Which QuantStudio real-time PCR system is right for you?

Choosing the QuantStudio Real-Time system that is right for you depends on your sample number, applications, and desire for flexibility. Our platforms support the full range of throughput needs up to the super-high throughput format of OpenArray plates. Browse the categories and specifications below, then click on your model of choice for more informaiton.  

QuantStudio 7 and 6 Pro systems

QuantStudio 7 and 6 Pro systems offer flexibility with multiple interchangeable block options to meet changing throughput needs and unique, integrated smart workflow features to maximize productivity. 

QuantStudio 5, 3, or 1 systems

QuantStudio 5, 3, or 1 systems offer the standard qPCR applications and functions with remote monitoring and cloud-enabled analytics with fixed 96-well and 384-well (QuantStudio 5 system only) blocks.  

QuantStudio 12K Flex system

The QuantStudio 12K Flex system offers the highest level of flexibility in the portfolio and supports the super-high throughput format of OpenArray plates.

Looking for real-time PCR systems for clinical diagnostics?


Selection guide

Check out our real-time PCR systems below (and for a lower cost alternative, scroll down to learn about our 3D digital PCR system).
 

 

QuantStudio 6 and 7 Pro

 

QuantStudio 3 and 5

 

QuantStudio 1

 

QuantStudio 12K Flex

Typical application
Versatility with multiple interchangeable block options to meet changing throughput needs and unique, integrated smart workflow features to maximize productivity
Support for the standard real-time PCR applications and functions with remote monitoring and cloud-enabled analytics with fixed 96-well or 384-well (QuantStudio 5 system only) blocks.
Delivers the highest level of flexibility in the portfolio and supports the super-high throughput format of OpenArray plates
Throughput
High
Medium
Very high

Hardware
Product details

96-well (0.1 mL block)

96-well (0.2 mL block)

384-well

Upgradable to TaqMan Array card (384-well card)

*QuantStudio 7 Pro:

TaqMan Array card (384-well card)

96-well (0.1 mL block)

96-well (0.2. mL block)

*QuantStudio 5:

384-well

96-well (0.2 mL block)

96-well (0.1 mL block)

96-well (0.2 mL block)

384-well

TaqMan Array card (384-well card)           

OpenArray plates (3,072 through-holes)

Touchscreen size
12.1”
8.5”
10.4”
Block style
Interchangeable; no tools required. Enhanced motorized change mechanism can be controlled by a simple voice command.
Fixed
Fixed
Interchangeable; no tools required
Multiplexing and filters

5 or 6 targets 

21 filter combinations

Up to 4 targets   

                 

*QuantStudio 5:

limited

96-well up to 6 targets

384-well up to 5 targets

21 filter combinations

Up to 3 targets

96-well up to 6 targets

384-well up to 5 targets

21 filter combinations  

Cloud enabled and remote monitoring capable



 
Dimensions (H x W x D) and weight
54.7 x 33.8 x 52.5 cm; 38 kg
40 x 27 x 50 cm; 26 kg
73.8 x 50.1 x 66.1 cm; 70 kg

Software
Assistance with 21 CFR Part 11 compliance

QuantStudio 7 Pro:

Security, auditing, e-signature package

 

QuantStudio 6 Pro:

Upgradable package available for purchase

QuantStudio 3:

No

 

QuantStudio 5:

Security, auditing, e-signature package

No
Optional security, auditing, e-signature package
Wi-Fi Connectivity




Meet our 3D digital PCR system

Throughput   Low
Available format
20,000-well (chip)
Multiplexing and filters
Two targets per chip

Dimensions

(H x W x D) and weight

21 x 13.5 x 23.25 cm; 2.4 kg
Cloud enabled and remote monitoring capable
Yes
Wi-Fi connectivity
Yes

 

 

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