Alpha Cycler 1 PCRmax

01 Overview

A stand-alone single block thermal cycler controlled by an intuitive 7 inch Android touchscreen interface

02 Details

A stand-alone single block thermal cycler controlled by an intuitive 7 inch Android touchscreen interface

The PCRmax Alpha cyclers are developed to deliver not only the best quality data you can expect from PCRmax but also to innovate and exceed the high standards expected by the community.

Alpha Cycler software has features such as recently used programmes; allowing users to quickly access their most commonly used protocols without the need to navigate through folders to find it, individual user logins; with protected protocols as-well-as allowing users? access to temperature logs after each run to monitor the state of the system.

The Alpha Cycler systems also contain a novel programme wizard which allows users to define a protocol based specifically off their primer sequence and template source. Primer sequences or Tms are inputted, amplicon length and source defined and the on board algorithm generates an optimised protocol for your assay.

The Alpha Track Application works in conjunctions with the Version 2 software on any Alpha Cycler to allow users to:

  • Remotely track the progress of runs
  • Send a health report for diagnosis by the technical support team
  • Be notified of any issues and potentially prevent system failures occuring.

Key Features & Specifications

  • Format: Single block
    Block Options: 96 or 384 well format
    Maximum heating rate: 3.4? per second
    Block temperature range: 
    10º to 100ºC (4ºC final hold)
    Block uniformity at 55ºC:
     ± 0.3ºC
    Temperature accuracy at 55ºC: ±
    Yes (on all formats)
    Maximum Gradient: 
    Minimum Gradient: 
    Maximum number of programs stored: 
    Maximum fan noise: 
    ?8 peltier elements
    Adjustable heated lid temperature: 
    35ºC to 115ºC or off
    Heated lid pressure: 
    Program interface: 
    7” inch HD Android Tablet
    Data transfer:
     USB port
    Auto re-start on power failure: 
    Dimensions (L x W x H) in mm: 
    430 x 260 x 200
    100-230, 50-60Hz
    Electricity used in a standard 2 step, 30 cycle program: 
    0.3 kWh

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