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|
|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|