Choosing a PCR machine

Colin Rasmussen crasmussen at
Sun Aug 20 22:19:23 EST 1995

In article <4187os$948 at>, mhollowa at wrote:

> sabah hussain <shussain at> wrote:
> >Dear netters. I am in the process of buying a thermocycler.
> Whatever you get, get something with a heated bonnet.  Not having to use an 
> overlay is a big benefit.  

For $5k Cdn. I don't think you can get one with a heated bonnet.  We have
an MJ unit and it has performed very well.  It is about 1 yr old and has
given us no problems.  It is also very fast.  A standard protocol can be
run in less than 2 hrs.


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