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qTOWER 3 Real-Time PCR Thermal Cyclers
by Analytik Jena

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Shown: #1016-67 qTOWER 3 Touch 
The elegance and simplicity of the qTOWER 3 design involves the silver block technology that offers excellent control accuracy of ±0.1 °C over the entire 96 well block capacity. Models deliver application flexibility and can be retrofitted with additional Color, FRET or Protein Modules.
  • Available models: qTOWER 3, qTOWER 3 G (gradient function), qTOWER 3 Touch (with 10" tablet) and qTOWER 3 G Touch
  • Provides outstanding control accuracy with silver block technology 
  • Patented high-performance optics with 9 filters and 4 different LEDs
  • Capacity: 96 Well á 0.2 ml for 96 x 0.2 m
  • Sample size: 10 – 80 μl
  • Heating/Cooling: Up to 8 °C/sec (max.) / Up to 6 °C/sec (max.)
  • Adjustable temperature range: 4 °C to 99 °C
  • Temperature uniformity: 55 °C ± 0.15 °C after 15 sec
  • Temperature control accuracy: ± 0.1 °C
  • Reads 96 wells in 6 seconds
  • Provides homogeneous excitation and detection
  • Models do not include PC
  • All models include qPCRsoft, thermal block and detection module
  • Color and FRET modules available for maximum application flexibility 
  • Manufacturer Warranty: Two-Years on Device System and 10-Years Long-Term on High Performance Optics

Video of qTOWER 3 PCR Thermal Cycler Features and Benefits

Ordering Information

qTOWER 3 Thermal Cyclers for Quantitative Real-Time PCR
Analytik Jena Part# Model Description Includes Cat. # Price
844-00503-2 qTOWER 3 Includes qPCRsoft, thermal block and detection module*; does not include PC -- 1016-65 $ 19,636
844-00504-2 qTOWER 3 G Includes gradient function, qPCRsoft, thermal block and detection module*; does not include PC Gradient Function 1016-66 $ 20,670
844-00505-2 qTOWER 3 touch Includes qPCRsoft, 10" tablet, thermal block and detection module*; does not include PC 10” Tablet 1016-67 $ 21,215
844-00506-2 qTOWER 3 G touch Includes qPCRsoft, 10" tablet, gradient function, thermal block and detection module*; does not include PC 10” Tablet and Gradient Function 1016-68 $ 22,249
* The qTOWER3 can be equipped with up to 6 modules. Color and FRET modules sold separately.

Additional Features:

  • qTOWER 3 G Gradient Functions: delivers highest specificities for different assays; for quantitative real-time PCR
  • qTOWER 3 touch 10” Tablet Features: delivers standalone operation and enhanced PC control
  • qPCTsoft: enhances PC control or provides stand-alone operation via integrated tablet control (select models), license-free, multilingual software covers a broad range of analysis tools from Ct values to ddCT
  • qPCR Application:
  • Sensitivity: Detects 1 copy of target sequence in human genomic DNA
  • Dynamic range: 10 orders of magnitude

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Specifications of qTOWER 3
Thermal Block
Block capacity 96 Well á 0.2 ml for 96 x 0.2 ml
Sample size 10 – 80 μl
Heating/Cooling Up to 8 °C/sec (max.) / Up to 6 °C/sec (max.)
Adjustable temperature range 4 °C to 99 °C
Temperature uniformity 55 °C plus/minus 0.15 °C after 15 sec
Temperature control accuracy plus/minus  0.1 °C
Heated Lid
  • Lid temperature: 30 °C to 110 °C
  • Contact pressure: 30 kg, automated
Optics:
  • Fiber optic shuttle system with 8-fold scanner and color modules
  • 4 long-life, high-power LEDs (RGBW)
  • high sensitive PMT (Photo Multiplier Tuber)
  • 12 color, FRET- and protein modules (6 positions)
  • reads 96 wells in 6 seconds
Gradient Function Features
  • Interface: USB for data transfer, barcode reader
  • Linear Gradient Tool: 40 °C max / 0.1 °C min gradient
10” Tablet Feature Display: Patented fiber optic shuttle system for fast read out of 96 wells
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Accessories

Color Modules and FRET Modules Compatible with qTOWER 3 PCR Thermal Cyclers
Configurable Filter Module Systems deliver optimized excitation and emission filters for detecting various fluorescent dyes. The qTOWER 3 easily adapts to a variety of available filter modules  that facilitate various excitation and read out wavelengths
Analytik Jena Part# Name and Dyes (examples) Excitation Emission Cat. # Price
844-00520-0 Color Module 1: FAMTM, SYBR®Green, Alexa488® 470 nm 520 nm 1011-71 $ 3,049
844-00521-0 Color Module 2: JOETM, HEXTM, VIC®, YakimaYellow® 515 nm 545 nm 1011-72 $ 2,960
844-00522-0 Color Module 3: TAMRATM, DFOTM, Alexa546®, NEDTM 535 nm 580 nm 1011-73 $ 2,960
844-00523-0 Color Module 4: ROXTM, TexasRed®, Cy3.5® 565 nm 605 nm 1011-74 $ 3,049
844-00524-0 Color Module 5: Cy5®, Alexa633®, Quasar670TM 630 nm 670 nm 1011-75 $ 2,960
844-00525-0 Color Module 6: Cy5.5®, LightCycler Red® 705, Alexa680® 660 nm 705 nm 1011-76 $ 2,960
844-00526-0 FRET 1: FAMTM (Donor)/TAMRATM (acceptor) 470 nm 580 nm 1011-77 $ 3,547
844-00527-0 FRET 2: FAMTM (Donor)/Cy5® (acceptor) 470 nm 670 nm 1011-78 $ 3,547
844-00528-0 FRET 3: FAMTM (Donor)/Cy5.5® (acceptor) 470 nm 705 nm 1011-79 $ 3,547
844-00529-0 FRET 4:  JOETM (Donor)/Cy5® (acceptor) 515 nm 670 nm 1011-80 $ 3,547
844-00531-0 FRET module 5 - FAMTM / ROXTM 470 nm 605 nm 1016-69 $ 3,399
844-00530-0 Color module Protein 1 - SYPRO® Orange 490 nm 580 nm 1016-70 $ 3,399
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File Type File Name Publication Date
Brochure (PDF) qTOWER3 Real-Time PCR Thermal Cycler by Analytik Jena
Provides a brief introduction to product design and key features of the qTOWER3 Real-Time PCR Thermal Cyclers with compatible accessories.
05/02/2017
Tech Resource (PDF) qTOWER3 Real-Time PCR Thermal Cyclers by Analytic Jena Spec Sheet
Product specifications and list of compatible dyes for qTOWER3 Real-Time Quantitative PCR Thermal Cyclers by Analytik Jena
05/02/2017
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