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If you are using one of Bio-Rad’s Bio-Plex software programs to set up, run, and/or analyze your Bio-Plex experiments, please check this page frequently to ensure you have the most current version of the software. Here you will also find resources to help you with your Bio-Plex assay setup and analysis such as:

  • The latest version of the software
  • User guides or manuals
  • Answers to common questions
  • Useful tutorials
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Bio-Plex Manager Software
Bio-Plex Manager 6.1.1 Software Installer

Bio-Plex Manager 6.1.1 is free to Bio-Plex Manager 6.0 customers. The USB hardware protection key (dongle) for Bio-Plex Manager version 6.0 supports version 6.1.1.

Bio-Plex Manager 6.1.1 is compatible with bead regions greater than 100.

Download Bio-Plex Manager 6.1.1 Installer (last updated March 2013)

Registration required for download.

Bio-Plex Assay Standards


The Bio-Plex standards database contains the standards values for all lots of Bio-Plex assay standards. To use the standard values in your protocols, download the database to your desktop and follow the instructions described in the protocol PDF.

View Protocol PDF

Download Standard Lots Database

 
Bio-Plex Manager Resources

The following documents contain information that will help you set up and run your Bio-Plex experiments.

Name Description
Bio-Plex Manager User Guide
#10022815
Comprehensive guide to product use
Bio-Plex Manager 6.1.1 Release Notes
#10028530
Last minute information that did not make it into the user guide
Bio-Plex Manager Configuration Guide
#10022817
How to install and configure your PC and networks — especially for network licenses and security version
Upgrade instructions for v4.1, v5.0, and v6.0
#10022820
How to upgrade v4.1, v 5.0, and v6.0 to the current version — requires purchase of the appropriate kit
Upgrade instructions for v3.0 and v4.0
#10022821
How to upgrade v3.0 and v4.0 to the current version — requires purchase of the appropriate kit
Instructions for converting a Luminex IS 2.3 System
#10022822
How to convert an instrument from IS 2.3 to Bio-Plex Manager — requires purchase of the appropriate kit
 
Previous Versions of Bio-Plex Manager Software

Download these installers in the event that you have lost your original CD.

 
Bio-Plex Data Pro Software

Bio-Plex Data Pro 1.1 (updated April 2012)

Features of Bio-Plex 1.1 include:

  • Ability to share projects with collaborators who also have Bio-Plex Data Pro
  • Multiple analytes can now be displayed in scatter plots, box and whisker graphs, and the selected tabular outputs
  • Organize analytes
    • Rearrange their order to suit your needs
    • Remove from view until you want to see them again

Bio-Plex Data Pro Software 1.2 Installer

Bio-Plex Data Pro 1.2 includes all the features listed above as well as:

  • Improved "create project" features — prompts you to choose which sample types are important to you when you create a project
  • Graphs can now be zoomed to full screen

If you have purchased Bio-Plex Data Pro software, this update is free. Your current activation code is valid for this version.

Bio-Plex Data Pro Plus Software 1.2 Installer

Bio-Plex Data Pro Plus 1.2 includes all the featues listed above as well as:

  • Merge data from an unlimited number of data sets
  • Standard curve overlays — overlay as many standard curves from as many instrument runs as you want
  • Saved analysis sessions — the software will remember up to ten customized analysis settings and data charts used to vusialize the results

If you have purchased Bio-Plex Data Pro Plus software, this update is free. Your current activation code is valid for this version.

 
Bio-Plex Data Pro Documentation

The following documents contain information that will help you analyze your Bio-Plex data.

Name Description
Bio-Plex Data Pro Release Notes
#10024350
Last minute information that did not make it into the user guide
Bio-Plex Data Pro User Guide
#10024349
Comprehensive guide to product use
Bio-Plex Data Pro Getting Started Guide
#10024348
Just what you need to know to get started — Sections 4 and 5 are all you really need

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