The QuantStudio™ 6 Flex Real-Time PCR System is ideal for laboratories with multiple applications and end users on a limited budget. With a planned upgrade path to a QuantStudio™ 7 Flex System that accommodates automation or TaqMan® Array Cards, the QuantStudio™ 6 Flex System is an ideal qPCR platform to accommodate changing future needs.

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Minimize up-front capital investment
With one instrument, you can interchange between 96-well, 96-well Fast, and 384-well formats.

Skip the learning curve
The intuitive software, easy touch screen setup, and effortless block changes are designed to let you get started right away.

Achieve sensitivity and performance
Detect as small as 1.5-fold changes in singleplex reactions and 10 logs dynamic range.

Upgrade when you need it
The QuantStudio™ 6 Flex system can be seamlessly upgraded to a QuantStudio™ 7 Flex system by a field service engineer to give you additional automation, throughput, and multiplexing capabilities.

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Colors 5 6 (21 filter combinations) 6 (21 filter combinations) 2 (endpoint detection)
Chemistry SYBR®, TaqMan® SYBR®, TaqMan® SYBR®, TaqMan® TaqMan® Only
Available
blocks
96-well
96-well Fast
384-well
96-well
96-well Fast
384-well
TaqMan® Array Card
(384-well microfluidic card)
96-well
96-well Fast
384-well
TaqMan® Array Card
(384-well microfluidic card)
OpenArray® plates
(3,072 through-holes)
20,000 partitions/chip
Automation
available
No Yes Yes No
Throughput *** **** ***** *
Block
change
Block change from front in less than 1 minute, no tools required N/A
21CFR
Part 11
enablement
Optional software module available  
Remote
monitoring
Available to monitor up to 15 networked instruments simultaneously  
Intuitive touch
screen
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Key
applications
  • Gene expression
  • miRNA profiling
  • SNP genotyping
  • Copy number variation
  • Protein thermal shift
  • High resolution melt
  • Pathogen detection
  • Gene expression
  • miRNA profiling
  • SNP genotyping
  • Copy number variation
  • Protein thermal shift
  • High resolution melt
  • Pathogen detection
  • Gene expression
  • miRNA profiling
  • SNP genotyping
  • Copy number variation
  • Protein thermal shift
  • High resolution melt
  • Pathogen detection
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Digital PCR
  • Molecular standards quantification
  • Absolute quantification
  • Pathogen detection
  • Load determination
  • Copy number variation
  • Digital PCR
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The QuantStudio™ 6 Flex Real-Time PCR System is supported with:

  • Professional installation
  • Premium training package conducted by field scientists
  • Worldwide application, technical, and field-training support
  AB® Complete AB® Assurance AB® Maintenance
Repair response time (business days) Guaranteed next-day,
on-site repairs
Guaranteed 2-day
on-site repairs
Targeted 2 day
remedial repairs
Remote instrument monitoring and diagnostics + + -
Priority phone and email access to instrument
support
+ + +
Instrument operating software upgrades + - -
Instrument qualification services + - -
Planned maintenance + + +
Parts, labor, and travel Included Included Discounted with the Plus plan

QuantStudio™ 6 Flex real-time PCR instruments

Sku Name Size Price Qty
4485694 QuantStudio™ 6 Flex Real-Time PCR System, 384-well, desktop 1 system Request a Quote  
4485691 QuantStudio™ 6 Flex Real-Time PCR System, 384-well, laptop 1 system Request a Quote  
4485697 QuantStudio™ 6 Flex Real-Time PCR System, 96-well Fast, desktop 1 system Request a Quote  
4485699 QuantStudio™ 6 Flex Real-Time PCR System, 96-well Fast, laptop 1 system Request a Quote  
4485692 QuantStudio™ 6 Flex Real-Time PCR System, 96-well, desktop 1 system Request a Quote  
4485689 QuantStudio™ 6 Flex Real-Time PCR System, 96-well, laptop 1 system Request a Quote  
Real-time PCR support center
Gene Expression Solution Configurator