Prime Full Size Thermal Cycler

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Prime 96x0.2ml Thermal Cycler / 5PRIME/02

This full sized thermal cycler delivers both high performance and high throughput to provide maximum flexibility when processing a large number of samples in parallel.
A wide selection of thermal blocks are available including 96 x 0.2ml (skirted and unskirted plate compatible), 60 x 0.5ml, 384-well and Combi-Block (33 x 0.2 ml and 33 x 0.5ml).
User friendly programming is achieved via a colour touchscreen and intuitive software that is standardised across the entire Techne® thermal cycler range. A USB port enables the transfer of programmes between instruments and temperature logs to your PC. A real time graphical display provides an instant visualisation of the program status.
Gradient cycling can be achieved directly using the PrimeG instrument or by upgrading the Prime unit via a simple unlock code. This enables the laboratory to manage changing cycling requirements in a cost effective manner.
The Techne® Prime cycler range is one of the most affordable full sized thermal cyclers on the market and is backed up by a 4 year warranty.

• Colour touchscreen
• Wide choice of block formats
• Fast ramp rate up to 3.4°C/sec
• Can be upgraded for gradient cycling
• Data transfer via USB
• Backed by Techne's 4 year warranty

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Prime 96x0.2ml Thermal Cycler

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Parameters Prime
Sample capacity: 0.2ml 96
Sample capacity: 0.5ml 60
Sample capacity: 384 well Yes
Maximum heating rate 3.4°C/s
Block temperature range  10°C to 100°C
Block uniformity at 55°C <± 0.3°C
Temperature accuracy at 55°C <± 0.25°C
Gradient Can be gradient enabled
Maximum Gradient n/a
Minimum Gradient n/a
Type 8 peltier element/block  
selec table heated lid temperature 100°C to 115°C or off  
Heated lid pressure Adjustable, dependent on consumables
Program interface 5.7" VGA colour touchscreen with graphical display
Maximum number of programs stored 1000
Data transfer USB port
Auto re-start on power failure Yes
Dimensions (L x W x H) 420 x 240 x 240mm
Weight 9.4kg
Voltage 100-230, 50-60Hz
Power 450W