Find the model that fits your needs

KingFisher instruments are the most versatile sample preparation instruments in the lab, and are elegantly designed to support multiple applications.

  • Various throughputs—process 6–96 samples per run depending on the instrument model
  • Interchangeable formats—choose 24- or 96-well plates so you can process a wide range of input volumes
  • Protocol customization—easily edit, modify, or create new protocols
  • Optimized reagents—compatible with multiple magnetic-bead reagents

KingFisher Duo Prime

KingFisher Duo Prime*

KingFisher Flex

KingFisher Flex

KingFisher Apex

KingFisher Apex

KingFisher Presto

KingFisher Presto

Size

Compact benchtop Benchtop Benchtop Benchtop, integrates with robotic liquid handler

Throughput level

Low–Medium
6 or 12 samples per run
Medium–High
24 or 96 samples per run
Medium–High
24 or 96 samples per run
Ultrahigh
24 or 96 samples per run

Volume range

• 50–1,000 μL: 12-pin magnet head
• 200–5,000 μL: 6-pin magnet head
• PCR plate (20–100 μL*), skirted
• 20–200 μL: 96-well plate
• 50–1,000 μL: 96 deep-well plate
• 200–5,000 μL: 24 deep-well plate
• 15–1,000 μL; 96 deep-well plate
• 15–200 μL; KingFisher standard 96 plate
• 10–80 μL; 96-well PCR plate
• 30–5,000 μL; 24 deep-well plate
• 30–200 μL; 96 storage tubes 200–1000 μL; 24 storage tubes
• 50–1,000 μL: 96 deep-well plate
• 200–5,000 μL: 24 deep-well plate
• KingFisher 96 plate: 50–150 μL

Customizable protocols

Yes Yes Yes, with touchscreen or PC software Yes

Plate formats

• 24 Deep-well
• 96 Deep-well
• Elution strip
• 96 KingFisher plate
• 24 Deep-well
• 96 Deep-well
• PCR*
96 format:
• Deep-well: 15-1,000 μl
• KingFisher standard: 15-200 μl
• PCR: 10-80 μl
24 format:
• Deep-well: 30-5,000 μl
Storage tubes:
• 96 tubes: 30-200 μl
• 24 tubes: 200-1,000 μl
• 96 KingFisher plate
• 24 Deep-well
• 96 Deep-well

Heating/Cooling

• 10°C to 75°C (plate row block A)
• 4°C to 75°C (elution strip block)
• From 5°C above ambient temperature to 115°C • Heating 4°C above ambient temperature upto 100°C
• Cooling down to 4°C
• From 5°C above ambient temperature to 115°C

UV light

8 watts (up to 16 hrs) No 2 UV lamps, max run time 23 h 59 min No

Bar code reader

With BindIt Software;
Stand alone
With BindIt Software Part of the system Part of the system

Number of user selectable magnetic heads

2 4 4 options, customer interchangeable 2

Works with Software

BindIt BindIt BindIx BindIt

Stand alone use

Yes Yes Yes No, must be integrated with liquid handler. Protocol test run capability through BindIt

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KingFisher Apex System – Live at SLAS 2020

Watch this demo video to see the new key features for processing DNA, RNA, Proteins and Cells with the KingFisher Apex Purification System.

KingFisher Experience brochure

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