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The Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 6 Flex Real-Time PCR System is ideal for laboratories with multiple applications or end users on a limited budget. Easily interchangeable thermal cycling block formats let you select the format that best suits your project without having to move attached peripherals or computers. Choose from standard or 96-well Fast and 384-well formats.

With an upgrade path to the QuantStudio 7 Flex Real-Time System, the QuantStudio 6 system is a great choice if you anticipate your needs will change in the future. The QuantStudio 7 system allows you to run hundreds of real-time PCR reactions using TaqMan Array Microfluidic Cards for maximum throughput in an automated environment.

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QuantStudio 6 Flex Real-Time PCR System key features

Minimize up-front capital investment
With one instrument, you can interchange between 96-well, 96-well Fast, and 384-well formats.

Skip the learning curve
The intuitive software, easy touch-screen setup, and effortless block changes are designed to let you get started right away.

Achieve sensitivity and performance
Detect as small as 1.5-fold changes in singleplex reactions and 10 logs dynamic range.

Upgrade when you need it
The QuantStudio 6 Flex system can be seamlessly upgraded to a QuantStudio 7 Flex system by a field service engineer to give you additional automation, throughput, and multiplexing capabilities.

QuantStudio 7 Flex Real-Time PCR System key features

Accomplish more, faster
Run hundreds of real-time PCR reactions effortlessly using TaqMan Array Microfluidic Cards integrated with the Twister robot. The QuantStudio 7 Flex system can maximize your automated throughput capabilities.

Gain broad application versatility
Optimized protocols and reagents have been combined with intuitive software to adapt to the widest range of applications.

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

  QuantStudio
6 Flex
QuantStudio
7 Flex
QuantStudio
12 Flex
Learn more ›
Colors 5 6 (21 filter combinations) 6 (21 filter combinations)
Chemistry Applied Biosystems™ SYBR™, TaqMan SYBR, TaqMan SYBR, TaqMan
Available
blocks
96-well
96-well Fast
384-well
96-well
96-well Fast
384-well
TaqMan Array Card
(384-well microfluidic card)
96-well
96-well Fast
384-well
TaqMan Array Card
(384-well microfluidic card)
Applied Biosystems™ OpenArray™ plates
(3,072 through-holes)
Automation
available
No Yes Yes
Throughput *** **** *****
Block
change
Block change from front in less than 1 minute, no tools required
21CFR
Part 11
enablement
Optional software module available
Remote
monitoring
Available to monitor up to 15 networked instruments simultaneously
Intuitive touch
screen
Yes Yes Yes
Key
applications
  • Gene expression
  • miRNA profiling
  • SNP genotyping
  • Copy number variation
  • Protein thermal shift
  • High resolution melt
  • Pathogen detection
  • Gene expression
  • miRNA profiling
  • SNP genotyping
  • Copy number variation
  • Protein thermal shift
  • High resolution melt
  • Pathogen detection
  • Gene expression
  • miRNA profiling
  • SNP genotyping
  • Copy number variation
  • Protein thermal shift
  • High resolution melt
  • Pathogen detection
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Digital PCR
  See product list below See product list below Request a quote ›

The QuantStudio 6 and 7 Flex Real-Time PCR Systems are supported with:

  • Installation conducted on-site by professionally trained field service engineers
  • Premium on-site training package conducted by field applications scientists
  • Augmented reality and remote desktop support capability for faster troubleshooting and resolution
  • Qualification and validation services to help meet quality standards
  AB Assurance AB Maintenance Plus
Repair response time (business days) Guaranteed 2-day
on-site repairs
Targeted 2 day
remedial repairs
Remote instrument monitoring and diagnostics + -
Priority phone and email access to instrument support + +
Instrument operating software upgrades - -
Instrument qualification services - -
Planned maintenance + +
Parts, labor, and travel Included Discounted with the Plus plan

For more information on service plans, qualification services, and training specific to your region, please visit thermofisher.com/instrumentservices or request a quote for service.

Application note

Analysis of microRNA and protein expression on a single platform using the ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System
Read how TaqMan Assays and the ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System combine to help identify trends in miRNA and protein expression profiles on a single analytical platform.

Your innovative research

ViiA 7 CNV Toronto Sick Kids YIR
Learn how TaqMan Copy Number Assays and the ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System were used to accurately analyze mutations associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Genotyping of the CYP2C9, VKORC1, and CYP4F2 Genes to Evaluate Warfarin-Metabolism Variants using the Applied Biosystems ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System
Read how researchers from the Niguarda Hospital in Milan, Italy used TaqMan Drug Metabolism Genotyping Assays in conjunction with the ViiA 7 to evaluate warfarin-correlated allelic variants.

Parainfluenza Virus Research Using a Multiplex Real-Time RT -PCR Method and the ViiA 7 Real- Time PCR System
Read how researchers from the Laboratory for Medical Microbiology and Immunology, St. Elisabeth Hospital in The Netherlands used a multiplex reverse transcription-PCR (m-RT-PCR) assay in a research-only study to detect and differentiate human parainfluenza viruses (HPIVs 1–4) in 30 samples derived from human nasopharyngeal washes.

Detection of Immune Response Genes Using the Applied Biosystems ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System
Read how researchers from the Medical University of Vienna, Austria use TaqMan Array Gene Signature Cards (Human Immune Panel) and the ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System for immune profiling of dendritic cells generated from peripheral blood monocytes of allergic and healthy samples.

Accurate analysis of copy number variation at 16p11.2 in autism spectrum disorder and control cohorts
Read how researchers from the Centre for Applied Genomics, The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada used the ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System and TaqMan Copy Number Assays to obtain accurate CNV frequencies to identify genetic mutations associated with Autism spectrum disorders.

QuantStudio 6 Flex Real-Time PCR System key features

Minimize up-front capital investment
With one instrument, you can interchange between 96-well, 96-well Fast, and 384-well formats.

Skip the learning curve
The intuitive software, easy touch-screen setup, and effortless block changes are designed to let you get started right away.

Achieve sensitivity and performance
Detect as small as 1.5-fold changes in singleplex reactions and 10 logs dynamic range.

Upgrade when you need it
The QuantStudio 6 Flex system can be seamlessly upgraded to a QuantStudio 7 Flex system by a field service engineer to give you additional automation, throughput, and multiplexing capabilities.

QuantStudio 7 Flex Real-Time PCR System key features

Accomplish more, faster
Run hundreds of real-time PCR reactions effortlessly using TaqMan Array Microfluidic Cards integrated with the Twister robot. The QuantStudio 7 Flex system can maximize your automated throughput capabilities.

Gain broad application versatility
Optimized protocols and reagents have been combined with intuitive software to adapt to the widest range of applications.

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

  QuantStudio
6 Flex
QuantStudio
7 Flex
QuantStudio
12 Flex
Learn more ›
Colors 5 6 (21 filter combinations) 6 (21 filter combinations)
Chemistry Applied Biosystems™ SYBR™, TaqMan SYBR, TaqMan SYBR, TaqMan
Available
blocks
96-well
96-well Fast
384-well
96-well
96-well Fast
384-well
TaqMan Array Card
(384-well microfluidic card)
96-well
96-well Fast
384-well
TaqMan Array Card
(384-well microfluidic card)
Applied Biosystems™ OpenArray™ plates
(3,072 through-holes)
Automation
available
No Yes Yes
Throughput *** **** *****
Block
change
Block change from front in less than 1 minute, no tools required
21CFR
Part 11
enablement
Optional software module available
Remote
monitoring
Available to monitor up to 15 networked instruments simultaneously
Intuitive touch
screen
Yes Yes Yes
Key
applications
  • Gene expression
  • miRNA profiling
  • SNP genotyping
  • Copy number variation
  • Protein thermal shift
  • High resolution melt
  • Pathogen detection
  • Gene expression
  • miRNA profiling
  • SNP genotyping
  • Copy number variation
  • Protein thermal shift
  • High resolution melt
  • Pathogen detection
  • Gene expression
  • miRNA profiling
  • SNP genotyping
  • Copy number variation
  • Protein thermal shift
  • High resolution melt
  • Pathogen detection
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Digital PCR
  See product list below See product list below Request a quote ›

The QuantStudio 6 and 7 Flex Real-Time PCR Systems are supported with:

  • Installation conducted on-site by professionally trained field service engineers
  • Premium on-site training package conducted by field applications scientists
  • Augmented reality and remote desktop support capability for faster troubleshooting and resolution
  • Qualification and validation services to help meet quality standards
  AB Assurance AB Maintenance Plus
Repair response time (business days) Guaranteed 2-day
on-site repairs
Targeted 2 day
remedial repairs
Remote instrument monitoring and diagnostics + -
Priority phone and email access to instrument support + +
Instrument operating software upgrades - -
Instrument qualification services - -
Planned maintenance + +
Parts, labor, and travel Included Discounted with the Plus plan

For more information on service plans, qualification services, and training specific to your region, please visit thermofisher.com/instrumentservices or request a quote for service.

Application note

Analysis of microRNA and protein expression on a single platform using the ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System
Read how TaqMan Assays and the ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System combine to help identify trends in miRNA and protein expression profiles on a single analytical platform.

Your innovative research

ViiA 7 CNV Toronto Sick Kids YIR
Learn how TaqMan Copy Number Assays and the ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System were used to accurately analyze mutations associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Genotyping of the CYP2C9, VKORC1, and CYP4F2 Genes to Evaluate Warfarin-Metabolism Variants using the Applied Biosystems ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System
Read how researchers from the Niguarda Hospital in Milan, Italy used TaqMan Drug Metabolism Genotyping Assays in conjunction with the ViiA 7 to evaluate warfarin-correlated allelic variants.

Parainfluenza Virus Research Using a Multiplex Real-Time RT -PCR Method and the ViiA 7 Real- Time PCR System
Read how researchers from the Laboratory for Medical Microbiology and Immunology, St. Elisabeth Hospital in The Netherlands used a multiplex reverse transcription-PCR (m-RT-PCR) assay in a research-only study to detect and differentiate human parainfluenza viruses (HPIVs 1–4) in 30 samples derived from human nasopharyngeal washes.

Detection of Immune Response Genes Using the Applied Biosystems ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System
Read how researchers from the Medical University of Vienna, Austria use TaqMan Array Gene Signature Cards (Human Immune Panel) and the ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System for immune profiling of dendritic cells generated from peripheral blood monocytes of allergic and healthy samples.

Accurate analysis of copy number variation at 16p11.2 in autism spectrum disorder and control cohorts
Read how researchers from the Centre for Applied Genomics, The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada used the ViiA 7 Real-Time PCR System and TaqMan Copy Number Assays to obtain accurate CNV frequencies to identify genetic mutations associated with Autism spectrum disorders.

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