Mastercycler nexus X2 Thermal Cycler by Eppendorf

Manufacturer Eppendorf
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5.0
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The Mastercycler nexus X2 gives you the ability to run two totally independent protocols at the same time. Smaller assays fit nicely on the 32-well-block — larger assays can exceed 48 samples and run on the 64-well-block. The larger block is available with a gradient function. As every member of the Mastercycler nexus family, the Mastercycler nexus X2 can be combined with all other family members in a network of up to 3 units. In combination with Eppendorf’s PCR Tubes, PCR Strips or divisible pl... Read more


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Mastercycler nexus X2 Thermal Cycler
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Average Rating: 4.6
8 Scientists have reviewed this product

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Reproducible results and good value for money.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area: PCR amplification

"It gives the ability to run two independent protocols at the same time. Flexibility for using different sizes of PCR tubes and graphic programming."

Review date: 18 Feb 2019 | Mastercycler nexus X2 Thermal Cycler
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Very good instruments with no hassle.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:Molecular biology research

"This thermal cycler is very good. I have been using this instrument for a couple of years without problems. I recommend it for anyone who wants to get good thermal cyler."

Review date: 23 Nov 2018 | Mastercycler nexus X2 Thermal Cycler
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Great results, very convenient makes my PCR life easy.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:To test the amplification of gene specific primers

"Very easy to handle. Good space and gradient conditions to standardize. I like the simplicity of machine to handle."

Review date: 10 May 2016 | Mastercycler nexus X2 Thermal Cycler
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  • Organization: McGill University



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Rating: 3.7

  • Application Area:Analyze biomarkers in tissue samples

"I had the chance to use it during a summer internship at the biochemistry department of UdeM and this equipment was really easy to use."

Review date: 12 Nov 2015 | Mastercycler nexus X2 Thermal Cycler
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Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:For PCR applications.

"We recently acquired this machine in my lab as a substitute for a PCR machine. It is very reliable and easy to use. "

Review date: 09 Apr 2015 | Mastercycler nexus X2 Thermal Cycler
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Rating: 4.0
"It is very easy to use and gives high quality results"

Review date: 09 Apr 2015 | Mastercycler nexus X2 Thermal Cycler
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Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Assays

"The main facility of this instrument is that it is able to run two totally independent protocols at the same time, the 32-well block for smaller assays and 64-well block for larger assays. It has a nice gradient function and is easy to handle."

Review date: 24 Mar 2015 | Mastercycler nexus X2 Thermal Cycler
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Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:PCR

"The Mastercycler Nexus X2 can be used for small and larger assays, which is a nice combination. It is a good instrument and easy to handle."

Review date: 10 Mar 2015 | Mastercycler nexus X2 Thermal Cycler
The Mastercycler nexus X2 gives you the ability to run two totally independent protocols at the same time. Smaller assays fit nicely on the 32-well-block — larger assays can exceed 48 samples and run on the 64-well-block. The larger block is available with a gradient function.

As every member of the Mastercycler nexus family, the Mastercycler nexus X2 can be combined with all other family members in a network of up to 3 units. In combination with Eppendorf’s PCR Tubes, PCR Strips or divisible plates, the Mastercycler nexus X2 will give you consistent and publishable results — every day!


Features:

  • Large block for large assays — small block for small assays
  • Intuitive graphic programming
  • Universal block for strips, 0.1 mL, 0.2 mL and 0.5 mL PCR tubes
  • Small footprint
  • Optional gradient for PCR optimization
  • E-mail notification
  • Flexlid concept allows use of all types of consumables with automatic height adjustment of the lid

Applications:

  • Standard PCR
  • Cycle sequencing
  • Fast PCR
  • Optimizing a PCR