Techne Prime Thermal Cycler

Techne Prime Thermal Cycler

  • Color touchscreen for fast program setup
  • Versatile block format
  • Fast ramp rate up to 3.4°C/sec
  • Can be upgraded for gradient cycling via USB
  • Data transfer via USB
  • Backed by Techne's 4 year warranty

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Techne Prime Thermal Cyclers

The Techne Prime Thermal Cyclers deliver both high performance and high throughput to provide maximum flexibility when processing a large number of samples in parallel.

Techne Prime Series thermal cyclers feature versatile, fully interchangeable block systems which can be exchanged in a matter of seconds with no need for any tools. Blocks are available in 60 x 0.5ml, 96 x 0.2ml, 96 skirted and non-skirted plates and 384 well plate formats.

The Techne Prime Series of thermal cyclers feature a user friendly programming procedure through a color touchscreen display with an intuitive one board computer operating system. If you are familiar with other Techne thermal cyclers the transition to the prime should be easy. All Techne thermal cylers operate on the same same standardized software.

A USB port enables the transfer of programs between instruments and may transfer temperature logs to your PC. A real time graphical display provides an instant visualization of the program status.

The Techne® Prime cycler range is one of the most affordable full sized thermal cyclers on the market and is backed up by Technes 4 year manufacturer warranty.

Additional Features to Prime

  • Gradient can be applied across a temperature range 30°C to 80°C
  • Maximum Gradient 29°C
  • Gradient calculator function


Techne Prime Thermal Cycler Specifications

ParametersPrime Series Thermal Cycler
Sample capacity: 0.2ml96
Sample capacity: 0.5ml60
Sample capacity: 384 wellYes
Maximum heating rate3.4°C/s
Block temperature range4°C to 100°C
Block uniformity at 55°C
Temperature accuracy at 55°C
GradientCan be gradient enabled
Maximum Gradientn/a
Minimum Gradientn/a
Type8 peltier element/block
select table heated lid temperature100°C to 115°C or off
Heated lid pressureAdjustable, dependent on consumables
Program interface5.7" 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)420 x 240 x 240mm
Voltage100-230, 50-60Hz
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