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Which xMAP® Instrument is Right for Me?

Luminex offers three different xMAP®-based instruments, covering a range of laboratory and budgetary needs. Whether you are looking for an instrument that is easy to learn and use, or a platform for high-throughput applications that offers fast read times and integration with front-end automation systems – there is a Luminex multiplexing platform to support your research program.

  MAGPIX® LUMINEX® 100/200™ FLEXMAP 3D®
  The simplest, most affordable, and most portable The gold standard for multiplexing The most advanced and versatile multiplexing platform
Cost $ $$ $$$
Multiplex Capacity 50 100 500
Compatible Microspheres MagPlex® and MagPlex-TAG™ All xMAP® Microspheres All xMAP® Microspheres
What’s inside the box?
Technology Beads imaged by a camera under fluorescence Flow cytometry with lasers Flow cytometry with lasers
Read Time 96-well plate in < 60 min (up to 4,800 tests/hour) 96-well plate in ≤ 45 min (up to 12,800 tests/hour) 96-well plate in ~20 min (up to 144,000 tests/hour)
 
384-well plate in ~75 min (up to 153,600 tests/hour)
Sensitivity Detects a minimum of 700 fluorochromes of phycoerythrin (PE) reporter per xMAP Microsphere Detects a minimum of 1000 fluorochromes of phycoerythrin (PE) reporter per xMAP Microsphere Detects a minimum of 200 to 500 fluorochromes of phycoerythrin (PE) reporter per xMAP Microsphere
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