Agilent Stratagene Mx3005p QPCR system with control computer

Agilent / Stratagene

SKU: Mx3005p

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The Mx3005P system is among the most reliable and trusted QPCR instruments available, with a long record of citation in peer-review journals.  Offering unmatched flexibility and reliability, the systems are ideal for a wide variety of applications and chemistries (including but not limited to: gene expression analysis, microarray data validation, SNP genotyping, pathogen detection, DNA methylation analysis and chromatin immune-precipitation studies. Highly reproducible results are the product of the Mx3005P’s single light source, single detector precision optic scanning design, providing uniform excitation and detection, coupled with the trusted Peltier-based thermal system, which ensures uniform ramping and thermal accuracy. The advanced optical system used by the Mx3005P offers numerous benefits:

Eliminates optical variation by ensuring uniform excitation intensity and emission measurement from well-to-well, across the entire plate. Elimination of optical variation comes from the single-scanning fiber optic head design that ensures:
  • Each well receives the same amount of excitation light
  • Each well receives excitation light for the same length of time
  • Each well is the same distance from the detector

Eliminates the need for well-to-well signal correction by calibration or reference dyes. Uniformity of well-to-well measurements from the single-scanning fiber optic head design reduces the need for additional signal correction and calibration steps, streamlining your assay.

Allows accurate quantification of low- to high-abundance targets. Use of a single photomultiplier tube (PMT) that provides linear detection over ten orders of magnitude ensures superior sensitivity and reproducibility.

Increases flexibility. Four optical channels with user-selected filters that cover a broad range of excitation wavelengths, allowing use with most fluorescent dyes

The well-equipped Mx3005P QPCR System’s five-position user customizable filter wheel design allows you to choose which five filters are installed in your instrument from a list of eight filter sets spanning deep blue dyes to far red dyes.This flexibility enables:

  • Multiplex dye combinations with up to five targets per well
  • Custom excitation and emission filter pairs to accommodate the rapidly-expanding list of fluorescent dyes
  • Most fluorescent dye chemistries for FRET or other applications:
    • Ability to mismatch excitation and emission filters
    • Large Stokes shift dyes
    • Numerous applications your future research may need

Instrument Specifications

  • Excitation source: Quartz Tungsten Halogen lamp
  • Detector: 1 scanning photomultiplier tube (PMT)
  • Multiplexing capabilities: 5 targets in the same tube
  • Thermal system: solid-state, Peltier-based
  • Embedded computer safeguards data
  • Tube/plate formats: 200 µL , 96-well format, optimized for 25 µL sample size
  • Filters: Dual customizable filter wheels with four user-selected filters*
  • Dynamic Range: 10 orders of magnitude
  • Excitation Range: 350nm-750nm
  • Emission Range: 350nm-700nm
  • Temperature Uniformity: +/- .25°C at 72˚C
  • Temperature Ramp Rate: up to 2.5°C/second
  • Temperature Range: 25-99°C
  • Dimensions: 14" (35.6 cm) W x 20" (50.8 cm) D x 18" (45.7 cm) H, weight: 45 lbs (20.4 kg)

*Choice of filters includes: ALEXA Fluor 350 (350nm-440nm), FAM/SYBR® Green I (492nm-516nm), TET (517nm-538nm), HEX/JOE/VIC (535nm-555nm), Cy3 (545nm-568nm), TAMRA (556nm-580nm), ROX/Texas Red (585nm-610nm), Cy5 (635nm-665nm), ATTO (440nm-492nm), and HYB Probes (492nm-635nm).

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures


Seller refurbished. Instrument is in excellent functional condition. Brand new, OEM factory lamp installed.  Unit was removed in current configuration from a working environment. Instrument will require end user qualification calibration prior to entering service.


Complete system, includes the following:
    • (1) Agilent / Stratagene Mx3005p QPCR unit
    • (1) Dell PC with MxPro QPCR software v 4.10


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