Analyzers, and Cell Sorters
Selecting the best flow cytometers, analyzers, and proper cell sorting devices can be as important as the panel design. This compiled list of popular cytometers is meant to serve as a helpful reference and resource for experimentation. We recommend also consulting your flow core manager for their recommendation.
The BD Accuri™ C6 Plus personal flow cytometer is the newest generation of the BD Accuri™ platform. Enhanced sensitivity, reliability, and capabilities bring flow cytometry even more within reach for new and experienced flow cytometry researchers. The BD Accuri C6 Plus supports a wide array of applications including immunology, cell and cancer biology, plant and microbiology, and industrial applications.
Lasers: 2 (red, blue)
Detectors: 2 light scatter, 4 fluorescence
Colors: Up to 4
Footprint: 11″ x 14.75″ x 16.5″
Weight: 30 lbs
The NovoCyte Advanteon™ is a simple and flexible instrument that you can start small with and easily upgrade. It can be configured as a one, two, or three lasers set up with up to 21 fluorescent channels plus forward and side scatter. Additionally, the Advanteon is configurable with the NovoSampler Q (pictured here), an automatic sample loading system capable of rapid and high-throughput reading and compatible with a variety of sample formats such as a 40 tube rack or 24/48/96/384 well plates.
Lasers: From one to three lasers (405 violet, 488 blue, 561 green-yellow, or 640 red)
Detectors: Up to 23 (21 fluorescent and two scatter)
Colors: Up to 21
Footprint: 24.4″x 18.1″ x 18.8″
Weight: 86 lbs
Attune Flow Cytometers are compact benchtop cell-analyzers built to flexibly design, run, and analyze panels of up to 14 colors. Uniquely powerful acoustic technology avoids clogging, and dramatically reduces cell preparation and processing times, even for troublesome large cells and dissociated tissue masses. Sample through-put rates of 1,000 µL/min are 10x times faster than traditional cytometers without compromising data integrity. The user friendly Attune Cytometric Software is now available with an optional module for 21 CFR part 11 compliance.
The Attune CytPix model includes a high-speed brightfield camera to capture images of cell populations as you acquire flow data. Combined with integrated image processing software to measure over 25 derived image parameters, the Attune CytPix enables researchers to correlate morphology data with flow cytometric parameters and gain novel insights into their sample biology.
Lasers: 405, 488, 561/532, 637
Footprint: 16” x 23” x 17”
Weight: 64 lbs
The Aquios CL Flow Cytometry System streamlines operations by incorporating automated loading, sample preparation, reagent management, and barcode scanning as well as data analysis and bidirectional LIS connectivity in one compact platform. This analyzer was developed to remove the bottleneck that usually occurs with sample preparation and data management in routine flow cytometry. With one company platform, it semi-automates the process and increases your laboratory’s productivity.
Lasers: 488 solid-state diode
Detectors: 8 total (5 fluorescence, forward scatter, side scatter, and electronic volume)
Footprint: 32” x 22” x 22”
The Cytek Aurora is the company’s flagship spectral analyzer. It is highly configurable and incorporates cutting edge technology found in no other instruments to deliver accurate results while analyzing complex multicolor experiments. Cytek’s proprietary technology of high sensitivity Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) semiconductor detector arrays allow the instrument to separate and collect light very efficiently from 365-829 nm. The Cytek system allows users to save and reuse reference control data from single-stained and unstained samples so that reference controls are not necessarily needed with each experiment. Teamed with Cytek’s Automatic Micro-Sampling System (AMS) and SpectroFlo Software, this instrument is a proven and powerful tool for a wide variety of applications.
Lasers: Three laser (405, 488, 640) base model, can upgrade to four or five lasers (355, 561)
Detectors: Up to 67 (64 fluorescent plus three scattering) channels for detection over the full emission spectra
Colors: Over 30 colors
Footprint: 21.3″ x 20.5″ x 20.5″
Weight: 176 lbs
The BriCyte E6 cytometer system is equipped with dual-laser-based optics. A red diode laser and a blue diode laser are used for exciting 4 to 6 colors of fluorescence lights. The optics are designed with state-of-the-art technology to ensure higher sensitivity for better identification of cellular populations.
Lasers: Blue solid-state diode (488nm, 43mW), Red solid-state diode (638nm, 55mW)
Detectors: FSC, SSC, FITC, PE, PerCP/PerCP-Cy5 or ECD/PI, APC, PE-Cy7, APC-Cy7
The CyAn ADP High-Performance Flow Cytometer is a state-of-the-art flow cytometer that utilizes multiple laser excitation sources to analyze biological cells, beads, or other microscopic particles. The CyAn ADP has state-of-the-art optics, utilizes high-performance digitization with pulse processing speed up to 70,000 events per second complementing a high acquisition and analysis capability of up to 100,000,000 events.
Available in 7 and 9 color configurations.
Lasers: 2 (Violet 405, Red 642) or 3 (add Blue 488)
Detectors: Up to 9 or 11 parameters
Colors: Up to 7 or 9 color configurations
Footprint: 12” x 18” x 16”
Weight: 88 lbs
The CyFlow® Cube series, CyFlow Cube 6 and the CyFlow Cube 8 instruments are fully integrated, compact, robust FCM solutions that will meet your daily research laboratory needs. These innovative, stand-alone flow cytometers offer all you need to precisely acquire cells or particles from samples in a powerful single device.
CyFlow® Cube 6
Lasers: 2 (Blue 488, Red 638)
Detectors: Up to 6 parameters
Colors: Up to 4 colors
Footprint: 15” x 11” x 11.5”
CyFlow® Cube 8
Lasers: 3 (UV 375, Violet 405, Blue 488, Green 532, Yellow 561, Orange 594, Red 638)
High power UV-LED: 365nm
Detectors: Up to 8 parameters
Colors: Up to 6 colors
Footprint: 19.5” x 18.5” x 14.5”
Also available as CyFlow® Cube 8 Sorter
Detectors: Up to 5 optical parameters
Colors: Up to 3 colors
Providing quality and performance at any configuration, the CytoFLEX system provides powerful sensitivity and resolution for the simple to the most challenging applications. CytoFLEX delivers and surpasses capabilities expected in top tier analyzers, with excellent performance and nanoparticle resolution.
Available in 21 flexible configurations.
Lasers: 3 (Violet 405, Blue 488, Red 638)
Colors: Up to 13 colors
Lasers: 4 (Available in four 4-laser configurations)
Colors: Up to 13 colors
Lasers: 6 (Blue, Red, Violet, Yellow Green, Near UV, Infrared)
Colors: Up to 21 colors
Footprint: 16” x 16” x 13”
The BD FACSArray™ bioanalyzer is for fast and sensitive high-content measurements of cells and proteins in cell biology, immunology, and proteomics. This compact flow cytometer rapidly detects and quantifies concentrations of secreted proteins, proteins in cell lysates, and cell-associated proteins using small sample volumes directly from a 96-well microtiter plate through multiplexed BD™ Cytometric Bead Arrays (CBAs). Furthermore, it supports your search for answers in cellular analysis of apoptosis, cytokine and chemokine profiling, and phosphorylation of key signal transduction proteins. The bioanalyzer can also be used to assess hybridomas, cell viability, proliferation, and immunotoxicology.
FACSymphony is highly customizable.
Lasers: 2 (green 532 & red 635)
Channels: Up to 6 (four fluorescence and two scatter)
Footprint: 25.3″ x 22.1″ x 19.6″
Weight: 85 lbs.
The BD FACSCanto™ II system features many innovations. At the heart of the cytometer, for example, the fluidics system features a fixed-alignment flow cell to minimize startup time and improve reproducibility. The BD FACSCanto II fluidics system is designed to streamline work, save time, and improve performance. In the fluidics system, the sample travels up the sample injection tube, and hydrodynamic focusing within the flow cell forces particles into a single-file stream where laser light intercepts the stream at the sample interrogation point. The unique flow cell design permits particles to flow through the center of the flow cell. Increasing the sample pressure increases the core diameter and the flow rate.
Lasers: Available in 2 (Blue 488, Red 633) and 3 (add Violet 405)
Detectors: Up to 10 parameters
Colors: Available in 6 and 8 color options
Footprint: 24” x 36” x 25”
The FACScan™ system is an automated flow cytometer. It analyzes cells as they pass through a focused laser beam one at a time in a moving fluid stream. A BD FACScan flow cytometer can be used for routine research applications, immunophenotyping, and DNA cell-cycle analysis.
Lasers: 488, 530, 575 or 650
Channels: 5 acquisition channels
The BD FACSLyric is fast, simple to use, and automation friendly. The instrument comes with up to three lasers (blue, red, violet) and comes with 4 to 12 fluorescent channels, amounting to 14 measurable parameters including scattering channels. Users can start small and upgrade the instrument in the future. Additionally, when equipped with the BD FACS Universal Loader, there are 21 different loading options for this instrument from plates to tubes. This platform is available in a research grade instrument as well as a clinical grade instrument for clinincal cell analysis.
Lasers: From one to three lasers (405 violet, 488 blue, or 640 red)
Detectors: From 4 to 12 colors plus two scattering channels for 14 total parameters
Colors: Up to 12
Footprint: 24.9″ x 22.8″ x 22.8″
Weight: 123.5 lbs (+29 lbs for loader)
The BD FACSVerse™ flow cytometer is designed to support cell analysis for research applications using up to 10 parameters. Hardware innovations ensure the reliability of results and signal resolution. BD FACSuite™ software delivers a seamless workflow from system setup, through data acquisition, analysis, and shutdown.
Lasers: Available in 1 (blue 488), 2 (blue 488, red 640), and 3 laser (violet 405, blue 488, red 640) configurations
Detectors: Up to 10 parameters
Colors: Available for 4, 6 and 8 colors analysis
Footprint: 33.5″ x 22.8″ x 22.8″
Weight: 110 lbs
With BD FACSVia™ system, you get a powerful, easy-to-use benchtop system designed to ensure that your laboratory runs smoothly and efficiently. The BD FACSVia system provides accuracy, repeatability, and ease-of-use–along with low cost of operation–from a system that combines space-saving innovations in optics, fluidics, electronics, and miniaturization.
Lasers: 2 (blue 488, red 640)
Detectors: 6 ( two light scatter detectors, and four fluorescence detectors)
Colors: Available for 4, 6 and 8 colors analysis
Footprint: 11″ x 14.75″ x 16.5″
Weight: 30 lbs
The Cytomics FC 500 Series is a sophisticated product family equipped with the most advanced technologies available. The FC 500 Series delivers flexible testing, powerful software and a user-friendly interface – features that help scientists optimize their overall workflow efficiency while maintaining true cost effectiveness. Plus, each FC 500 Series system is backed by Beckman Coulter’s unsurpassed reputation for quality and service.
Lasers: 2 (blue 488, red 631)
Detectors: 7 ( forward & side scatter detectors, and 5 fluorescence detectors)
Colors: Up to 5 colors
Footprint: 24″ x 38.5″ x 35″
Weight: 187 lbs
The FlowSight® Imaging Flow Cytometer stands apart from other flow cytometers by producing up to 12 images of each and every cell. The unique image collection system simultaneously produces darkfield (side scatter), brightfield, and up to 10 fluorescence images. The FlowSight® Imaging Flow Cytometer operates at ~20X magnification allowing visualization of fluorescence from the membrane, cytoplasm, or nucleus. Identifying cell conjugates or distinguishing single cells from doublets and debris is effortless.
Lasers: Up to 4 (488 blue, 405 violet, 561 green, 642 red)
Footprint: 36” x 24” x 26”
Weight: 300 lb
The culmination of fifteen years of flow cytometry expertise, Guava® easyCyte instruments consume less sample, generate less waste and are easier to use and maintain than traditional flow cytometers — and you choose the optical and sample-handling configurations that suit the needs of your lab. All instruments offer economical single-sample loaders, or a high-throughput multisample tray that acquires from a standard 96-well plate plus up to ten sample tubes.
Lasers: Available in 1, 2 or 3 laser configurations
Detectors: Up to 14 parameters ( forward & side scatter, plus 12 fluorescence detectors)
Colors: Up to 12 colors
Footprint: 20″ x 10″ x 23.4″
Weight: 73 lbs
The Sony ID7000 is Sony’s newest and most capable spectral analyzer. It is configurable with up to seven different lasers (320, 355, 405, 488, 561, 637, and 808 nm) and 188 detectors. This instrument collects light from 360 nm to 920 nm and can support experiments of greater than 44 different colors, more than any other instrument available. In addition to Sony’s upgraded spectral unmixing software, a new feature offered is their spectral reference library feature which allows a user to store and use saved spectral data so that a user may run an experiment without needing to run reference samples. Additionally, this set up is configurable with an auto-sampler compatible with 96-well plates, 384-well plates, and a 24-tube rack with new agitation and cooling features.
Lasers: From three to seven lasers (320 deep ultraviolet, 355 ultraviolet, 405 violet, 488 blue, 561 yellow-green, 637 red, and 808 infrared)
Detectors: Up to 188
Colors: Over 40
Footprint: 41.7″ x 28.3″ x 30.3″
The iQue®3 is the newest Intellicyt (Sartorius AG) instrument with a focus on speed – during set up, acquisition, and analysis. The iQue®3 can sample a 96 well plate in under five minutes, and a 384 well plate in under 20 minutes at the bare minimum sampling requirements. It can aspirate as little as 1 µl of sample and it can record up to 35,000 events per second. This instrument comes in three laser configurations: Blue-Red, Violet-Blue-Red, or Violet-Blue-Yellow, and has up to 15 detection channels on the three laser systems. All configurations are all compatible with 96 and 384 well plates, while one configuration can accept 1536 well plates.
Lasers: Available in three configurations [488/640], [405/488/640], or [405/488/561]
Detectors: eight detection channels on two laser model or 15 detection channels on three laser models
Colors: Up to 13 on three laser model
The iQue Screener PLUS platform is an integrated instrument, software and reagent system that enables rapid, high content, multiplexed analysis of cells and beads in suspension. Fast comes standard with the iQue Screener PLUS. It excels for those screens where cells are precious or limited in number. For scientists who want to focus on revealing the biology, not on the technology used to get there, software-assisted automation and experiment-based analyses deliver the deep insight needed to answer complex biological questions.
Lasers: Available in 2 and 3 laser configurations (blue 488 & red 640 plus optional violet 405 or yellow 561)
Detectors: 8 (for 2 laser configuration) or 15 (for 3 laser configuration)
Colors: Up to 6 (for 2 laser configuration) or 13 (for 3 laser configuration)
Footprint: 39″ x 25″ x 26″
Weight: 180 lbs
Lasers: 4 (UV 355, violet 405, blue 488, red 633) – Upgradable to 7 lasers
Detectors: Up to 12 parameters
Colors: Up to 18
Footprint: 38″ x 36″ x 30″
Weight: 440 lbs
The BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 cell analyzer delivers high-performance multicolor analysis with the most compact footprint in its class at just 30″ x 29″ (76.2 x 73.7 cm) and a height of 30″ (76.2 cm).
The analyzer can be configured with up to 5 lasers to detect up to 20 parameters simultaneously to support ever increasing demands in multicolor flow cytometry. A wide range of up to 34 laser choices is available as excitation sources, including blue, red, violet, yellow-green, and UV
Lasers: Up to 5 (34 laser options)
Detectors: Up to 20 parameters
Footprint: 30″ x 29″ x 30″
Weight: 440 lbs
Engineered from the ground up as a compact flow cytometer, the MACSQuant® X was made to provide speed and reliability in high-throughput screening. 96-well plates are analyzed in under 15 min. , 384-well plates in less than one hour. Perfect for laboratories that want to maximize efficiency, while enjoying the certainty of getting reliable results from every run. Through the extended sampler, the MACSQuant X allows easy integration into plate hotels and liquid handling platforms. A true benefit in large-scale screening settings.
Lasers: 405 nm (violet), 488 nm (blue), 640 nm (red)
Detectors: FSC, SSC, 8 fluorescence channels
Footprint: Width 669×368 mm (26.3×14.5″); Height 393–582 mm (15.4×20.4″)
Weight: 110 lbs
The Cytek Northern Lights is Cytek’s newer base model that came after the Aurora. This model comes equipped with one laser and nine colors but can be upgraded to three lasers and 24 colors. This model is meant to be simple and budget friendly while remaining highly capable as backed by Cytek’s proprietary CWDM technology and software.
Lasers: One (488 nm), two (488, 640), or three (405, 488, 640) laser configurations available
Channels: Up to 26 channels of detection over the full emission spectra (24 fluorescent plus FSC and SSC)
Colors: Up to 24 colors
Footprint: 21.3″ x 20.5″ x 20.5″
Weight: 134 lbs.
Stratedigm’s SE520EXi series is a 2-laser, 6-color cytometer that gives uncompromised performance for flow users who run demanding, routine applications—without cutting corners. When you’re looking for the perfect fixed configuration flow cytometer, you should never have to sacrifice dependability and performance just to stay on budget.
Lasers: 2 – 488 nm blue laser, 640 nm red laser
Colors: 6: forward & side scatter plus 6 fluorescence channels
Detectors: FCS and SSC plus fluorescence detectors
Footprint: 21.5″ x 21″ x 24″
Weight: <70 lbs
The NovoCyte Quanteon™ benchtop flow cytometer is the ideal instrument for today’s high-end multi-color flow cytometry assays. Equipped with 25 fluorescence channels from 4 lasers, the Quanteon offers superior sensitivity, resolution, and automation-ready high-throughput capabilities with walk-away operation to simplify your workflow.
Lasers: 4 (violet 405, blue 488, yellow 561, and red 640)
Detectors: 25 independent silicon photomultiplier channels for up to 27 parameters
Footprint: 24.4” x 18.1” x 18.9”
Weight: 96 lbs
Designed by cell sorting experts for today’s most challenging cell sorting applications, the Bigfoot Spectral Cell Sorter combines performance, safety, and ease-of-use to fit seamlessly into the workflow of both individual labs and core facilities. Bigfoot allows spectral unmixing or conventional compensation for high-parameter, high-throughput cell sorting experiments with maximum flexibility.
With the ability to sort 96-well plates in less than 8 seconds and 384-well plates in less than 20 seconds this sorter is built for the full range of sorting applications, from high speed single cell deposition to deep immunophenotyping, genomics, cell and gene therapy research, and other high-performance, high-throughput applications.
Lasers: Up to nine lasers (349, 405, 445, 488, 532, 561, 594, 640, 785 nm)
Detectors: Up to 60 detectors
Footprint: H 67″ x W 39″ x D 39″
Weight: 1,433 lbs (including integrated biocontainment)
The COPAS FP platform is designed for the measurement of objects ranging in size from 20–1500 microns (diameter). Each of the four COPAS FP models features a fixed, specially engineered fluidic path, flow cell and optics optimized for a specific subset of that size range to provide maximum speed, accuracy, resolution and throughput, depending on the application. Instruments can dispense objects either into bulk receptacles or multiwell plates. A 488 nm solid state laser is used to measure both the size and optical density of the objects, as well as for fluorescence excitation. Each COPAS FP system can be equipped with up to three lasers. The real-time analysis of these measured parameters is used to make sort decisions and only those objects meeting the user-selected sort criteria are gently dispensed into multiwell plates or stationary receptacles. Those objects not meeting the sort criteria are diverted by a puff of air to a sample recovery container, where they may be recaptured, unharmed and still viable.
Available in 4 models, optimized for sample sizes:
FP-250 (250 µm)
FP-500 (500 µm)
FP-1000 (1000 µm)
FP-2000 (2000 µm)
Lasers: Up to 3 (Blue 488, plus 2 optional – choose from 375, 405, 445, 561, 640 & 660)
Footprint: 29″ x 24″ x 24″
Weight: 100 lbs.
The BD FACSAria™ Fusion flow cytometer delivers exceptional multicolor performance and ease-of-use. First introduced as the BD FACSAria™ sorter in 2003, this sorting knowhow is combined with best-in-class biosafety expertise for a comprehensive advanced cell sorter and biosafety solution. The fully integrated biosafety cabinet meets emerging operator and sample protection requirements as well as global standards for bioprotection.
Lasers: Up to 6 (Blue 488 & Red 633 are standard, other lasers are optional)
Detectors: Up to 20 detectors
Colors: Up to 18
Footprint: 56” x 50” x 34”
Weight: 475 lbs
(without BioSafety Cabinet option)
The BD FACSCalibur™ platform allows users to perform both cell analysis and cell sorting in a single benchtop system. The system supports a wide variety of research and clinical applications and is complemented by a broad suite of intuitive software solutions to streamline analysis for a wide range of applications including enumeration of lymphocyte subsets, stem cells, residual white blood cells, and reticulocytes.
Lasers: 2 (Blue 488 & Red 635)
Detectors: Up to 6 detectors (4 fluorescent)
Colors: 3 or 4
Footprint: 36” x 24” x 26.5”
Weight: 240 lbs
The BD FACSJazz™ is a cell sorter that features dependable BD performance, a benchtop fit, and simplified operation at an affordable price. Factory-optimized settings, intuitive alignment, real-time video monitoring, BD FACS™ Accudrop technology, and BD FACS™ Sortware sorter software provide comprehensive control during acquisition, sorting, and analysis.Together these capabilities make the most commonly used sorting applications accessible to researchers with limited flow cytometry experience.
Lasers: 2 or 3 (488 comes standard, 405, 561 & 640 are optional)
Colors: Up to 6
Footprint: 21” x 20” x 20”
Weight: 125 lbs
The BD FACSMelody™ cell sorter makes the complex world of flow cytometry and sorting accessible to more researchers, enabling deep scientific insights, lab efficiency and cost savings. Incorporating technology exclusive to BD, the BD FACSMelody cell sorter is based on the proven BD FACSAria™ platform of cell sorters. With fixed alignment and gel-coupled cuvettes, BD FACSAria sorters have a reputation for driving superior performance and reliability
Lasers: 2 or 3 (488 & 640 come standard, 405 is optional)
Detectors: Up to 11 (9 fluorescent)
Colors: Up to 9
Footprint: 19.5” x 22” x 19”
Weight: 90 lbs
The flexible BD Influx™ cell sorter easily adapts to a researcher’s application or environmental requirements. A modular architecture, hands-on controls, support for up to ten lasers, exchangeable detector options, high throughput, and six-way sorting make the system highly configurable to precise needs of advanced research. In addition, BD FACS™ Sortware sorter software gives researchers comprehensive control, from configuration and compensation setup to acquisition, sorting, and analysis.
Lasers: 5 – 10
Detectors: Up to 24 parameters
Colors: 14 – 24 (depending on number of lasers)
Footprint: 72” x 62” x 48”
Weight: 229 lbs
The JSAN JrSwift™ is a complete cell sorting system known for its affordability, flexibility, and ease of use. It has a simple optical alignment capable of housing up to two lasers and detecting six colors while sorting at high speeds – detecting 20,000 events per second at 30 psi. This is a complete system; included with the instrument are all the necessary components: the compressor, vacuum pump, computer, high resolution display, and software.
Lasers: 488 Blue laser standard, optional choice of second laser (UV, Violet, Yellow, Red)
Detectors: Up to eight (two light scatter, six fluorescence)
Colors: Up to six
Footprint: 27″ x 28″ x 25″
Weight: 265 lbs
The Sony MA900 Cell Sorter is a simple and versatile instrument sufficient for most sorting applications. Analyze up to 14 parameters from four lasers and sort into a wide variety of tube and plate setups with a high degree of built-in automation.
Lasers: Four lasers (488 blue, 638 red, 405 violet, and 561 green-yellow)
Detectors: 14 (12 fluorescent and two scatter)
Footprint: 21.7″ x 21.7″ x 28.4″
Weight: 231 lbs
The MACSQuant® Tyto® is a next generation, benchtop cell sorter equipped with 3 lasers, which allows for high speed, 10-parameter cell sorting. A unique feature of the instrument is the fact that the actual sorting process takes place exclusively within a single-use, disposable and fully closed system: the MACSQuant Tyto Cartridge. Sorting on the MACSQuant® Tyto® is aerosol and droplet-
free. The closed cartridge provides full operator safety and eliminates the risk of sample contamination and carry-over. In addition, all consumables are available in GMP format including GMP regulatory documentation (CoA, TSE, CoO and PIF) allowing an easy transition from a research to a clinical setting.
Lasers: 405 nm (violet), 488 nm (blue), 638 nm (red)
Detectors: BSC, SSC, 8 fluorescence channels
Footprint: (WxDxH) 101 x 56 x 26 cm
Weight: 110 lbs
Flow rate: up to 110,000 cells/s
Compatible with an array of laser options, MoFloTM XDP delivers unmatched sorting capability with high viability, yield and purity at 100,000 analysis rate events/second. The open architecture of the MoFlo XDP accommodates diverse sorting applications to meet the most demanding research need. The MoFlo XDP can accommodate most visible wavelength laser lines in addition to UV and IR and with an enhanced optical design, it delivers sufficient sensitivity and resolution to reimagine multi-parametric cell sorting.
Lasers: 3-5 (355, 405, 488, 532 & 640)
Detectors: Up to 17 (14 fluorescent)
Colors: Up to 15
Capable of 2 and 4 way sorting
The S3e Cell Sorter is the first truly walk-away automated cell sorter. Real-time monitoring and smart features make cell sorting easier and accessible to both novices and experts. This compact system is equipped with either one or two lasers and up to four fluorescence detectors plus forward- and side-scatter detectors.
Lasers: 1 or 2 (488 standard, plus 561 or 640)
Detectors: Up to 6 (4 fluorescent)
Colors: Up to 4
Footprint: 27.5″ x 25.5″ x 25.5″
The iCyt SY3200 system is one of the most innovative and versatile Flow Cytometry Research platforms available in the market. The innovative and flexible laser delivery array allows for ultimate laser compatibility, while the unique reflective collection optics ensure maximum fluorescence collection efficiency. Powerful, Sony designed electronics enable collection of high resolution data and ultra high speed cell sorting while maintaining superior sensitivity. Plug and Play PMTs in the Scalable PMT Array module provide the ultimate flexibility in collection options while minimizing cost. The SY3200 provides true innovation to deliver a comprehensive cell sorting solution that meets the challenges of the increasing complexity of research flow cytometry applications.
Lasers: 4-6 (violet 405 and blue 488, yellow 561 and red 640)
Colors: Up to 30
The WOLF Cell Sorter has a basic optical set up and comes in a very small size, but it has many unique features that make it a compelling instrument. The instrument comes with one 488 nm blue laser, three fluorescent detectors, and two scatter detectors. As for the unique features, the WOLF operates at under two psi which is 30 times gentler than any conventional cell sorter or cytometer which greatly improves cell viability. The WOLF also safeguards against contamination by employing disposable microfluidics cartridges and a novel microchip sorting system that is also disposable.
Lasers: One 488 Blue laser
Detectors: 3 fluorescence, 2 light scatter
Colors: Up to 3
Footprint: 14.3″ x 15.3″ x 15.1″