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Prime thermal cyclers. Sale ends 31/07/14

publication date: Jun 24, 2014
author/source: Bibby Scientific Limited


Available from your Techne Distributor

Special offer

Until July 31, you can buy a Techne Prime gradient thermal cycler at our lowest ever price. The Prime range offers a model for every application, from personal 30 wells to advanced 1536 well networks.

  • 3Prime 48-well personal is now £1995 / €2395 / $3195
  • Prime 96-well full size is now £2495 / €2995 / $3995
  • Prime Elite premium is now £3200 / €3840 / $5120


  • High block uniformity ±0.3°C generates a high PCR yield.
  • Free software updates for life at
  • Gradient capability on all sale models.
  • Identical software and USB ports enable universal program sharing.
  • Colour touchscreens on all models facilitates easy programing.
  • 0.2ml, 0.5ml, 384 well, Combi-block and in situ PCR available.
  • 4 year warranty for complete peace of mind.
  • Made in the UK.


3Prime is a small gradient thermal cycler. The 48 well block format offers eight columns for annealing temperature optimisation and six rows for optimising reagents such as MgCl2 and primer concentrations. Annealing temperatures can be optimised over 14°C between temperatures 30°C to 80°C. The gradient calculator function displays the temperature for each of the 8 columns, ensuring easy replication of thermal conditions.

Prime full size thermal cyclers deliver high performance, high throughput and maximum flexibility with a wide choice of thermal blocks. User friendly programming is achieved via colour touchscreens and intuitive software, standardised across the entire range. USB ports enable the transfer of programmes between instruments and temperature logs to your PC and a real time graphical display provides instant visualisation of program status. Gradient cycling is standard on all variants: 96 x 0.2ml, 60 x 0.5ml, 384 well and Combi-block (0.2ml and 0.5ml).

Prime Elite is the range-topping high-performance networkable thermal cycler, equipped as standard with all the latest features including large colour touchscreen, fast ramping, innovative front-loading PCR plate drawer, automatic non-motorised heated lid, TERS thermal energy recovery system and a unique space-saving, stackable design. Prime Elite and Prime Elite Satellites can be combined to form two, three or four block instruments with Satellites controllable from the Prime Elite or a PC. Gradient blocks and 4 year warranty are included as standard.

To arrange a product evaluation, please contact Techne at

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