CFX96 Touch™ Deep Well Real-Time PCR Detection System by Bio-Rad

Manufacturer Bio-Rad  |   Model: 1854095
Modular thermal cycler platform, includes C1000 Touch™ thermal cycler chassis, CFX96 Deep Well™ optical reaction module, CFX Manager™ software, qbasePLUS software license, cables


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Use the CFX96 Deep Well Real-Time PCR Detection System for precise, reproducible real-time PCR. The system is composed of the CFX96 Deep Well Optical Reaction Module and the C1000 Touch Thermal Cycler Chassis. The module is a member of the family of interchangeable reaction modules that can be used with the C1000 Touch Thermal Cycler Chassis for PCR and real-time PCR. All modules can be quickly inserted and removed from the cycler chassis without tools.

Features and Benefits

  • Deep wells for large volumes
  • Detection of up to 5 targets per well, plus a channel dedicated to singleplex FRET
  • Protocol autowriter that generates an optimal protocol for your reaction components
  • Thermal gradient that identifies optimal annealing temperature in a single run

The CFX96 Deep Well Real-Time PCR Detection System has six independently controlled thermal electric units providing even, precisely controlled temperatures at all times during the run, including ramping. The reduced mass of the honeycomb block provides fast ramping and reduced settling time (time to achieve thermal uniformity).

The optical system, with six filtered LEDs and six filtered photodiodes, collects data from all wells, detecting up to five targets per well. For single-color FAM and SYBR® Green I, the fast scan option reads single-channel fluorescence in all 96 wells in just 3 seconds. A channel with an LED filter–photodiode combination is dedicated to FRET singleplex experiments.

The large touch-screen interface has intuitive graphical programming and displays data traces in real time. The programmable thermal gradient feature can test eight temperatures at once to quickly determine the optimal annealing temperature, and the protocol autowriter quickly optimizes reactions, generating an optimal protocol based on your polymerase, primers, and product length.

Product Components

  • C1000 Touch Thermal Cycler Chassis ( 1841100 )
  • CFX96 Deep Well Optical Reaction Module ( 1840197 )
  • USB cable
  • Instruction manual

Configuration Options

The following modules can be used with the C1000 Touch Thermal Cycler Chassis:



*Starter package contains SsoAdvanced™ Universal SYBR® Green Supermix ( 1725270 ), Microseal® 'B' Adhesive Seals ( MSB1001 ), and Hard-Shell® Low-Profile Thin-Wall 96-Well Skirted PCR Plates ( HSP9601 ) or Hard-Shell Thin-Wall 384-Well Skirted PCR Plates ( HSP3805 ).

The CFX96 Deep Well Real-Time PCR Detection System can be configured with other PCR instruments, allowing stand-alone or software control. Instrument permutations allow up to four different CFX Connect™, CFX96, or CFX384 Systems to be controlled by one PC.

Combine any two CFX Real-Time PCR Detection Systems with the CFX Automation System II , our robotic plate handler, to create a high-throughput, automated real-time PCR system with a compact footprint.

Service Plans and Validation Tools for CFX Systems

  • Ensure that your real-time PCR systems are functioning optimally with Bio-Rad Expert Care Service ; choose from several service plans to keep your CFX Automation System II up and running its best
  • Certify system installation and validate system performance with CFX System IQ/OQ Services and CFX Automation System II IQ/OQ Services
  • Verify the performance of your CFX Systems with Thermal Validation Services and the CFX Qualification Plates

Related Products

  • PX1™ PCR Plate Sealer
  • PCR plastics optimized for CFX Real-Time PCR Detection Systems:
    • Hard-Shell 96-Well Low Profile Skirted PCR Plates including barcoded plates ( HSP9955 )
    • Microseal 'B' Adhesive Seals ( MSB1001 )
    • Optically Clear Heat Seals ( 1814030 )
  • CFX Maestro Software, Security Edition , for compliance with U.S. FDA 21 CFR Part 11 regulations
  • CFX Qualification Plate for performance verification, 96-well  ( 1845098 )

Related Categories

  • Real-Time PCR Detection Systems
  • PCR Reagents and qPCR Reagents
  • PCR Plastic Consumables
  • PCR Seals
  • PCR Analysis Software

Online Resources

  • Real-Time PCR Detection Systems Selection Chart
  • qPCR/Real-Time PCR
  • qPCR Instrumentation