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Nucleic acid and protein purification systems, KingFisher™ Flex

Supplier: Thermo Scientific
The KingFisher™ magnetic particle processors are designed to automate time consuming sample processing of nucleic acids, proteins or cells from virtually any source (blood, cell cultures, tissue lysates, soil, faeces, for example). The KingFisher™ family consists of instruments with different throughput and volume capacities to fulfil individual sample processing needs. Each system consists of an instrument, specially designed plastics, and software. The KingFisher™ systems offer rapid and reproducible purification of high quality DNA, RNA, proteins and cells for various types of downstream applications, including genomics and proteomics, drug discovery, forensics, biomarker discovery, quality control, and veterinary assays.

  • High speed, fully automated purification
  • Purification of any sample from any source
  • Ready made and custom protocols
  • Easy operation via instrument or external PC

KingFisher™ Flex offers highly versatile, automated magnetic particle processing for DNA/RNA, protein or cell purification from virtually any source. The system is able to handle a range of volumes from 20 to 5000 μl, depending on the magnet head, using either a 96- or 24-well plate format. Supplied with predefined protocols, KingFisher Flex allows the creation of custom-made protocols for special applications.



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Description Pk VWR Catalog Number Quantity
KingFisher™ Flex with 96 PCR head 1 731-0139
KingFisher™ Flex with 96 KF head 1 731-0140
KingFisher™ Flex with 96 deep well head 1 736-0683
KingFisher™ Flex with 24 deep well head 1 736-0684
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Model KingFisher Flex with 96 deep well head KingFisher Flex with 96 PCR head KingFisher Flex with 96 KF head KingFisher Flex with 24 deep well head
Processing volume (µl) 20 - 1000 200 - 5000
Capacity (samples/run) 96 24
Particle collection efficiency >95%
Magnetic particle size (μm) ~ >1
Plate types 50 - 1000 μl 20 - 100 μl 20 - 250 μl 200 - 5000 μl
Tip combs (disposable) Special design, 96 format Special design, 24 format
Incubation Heating block temperature from RT to +115 °C
Int. software Space for ~100 internal protocols
Interfaces USB or serial RS232C port
Keyboard/display START/STOP/PAUSE/OK, four arrow keys, two keys to rotate the turntable, colour LCD
Robot compatibility Yes
Weight (kg) 28
W×D×H (mm) 680×600×380


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Accessories and Consumables for KingFisher Flex™
Description Pk VWR Catalog Number Quantity
KingFisher™ Flex 96 PCR head 1 733-1975
KingFisher™ Flex 96 PCR head and heating block 1 733-1974
KingFisher™ Flex 96 KF head 1 733-1973
KingFisher™ Flex 96 KF head and heating block 1 733-1972
KingFisher™ Flex 96 deep well head 1 733-1971
KingFisher™ Flex 96 deep well head and heating block 1 733-1970
KingFisher™ Flex 24 deep well head 1 733-1969
KingFisher™ Flex 24 deep well head and heating block 1 733-1968
KingFisher™ Flex 96 PCR heating block 1 733-1967
KingFisher™ Flex 96 KF heating block 1 733-1966
KingFisher™ Flex 96 deep well heating block 1 733-1965
KingFisher™ Flex 24 deep well heating block 1 733-1964
Microtiter® deep well 96 plate, V-bottom, PP 50 733-3004
Microtiter® deep well 96 plate, V-bottom, PP, sterile 50 733-1960
Cap mat for Microtiter® deep well 96 plate 50 733-2367
Cap mat for Microtiter® deep well 96 plate, sterile 25 733-2368
KingFisher™ Flex 24 deep well plate 50 733-1959
KingFisher™ Flex 24 deep well plate, sterile 50 733-1958
KingFisher™ Flex 96 tip comb for PCR magnets 80 733-2364
KingFisher™ Flex 96 tip comb for KF magnets 100 733-3015
KingFisher™ Flex 96 tip comb for deep well magnets 100 735-0285
KingFisher™ Flex 96 KF plate (200 μl) 48 735-0286
KingFisher™ Flex 24 deep well tip comb and plate, 50 pcs of each 1 KIT 733-1957
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