The QuantStudio™ 7 Flex Real-Time PCR System delivers the proven reliability, sensitivity, and accuracy of the ViiA™ 7 System in a new industrial design. The QuantStudio™ 7 Flex System has been optimized to enable the broadest range of quantitative PCR applications, with additional dyes, formats, and automation options.

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Accomplish more, faster
Run hundreds of real-time PCR reactions effortlessly using TaqMan® Array Microfluidic Cards integrated with the Twister® robot. The QuantStudio™ 7 Flex System can maximize your automated throughput capabilities.

Gain broad application versatility
Optimized protocols and reagents have been combined with intuitive software to adapt to the widest range of applications.

Achieve results you can trust
Improved well-to-well and instrument-to-instrument data accuracy are achieved with the OptiFlex™ System which features six decoupled excitation and emission filter channels with 21 filter combinations for maximum multiplexing and chemistry flexibility.

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6 Flex
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7 Flex
QuantStudio™
12 Flex
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3D
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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™ 7 Flex Real-Time PCR System is supported by:

  • 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

Application notes

Analysis of microRNA and protein expression on a single platform using the ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System
Read how TaqMan® Assays and the ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System combine to help identify trends in miRNA and protein expression profiles on a single analytical platform.

Your innovative research

ViiA 7 CNV Toronto Sick Kids YIR
Learn how TaqMan® Copy Number Assays and the ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System were used to accurately analyze mutations associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Genotyping of the CYP2C9, VKORC1, and CYP4F2 Genes to Evaluate Warfarin-Metabolism Variants using the Applied Biosystems® ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System
Read how researchers from the Niguarda Hospital in Milan, Italy used TaqMan® Drug Metabolism Genotyping Assays in conjunction with the ViiA™ 7 to evaluate warfarin-correlated allelic variants.

Parainfluenza Virus Research Using a Multiplex Real-Time RT -PCR Method and the ViiA™ 7 Real- Time PCR System
Read how researchers from the Laboratory for Medical Microbiology and Immunology, St. Elisabeth Hospital in The Netherlands used a multiplex reverse transcription-PCR (m-RT-PCR) assay in a research-only study to detect and differentiate human parainfluenza viruses (HPIVs 1–4) in 30 samples derived from human nasopharyngeal washes.

Detection of Immune Response Genes Using the Applied Biosystems® ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System
Read how researchers from the Medical University of Vienna, Austria use TaqMan® Array Gene Signature Cards (Human Immune Panel) and the ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System for immune profiling of dendritic cells generated from peripheral blood monocytes of allergic and healthy samples.

Accurate analysis of copy number variation at 16p11.2 in autism spectrum disorder and control cohorts
Read how researchers from the Centre for Applied Genomics, The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada used the ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System and TaqMan® Copy Number Assays to obtain accurate CNV frequencies to identify genetic mutations associated with Autism spectrum disorders.

Real-time PCR support center
Gene Expression Solution Configurator