consumer reports for thermal cyclers
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Fri Jan 29 12:34:31 EST 1993
In article <1993Jan28.115930.10641 at ac.dal.ca> mball at ac.dal.ca writes:
>We are in the throes of purchasing a new thermal cycler.
>Our requirements are large capacity and preferably not
>forced air heating because we are radiolabeling the product
>in the reaction. The models under consideration are:
> an MJR PTC-100-96
> a Techne model unclear but 96 well format and
> a Hybaid OmniGene
>I would greatly appreciate comments on these machines.
>We are very concerned with the subject of reliability
>since we have heard rumors that the MJR peltier device
>is prone to failure.
>Is there an FAQ on this subject?
>Thanks in advance
>MBALL at AC.DAL.CA
We just got an MJ Research mini-cycler and we like it very much. They're so
inexpensive that you can get 2 and have both flexibility and capacity. I know
people that have used the older, larger MJ machine for years without problems.
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