Techne 3Prime Thermal Cycler

Techne 3Prime Thermal Cycler

  • Color touchscreen user interface for fast program setup
  • Small space-saving footprint
  • Block options; 24 x 0.2ml (compatible with 8-well microtube strips) and 18 x 0.5ml
  • Fast ramp rate up to 3.0°C/sec
  • Data transfer via USB
  • Backed by Techne's 4 year warranty

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Techne ³Prime Thermal Cycler

The Techne ³Prime Thermal Cycler features a color touch screen user infterface for fast program setup. Block options for the Techne ³Prime Thermal Cycler include a 24x 0.2 ml block whick is compatible with 8-well microtube strips as well as a 18 x 0.5ml block. The Techne ³Prime Thermal Cycler has a fast ramp rate of up to 3°C per second. As with the entire Techne model line up, data transfer to other instruments or PC is made easy with the built in USB port for fast convenient transfer. The Techne ³Prime Thermal Cycler is designed for optimal benchspace in mind has a small space-saving foot print.

Techne have completely upgraded their established thermal cyclers to become the most feature rich range of instruments on the market. The Techne ³Prime Themal Cycler range provides an unrivaled user experience because each unit, from the Techne ³Prime Thermal Cycler right up to the full size PrimeG instrument feature a full color touchscreen and intuitive user interface.

The Techne ³Prime range of thermal cyclers are also designed to provide easy programming. Pre-installed templates allow the user to quickly create even the most complicated programs via the intuitive touch interface. All Prime thermal cyclers have the ability to transfer programs between instruments via USB or to your PC. The internal memory can hold 1000 programs with unlimited storage available on USB data stick.

A new and unique feature of the Techne ³Prime range of thermal cyclers is the ability to upgrade any non-gradient thermal cycler into a gradient machine quickly and simply, without any hardware change necessary. This adds significant flexibility, allows the thermal cycler to be future-proof, and helps users spread the cost of owning a gradient thermal cycler.

The Techne ³Prime range of thermal cyclers are among the most reliable thermal cyclers on the market, backed up by a huge 4 year warranty, which is the best in the industry


Techne 3Prime Thermal Cycler Specifications

Sample capacity: 0.2ml24
Sample capacity: 0.5ml18
Maximum heating rate3.0°C/s
Block temperature range4°C to 100°C
Block uniformity at 55°C
Temperature accuracy at 55°C
Type2 x peltier element/block
select table heated lid temperature100°C to 115°C or off
Heated lid pressureFixed
Program interface3.5" VGA color touchscreen with graphical display
Maximum number of programs stored1000
Data transferUSB port
Auto re-start on power failureYes
Dimensions (L x W x H)350 x 210 x 180mm
Voltage100-230V, 50-60Hz
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