Firmware & Software Updates

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Overview

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

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Description

Description

Bio-Rad Laboratories periodically offers updates for the software and firmware available for amplification instruments. Installing updates ensures optimal performance from your instrument and provides additional features as they become available. We strongly recommend that you regularly check your system and install any available updates.

  • Amplification instruments: Compare the firmware version installed on the instrument to the most current version listed under Download
  • Amplification software: Check the software version installed on your computer against the most current software version listed under Download

To update your firmware or software, download the zipped file which contains update files and instructions.

Bio-Rad also offers software utilities for some instruments which provide additional features, see Download.

Related Technologies

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T100™ Firmware Upgrade
SOFT-T100-FW
Firmware files and instructions for the T100 thermal cycler. Version 1.201
C1000 Touch™ Firmware Update
SOFT-C1000-TOUCH-FW
Firmware files and instructions. Version PXA270 1.102.548.801, HC12 1.0.176.0 or 2.0.231.0
C1000™ Firmware Update
SOFT-C1000-FW
Firmware files and instructions. Version HC12 1.0.176.0, PXA270 3.3.155.524
S1000™ Firmware Update for Serial Numbers SC010000 or Higher
S1000-ABOVE-FW
Firmware files and instructions. Version HC12 2.0.231.0
S1000™ Firmware Update for Serial Numbers Below SC010000
S1000-BELOW-FW
Firmware files and instructions. Version HC12 1.0.176.0
CFX Opus 96 and CFX Opus 384 Real-Time PCR Detection Systems Software Update
CFX-OPUS-SW
Ensures optimal performance from your instrument. Required for CFX Maestro v2.2 update. Version 1.2.87.129.
CFX96 Touch™, CFX384 Touch™, and CFX96 Touch Deep Well™ Real-Time PCR Detection Systems Firmware Update
SOFT-CFX-TOUCH-FW
Ensures optimal performance from your instrument. Version HC12 1.0.176 or 2.0.231.0, PXA 270 1.102.548.801, DSP 1.124, and 8051 Smartlid 0.54
CFX96™ and CFX384™ Real-Time PCR Detection Systems Firmware Update
SOFT-CFX-FW
Ensures optimal performance from your instrument. Version HC12 1.0.176, PXA270 3.3.155.524, DSP 1.124, and 8051 Smartlid 0.54
CFX Connect™ Real-Time PCR Detection System Firmware Update
CFX-CONNECT-FW
Ensures optimal performance from your instrument. Version HC12 1.0.176.0, PXA270 1.201.154.511, DSP 1.1.24, and 8051 Smartlid 0.54
CFX Manager™ Software v3.1 Upgrade
SOFT-CFX-31-PATCH
Upgrade CFX Manager Software from version 2.1–3.0 to version 3.1 for all CFX and MiniOpticon™ Real-Time PCR Detection Systems. If using CFX Manager Software version 3.0 or lower, a firmware update is required for all CFX Systems
DNA Engine Tetrad® 1 Thermal Cycler Firmware Update
SOFT-T1-FW
Supports Moto Alpha™ units. For use with PTC-0225. Version 3.1A
DNA Engine®, Dyad®, and Tetrad® Firmware Update Utility
SOFT-MULTI-UU
Desktop application required to update DNA Engine line firmware. Version 1.3
Precision Melt Analysis™ v1.2 Software Upgrade
SOFT-PM-12-PATCH
Upgrade Precision Melt Analysis Software from version 1.0 or 1.1 to version 1.2 for use with CFX Manager™ Software version 2.0 and higher
MyiQ™ Optical Software
SOFT-MYIQ-SW
For data collection and analysis. For use with the original MyiQ real-time PCR detection system. Version 1.0
Disciple Desktop Software
SOFT-D-Desk
Allows user to run up to 2 Dyad Disciple™ thermal cyclers from a single PC. Version 2.00
iCycler iQ® Software
SOFT-IQ-SW
For data collection and analysis. For use with iCycler iQ real-time PCR detection system. Version 3.1.
Opticon Monitor™ Software
SOFT-OM-SW
Full version 3.1 software for use with Chromo4™ and DNA Engine Opticon® 2 systems and the MiniOpticon™ system prior to the release of CFX Manager™ software

Documents

Documents

Number Description Options
10021337
Instruction Manual, CFX96 Touch™, CFX96 Touch Deep Well, CFX Connect™, and CFX384 Touch™ Real-Time PCR Detection Systems, Instruction Manual, Rev E
10954
Instruction Manual, MiniOpticon System, Rev J