Bibby Scientific Techne™ PCRmax Alpha Cycler 1 PCR Machine

Techne PCRmax Alpha Cycler 1 Thermal Cycler is a compact and feature driven entry level PCR machine. Alpha Cycler software has features such as recently used programs; allowing users to quickly access their most commonly used protocols, individual user logins; with protected protocols as-well-as allowing users’ access to temperature logs after each run to monitor the state of the system.

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Brand: Bibby Scientific

Manufacturer Part Number: AC196

Alpha Cycler 1 PCR machine, 96 well plate

UNSPSC: 41106300

Additional Details:
Additional Details: Weight: 11.80000kg

Product Code. 15549952

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Description and Specification


Weight (Metric) 11.8kg
Voltage 100 to 230V
Wattage 450w
Block Configurations Single block
Thermal Uniformity ± 0.3°C (at 55°C)
Thermal Range 10° to 100°C (4°°C final hold)
User Interface Android Driven 7 in. Tablet Interface
No. of Programs 1000
Gradient Range up to 29°C
For Use With (Application) PCR, cloning, thermal cycling, NGS, sequencing
Product Type Thermal Cycler
Format 94-well Plate
Hertz 50 to 60Hz
Interface USB
Temperature Accuracy ± 0.25°C (at 55°C)
Dimensions (L x W x H) 43 x 26 x 20cm
Electrical Requirements 100 to 230V, 50 to 60Hz, 450w
Speed 3.4°C per second

  • Large and sensitive HD touch screen
  • Active Sample Cooling- for sharper amplification and minimal non-specific amplification
  • Programme Wizard- allows you to generate a protocol specific to your primer sequence, template source and amplicon length in seconds
  • Alpha Track App and QRR Reporting- Track the progress of any PCR run and the health of the system remotely
  • Gradient Capability -allows for simplified temperature optimization, no matter the block chosen
  • 96-/384-Well Formats- flexibility for any scale and user needs
  • USB Connectivity and Login- Login to the system and have any unit load your defaults simply by inserting your USB drive
  • Android Driven 7 in. Tablet Interface- Quad core speed and excellent connectivity and feel; chosen for sensitivity and responsiveness, even though gloves
  • Block Options: 96- or 384-well format
  • Max. Gradient Range: up to 29°C
  • Maximum Heating Rate: 3.4°C per second
  • Block Temperature Range: 10° to 100°C (4°°C final hold)
  • Block Uniformity at 55°C: ± 0.3°C
  • Temperature Accuracy at 55°C: ± 0.25°C
  • Gradient: Yes (on all formats)
  • Minimum Gradient: 1°C
  • Maximum Number of Programs Stored: 1000
  • Maximum Fan Noise: 50 to 55dB
  • Type: 8 peltier elements per block
  • Adjustable Heated Lid Temperature: 35° to 115°C or off
  • Heated Lid Pressure: Adjustable
  • Program Interface: HD Android Tablet
  • Data Transfer: USB port
  • Auto re-start on power failure: Yes
  • Voltage: 100 to 230V, 50 to 60Hz
  • Power: 450w
  • Electricity used in a standard 2 step, 30 cycle program: 0.3 kWh
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 43 x 26 x 20cm
  • Weight: 11.8kg
PCR, cloning, thermal cycling, NGS, sequencing