qPCR Instruments

Generate results you can trust.

Amplify your success in real-time PCR applications with the LightCycler® Instruments. Choose the system that best suits your needs, with flexible sample volumes and throughputs ranging from 32 to 1536 samples per run.

All of our instruments provide outstanding temperature uniformity and homogeneity, as well as unbiased data capture, enabling you to quickly generate results that are accurate and reproducible.

See our instruments below:

Intuitive for all levels of experience.

The LightCycler® 96 System is a mid-throughput qPCR solution that enable research breakthrough. Innovative design of optics and thermal block provide an ideal combination of accuracy, temperature homogeneity, and reproducibility for unbiased result research requires.

Comprehensive programming options, a large touchscreen and intuitive analysis software make it even easy to obtain publication-ready results.

The LightCycler® 96 System

Versatile for experienced users.

The LightCycler® 480 System is a high-performance, flexible throughput qPCR platform (interchangeable 96- or 384-well blocks) that provides a plate-based, highly adaptable and versatile real-time PCR system for gene expression analysis, SNP genotyping, and mutation scanning via high resolution melting (HRM). The modern instrument design, outstanding technical features, and comprehensive software make the LightCycler® 480 System your platform of choice for high speed and accuracy in all current real-time PCR applications.


The LightCycler® 480 System

High Throughput - Redefined.

The LightCycler® 1536 System is a powerful real-time PCR platform explicitly designed for true high-throughput analyses of gene expression and genotyping variation. With novel software, unique LightCycler® 1536 Multiwell Plates, as well as the next generation of real-time PCR reagents, and convenient ready-to-use assays, LightCycler® 1536 System sets a new standard for real-time PCR, handling 1536 samples in less than 50 minutes, an industry-first in high-throughput.

The LightCycler® 1536 System

A proven standard of excellence.

This LightCycler® Carousel-Based System reflects a standard for accurate and fast real-time PCR. It was the first system to introduce hybridization probes, true melting curve analysis, automated absolute quantification, relative quantification with broad dynamic range, super sensitivity and high reproducibility.

LightCycler® 2.0 Instrument conforms to the European directive for in vitro diagnostic medical devices 98/79/EC.

For in vitro diagnostic use.


LightCycler® 2.0 Instrument

Molecular Lab

cobas® 4800 system
cobas® 6800 / 8800 systems
COBAS® AmpliPrep / COBAS® TaqMan® system
cobas p 480 instrument
cobas s 201 system
MagNa Pure System Family
The FLOW Solution