CFX Opus Real-Time PCR System

The Next Evolution in qPCR

The CFX Opus delivers sensitive, reliable detection of both singleplex and multiplex real-time PCR reactions.

CFX Opus System Features

  • Uniform thermal performance
  • Consistent optical measurements across your sample plate with shuttle optical system
  • Collect and analyze data with CFX Maestro Software
  • Audit and e-signature compatibility with CFX Maestro Security Edition Software
  • Integrate with our cloud platform
  • Expanded connectivity — Wi-Fi, ethernet, and USB
  • Convenient data management with network storage drive access

Take the CFX Opus Virtual Tour

Click and drag the 3D model of the CFX Opus 96 System to explore the instrument. Click the orange targets for more information on key features.

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Experience CFX Opus Real-Time PCR System virtually in your own Lab with our iOS and Android App.

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CFX Maestro Software

Screenshot of CFX Maestro Software

Real-Time PCR Data Collection, Data Analysis, and Statistics for Your Desktop

Use this integrated software tool for setting up your experiment, selecting reference genes, performing statistical analyses, and charting your real-time PCR results to create high-resolution, publication-quality graphs.

Learn more about CFX Maestro Software »

Service Plans and Validation Tools

Service plans are available for CFX Systems, thermal cyclers, and real-time PCR systems.

Software and firmware for Bio-Rad thermal cyclers and real-time PCR systems are periodically updated. Download updates and instructions here »

CFX Opus Cloud Connectivity:

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The CFX Opus System seamlessly integrates with Bio-Rad's new cloud platform,, enabling you to get the most out of your instrument and minimize time at the bench. can be accessed from any internet connection using a Safari or Chrome web browser, and there is no software installation required. cloud connectivity eliminates the need for a dedicated computer connected to the instrument and provides new capabilities.

  • Figure performing a remote setup

    Remotely set up CFX Opus runs, and start directly from the instrument

  • Instruments connected the cloud

    Monitor instruments and run progress remotely

  • Automatically transfer and store data in the cloud

  • Figure analyzing data

    Access and analyze data from anywhere


  • CFX Opus System Brochure Image

    CFX Opus System Brochure

    An orientation to our new CFX Opus 96 and CFX Opus 384 System features including details on our extended connectivity and usability as well as technical functions.

  • CFX Opus Research Flier

    Research Flier

    Highlights product features for our customers in discovery and development research across academia and other settings.

  • CFX Opus BioPharma Flier

    BioPharma Flier

    Highlights product features for our customers in controlled and regulated environments like bioprocessing and quality control.

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