CFX Touch Series

The Bio-Rad CFX Touch is a real-time PCR detection system for use with SYBR dyes or Taqman probes. The CFX Touch is capable of detecting up to 6 targets per each of the 96 or 384 wells. The compact design is capable of stand alone operation and includes a touch screen and memory for storage of up to 100 PCR runs.

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+1 800 424 6723
2000 Alfred Nobel Drive
Hercules, CA 94547
USA
www.bio-rad.com
Manufacturer
BioRad Laboratories, Inc.
Product Name
CFX Touch Series
Detection Category
Biological
Detection Principle
Molecular; Molecular Spectroscopy;
Detection Method
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); Fluorescence ;
Application
Detection; Laboratory Analysis;
Product Model Number
CFX-96, CFX384
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The Bio-Rad CFX Touch is a real-time PCR detection system for use with SYBR dyes or Taqman probes. The CFX Touch is capable of detecting up to 6 targets per each of the 96 or 384 wells. The compact design is capable of stand alone operation and includes a touch screen and memory for storage of up to 100 PCR runs.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
MRIGlobal hands-on experience
Supporting Documentation
Docs: BioRad - CFX 384.pdf;
Dimensions
33 x 46 x 36 in (83.8 x 116.8 x 91.4 cm)
Weight
47 lbs (21.3 kg)
Power Requirements
100 to 240 V AC
Transportability
Person-Portable
Durability
Transportable
Operating Conditions
15 to 31°C (59 to 88°F)
Consumables
Reagents and assays
Solvents/Reagents
Yes
Calibration Schedule
Not Specified
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Bulb replacement for fluorophore excitation
Available Accessories
Sample preparation materials for isolation and purification of nucleic acids, standard molecular biology laboratory equipment: pipettes, master mix, buffer, primers, PCR plates, etc.
Data Analysis Support Equipment
CFX software suitable for Windows 7, 10
Communications Interface
USB 2.0
Expected Operational Life
Not Specified
Shelf Life
Depends upon the bulb life
Unit Cost
$34,950.00
Maintenance Cost
Not Specified
Tested For Biological Agents
Not Specified
Other Biological Targets
RNA/DNA
Number of Library Entries
Not Specified
Customize For New Targets
Yes
Sample Introduction
Liquid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
Not Specified
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Sample must be cleaned and free of interferents.
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
35 seconds for machine, 15 minutes for camera
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Dependent on cycling conditions
Total Run Time
Not Specified
Alarm Capability
No
Software Control
PC
Operator Skills Required
Non-technical background
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
Reachback Service
Not Specified
Warranties
Not Specified
ITAR Export Regulations
Not Specified
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Not Specified
Data File Type Format
Not Specified
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