384-Well PCR Plates

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384-Well PCR Plates

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Hard-Shell® PCR Plate Compatibility Chart

Hard-Shell PCR plates represent an innovative concept in PCR plate design. The skirt and deck are molded from a rigid thermostable polymer. This hard shell prevents the distortion and shrinkage that may occur when regular single-component polypropylene PCR plates are exposed to the high temperatures of thermal cycling or heat sealing. Bio-Rad offers a variety of Hard-Shell 96-well and 384-well PCR plates.

Hard-Shell 96-Well PCR Plates

 
High-Profile
96-Well
Semi-Skirted Plates

Low-Profile
96-Well Skirted Plates

Low-Profile
96-Well
Semi-Skirted Plates

96-Well
480 Plates
Catalog number HSS-9xxx HSP-9xxx HSL-9xxx HSR-99xx
Well height High-profile Low-profile Low-profile Low-profile
Skirt Semi-skirted Full-skirted Semi-skirted Semi-skirted
ANSI/SBS standard dimensions Yes Yes Yes Yes
Thermal Cycler Compatibility
Bio-Rad® C1000™, C1000 Touch™, S1000™  
Bio-Rad® T100™      
Bio-Rad® DNA Engine®, DNA Engine Tetrad® and Tetrad 2, DNA Engine Dyad®, Dyad Disciple™    
Bio-Rad® iCycler®      
Applied Biosystems
0.2 ml tube cyclers
(2720, 9700, Veriti)
     
Applied Biosystems
0.1 ml tube cyclers
(9800 fast, Veriti fast)
     
Eppendorf Mastercycler series  
Real-Time PCR Detection System Compatibility
Bio-Rad® CFX Connect™, CFX96™, CFX96 Touch™    
Bio-Rad® CFX96 Touch Deep Well™    
Bio-Rad® iCycler iQ®, iQ™5, MyiQ™, MyiQ™2      
Bio-Rad® Chromo4™    
Bio-Rad® DNA Engine Opticon® and Opticon 2  
 
Applied Biosystems
standard
systems
(7300, 7500, 7900HT)
     
Applied Biosystems
fast systems
(7500 fast, ViiA 7 fast)
     
Roche LightCycler 480      
Eppendorf Mastercycler ep realplex  
Stratagene Mx series      
Other Instrument Compatibility
Applied Biosystems DNA sequencers
(3700, 3730, etc.)
     
Idaho Technology LightScanner      

Recommended   Compatible



Hard-Shell 384-Well PCR Plates

 
384-Well
Standard Plates

384-Well
480 Plates
Catalog number HSP-3xxx HSR-48xx
Well height Standard 384-well height Standard 384-well height
Skirt Full-skirted Full-skirted
ANSI/SBS standard dimensions Yes Yes
Thermal Cycler Compatibility
Bio-Rad C1000, C1000 Touch, S1000
Bio-Rad DNA Engine, DNA Engine Tetrad and Tetrad 2, DNA Engine Dyad, Dyad Disciple
Applied Biosystems 384-well cyclers
Eppendorf Mastercycler series
Real-Time PCR Detection System Compatibility
Bio-Rad® CFX384™, CFX384 Touch™
Applied Biosystems 384-well systems
(7900HT, ViiA 7)
Roche LightCycler 480  
Other Instrument Compatibility
Idaho Technology LightScanner  

Recommended   Compatible

Instrument Compatibility of PCR Plastic Consumables

Bio-Rad offers a large selection of thin-wall polypropylene PCR tubes and microplates precisely manufactured for optimal fit and cycling performance in Bio-Rad thermal cyclers and real-time systems. The variety of sealing methods, including caps, adhesive seals, and heat sealing films and foils, provides researchers with an array of sealing options to complement all thermal cycling workflows.


Thermal Cyclers
 
MJ Mini™ Gradient Thermal Cycler

T100™ Thermal Cycler

DNA Engine® Thermal Cycler Family

C1000 Touch™/S1000™ Thermal Cyclers
Tubes
0.5 ml individual tubes   96–deep well
reaction module
only
0.2 ml individual tubes
High-profile tube strips
Low-profile tube strips  
48- and 96-Well Plates
Hard-Shell® low-profile 96-well semi-skirted PCR plates      
Hard-Shell high-profile 96-well semi-skirted PCR plates  
Hard-Shell low-profile 96-well skirted PCR plates    
Multiplate™ high-profile unskirted PCR plates
Multiplate low-profile unskirted PCR plates  
iQ™ 96-well semi-skirted PCR plates  
   
Lids
Domed cap strips
Optical flat cap strips
Adhesive Seals
Microseal® 'A' film  
Microseal 'B' adhesive seals
 
Microseal 'C' optical seals  
Microseal 'F' foil  
Heat Sealer and Heat Sealing Films and Foils
PX1™ PCR plate sealer  
Optically clear heat seal  
Pierceable foil heat seal  
Peelable foil heat seal  


Real-Time PCR Detection Systems
  MiniOpticon System
MiniOpticon™ System
MyiQ2 and iCycler iQ Systems
iCycler iQ®, iQ™5,
MyiQ™, and MyiQ™2 Systems
Chromo4 System
Chromo4™ System
DNA Engine Opticon 2 System
DNA Engine Opticon® 2 System

CFX96 Touch™, CFX96 Touch Deep Well™, CFX384
Touch™
, and CFX Connect™ Systems
Tubes
High-profile individual tubes   CFX96 Touch
Deep Well only
Low-profile tube strips  
48- and 96-Well Plates
Hard-Shell
low-profile 96-well semi-skirted PCR plates
       
Hard-Shell high-profile 96-well semi-skirted PCR plates     CFX96 Touch
Deep Well only
Hard-Shell low-profile 96-well skirted PCR plates    
Multiplate
high-profile unskirted PCR plates
  CFX96 Touch
Deep Well only
Multiplate low-profile unskirted PCR plates  
iQ 96-well semi-skirted PCR plates      
384-Well Plates
Hard-Shell 384-well skirted PCR plates        
Lids and Adhesive Seals
Optical flat cap strips
Microseal 'B'
adhesive seals
 
Microseal 'C' optical seals  
Heat Sealer and Optically Clear Heat Seal
PX1 PCR plate sealer  
Optically clear heat seal  




Our 384-well PCR plates are designed for high-throughput systems. Instruments compatible with these skirted 384-well PCR plates include Bio-Rad’s C1000 Touch™ and S1000™ Thermal Cyclers and all CFX series real-time PCR systems. Use the PCR Plastics Selector to determine individual plate compatibility with other instruments.

Several types of low-profile PCR plates are available to suit different needs:
  • Hard-Shell® Skirted 384-Well PCR Plates, including Hard-Shell 480 Plates for the Roche LightCycler 480, have a patented two-component design* engineered to remain warp-free, ensuring precise positioning for automation, and have black lettering for easy identification. Hard-Shell Plates are compatible with heat, pressure, and adhesive sealing.
  • Microseal® Skirted 384-Well PCR Plates are single-component plates with locator holes and flat vertical sidewalls for secure handling and easy bar coding. The footprint and well spacing meet ANSI/SBS microplate standards. Raised rims provide compatibility with most sealing systems and a tight seal.

Features and Benefits of 384-Well PCR Plates

  • Footprint and well spacing of the barcoded plates meet ANSI/SBS microplate standards
  • Plates are free of DNase, RNase, and human DNA

Product Options

384-Well PCR Plates Reaction Volume Available Colors Barcoding
Hard-Shell 384-Well PCR Plates 1–30 µl
(50 µl maximum)
Clear, white, pink, blue, green, or yellow Optional
Hard-Shell 480 384-Well PCR Plates 1–30 µl
(50 µl maximum)
Clear or white Yes
Microseal 384-Well PCR Plates 5–25 µl
(40 µl maximum)
Clear, white, or black Optional

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The semi-automated PX1™ PCR Plate Sealer delivers reliable uniform sealing of a range of seal types on different styles of microplates. This programmable sealer minimizes sample evaporation and provides consistency.

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PCR Plastics Selector

* Hard-Shell plates are covered by one or more of the following U.S. patents or their foreign counterparts owned by Eppendorf AG: U.S. Patent Numbers 7,347,977; 6,340,589; and 6,528,302.

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates, thin wall, skirted, clear/clear

HSP3801
Pkg of 50, clear shell/clear well PCR plate, rigid 2-component design

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates, thin wall, skirted, clear/clear

HSP3801B
Pkg of 500, clear shell/clear well PCR plate, rigid 2-component design

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates, thin wall, skirted, clear/white

HSP3805
Pkg of 50, clear shell/white well PCR plate for higher fluorescent signals, rigid 2-component design

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates, thin wall, skirted, red/clear

HSP3811
Pkg of 50, red shell/clear well PCR plate, rigid 2-component design

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates, thin wall, skirted, yellow/clear

HSP3821
Pkg of 50, yellow shell/clear well PCR plate, rigid 2-component design

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates, thin wall, skirted, blue/clear

HSP3831
Pkg of 50, blue shell/clear well PCR plate, rigid 2-component design

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates, thin wall, skirted, green/clear

HSP3841
Pkg of 50, green shell/clear well PCR plate, rigid 2-component design

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates, thin wall, skirted, black/white

HSP3865
Pkg of 50, black shell/white well PCR plate for higher fluorescent signals, rigid 2-component design

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates, thin wall, skirted, black/black

HSP3866
Pkg of 50, black shell/black well PCR plate, rigid 2-component design

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates, thin wall, skirted, clear/clear, barcoded

HSP3901
Pkg of 50, clear shell/clear well PCR plate, barcoded, 7-digit sequential, Code 128, rigid 2-component design

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates, thin wall, skirted, clear/white, barcoded

HSP3905
Pkg of 50, clear shell/white well PCR plate for higher fluorescent signals, barcoded, 7-digit sequential, Code 128, rigid 2-component design

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates, clear/clear, barcoded

HSR4801
Pkg of 50, clear shell/clear well PCR plate for Roche LightCycler 480 Real-Time PCR System, barcoded, rigid 2-component design

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates Kit, clear/clear, barcoded

HSR4801K
Kit for use with Roche LightCycler 480 Real-Time PCR System, includes 100 barcoded clear shell/clear well PCR plates (2 packs of #HSR-4801) and 100 Microseal® 'C' Optical Seals (#MSC-1001)

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Hard-Shell® 384-Well PCR Plates, clear/white, barcoded

HSR4805
Pkg of 50, clear shell/white well PCR plate for Roche LightCycler 480 Real-Time PCR System, barcoded, rigid 2-component design

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Hard-Shell®384-Well PCR Plates Kit, clear/white, barcoded

HSR4805K
Kit for use with Roche LightCycler 480 Real-Time PCR System, includes 100 barcoded clear shell/white well PCR plates (2 packs of #HSR-4805) and 100 Microseal® 'C' Optical Seals (#MSC-1001)

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Microseal® 384-Well PCR Plates, skirted, clear

MSP3842
Pkg of 50, skirted PCR plate, one-component polypropylene, version 2.0, natural

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Microseal® 384-Well PCR Plates, skirted, clear, barcoded

MSP3846
Pkg of 50, skirted PCR plate, one-component polypropylene, version 2.0, barcoded, 8-digit sequential, Code 39, natural

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Microseal® 384-Well PCR Plates, skirted, white

MSP3852
Pkg of 50, skirted PCR plate, one-component polypropylene, version 2.0, white

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Microseal® 384-Well PCR Plates, skirted, black

MSP3862
Pkg of 50, skirted PCR plate, one-component polypropylene, version 2.0, black

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Number Description Options
5496 Hard-Shell PCR Plates Brochure, Rev D Click to download
07237 Hard-Shell 384-Well PCR Plates Product Insert, Rev E Click to download
6090 Amplification Reagents and Plastics Brochure, Rev E Click to download [ Add to Cart (Free) ]
10023997 Instruction Manual, PX1 PCR Plate Sealer, Rev A Click to download