Gibco CTS DynaCellect Magnetic Separation System Software Download

These software downloads are for the CTS DynaCellect Magnetic Separation System (Catalog numbers: A55867 and A55868).


Software versions include all enhancements of previous releases in addition to the new features listed below. Updates will not in any way affect the performance of your CTS DynaCellect except for the specific changes outlined below. Links and release notes for all versions are included below. We recommend updating your system to the latest version for optimized performance.

Software downloads

DynaCellect GUI System Software

DynaCellect Protocol Builder Software

DynaCellect Protocol Builder cloud application

Version features and changes

New features/changes with version 1.1.0

  1. Added OPC mode in CM mode
  2. Revised workflows and improvement to OPC mode
  3. More data captured in CM mode
  4. Improved workflows in CM mode
  5. Changed run report from .txt to .pdf file type
  6. Allowed run report to be exported from run history screen
  7. Added valve status indicator during a protocol run and manual mode run
  8. Updated estimated run end time to include checking of valve before a run
  9. Allowed special characters to be used during import/export of protocols over network drive
  10. Improvement to static IP connection, run history, importing of protocols, bead removal pre-run and emergency stop

New features/changes with version 1.0.2

  1. Revised workflow in Open Platform Communications (OPC) mode
  2. Restricted guest user from accessing OPC mode
  3. Added checking of valves before a protocol run
  4. Added cleanup of all OPC profiles during instrument factory reset
  5. Added cybersecurity update
  6. Allowed magnet toggle as the sole requirement in a protocol
  7. Fixed bugs on buttons, emergency stop, prompts, and pre-run checks

Download instructions

Downloading software file

  1. Download or transfer the firmware file (shown in .update format) onto a USB memory stick
  2. Ensure the firmware file is not in any folder on the USB memory stick

Updating your CTS DynaCellect instrument

  1. Power on the instrument and log in as an admin user.
  2. Insert the USB memory stick containing the firmware update into one of the USB ports in the CTS DynaCellect instrument.
  3. In the Menu screen, touch “Settings”.
  4. In the Settings screen, touch “Maintenance & service”.
  5. In the Maintenance & service screen, touch “Software update”.
  6. If you have downloaded the firmware properly, the instrument should list all the available update packages on the USB memory stick. Please select “DynaCellect-1.0.2 update”.
  7. Touch “Select” at the bottom right of the screen to confirm that you want to upgrade.
  8. Touch “Proceed” at the bottom right of the screen to proceed to upgrade.
  9. When the upgrade process is complete, the instrument will restart automatically. When it has rebooted, you can remove your USB memory stick.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that you do not turn off the instrument when the upgrade is in progress.