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Luminex Instruments Overview


MAGPIX

Simple, affordable and compact.
This multiplexing unit performs up to 50 different test in a single reaction volume with a plate read time of 60 minutes. Based on CCD imaging technology it is exclusive for its compactness and easy to use operation procedure. Click here to download the Magpix brochure, PDF.

Luminex 200

The industry standard.
The standard instrument for multiplexing able to perform up to 80 different tests in a single reaction volume. The instrument is flowcytometry-based and capable of delivering fast and cost effective results. Click here to download the Luminex 200 brochure, PDF.

FLEXMAP 3D

Speed and throughput.
Most advanced and multifunctional multiplex unit for simultaneous measurement of up to 80 tests in a single reaction volume, compatible also for 384-well plates. Click here to download the FLEXMAP 3D brochure, PDF.

Instrument Specifications

Instrument MAGPIX Luminex 200
FLEXMAP 3D
Software xPONENT 4.2
xPONENT 3.1
xPONENT 4.2
Optic LED/CCD Camera
Lasers/APDs/PMTs
Lasers/APDs/PMTs
Dynamic Range 3.5 logs
3.5 logs
≥4.5 logs
Sensitivity

Detect ≤ 700 PE fluorochromes per xMAP microsphere

Detect 1,000 PE fluorochromes per xMAP microsphere  
Hardware Fluorescent Imager Flow Cytometry based
Flow Cytometry based
Optics

LED excitation: 511 nm ±27 nm

Detection: CCD

Reporter Laser: 532 nm

Classification Laser: 635 nm

Detector: PMT 565-585 nm

Reporter Laser: 532 nm

Classification Laser: 638 nm

Detector: PMT 565-585 nm

Capacity 96-well plates
96-well plates
96-well and 384-well plates
Bead Compatibility Magnetic Magnetic and non-Magnetic Magnetic and non-Magnetic
Multiplex Capacity 50 80 Magnetic
80 Magnetic
Read Time

~ 60 mins

96-well plate

~40 mins

96-well plate

~20 mins

96-well plate

Applications Protein/Nucleic Acid Protein/Nucleic Acid
Protein/Nucleic Acid
Microtiter Plate 96-well 96-well 96-well & 384-well
Weight (Analyzer) 17.5 kg (38.5 lbs) 49 kg (113 lbs) 77.1 kg (170 lbs)