Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. MyCycler Personal Thermal Cycler


MyCycler Personal Thermal Cycler

The 96-well MyCycler thermal cycler offers high quality at an economical price. The high-resolution display presents graphics and options for easy, fast programming. Personalized menus and displays ensure rapid protocol setup.
MyCycler Personal Thermal Cycler
Gradient Capability Yes
Row Uniformity ± .5 °C well-to-well (within row) within 30 sec of reaching target temperature
Gradient Accuracy ± .5 °C of programmed target at end rows, NIST-traceable
Gradient Range 30 to 99 °C
Temp. Differential Range 1 to 25 °C
Temperature Accuracy ± .5 °C of programmed target at 90°C, NIST-traceable
Temperature Uniformity ± .5 °C well-to-well within 30 sec of arrival at 90°C
Depth 17.5 in
Height 8 in
Width 9 in
Weight 22 lbs
Additional Specifications Sample capacity: 96 x 0.2 ml tubes or 96-well PCR plate  
Speed of ramping: Up to 2.5°C/sec  
Input power: 100–150 VAC, 50–60 Hz; 220–240 VAC, 50–60 Hz; 670 W maximum  
Display: 12 cm (4.7") high-resolution 1/4 VGA  
Ports: 1 USB  
Memory: 99 typical programs


  • A 96-well reaction module designed for use with 0.2 ml tubes or plates  
  • Intuitive programming of temperatures, times, and protocol options  
  • A user-programmable sleep mode that saves power when the instrument is not in use  
  • Status and history of each run recorded in run and validation reports  
  • A self-adjusting heated lid that accommodates standard 0.2 ml thin-wall PCR tubes, strips, and plates  
  • Optional thermal gradient feature  


MyCycler™ Personal Thermal Cycler

MyCycler™ Personal Thermal Cycler

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Ready to update issue

My personel bio-rad thermal cycler is giving "version 1.2a, ready to update and 33789.253". It is not reply to any actions

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gradient and touchdown settings

I would like to know how to set the PCR tubes for gradient and/or touchdown PCR:is it column-based or row-based?

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