Gradient TurboCycler 2 with 96-well (ref. TCST-9622)
Intuitive, Rapid and Precise
TurboCycler 2 is designed specifically to enhance PCR efficiency and accuracy. It is equipped with a 7”capacitive touchscreen and a friendly graphics user interface, which makes operation highly intuitive.
With fast ramping rate and gradient PCR optimization, TurboCycler 2 greatly improves PCR processing efficiency and accuracy. The optional Wi-Fi module enables users to monitor the working status anytime via mobile devices.
Features and Benefits
Intuitive Operation Experience
- Easy to Control
The sensitive 7” capacitive touchscreen enables easy operation even with laboratory gloves on.
- Convenient Tools
The built-in tools allow easy Tm calculation, copy number conversion and master mix preparation.
- Friendly User Interface
The simple conversational graphic user interface, which has intuitive spinning wheels, makes adjustment of experiment temperature, time and cycle easy.
Efficient Remote Monitoring
The optional Wi-Fi module allows monitoring PCR run status anytime via mobile devices using the free TurboApp.
- Fast heating ramp rate up to 5.5 °C/sec
- Excellent temperature accuracy and uniformity (+/- 0.3 °C)
- 12-section gradient temperature range from 1 to 24.9 °C for PCR optimization
- The quick boot-up takes only 45 seconds
The high ramp rate and precise temperature control of TurboCycler 2 gives excellent PCR efficiency.
Figure 1: Comparison of run time between TurboCycler 2 and competitors.
The gradient function enables users to screen optimal experimental conditions in a single PCR run.
Figure 2: The specific 200bp PCR product has the best PCR yield at an annealing temperature of 62.2 °C.
Highly Flexible Design
- The compact A4 footprint allows side-by-side placement of units to save bench-top space
- Easy-to-operate heated lid design, compatible with most of the PCR vessels on the market
- Power failure recovery keeps the experiment safe
- USB port support for protocol transfer
|96 well, Gradient Block||Compatible with regular profile or low profile 0.2 ml PCR tube, strip, none-skirted, semi-skirted and full-skirted 96-well plate|
|Block Temperature Range||4.0 - 99.9 °C|
|Max. Heating Rate||5.5 °C/sec|
|Max. Cooling Rate||3.3 °C/sec|
|Temperature Accuracy||+/- 0.3 °C|
|Temperature Uniformity Across Block||+/- 0.3 °C|
|Adjustable Ramp Rate||High / Low|
|Slow-Ramp Temperature Control||Via temperature increment / decrement between cycles|
|Gradient Direction||Horizontal across the block|
|Gradient Temperature Range||30 - 99 °C|
|Gradient Temperature Difference||Max. span 24.9 °C|
|Temperature Setting Range||35 - 120 °C or off|
|Temperature Accuracy||+/- 1.0 °C|
|Portability of Protocols||Save and transfer to computer or TurboCycler 2 via USBflash drive|
|Stored Program No.||> 500 sets|
|Registered User Folder No.||100 sets|
|User Folder Password Protection||Yes|
|Run Status Report||Yes, HTML output and transfer via USB flash drive|
|Real-time Temp. Profile Export||Yes, CSV output and transfer via USB flash drive|
|Tools||Tm calculator, Copy number convertor, Master mix preparation wizard|
|Display||7” color LCD with capacitive touch panel|
|Data Port||1 USB Type-A front port for USB flash drive|
|Auto Restart after Power Outage||Yes|
|Remote Motoring via Wi-Fi||Optional|
|Footprint Dimensions (H x W x D)||225 mm x 245 mm x 415 mm|
|Power Supply||AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz, 750 W|
|* Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.|