Download OpenArray® TPF & SPF Plate Files

In order to process TaqMan® OpenArray® Plates and/or Panels on the OpenArray® Real-Time PCR System you need to download the specific Plate Files that correspond to your recent order.

For Genotyping applications, download and use SNP Plate Files (SPF) and for Real-Time applications, download and use Transcript Plate Files (TPF). You can also download Assay Information Files (AIF) specific to your OpenArray® Plates.

To learn more about the download options available, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions below.



I want to download all available TPF & AIF files
I want to download a specific TPF file
I want to download all available SPF & AIF files
I want to download a specific SPF file
I want to download all available TPF files
I want to download a specific TPF file
I want to download all available TPF & SPF files
I want to download a specific TPF file
I want to download all available TPF & SPF files
I want to download a specific TPF file
I want to download all available SPF files
I want to download a specific SPF file
I want to download all available TPF files
I want to download a specific TPF file
* Sales Order#:
* Lot# :
* Serial# :

Additional Files

Templates and instructions to prepare OpenArray pathway panel plate files
Separate plate files are available for processing OpenArray® Pathway Panels on the QuantStudio™ 12K Flex System. These are provided for the following fixed content panels:

  • Human Kinome
  • Human Cancer
  • Human Stem Cell
  • Human Signal Transduction
  • Human Inflammation
  • Mouse Inflammation
  • Genotyping Genetic Barcode (32A, 32B, and 64)
  • Pharmacogenomics (PGx)


Step 1: Download the set of EDT files and save to desired location.
Download the EDT files

Step 2: Open the QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Software.

Step 3: Create a new file from template. Navigate to folder containing the saved template files and choose the EDT file of interest.

Step 4: Enter the barcode of the OpenArray® plate in the software where it says 'Please Set Barcode'. This field can be found on the Setup-> Experiment Properties page at the top-right.

Step 5: Save as an EDS file. File is now ready to use.

Note: If using the TaqMan® OpenArray® Real-Time instrument: Please contact your field service or sales rep for proper plate files.


AIF information for genotyping pathway panels

Assay Information Files (AIFs) are also provided for use with the TaqMan® Genotyper software . Use download link below for general AIF files. These are compatible with the Pharmacogenomics and Genetic Barcode Panels.
Download the AIF files

Protocol and templates to load sample and assay on QuantStudio™OpenArray® Digital PCR Plates
Using the QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System with the OpenArray® Block and digital PCR plates, you have great flexibility for running assays of your choice with a variety of sample types. QuantStudio™ OpenArray® Digital PCR Plates contain 48 empty subarrays where a unique combination of sample and assay can be combined and filled using the AccuFill™ System. With designated template files for QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Software, you can run three samples per subarray. With this technique, you can achieve 16 replicates per sample/assay combination for a genotyping or gene expression experiment, providing the precision you need.

Download the protocol

Download the templates


FAQ

How do I download SPF Files for my TaqMan® OpenArray® Genotyping Plates?

  1. Select TaqMan® OpenArray® Genotyping Plates from the drop-down menu.
  2. You will be prompted to (a) download all SPF and AIF Plate files for your recent order, or (b) download a specific SPF file.
  3. When you select to download all SPF and AIF files for your recent order you will be prompted to enter both a sales order number and a lot number to securely access your available files. (How do I find my sales order number and lot number?)
  4. When you select to download a specific SPF File you will be prompted to enter a serial number in addition to the sales order number and lot number. (How do I find my serial number?)
  5. For customers who have recently migrated to E1, you will be prompted to enter a manufacturing sales order number when you select to download the file. (How do I find my manufacturing sales order number?)
  6. Download and save the files to your computer.


How do I download TPF Files for my TaqMan® OpenArray® Real-Time PCR Plates?

  1. Select TaqMan® OpenArray® Real-Time PCR Plates from the drop-down menu.
  2. You will be prompted to (a) download all TPF and AIF files for your recent order, or (b) download a specific TPF file
  3. When you select to download all TPF and AIF files for your recent order, you will be prompted to enter both a sales order number and a lot number to securely access your available files. (How do I find my sales order number and lot number?)
  4. When you select to download a specific TPF File you will be prompted to enter a serial number in addition to the sales order number and lot number (How do I find my serial number?)
  5. For customers who have recently migrated to E1, you will be prompted to enter a manufacturing sales order number when you select to download the file (How do I find my manufacturing sales order number?)
  6. Download and save the files to your computer

How do I download TPF Files for my TaqMan® OpenArray® Human and Rodent miRNA Panels?

  1. Select TaqMan® OpenArray® Human or Rodent miRNA Panels from the drop-down menu.
  2. You will be prompted to (a) download all TPF and AIF files for your recent order, or (b) download a specific TPF file
  3. When you select to download all TPF and AIF files for your recent order, you will be prompted to enter any plate serial # that was included in the order to access the files. (How do I find my sales order number and lot number?)
  4. When you select to download a specific TPF File you will be prompted to enter a the specific plate serial number in the order to access the matching plate file (How do I find my serial number?)
  5. For customers who have recently migrated to E1, you will be prompted to enter a manufacturing sales order number when you select to download the file (How do I find my manufacturing sales order number?)
  6. Download and save the files to your computer

How do I download Plate Files for my TaqMan® OpenArray® Real-Time PCR Hs Endogenous Control Panel (P/N 4453992) or TaqMan® OpenArray® Genotyping Training Plate (P/N 4453991)?

  1. Select the appropriate fixed-content product from the drop-down menu.
  2. Since these products all have fixed content, you will only be prompted to enter a serial number. (How do I find my serial number?)
  3. For customers who have recently migrated to E1, you will be prompted to enter a manufacturing sales order number when you select to download the file (How do I find my manufacturing sales order number?)
  4. Download and save the files to your computer

What happens if I only receive a partial shipment of my OpenArray® Plate order?

So that you can start using your OpenArray® plates as soon as possible, arrangements are often made to ship large orders in several installments. Plate Files for the partial shipment that you receive can be downloaded per the instructions above. Please note, however, that the .zip filename may contain the word INCOMPLETE (e.g., 109040097_INCOMPLETE.zip). The INCOMPLETE in the filename denotes that additional Plate Files will become available once your order has completed production. After you take delivery of your subsequent shipments of OpenArray® Plates, visit this site again to download the additional Plate Files that you require to run the Plates on your OpenArray® System.>


Why does my .zip filename contain the word INCOMPLETE?

The word INCOMPLETE in the .zip filename denotes that you may have only received a partial shipment. Download the Plate Files for the OpenArray® Plates that you received, but visit this site again once you have received additional OpenArray® Plates, to download any additional Plate Files required. (See: What happens if I only receive a partial shipment of my OpenArray® plate order?)


I've lost or misplaced my invoice. How do I find my sales order number?

To protect your assay and sequence information, you will need your unique sales order number to download your plate files. If you misplace your invoice, you may also find your sales order number on the packing list that you receive with your shipment. Your sales order number may also be found in emails that you received confirming your order. If you are still not able to find your sales order number, please contact your local support team.


How do I find my serial number and lot number?

Both the lot number and the serialnumber required for entry into the download tool can be found on the label that accompanies your OpenArray® Plate. Enter that exact information into the appropriate required fields.


How do I find my sales order number?

The sales order number is generated at the time you place your order. It is available on your invoice and packing list.


I am a new customer that has migrated over to E1. How do I find my manufacturing sales order number?

The manufacturing sales order number can be found on your dispatch note. The dispatch note is packed with the packing slip. If you have lost your dispatch note, please call customer service at 1-800-955-6288.