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Mastercycler® nexus X2

The Mastercycler nexus X2 is Eppendorf's solution for busy PCR labs. Two totally independent protocols can be run on the two blocks. This allows two PCR users in the lab to start and end their PCR reactions whenever they want. One of the assays can have up to 64 samples. With less than 40 dB[a] noise emission, the nexus is whisper quiet but also very energy efficient.
Description Catalog No.
Mastercycler® nexus GX2, 230 V/50 – 60 Hz Details 6336000015 Inquire Add to favorites
Mastercycler® nexus X2, 230 V/50 – 60 Hz Details 6337000019 Inquire Add to favorites
Mastercycler® nexus GX2e, 230 V/50 – 60 Hz Details 6338000012 Inquire Add to favorites
Mastercycler® nexus X2e, 230 V/50 – 60 Hz Details 6339000016 Inquire Add to favorites

Product Information

The Mastercycler nexus X2 gives you the ability to run two totally independent protocols at the same time. Smaller assays fit nicely on the 32-well-block – larger assays can exceed 48 samples and run on the 64-well-block. The larger block is available with a gradient function. As every member of the Mastercycler nexus family, the Mastercycler nexus X2 can be combined with all other family members in a network of up to 3 units. In combination with Eppendorf’s PCR Tubes, PCR Strips or divisible plates, the Mastercycler nexus X2 will give you consistent and publishable results – every day!


flexlid Concept

Due to the flexlid concept, the cycler can deal with all types of PCR consumables, from low volume all the way up to 0.5 mL PCR tubes. Of course, all common PCR plates fit – and if your throughput becomes even higher, you can just connect one or two Mastercycler nexus eco to your Mastercycler nexus.

Gradient with SteadySlope®

technology

The gradient option of the Mastercycler pro features the SteadySlope® technology to ensure that the heating and cooling ramp rates are identical in both gradient and normal operation. Thus, you can expect identical temperature control characteristics in both optimization and routine experiments. Programming the gradient with the Control Panel and the CycleManager pro is easy and intuitive – so that novice users can get started quickly and safely.

Certified Quality

All Eppendorf cyclers follow these quality guidelines:
- Individual, documented quality control certificates
- Calibration accordingly to national and international
standards: NIST (USA), DKD/PTB (Germany),
UKAS/NPL (UK)
- UL/cUL listed

Features

  • Large block for large assays – small block for small assays
  • Intuitive graphic programming
  • Universal block for strips, 0.1 mL, 0.2 mL and 0.5 mL PCR tubes
  • Small footprint
  • Optional gradient for PCR optimization
  • E-mail notification
  • flexlid® concept allows use of all types of consumables with automatic height adjustment of the lid

Applications

  • Standard PCR
  • Optimizing a PCR
 
 MC nexus GX2MC nexus X2MC nexus GX2eMC nexus X2e
Intuitive graphic programming
E-mail Notification
Sample capacity64/32 × 0.2 mL PCR tubes or up to 64 × 0.5 mL PCR tubes64/32 × 0.2 mL PCR tubes or up to 64 × 0.5 mL PCR tubes64/32 × 0.2 mL PCR tubes or up to 64 × 0.5 mL PCR tubes64/32 × 0.2 mL PCR tubes or up to 64 × 0.5 mL PCR tubes
Flexlid™ concept
Temperature control range of the block4 – 99 °C4 – 99 °C4 – 99 °C4 – 99 °C
2 years warranty
Temperature control modeFast, Standard, SafeFast, Standard, SafeFast, Standard, SafeFast, Standard, Safe
Heating technology of the blockPeltier elements, Triple Circuit TechnologyPeltier elements, Triple Circuit TechnologyPeltier elements, Triple Circuit TechnologyPeltier elements, Triple Circuit Technology
Universal Block for 0.2 mL and 0.5 mL vessels
Gradient range1 – 12 °C1 – 12 °C
Gradient block
Gradient temperature range30 – 99 °C30 – 99 °C
Lid temperature range37 – 110 °C37 – 110 °C37 – 110 °C37 – 110 °C
Unit can control 2 other units in network
Unit can only be controlled1
Lid descent and closing pressureflexlid® technology, with TSPflexlid® technology, with TSPflexlid® technology, with TSPflexlid® technology, with TSP
USB port
Block homogeneity 20–72 °C≤ ±0.3 °C≤ ±0.3 °C≤ ±0.3 °C≤ ±0.3 °C
Block temperature accuracy±0.2 °C±0.2 °C±0.2 °C±0.2 °C
Block homogeneity 90 °C≤ ±0.4 °C≤ ±0.4 °C≤ ±0.4 °C≤ ±0.4 °C
Heating rate3 °C/s 23 °C/s 23 °C/s 23 °C/s 2
Cooling rate2 °C/s 22 °C/s 22 °C/s 22 °C/s 2
Gradient blockOver 8 rowsOver 8 rows
InterfacesCAN_in/CAN_out, Ethernet, USBCAN_in/CAN_out, Ethernet, USBCAN_in/CAN_out, EthernetCAN_in/CAN_out, Ethernet
Total weight11 kg11 kg11 kg11 kg
Power supply230 V, 50 – 60 Hz230 V, 50 – 60 Hz230 V, 50 – 60 Hz230 V, 50 – 60 Hz
Max. power consumption700 W700 W540 W540 W
Dimensions (W × D × H)25 × 41.2 × 32.1 cm25 × 41.2 × 32.1 cm25 × 41.2 × 32.1 cm25 × 41.2 × 32.1 cm
ThermoblockAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum
Number of programs on device> 700> 700> 700> 700
1Control through a Mastercycler® nexus, Mastercycler® nexus gradient, Mastercycler® nexus X1g, Mastercycler® nexus X1 or Mastercycler® nexus flat
2measured at the block

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