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Rotor-Gene Q

For outstanding performance in real-time PCR
  • Outstanding thermal and optical performance due to rotary format
  • An unmatched optical range spanning UV to infrared wavelengths
  • State-of-the art analyses supported by user-friendly software
  • Low maintenance and maximum convenience due to robust design
  • High performance in multiple applications with QIAGEN assays

QIAGEN's real-time PCR cycler, the Rotor-Gene Q, combines multiple optimized design features to provide the outstanding performance and reliable results that your research demands. Together with optimized QIAGEN kits for real-time PCR, the Rotor-Gene Q enables streamlined analysis for a wide range of applications. Q-Rex Software is the new operating and analysis software for life science qPCR applications, with a plug-in concept that lets you add new functionality without affecting established workflows.

Explore the virtual demo to learn more about the Rotor-Gene Q.

The Rotor-Gene Q, if used in combination with QIAGEN kits indicated for use with the Rotor-Gene Q instrument, is intended for the applications described in the respective QIAGEN kit handbooks. If the Rotor-Gene Q instrument is used with kits other than QIAGEN kits, it is the user’s responsibility to validate the performance of such product combination for any particular application.

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Cat No./ID: 9243310
RGQ, Basic Agreement, no PM
€1,785.00
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1 year coverage of shipping, labor, and spare parts. The instrument is repaired in a regional repair center with a turnaround time of 7-10 working days. The agreement does not include a preventive maintenance/inspection visit. 
Cat No./ID: 9243961
RGQ, Basic Agreement
€3,050.00
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1 year coverage of shipping, travel, labor, and spare parts. The instrument is repaired in a regional repair center with a turnaround time of 7-10 working days. The agreement includes a preventive maintenance/inspection visit.
Cat No./ID: 9241781
RGQ, Full Agreement, no PM
€2,643.00
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1 year coverage of shipping, labor, and spare parts. The instrument is repaired in a regional repair center with a turnaround time of 7-10 working days. A loaner/exchange instrument is provided within 48 hours. The agreement does not include a preventive maintenance/inspection visit.
Cat No./ID: 9242698
RGQ, Full Agreement
€4,130.00
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1 year coverage of shipping, travel, labor, and spare parts. The instrument is repaired in a regional repair center with a turnaround time of 7-10 working days. A loaner/exchange instrument is provided within 48 hours. The agreement includes a preventive maintenance/inspection visit.

The Rotor-Gene Q, if used in combination with QIAGEN kits indicated for use with the Rotor-Gene Q instrument, is intended for the applications described in the respective QIAGEN kit handbooks. If the Rotor-Gene Q instrument is used with kits other than QIAGEN kits, it is the user’s responsibility to validate the performance of such product combination for any particular application.

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Features
Specifications
Altitude Up to 2000 m (6500 ft.)
Dimensions Width, 37 cm (14.6 in.); Height, 28.6 cm (11.3 in.); Depth (without cables), 42 cm (16.5 in.); Depth (door open), 53.8 cm (21.2 in.)
Features Dynamic range, 10 orders of magnitude
Heat dissipation/thermal load Average, 0.183 kW (632 BTU/hour); Peak, 0.458 kW (1578 BTU/hour)
Humidity 10–75% (noncondensing)
Kits designed for this instrument artus QS-RGQ Kits (not available in all countries), RG SYBR Green PCR Kits; RG SYBR Green RT-PCR Kit; RG Probe PCR Kits; RG Probe RT-PCR Kit; RG Multiplex PCR Kit
Operating temperature 18-30ºC (64-86ºF)
Optical System Up to 6 channels spanning UV to infra-red wavelengths; Excitation sources: High energy light-emitting diodes; Detector: Photomultiplier; Acquisition time: 4 s. The software allows to create new excitation/detection wavelength combinations
Overvoltage category II
Place of operation For indoor use only
Pollution level 2; Environmental class 3K2 (IEC 60721-3-3)
Power 100–240 V AC, 50–60 Hz, <520 VA (peak); Power consumption <60 VA (standby); Mains supply voltage fluctuations are not to exceed 10% of the nominal supply voltages; F5a 250 V fuse
Protocols/main application on this instrument Gene expression analysis, microRNA detection, Virus detection, SNP genotyping, SNP genotyping, High Resolution Melt analysis (HRM)
Samples per run (throughput) Tubes 0.2 ml; Strip Tubes 0.1 ml (4 tubes); Rotor-Disc 72; Rotor-Disc 100; Up to 100 samples per run using a Rotor-Disc 100
Software Rotor-Gene Q software, supplied on the installation CD provided
Storage conditions 15ºC to 30ºC (59ºF to 86ºF) in manufacturer’s package; Max. 75% relative humidity (noncondensing); Environmental class 1K2 (IEC 60721-3-1)
Technology Real-time PCR cycler
Thermal performance Temperature range, 35 to 99ºC; Temperature accuracy, ±0.5ºC (type, measured 30 seconds after clock start); Temperature resolution, ±0.02ºC (smallest programmable increment); Temperature uniformity, ±0.02ºC; Ramp rate (peak ramp rates, air), >15ºC/s heating, >20ºC/s cooling
Transportation conditions –25ºC to 60ºC (–13ºF to 140ºF) in manufacturer’s package; Max. 75% relative humidity (noncondensing); Environmental class 2K2 (IEC 60721-3-2)
Typical run time 40 cycles in 45 min with the QIAGEN RG Kits (assay dependent)
Warranty 1 year on instrument; lifetime guarantee on excitation LEDs
Weight 12.5 kg (27.6 lb.), standard configuration

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Analysis Software (12)

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For use with Q-Rex Software version 1.0 to perform relative quantitation analyses
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For use with the Q-Rex Software v1.0 to calculate absolute concentration of targets by PCR
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For use with the Q-Rex Software v1.0 to calculate absolute concentration of targets by PCR. The plug-in is dedicated to our customers working with absolute quantification HID experiments.
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For use with the Q-Rex Software v1.0 to classify the genotypes of unknown samples.
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For use with the Q-Rex Software v1.0 for determination of genotypes using High-Resolution Melting analysis.
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For use with the Q-Rex Software v1.0 for determination of genotypes using Melt Curve Analysis.
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For use with the Q-Rex Software v1.0 for determination of genotypes using Melt Curve Analysis. This user manual provides information about the functions and features of the Q-Rex Melt Curve Analysis plug-in.
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New target detection analysis plug-in for the Q-Rex Software
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For use with the Q-Rex Software version 1.1 to detect targets by PCR
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New Gene Expression Analysis Plug-in for the Q-Rex Software
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For use with the Q-Rex Software v.1.0 or higher to visualize fluorescence data and determine quantification cycle values based on an automatic user independent threshold algorithm.
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Instrument User Manuals (4)
For use with Rotor-Gene Q Software version 2.3.4
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For Rotor-Gene Q instruments using Rotor-Gene Q Software version 2.3.4
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For use with Rotor-Gene Q instruments and Q-Rex Software version 1.0
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Operating Software (4)
For use on the Rotor-Gene Q. Rotor-Gene Q Software 2.3.4 is compatible with both Windows 10 and Windows 7 operating systems.
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For use with the Q-Rex Software to create new experiments quickly and easily based on existing QIAGEN kit templates.
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For use with Q-Rex Software to import sample information from QIAgility instruments
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For operating and data acquisition with Rotor-Gene Q. Q-Rex Software 1.1.0 is compatible with Windows 7 and 10 operating systems. Additional plug-ins are available to further analysis needs
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Software User Guides (6)
For use with the Q-Rex Software v1.0 to determine quantification cycle values
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For use with Q-Rex Software version 1.0 to calculate absolute concentration of targets by PCR
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For use with Q-Rex Software version 1.0 to calculate absolute concentration of targets by PCR. This user manual provides information about the functions and features of the Q-Rex Absolute Quantification HID plug-in.
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For use with the Q-Rex Software v1.0 to classify the genotypes of unknown samples. This user manual provides information about the functions and features of the Q-Rex End-Point Analysis plug-in.
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For use with the Q-Rex Software v1.0 for determination of genotypes using High-Resolution Melting analysis. This user manual provides information about the functions and features of the Q-Rex HRM Analysis plug-in.
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For use with Rotor-Gene Q instruments and Q-Rex Software version 1.1
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