MiniSeq System

MiniSeq System

The MiniSeq System delivers the quality and reliability of Illumina next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology in a powerful, accessible benchtop sequencer with a small footprint. This small, robust system turns a broad range of NGS methods into approachable, easy-to-use research tools, enabling researchers to take control of their sequencing projects. With the MiniSeq System, there is no need to wait to batch samples for sequencing on a high-throughput instrument; researchers can sequence on demand.

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The MiniSeq System is a small, robust benchtop sequencer that enables NGS to become an everyday tool in laboratories worldwide. Incorporating advances in SBS chemistry, the flexible MiniSeq System features push- button operation and streamlined library-to-results workflows that allow researchers to perform popular NGS applications. Its price point and cost-effective operation, even for low numbers of samples, makes the power of proven Illumina sequencing more accessible than ever.

MiniSeq System specifications

Parameter

Specification

Instrument configuration

RFID tracking for consumables

Instrument                                   control computer (Internal)a

Base unit: Intel Core i7-4700EQ 2.4 GHz CPU Memory: 16 GB DDR3L RAM

Hard drive: 1 Tb

Operating system: Windows 10 embedded standard

Operating environment

Temperature: 19°C to 25°C (22°C ± 3°C)

Humidity: noncondensing 20%–80% relative humidity Altitude: less than 2000 m (6500 ft)

Air quality: pollution degree rating of II, air particulate cleanliness levels per ISO9 (ordinary room air) or better

Ventilation: up to 2048 BTU/hr @ 600 W For indoor use only

Light emitting diode (LED)

515 nm, 650 nm

Dimensions

W × D × H: 45.6 cm × 48 cm × 51.8 cm (18.0 in × 18.9 in × 20.4 in)

Weight: 45 kg (99 lb)

Crated weight: 56.5 kg (125 lb)

  

 

UNIQUE PRODUCT BENEFITS

 

POWERFUL SEQUENCING MADE SIMPLE

The MiniSeq System features a simple, integrated, library-to-results workflow that enables sequencing of both DNA and RNA with minimal hands-on time. It is ideal for targeted research applications such as cancer sequencing and gene expression profiling.

 

FLEXIBILITY FOR MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS

The system offers cross-method flexibility, enabling an easy transition between sequencing projects for both DNA and RNA applications. Demonstrated and optimized workflows are available for small RNA discovery, targeted resequencing, targeted RNA sequencing, and profiling of solid and hematological tumors.

Flexibility for multiple applications

Application

High-output reagent kit

Mid-output reagent kit

No. of samples

Run time

No. of samples

Run time

Targeted DNA amplicon sequencing 207 amplicons

500× coverage

2 × 150 bp

96

24 hours

32

17 hours

Targeted expression profiling

65 targets

1 × 50 bp

384

7 hours

123

6 hours

Enrichment panel 1 Mb region

100× coverage

2 × 75 bp

23

13 hours

7

12 hours

Viral Pathogen Panel 1M reads/sample

1 × 100 bp (Rapid Kit)

20

< 5 hours

N/Ab

N/Ab

microRNA sequencing 5M reads/sample

1 × 36 bp

5

4 hours

2

4 hours

Small whole-genome sequencing

5 Mb genome

30× coverage

2 × 150 bp

50

24 hours

16

17 hours

a.   Run times are without indexes

b.   N/A, not applicable

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