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miniPCR® Thermal Cycler and blueGel™ Combo

(ships from manufacturer, est arrival 10/13/23)


Product Details
Amplify, digest, electrophorese, visualize, and document using a single, low-priced package!

This combo includes:

  • 1 miniPCR® Thermal Cycler (item #216300)
  • 1 blueGel™ Integrated Electrophoresis and Visualization System (item #213900)

The miniPCR® Thermal Cycler is designed with the philosophy that PCR is for everyone everywhere. Its sleek, sturdy design and small footprint make it portable and user friendly in a classroom, laboratory, or in the field. The intuitive included software allows you to monitor and analyze your reactions in real time with engaging animations that demonstrate each step of PCR as they occur.

miniPCR® Thermal Cycler Features:

  • Software can run on any smart device running Macintosh® OS, Windows®, iOS®, or Android® operating system
  • Includes AC adapter, USB cable, and carry bag

The innovative blueGel™ Integrated Electrophoresis and Visualization System integrates electrophoresis and DNA visualization into 1 convenient system. Designed with quality and convenience in mind, this unit is a gel electrophoresis chamber with a built-in transilluminator made of seamless polycarbonate ABS injection-molded parts and platinum and stainless-steel electrodes providing durability that will last for years to come.

blueGel™ Integrated Electrophoresis and Visualization System Features:

  • User-friendly casting system eliminates leaks and uses up to 10x less reagent
  • Combs accommodate 9 to 26 wells per gel and can be stowed away underneath the unit for easy storage
  • Error-proof load feature allows electrodes to fit only in the correct orientation; never run a gel backwards again
  • Low-voltage power supply and automatic shut-off when cover is removed
  • Two-button operation: one for Run, one for Light
  • Any smart device or camera can be used to document results


What’s Included:
  • 1 miniPCR® Thermal Cycler, Clear
  • 1 blueGel™ Integrated Electrophoresis and Visualization System
Features, Dimensions & Weight:
  • Capacity: blueGel™: 1 or 2 rows of combs; 9 or 13 wells in each row
  • Dimensions: Thermal cycler: About 2 x 5 x 4" (5.1 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm); blueGel™ unit: 3 x 9 x 4" H (8 x 23 x 10 cm); gel, 60 x 60 mm
  • Heated Lid Temperature: Thermal cycler: Independent lid heater up to 120° C; PID control
  • Memory: Thermal cycler: Runs last-stored program at power ON
  • Notes: Buffer use: optimized for TBE
  • Power Supply: Thermal cycler: 100- to 240-V AC, 50/60 Hz, 70 W; blueGel™ unit: 100- to 240-V AC, 50/60 Hz
  • Program Storage Capacity: Thermal cycler: Unlimited libraries, PDF file
  • Ramp Rate: Thermal cycler: Max heating, 3.2° C/sec; max cooling, 2.2° C/sec
  • Sample Capacity: Thermal cycler: 8 x 0.2-mL PCR tubes (strip compatible); use flat or domed caps with adjustable lid
  • Temperature Control: Thermal cycler: Resistive heating, forced-air cooling; embedded thermistors and PID algorithm
  • Temperature Range: Thermal cycler: Ambient to 99° C
  • Voltage: Thermal cycler and blueGel™ unit: Fixed 48 V
  • Volume: blueGel™ gel: 20 mL; buffer, 25 mL
  • Weight: Thermal cycler: about 1 lb (450 g); blueGel™ system: 3/4 lb (350 g)
Return Policy:

If for any reason you are not satisfied with this item, it is eligible for a return, exchange, refund, or credit up to 180 days from date of purchase. Restrictions may apply. Returns & Exchanges Policy.