³Prime Thermal Cycler

³Prime Thermal Cycler


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

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

The Techne Prime range of thermal cyclers are among the most reliable thermal cyclers on the market, backed by a 4 year warranty, the best in the industry.
• Colour touchscreen user interface for fast program setup
• Small space-saving footprint
• Block options; 24 x 0.2ml (compatible with 8 tube strips) and 18 x 0.5ml
• Fast ramp rate up to 3.0°C/sec
• Data transfer via USB 
• Techne 4 year warranty

Technical Specification

Parameters 3Primebase
Sample capacity: 0.2ml 24
Sample capacity: 0.5ml 18
Temperature gradient No. See '3PrimeG' for gradient or '3PrimeX' for upgrade capability
Maximum heating rate 3.0°C per second
Maximum number of programs stored 1000
Maximum fan noise 30dB
Block temperature range 10°C to 100°C (4°C final hold)
Block uniformity at 55°C ± 0.3°C
Temperature accuracy at 55°C ± 0.25°C
Type 2 peltier elements per block
Adjustible heated lid temperature 35°C to 115°C or off
Heated lid pressure Fixed
Program interface 3.5 inch touchscreen
Data transfer USB port
Auto re-start on power failure Yes
Dimensions (L x W x H) 350 x 210 x 180mm
Weight 6kg
Voltage 100-230V, 50-60Hz
Power 155W