Prime Data Sheet

Prime Data Sheet
4 year warranty
Upgradable
Touch Interface
Interchangeable blocks
Gradient cycling
Networkable thermal cycling
Full-size thermal cyclers
Mid-sized thermal cyclers
Personal thermal cyclers
Techne® Prime
Thermal Cycler Range
Thermal Cycling at a Glance
Techne® have upgraded our established thermal
cycler range to provide easier programming and
increased instrument flexibility. The Prime range
has been designed to enhance the user experience
with an outstanding touch interface and identical
software for all models. The new range provides
high performance, exceptional value and a reliability
backed by the market leading 4 year warranty.
Personal Cycler
Model
Prime
3
Mid-sized Cycler
PrimeX
3
PrimeG
3
Block formats
24x 0.2ml
48x 0.2ml
48x 0.2ml
18x 0.5ml
30x 0.5ml
30x 0.5ml
-
-
-
3.0°C
3.0°C
3.0°C
Temperature accuracy* <±0.25°C
<±0.25°C
<±0.25°C
Temperature uniformity* <±0.3°C
<±0.3°C
<±0.3°C
Program Interface
3.5” VGA
3.5” VGA
3.5” VGA
touch screen
touch screen
touch screen
1000
1000
1000
Networking capability
-
-
-
Adjustable heated lid
Fixed
•
•
-
Can be upgraded
30 - 80°C
Interchangeable blocks Maximum ramp rate
Stored programs
Gradient Range
Max Gradient
Dimensions (w x d x h), mm
Licensed for PCR
Warranty
to 3PrimeG spec
-
-
14°C
210 x 350 x 180
210 x 350 x 180
210 x 350 x 180
•
•
•
4 years or
4 years or
80,000 cycles
80,000 cycles
4 years or 80,000 cycles
* Recorded at 55ºC for 3Prime and Prime and 50ºC for Prime Elite
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Full-sized Cycler
Network Connectivity
Prime
PrimeG
Prime Elite
Prime Elite Satellite
96x 0.2ml
96x 0.2ml
96x 0.2ml
96x 0.2ml
60x 0.5ml
60x 0.5ml
60x 0.5ml
60x 0.5ml
384 well plate
384 well plate
384 well plate
384 well plate
•
•
•
•
3.4°C
3.4°C
5.0°C
5.0°C
<±0.25°C
<±0.25°C
<±0.2°C
<±0.2°C
<±0.2°C
<±0.3°C
<±0.3°C
<±0.3°C
5.7” VGA
5.7” VGA 5.7” VGA
Programmable via Prime Elite
touch screen
touch screen
touch screen
or PC Workbench software
1000
1000
1000
1000
-
-
•
•
•
•
Automatic
Automatic
Can be upgraded
30 - 80°C
0 - 100°C
0 - 100°C
to PrimeG spec
-
29°C (19ºC for 384)
30°C
30°C
240 x 420 x 240
240 x 420 x 240
276 x 375 x 312
276 x 375 x 312
•
•
•
•
4 years or
4 years or
4 years or
4 years or
80,000 cycles
80,000 cycles
100,000 cycles
100,000 cycles
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The Techne® Prime Range
Techne has developed a comprehensive new range of
thermal cyclers around its belief that all users deserve
PCR without compromise. Our design philosophy has
focused on delivering an enhanced user experience on
all models.
• Total reliability
• Premium interface
• High performance cycling block
• Easy software and data transfer
• Unique upgrade function
• Exceptional value for money
Format and Throughput
Flexibility
•
Personal, mid-sized and full size block models
•
Interchangeable blocks with 0.2ml, 0.5ml and 384 plate well options
•
Control a network of up to 9 satellites from a single server
•
Use the consumables of your choice
Enhanced thermal engine
The Prime range is controlled by a completely redesigned
thermal block algorithm to improve temperature profiles
and provide a consistent high level of performance run
after run.
•
Choose a cycler with ramp rate that meets your needs, from 3- 5°C/sec
•
Excellent thermal accuracy
•
Very accurate dwell times prevent non-specific primer binding
Helping to Manage a Budget
Improve Protocol Design
Techne® believe that not only do our instruments offer the
Optimise your protocol design with a true gradient
most affordable thermal cycler solutions on the market
approach. No need to calculate individual zone
but that you should only pay for what you need when you
temperatures and no need for additional programming.
need it. The Prime range introduces a unique feature.
• Gradient calculator automatically sets values PrimeX and Prime units can be upgraded •
3
across block
to achieve gradient capability
• 30-80°C temperature range
•
Simple and easy process installed via USB
• 14ºC - 30°C gradient across block (depending on •
No price penalty for upgrading later
model)
Common User Interface
The Prime series comes with our outstanding
touch interface which provides a familiar premium
experience on all instruments in the range. Whether
you process a few samples a week or require a network
of instruments for high throughput, the interface
offers the same look and feel no matter the task.
Modern thermal cycling
•
•
Touch interface with pre-programmed templates for fast protocol creation
Choice of program creation view - graphical or list
Easily manage your program files
•
•
•
Techne® Workbench Software
A welcome addition to the Techne® instrument range,
the PC application Techne® Workbench is the desktop
version of the Techne® touch interface. Carrying the
same look and feel, Techne Workbench is your one-stop
place for all your PCR programs on your computer.
Frequently or recently used programs available direct from home screen.
Effortlessly manage and organise your programs using
user names or keywords
Transfer protocols and temperature logs between instruments and PC via USB
Prime
3
The most feature packed personal thermal cycler on
the market and the only entry-level cycler to offer
programming via a touch interface. With rapid ramp
rates and a small footprint it is the ideal instrument
for researching and teaching laboratories.
Specifications
3
Prime
PrimeX and 3PrimeG
Sample capacity: 0.2ml
24
48
Sample capacity: 0.5ml
18
30
3
Maximum heating rate 3.0°C/s
3.0°C/s
Block temperature range
4°C to 100°C
4°C to 100°C
Block uniformity at 55°C
<±0.3°C
<±0.3°C
Temperature accuracy at 55°C
<±0.25°C
Gradient is standard on PrimeG and can be upgraded on the 3PrimeX
Gradient Range -
Maximum Gradient -
14°C
Minimum Gradient -
1°C
Gradient calculator
-
•
Type
4 peltier element/block
4 peltier element/block
Selectable heated lid temperature
100°C to 115°C or off
100°C to 115°C or off
Heated Lid pressure
Fixed
Adjustable, dependent on consumables
<±0.25°C
3
30°C to 80°C
Program interface
3.5” VGA colour touchscreen
3.5” VGA colour touchscreen with
graphical display
graphical display
Maximum number of programs stored
1000
1000
Data transfer
USB port
USB port
Auto re-start on power failure
Yes Yes
Dimensions (w x d xh), mm
210 x 350 x 180
210 x 350 x 180
Weight, kg
6
6
Voltage
100-230V, 50-60Hz
100-230V, 50-60Hz
Power 155W
155W
4 year warranty for the 3Prime thermal cycler and 80,000 cycles or 4 year warranty for the thermal block, whichever comes first.
PrimeX and 3PrimeG
3
These mid-sized cyclers match all the features of
the 3Prime instrument alongside expanded sample
capacity and gradient cycling capability.
Gradient upgradability
PrimeX units can be upgraded to achieve
3
gradient capability. The gradient function
can be enabled at any time without the
need to change a block. The simple process
is installed via USB.
Ordering Information
Description
Product Code
Prime thermal cycler, 24 x 0.2ml 3PRIMEBASE/02
Prime thermal cycler, 18 x 0.5ml 3PRIMEBASE/05
PrimeX thermal cycler, 48 x 0.2ml 3PRIMEX/02
PrimeX thermal cycler, 30 x 0.5ml
3PRIMEX/05
PrimeX upgrade
3PRIMEX/USB
PrimeG gradient thermal cycler, 48 x 0.2ml 3PRIMEG/02
PrimeG gradient thermal cycler, 30 x 0.5ml
3PRIMEG/05
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
Replacement Blocks
Exchange of 3Prime thermal cycler blocks must be carried by a trained service engineer.
Description
Product Code
Prime block, 24 x 0.2ml
3PRIMEBASE/02/B
Prime block, 18 x 0.5ml
3PRIMEBASE/05/B
PrimeX block, 48 x 0.2ml
3PRIMEX/02/B
PrimeX block, 30 x 0.5ml
3PRIMEX/05/B
3
3
3
3
Purchase of this instrument conveys a limited, non-transferable immunity from suit for the purchaser’s own internal research and development and
applied fields other than human in vitro diagnostics under non-real-time thermal cycler patents of Applied Biosystems LLC.
Prime
The Prime instrument is a full sized model that will
become your reliable laboratory partner for routine
PCR.
• Fast ramp rate of up to 3.4ºC/sec
• A versatile, fully interchangeable block system allows exchange in a matter of seconds
without the need of tools.
• A USB port enables the transfer of
programs between instruments and temperature logs to your PC
• Gradient cycling is available directly
using the PrimeG instrument or by upgrading the Prime unit.
Specifications
Prime
PrimeG
Sample capacity: 0.2ml
96
96
Sample capacity: 0.5ml
60
60
Sample capacity: 384 well
Yes
Yes
Maximum heating rate 3.4°C/s
3.4°C/s
Block temperature range
4°C to 100°C
4°C to 100°C
Block uniformity at 55°C
<±0.3°C
<±0.3°C
Temperature accuracy at 55°C
<±0.25°C
<±0.25°C
Gradient Can be gradient enabled
Yes
Maximum Gradient n/a
29°C (19°C for 384)
Minimum Gradient n/a
1°C
Type
8 peltier element/block
8 peltier element/block
Selectable heated lid temperature
100°C to 115°C or off
100°C to 115°C or off
Heated lid pressure
Adjustable, dependent on consumables
Adjustable, dependent on consumables
Program interface
5.7” VGA colour touchscreen
5.7” VGA colour touchscreen
Maximum number of programs stored
1000
1000
Data transfer
USB port
USB port
Auto re-start on power failure
Yes Yes
Dimensions (w x d x h), mm
240 x 420 x 240
240 x 420 x 240
Weight, kg
9.4
9.4
Voltage
100-230V, 50-60Hz
100-230V, 50-60Hz
Power 450W
450W
4 year warranty for the Prime thermal cycler and 80,000 cycles or 4 year warranty for the thermal block, whichever comes first.
8 rows for
reagent
optimisation
True linear
gradient
12 columns for annealing
temperature optimisation
Gradient upgradability
Prime units can be upgraded to achieve
gradient capability. The gradient function
can be enabled at any time without the
need to change a block. The simple process
is installed via USB.
Ordering Information
Description
Product Code
Prime thermal cycler, 96 x 0.2ml 5PRIME/02
Prime thermal cycler, 60 x 0.5ml
5PRIME/05
Prime thermal cycler, 384 well plates
5PRIME/384
Prime gradient upgrade 5PRIMEX/USB
PrimeG gradient thermal cycler, 96 x 0.2ml 5PRIMEG/02
PrimeG gradient thermal cycler, 60 x 0.5ml
5PRIMEG/05
PrimeG gradient thermal cycler, 384 well
5PRIMEG/384
Interchangable blocks
This versatile, fully interchangeable block system allows exchange in a matter of seconds without the need of tools
Description
Product Code
Prime block, 96 x 0.2ml
5PRIME/02/B
Prime block, 60 x 0.5ml
5PRIME/05/B
Prime block, 384 well
5PRIME/384/B
Purchase of this instrument conveys a limited, non-transferable immunity from suit for the purchaser’s own internal research and development and
applied fields other than human in vitro diagnostics under non-real-time thermal cycler patents of Applied Biosystems LLC.
Prime Elite
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This premier cycler combines a high performance
thermal engine with unique instrument design to
deliver the smallest 4 block PCR networking solution
on the market. Faster ramp rates and excellent block
uniformity are achieved using the TERS™ Thermal
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2
Energy Recovery System. TERS™ harnesses the heat
released during the cooling phase and delivers it
back to the block during the next heating phase
increasing ramp rates for faster cycling.
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Specifications
Sample capacity: 0.2ml
96
Regulated heated lid pressure
Automatic
Sample capacity: 0.5ml
60
Program interface
5.7” VGA colour Sample capacity: 384-well
Yes
touch screen Block temperature range
0 to 100°C*
graphical display
Block uniformity at 50ºC
<±0.3°C
Maximum number of programs
1000 stored
Temperature accuracy at 50ºC
<±0.2°C
Password protection
Yes
Gradient range
0 to 100°C*
Auto re-start on power failure
Yes
Maximum gradient
30°C
Connection to PC control software
Yes
Minimum gradient
1°C
Tm primer calculator
Yes
Gradient calculator
Yes
Dimensions (w x d x h), mm
276 x 375 x 312
Pre-run sample cooling
Yes at 4°C
Weight, kg
14
Maximum heating rate 5°C/s
Voltage
100-230V, 50-60Hz
Selectable heated lid temperature
35 to 115°C or off
Power 950W
Over-temperature cut-out
Yes
*Minimum temperature is 0ºC or 20ºC below ambient; whichever is higher.
4 year warranty for the Prime Elite thermal cycler and 80,000 cycles or 4 year warranty for the thermal block, whichever comes first.
Space Saving Design:
Network Connectivity
Increasing your network requires valuable laboratory
Expand your PCR capacity as your throughput
space. The unique Prime Elite design features enable
requirements grow.
a 4 block footprint of only 0.21m2
•
Use a Prime Elite server as a stand-alone instrument
•
A Prime Elite server automatically detects a satellites on connection
•
Unique front loading sample draw
o
Easy access to interchangeable blocks
o
Heated lid engages on closure
o
Spring mechanism prevents over tightening
•
Stackable design
•
Each Prime Elite instrument can directly o
control 3 Satellites or 9 via a USB hub
•
Front to back airflow
•
Up to 9 Satellites can also be run from a PC via o
•
Power button on front of instrument
the Workbench software
o
Foot recesses hold instrument stable
Enables side by side instrument placement
No need to reach around instrument
Complete your network
Ordering information
Description
Prime Elite thermal cycler, 96 x 0.2ml Prime Elite thermal cycler, 60 x 0.5ml
Prime Elite thermal cycler, 384 well
Prime Elite satellite thermal cycler, 96 x 0.2ml Prime Elite satellite thermal cycler, 60 x 0.5ml
Prime Elite satellite thermal cycler, 384 well
Product Code
ELITE/02
ELITE/05
ELITE/384
ELITESAT/02
ELITESAT/05
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Interchangable blocks
Blocks are easily exchanged by removing six screws.
Description
Prime Elite block, 96 x 0.2ml
Prime Elite block, 60 x 0.5ml
Prime Elite block, 384 well
Product Code
ELITE/02/B
ELITE/05/B
ELITE/384/B
Purchase of this instrument conveys a limited, non-transferable immunity from suit for the purchaser’s own internal research and development and
applied fields other than human in vitro diagnostics under non-real-time thermal cycler patents of Applied Biosystems LLC.
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