ultimate in flexibility, consider the QuantStudio 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System, which also accommodates TaqMan OpenArray plates.

Accomplish more, faster
Run hundreds of real-time PCR reactions effortlessly using TaqMan Array 384-well microfluidic cards. And when integrated with the Orbitor Microplate Mover (available separately), the QuantStudio 7 Pro system maximizes your throughput capabilities.

High application versatility
Simple workflows, reliable assays and reagents, multiple formats, and intuitive software are available for a broad range of applications, including gene expression, genetic variation, and gene regulation.

Results you can trust
Improved well-to-well and instrument-to-instrument data accuracy is achieved with the OptiFlex system, which features six decoupled excitation and emission filter channels with 21 filter combinations for maximum multiplexing and chemistry flexibility.

Sensitive data analysis
Detect changes in target quantity as small as 1.5-fold in single-plex reactions and obtain 10 logs of linear dynamic range.

StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System Applied Biosystems™

The StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System is a 48-well, low-throughput Real-Time PCR instrument perfect for both first-time and experienced users. The StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System can be setup in a variety of configurations and comes ready to use, out of the box, with intuitive data analysis and instrument control software. Utilizing robust LED based 3-color optical recording, the StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System is designed to deliver precise, quantitative Real-Time PCR results for a variety of genomic research applications.

Features of the The StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System include:

• Advanced software and instrumentation for performing a wide array of genomic assays.
• Sensitive 3-color optical LED recording system
• Intuitive and robust software perfect for both first-time and advanced users
• Simple and flexible instrument set-up and usage

StepOne™ Software
The StepOne™ Software included with the StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System runs on Windows® XP, Window Vista®, and Windows® 7 operating systems and provides instrument control, data collection, and data analysis capabilities. This latest version includes capabilities to collect melt curve data for High Resolution Melt (HRM) applications and the option to export in Real-Time PCR Data Markup Language (RDML) for compatibility with MIQE guidelines.

Rapid and Simple Assay Set-Up
This remarkably simple Real-Time PCR system is designed with an LCD touchscreen and a user-friendly interface that brings the power of genetic studies to researchers new to Real-Time PCR (Fig 1). The intuitive software and protocol wizards help guide new users through their Real-Time PCR experiments. The StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System also includes a quick-start setup so that you start a run immediately and enter plate information at a later time.

Sensitive LED-Based 3-Color Fluorescence Reading
The StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System utilizes a long-life LED-based optical system that can record fluorescence from FAM™/SYBR® Green, VIC®/JOE™, and ROX™ dyes. This cost-effective, 3-color, 48-well system delivers precise, quantitative Real-Time PCR results and saves data from all filters in every run without depending on a computer or plate setup. It can discriminate between 2 populations of 5,000 and 10,000 template copies of a TaqMan® assay with 99.7% confidence.

Compatible with Many Genomic Analysis Techniques
Perform a variety of standard and demanding genetic analysis research techniques on one instrument using the user friendly StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System and software. The StepOne™ System supports many Real-Time PCR applications, including the following:

• SNP Genotyping
• Gene Expression Analysis
• MicroRNA Expression
• Translocation Analysis
• Gene Detection
• Viral Load Analysis

The included StepOne™ Software supports a variety of analysis methods, including the following:

• Standard Curve (absolute quantitation)
• Relative Standard Curve
• Comparative Ct (ΔΔCt) (relative quantitation)
• Genotyping and Presence/Absence
• Melt Curve Analysis
High Resolution Melting (additional software required)

Versatile Instrument Configuration Options
The ultra-compact footprint of a StepOne™ System can be installed in multiple distinct configurations, providing unmatched flexibility and convenience that can allow a fit in any laboratory (Fig 2). The StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System can be used via a PC, with a PC connected to a Local Area Network (LAN), or as a stand-alone instrument (PC-free). Each StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System is factory-calibrated for optical and thermal accuracy, so simply remarkable Real-Time PCR results can be obtained right out of the box.

Real-Time Data Monitoring, Dissemination, and Storage
The system measures amplification as it occurs, allowing you to monitor the progress of your experiment cycle by cycle, either on the machine or remotely. Your data is stored on the instrument itself, and can be viewed and stored automatically via remote access or transferred via email or a USB flash drive. Data can also be conveniently exported as PowerPoint®, Excel®, and graphical image files.

Expanded Gene Expression Capabilities
The advanced software provided with the StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System now includes the powerful Gene Expression Study Package. This software package allows for greater flexibility and accuracy in your gene expression assays through:

• Analysis of an unlimited number of plates in one study
• Sorting of data by biological or technical replicate group
• Use of multiple endogenous controls
• Assay efficiency correction

High Resolution Melting Capability
Now with High Resolution Melt Software v3.0 you can perform post-PCR sequence variation analysis with the StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System. This separately purchased software simplifies set-up by maintaining assay specific settings and accepts pasted plate layout information directly from Excel. HRM Software v3.0 also has an improved clustering algorithm for increased sensitivity and accuracy, and the ability to conduct separate analyses of multiple assays run on a single plate.

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

ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System with 96-Well Block Applied Biosystems™

The ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System combines all of the qPCR features you want in a single high performance instrument, so that you can optimize your research productivity. With a simplified workflow, intuitive software, touch-screen interface, and one-button protocols for error minimization, the ViiA™ 7 System offers exceptional reproducibility with minimal well-to-well and instrument-to-instrument variation. Full compatibility with any standard or fast-cycling 384- or 96-well plates and TaqMan® Array Micro Fluidic Cards and Reagents makes high-productivity real-time PCR accessible to any size lab.

• Proven Applied Biosystems® reliability and accuracy.
• Using with TaqMan® Array Micro Fluidic Cards provides an integrated workflow and faster results.
• Easy to use – intuitive software, responsive touch-screen, automation, effortless block exchange without the need for any tools.

Productivity
Ideal for performing medium- to high-throughput real-time PCR, the ViiA™ 7 System enhances your lab’s productivity.
• Quick block changes: Front access makes it easy to change thermal cycling block formats without having to move attached peripherals such as robots or computers.
• Easy touch-screen interface: Instrument touch screen provides one-touch protocols for fast and easy assay setup for a broad range of applications.
• Automation compatibility: Integrated with Applied Biosystems® Twister® II Robot, the ViiA™ 7 System allows you to maximize productivity for automated environments.
• Peace of mind: Data recovery capability for 100+ runs.

Integration
Fully Compatible with TaqMan® Array Micro Fluidic Cards, Applied Biosystems® TaqMan® Assays are the gold standard in qPCR analysis, providing high sensitivity, high specificity, and a broad dynamic range.
• TaqMan® Array-ready: Hundreds of customizable and predefined TaqMan® Array Micro Fluidic Cards are available, containing preloaded TaqMan® Gene Expression or MicroRNA Assays in an easy-to-use format. You can analyze 1–8 samples in parallel using your choice of 12–384 TaqMan® Assays.
• 384-well throughput without robotics: With TaqMan® Array Micro Fluidic Cards, there’s no need for liquid-handling robotics or complex pipetting to load; simply add your sample and master mix and run on the ViiA™ 7 System.
• Compatible with the full range of TaqMan® Assays: The ViiA™ 7 System is optimized to enable clear, clean data for all TaqMan® Assays, including MicroRNA Assays, Protein Assays, Long Non-coding RNA Assays, and Pri-miRNA Assays.

Performance
The ViiA™ 7 System features the new OptiFlex™ System, which provides enhanced fluorescence detection enabling accurate and sensitive data analysis.
• Better accuracy: High-resolution detection system for more accurate reads with TaqMan® Array Micro Fluidic Cards, 384-well plates, and 96-well plates.
• Maximum multiplexing: Six decoupled excitation and emission filter channels for the greatest number of dye combinations and maximum multiplexing capabilities.
• Flexible data collection: Multiple ramp method detection formats provide more flexibility for collecting data during a ramp stage.
• Precise quantification: Detect as small as 1.5–fold changes in target quantities in singleplex reactions.

ViiA™ 7 Software
ViiA™ 7 software drives value in a number of ways, offering:
• Intuitive interface and innovative design
• Convenient walk-away operation
• Improved data analysis
• Fully compatible with high-throughput environments

Expandable Software Architecture
Optional add-ons to upgrade features to existing software
• 21 CFR Part 11 compliance: The optional SAE module assists with Security, Auditing and Electronic signature of records for full data traceability.
• High Resolution Melt (HRM): Using the built-in MeltDoctor™ protocols and calibrations, you can spend less time optimizing the run and more time customizing your results. Define the number of variants you want to see by quickly changing analysis settings.

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

QuantStudio™ 5 Real-Time PCR System, 96-well, 0.2 mL, desktop Applied Biosystems™

The Applied Biosystems® QuantStudio® 5 Real-Time PCR System is designed for users who need superior performance, maximum dye versatility, and security options in a real-time PCR system that is affordable and easy to use. The optimized Design and Analysis software is ideal for both first-time and experienced users. When connected to the Thermo Fisher Cloud, the QuantStudio® 5 system provides access to your data wherever and whenever you want. Using proven OptiFlex® technology (featuring 6 decoupled channels and white LED) and featuring six independent Veriflex® temperature zones, the QuantStudio® 5 96-well system enables improved data accuracy and sensitivity for a broad range of genomic applications. The QuantStudio® 5 system also offers the built-in software features of electronic record security and prevention of unauthorized instrument access to assist with 21 CFR Part 11 compliance.

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Features of the QuantStudio® 5 system with 96-well block include:

• Proven OptiFlex® technology (6 decoupled channels/21 filter combinations with white LED) for trusted results
• User account management, locked workflow, and Pause features for greater control of experiment data
• Built-in software features to support compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 guidelines
• Secure cloud-based software provides increased accessibility and storage options
• Simplified instrument software with interactive touchscreen for greater ease of use
• 96-well 0.2mL format or 96-well 0.1mL format

Thermo Fisher Cloud
Thermo Fisher Cloud provides scientists with a secure place to store, analyze, and share data. Upload data from the instrument or upload your own files from anywhere you have web access. Applied Biosystems qPCR Analysis Modules within the Thermo Fisher Cloud are web browser-based software tools that are flexible, fast and easy to use.

Easy to use
The QuantStudio® 5 Real-Time PCR System is compact in form, factory calibrated and is delivered in user-friendly packaging to enable fast and simple installation for immediate use. The interactive touchscreen provides a modern usability experience and the simplified instrument software/pre-optimized protocol templates allow users of any experience level to quickly set up and start a run.

Design and analysis software options:

Option 1: QuantStudio® Design and Analysis cloud software
• Supports web browser-based system configuration with PC or MAC computer
• Streamlined software for improved usability and response time
• Enables secure access of your data when and where you want through the cloud
• No software to install, no licenses and no versions to update

Option 2: QuantStudio® Design and Analysis desktop software
• Supports traditional co-located computer system configuration on Windows® 7 OS
• Streamlined software for improved usability and response time
• No licenses to purchase

Total control
With built-in software features to support compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 guidelines, user account management, locked workflow and Pause features, the QuantStudio® 5 system offers users greater control of experiment data

Multiplex performance results that you can trust
Improved well-to-well and instrument-to-instrument data accuracy is achieved with OptiFlex® technology. In the 96-well system this technology features 6 decoupled excitation and emission filter channels, for a total of 21 filter combinations, with white LED.

Sensitive data analysis
Detect changes in target quantity as small as 1.5-fold in single-plex reactions and obtain 10 logs of linear dynamic range.

High application versatility
Simple and optimized protocols, reliable assays and reagents, and intuitive software are available for a broad range of applications, including gene expression, genetic variation, gene regulation, and more.

QuantStudio™ 5 Food Safety Real-Time PCR System Applied Biosystems™

Carry out rapid food protection testing with the Applied Biosystems™ QuantStudio™ 5 Food Safety Real-Time PCR System. The affordable and easy-to-use system is ideal for users who need superior performance, maximum dye versatility, and security options in a real time PCR system.
The QuantStudio™5 Food Safety System is a high performance benchtop platform combining ease-of-use and system connectivity. Benefit from the flexibility of a 6-channel, 96-well, cloud-enabled open platform suitable for running our full range of PCR solutions for food safety, authenticity, and quality testing.

QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System, 384-well block, desktop Applied Biosystems™

The QuantStudio™ 12K Flex system is a highly flexible, comprehensive real-time PCR platform that leverages the best of Applied Biosystems real-time technology in a single instrument. The QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System includes easy-to-change blocks that can accommodate OpenArray® plates, TaqMan® array cards, 384-well, 96-well, and FAST 96-well plates allowing you to select the format that is right for your project whether it’s now or in the future, for maximum flexibility and consistency in your research.

Thermo Fisher Cloud
Thermo Fisher Cloud provides scientists with a secure place to store, analyze, and share data. Applied Biosystems qPCR Analysis Modules within the Thermo Fisher Cloud are web browser-based software tools that are flexible, fast and easy to use. These software tools are compatible with Mac or PC as well as most Applied Biosystems instrument file types.

The QuantStudio™ 12K Flex System’s intuitive software, easy touch screen setup, automation integration, effortless block exchange, and easy-to- use OpenArray® components are designed to let you get started right away and reduce hands on time. Plan for the future and save time, money, and space in your lab with the only all-in-one qPCR instrument enabling a broad range of applications with maximum throughput.

Flexibility & Scalability
Includes five interchangeable blocks: The QuantStudio™ 12K Flex blocks accomodate 96-well, FAST 96-well, 384-well, TaqMan® array cards, and OpenArray® plates, for effortless scaling from 1 to 12,000 data points in a single run. Increase throughput as you dive deeper into your research, using just one instrument. As you begin your project, start with 96-well format experiments and then scale up to a higher throughput to get the statistically significant answers you need. Additionally, you can easily validate and screen your targets of interest with a selected panel of genes using novel formats such as the TaqMan® array cards and OpenArray® plates.

• Compatible with a full range of TaqMan® assays:
The QuantStudio™ 12K Flex System is optimized to enable clear, clean data for all TaqMan® assays that might be used across a broad range of applications, including gene expression, microRNA and small noncoding RNAs, SNP genotyping, protein analysis, protein thermal shift, high resolution melt, copy number variation, and pathogen detection.

• Provides a seamless switch from qPCR to digital PCR:
Increase the precision and sensitivity of your nucleic acid experiment by switching from qPCR to digital PCR mode using QuantStudio™ Digital PCR kits and DigitalSuite™ Software with the QuantStudio™ OpenArray® block.

• Delivers peace of mind:
Leave early on a Friday and monitor runs from home, knowing that the system can safely store over 100 runs.

Maximum Throughput
Enhanced OptiFlex® System: Building upon Applied Biosystems’ proprietary technology, the Enhanced OptiFlex® System provides enhanced fluorescence detection for the accurate and sensitive data analysis necessary to collect 12,000 data points in a single run.

• Unprecedented coverage and sample throughput:
The OpenArray® format accelerates genomic validation and screening, driving over 150,000 data points per work day, enabling most projects to be completed in days instead of weeks.

• Simple OpenArray® workflow:
QuantStudio™ Open Array® plates arrive in a case to facilitate ease of handling and ensure optimal data quality upon loading of samples using the Accufill™ System. Easily load four arrays into the QuantStudio™ 12K Flex instrument to achieve over 12,000 data points. Integrated sample tracking software lets you easily track your samples throughout the course of your project.

• Integrated analysis and quality systems:
New intuitive touch-screen interface and integrated calendar feature allows for scheduling time of use on the instrument. Additional analysis software such as DigitalSuite™ v1.0, ExpressionSuite v1.0, and Genotyper v1.1 is available to help you analyze hundreds of targets and samples and achieve the statistical power you need.

QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Software
• Intuitive interface and innovative design for novice and experienced users
• Convenient walk-away operation
• Improved data analysis across block types
• Fully compatible with high-throughput environments

Expandable Software Architecture
Optional add-ons are available to upgrade the existing software:
21 CFR Part 11 compliance: This optional SAE module assists with Security, Auditing, and Electronic signature of records for full data traceability.

• High Resolution Melt (HRM):
Using the built-in MeltDoctor™ protocols and calibrations, you can spend less time optimizing the run and more time customizing your results. Define the number of variants you want to see by quickly changing analysis settings.

• DigitalSuite™ Software v1.0:
For OpenArray® block users needing sensitivity for rare targets and precision to measure small differences in target abundance.

• ExpressionSuite Software v1.0:
our latest stand-alone gene expression software with enhanced analysis tools that can analyze over 200 384-well plates or 10 OpenArray® plates.

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

QuantStudio™ 7 Flex Real-Time PCR System, 96-well, desktop Applied Biosystems™

The Applied Biosystems® QuantStudio™ 7 Flex Real-Time PCR System advances your research further by enabling a broad range of real-time PCR-based applications through its multiplexing capabilities and interchangeable block formats. With a simplified workflow, intuitive software, automation capabilities, and touch-screen interface, the QuantStudio™ 7 Flex system offers exceptional reproducibility with minimal well-to-well and instrument-to-instrument variation.

Features of the QuantStudio™ 7 Flex Real-Time PCR System include:

• Increased application versatility through the accomodation of 4 different block types
• Compatible with over 8 million TaqMan® assays for gene expression, genetic variation, gene regulation, or protein expression experiments
• The intelligent design of the QuantStudio™ platform combined with Applied Biosystems® instrument reliability and accuracy
• Easy-to-use software, responsive touch-screen, automation capabilities, and effortless block exchange without the need for any tools

Thermo Fisher Cloud
Thermo Fisher Cloud provides scientists with a secure place to store, analyze, and share data. Applied Biosystems qPCR Analysis Modules within the Thermo Fisher Cloud are web browser-based software tools that are flexible, fast and easy to use. These software tools are compatible with Mac or PC as well as most Applied Biosystems instrument file types.

>> Download a 90-day trial of the QuantStudio™ 7 software

The QuantStudio™ 7 Flex system accommodates the interchange of a 96-well, 96-well Fast, 384-well, or TaqMan® array card block. The system is delivered with one block type (a 96-well block in this case); other block types may be purchased separately. In addition, a Twister® Robot Automation Accessory is available for this system to support high throughput workflows. For a more value-priced system that does not support TaqMan® array cards or automation (but that can be upgraded to do so at a later date), please see our QuantStudio™ 6 Flex system. And for the ultimate in flexibility, consider the QuantStudio™ 12K Flex system, which also accommodates TaqMan® OpenArray® plates.

Accomplish More, Faster
Run hundreds of real-time PCR reactions effortlessly using TaqMan® Array 384-well microfluidic cards. And when integrated with the Twister® Robot Automation Accessory (available separately), the QuantStudio™ 7 Flex system maximizes your throughput capabilities.

High Application Versatility
Simple workflows, reliable assays and reagents, multiple formats, and intuitive software are available for a broad range of applications, including gene expression, genetic variation, gene regulation, High Resolution Melt (HRM), and Protein Thermal Shift™ experiments.

Results You Can Trust
Improved well-to-well and instrument-to-instrument data accuracy is achieved with the OptiFlex™ system, which features 6 decoupled excitation and emission filter channels with 21 filter combinations for maximum multiplexing and chemistry flexibility.

Sensitive Data Analysis
Detect changes in target quantity as small as 1.5-fold in single-plex reactions and obtain 10 logs of linear dynamic range.

QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System, Fast 96-well block, desktop Applied Biosystems™

The QuantStudio™ 12K Flex system is a highly flexible, comprehensive real-time PCR platform that leverages the best of Applied Biosystems real-time technology in a single instrument. The QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System includes easy-to-change blocks that can accommodate OpenArray® plates, TaqMan® array cards, 384-well, 96-well, and FAST 96-well plates allowing you to select the format that is right for your project whether it’s now or in the future, for maximum flexibility and consistency in your research.

Thermo Fisher Cloud
Thermo Fisher Cloud provides scientists with a secure place to store, analyze, and share data. Applied Biosystems qPCR Analysis Modules within the Thermo Fisher Cloud are web browser-based software tools that are flexible, fast and easy to use. These software tools are compatible with Mac or PC as well as most Applied Biosystems instrument file types.

The QuantStudio™ 12K Flex System’s intuitive software, easy touch screen setup, automation integration, effortless block exchange, and easy-to- use OpenArray® components are designed to let you get started right away and reduce hands on time. Plan for the future and save time, money, and space in your lab with the only all-in-one qPCR instrument enabling a broad range of applications with maximum throughput.

Flexibility & Scalability
Includes five interchangeable blocks: The QuantStudio™ 12K Flex blocks accomodate 96-well, FAST 96-well, 384-well, TaqMan® array cards, and OpenArray® plates, for effortless scaling from 1 to 12,000 data points in a single run. Increase throughput as you dive deeper into your research, using just one instrument. As you begin your project, start with 96-well format experiments and then scale up to a higher throughput to get the statistically significant answers you need. Additionally, you can easily validate and screen your targets of interest with a selected panel of genes using novel formats such as the TaqMan® array cards and OpenArray® plates.

• Compatible with a full range of TaqMan® assays:
The QuantStudio™ 12K Flex System is optimized to enable clear, clean data for all TaqMan® assays that might be used across a broad range of applications, including gene expression, microRNA and small noncoding RNAs, SNP genotyping, protein analysis, protein thermal shift, high resolution melt, copy number variation, and pathogen detection.

• Provides a seamless switch from qPCR to digital PCR:
Increase the precision and sensitivity of your nucleic acid experiment by switching from qPCR to digital PCR mode using QuantStudio™ Digital PCR kits and DigitalSuite™ Software with the QuantStudio™ OpenArray® block.

• Delivers peace of mind:
Leave early on a Friday and monitor runs from home, knowing that the system can safely store over 100 runs.

Maximum Throughput
Enhanced OptiFlex® System: Building upon Applied Biosystems’ proprietary technology, the Enhanced OptiFlex® System provides enhanced fluorescence detection for the accurate and sensitive data analysis necessary to collect 12,000 data points in a single run.

• Unprecedented coverage and sample throughput:
The OpenArray® format accelerates genomic validation and screening, driving over 150,000 data points per work day, enabling most projects to be completed in days instead of weeks.

• Simple OpenArray® workflow:
QuantStudio™ Open Array® plates arrive in a case to facilitate ease of handling and ensure optimal data quality upon loading of samples using the Accufill™ System. Easily load four arrays into the QuantStudio™ 12K Flex instrument to achieve over 12,000 data points. Integrated sample tracking software lets you easily track your samples throughout the course of your project.

• Integrated analysis and quality systems:
New intuitive touch-screen interface and integrated calendar feature allows for scheduling time of use on the instrument. Additional analysis software such as DigitalSuite™ v1.0, ExpressionSuite v1.0, and Genotyper v1.1 is available to help you analyze hundreds of targets and samples and achieve the statistical power you need.

QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Software
• Intuitive interface and innovative design for novice and experienced users
• Convenient walk-away operation
• Improved data analysis across block types
• Fully compatible with high-throughput environments

Expandable Software Architecture
Optional add-ons are available to upgrade the existing software:
21 CFR Part 11 compliance: This optional SAE module assists with Security, Auditing, and Electronic signature of records for full data traceability.

• High Resolution Melt (HRM):
Using the built-in MeltDoctor™ protocols and calibrations, you can spend less time optimizing the run and more time customizing your results. Define the number of variants you want to see by quickly changing analysis settings.

• DigitalSuite™ Software v1.0:
For OpenArray® block users needing sensitivity for rare targets and precision to measure small differences in target abundance.

• ExpressionSuite Software v1.0:
our latest stand-alone gene expression software with enhanced analysis tools that can analyze over 200 384-well plates or 10 OpenArray® plates.

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

QuantStudio™ 3 Real-Time PCR System, 96-well, 0.1 mL Applied Biosystems™

The Applied Biosystems® QuantStudio® 3 Real-Time PCR System is designed for users who need an affordable, easy-to-use real-time PCR system that doesn't compromise performance and quality. The simplified Design and Analysis software is ideal for both first-time and experienced users. When connected to the Thermo Fisher Cloud, the QuantStudio® 3 system provides access to your data wherever and whenever you want. Using proven OptiFlex® technology (featuring 4 coupled channels and white LED) and featuring three independent Veriflex® temperature zones, the QuantStudio® 3 system enables improved data accuracy and sensitivity for a broad range of genomic applications.

Quantstudio 3/5 Firmware and Design & Analysis Software >

Features of the QuantStudio® 3 system include:

• Simplified instrument software with interactive touchscreen for greater ease of use
• Proven OptiFlex® technology (4 coupled channels with white LED) for trusted results
• Secure cloud-based software option provides increased accessibility and storage options
• User account management, locked workflow, and Pause features for greater control of experiments
• 96-well 0.2 mL format or 96-well 0.1 mL format

Thermo Fisher Cloud
Thermo Fisher Cloud provides scientists with a secure place to store, analyze, and share data. Upload data from the instrument or upload your own files from anywhere you have web access. Applied Biosystems qPCR Analysis Modules within the Thermo Fisher Cloud are web browser-based software tools that are flexible, fast and easy to use.

Easy to use
The QuantStudio® 3 Real-Time PCR System is compact in form, factory calibrated and is delivered in user-friendly packaging to enable fast and simple installation for immediate use. The interactive touchscreen provides a modern usability experience and the simplified instrument software/pre-optimized protocol templates allow users of any experience level to quickly set up and start a run.

Design and analysis software options:

Option 1: QuantStudio® Design and Analysis cloud software
• Supports web browser-based system configuration with PC or MAC computer
• Streamlined software for improved usability and response time
• Enables secure access of your data when and where you want through the cloud
• No software to install, no licenses and no versions to update

Option 2: QuantStudio® Design and Analysis desktop software
• Supports traditional co-located computer system configuration on Windows® 7 OS
• Streamlined software for improved usability and response time
• No licenses to purchase

Results you can trust
Improved well-to-well and instrument-to-instrument data accuracy is achieved with OptiFlex® technology, which features 4 coupled excitation and emission filter channels with white LED.

Sensitive data analysis
Detect changes in target quantity as small as 1.5-fold in single-plex reactions and obtain 10 logs of linear dynamic range.

High application versatility
Simple and optimized protocols, reliable assays and reagents, and intuitive software are available for a broad range of applications, including gene expression, genetic variation, gene regulation, and more.
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