Fast and simple sample preparation

The Ion OneTouch 2 System simplifies the workflows for the Ion GeneStudio S5 Series, Ion Proton, and Ion PGM systems by providing an automated solution for scalable and reproducible template preparation.

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  • Enables automated template preparation workflows into a single system
  • Provides scalable template preparation for all Ion semiconductor sequencing chips
  • Enables parallel processing of multiple samples per day through modular design
  • Supports multiplexed samples



  • Fits easily on any benchtop with its small instrument footprint
  • Supports up to 400 bases on the Ion GeneStudio S5 Series and Ion PGM System and up to 200 bases on the Ion Proton System*
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Are you interested in the latest NGS sample automation instrument?

The Ion Chef System offers simple, automated library prep, template prep, and chip loading for Ion Torrent sequencers.

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Ion OneTouch 2 workflow

  • Load amplification plate 
  • Install reagent and collection tubes 
  • Add library to reaction filter

  • Amplify template

  • Prepare 8-well strip 
  • Recover enriched sample

Ion GeneStudio S5 Series, Ion Proton, or Ion PGM sequencer run

  • Load amplification plate 
  • Install reagent and collection tubes 
  • Add library to reaction filter

  • Prepare 8-well strip 
  • Recover enriched sample

Ion GeneStudio S5 Series, Ion Proton, or Ion PGM sequencer run

Save even more hands-on time with the Ion Chef System for automated template preparation and chip loading.

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