Previous releases for Bio-Rad real-time PCR systems include CFX Manager Software, C1000 Manager Software, and the CFX Manager API Reference Guide:
- CFX Manager Software provides complete control of real-time PCR systems including experimental setup, data analysis, graphical presentation, and export. This software runs on PCs and is available in English, Russian, Chinese, and security editions
- C1000 Manager Software is used only with the C1000™ Thermal Cycler and is not compatible with newer real-time PCR systems
- The CFX Manager API Reference Guide allows local or remote client applications to access basic instrument control and monitoring functions of CFX Manager Software
CFX Manager Software
CFX Manager Software is used with CFX Real-Time PCR Systems (CFX96 Touch™, CFX96 Touch Deep Well, CFX Connect™, and CFX384 Touch™ PCR Systems) to analyze real-time PCR data and run a PCR system in software-controlled mode. The software can run on a PC using Windows XP, Windows 7, or Windows 8. The security editions have the tools for compliance with U.S. FDA 21 CFR Part 11 regulations to provide a secure environment. CFX Manager Software is also available in Chinese and Russian editions.
Features and Benefits
- One-click experimental setup and data analysis with the Startup Wizard
- Easily customizable data analysis and export preferences
- Application-specific data analysis for gene expression and SNP genotyping studies
- Graphical formats include bar chart, clustergrams, scatter plot, volcano plots, and heat maps
- Can be configured for use with a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
- Export formats include .txt, .csv, .xlsx, .xl, .xml, and .html, as well as export to a LIMS folder
|Software Edition||Catalog Number|
|CFX Manager Software||1845000|
|CFX Manager Software, Security Edition, 1 License||1845001|
|CFX Manager Software, Security Edition, 5 Licenses||1845005|
|CFX Manager Software, Chinese Edition||1845008|
|CFX Manager Software, Russian Edition||1845028|
A newer version of CFX Manager Software, CFX Maestro™ Software, provides increased capabilities including statistics, the ability to produce publication-quality graphics, and integration with PrimePCR™ Assays, permitting import of PrimePCR plate maps and reference gene controls. This software is available in PC, Mac, Security, Chinese, and Russian editions.
C1000 Manager Software
The C1000 Manager Software is for use either on a standalone PC or on a PC directly connected to a C1000 Thermal Cycler. On a standalone PC, the software can be used to create and optimize protocols that are transferable, via a USB device, to a cycler. When a PC is connected to a C1000 Thermal Cycler, the software can be used to program and control the cycler. A PC connected to a C1000 Thermal Cycler can control up to three S1000™ Thermal Cyclers daisy chained to the C1000 Thermal Cycler. Operates on PCs running Windows XP or Windows Vista.
Features and Benefits
- Directly control up to 8 C1000 Thermal Cyclers via cable from the computer to USB B ports on the cyclers; each C1000 Thermal Cycler can be connected to 3 S1000 Thermal Cyclers via USB A ports on the back of the C1000 Thermal Cyclers, providing control for up to 32 cyclers
- Send protocols to connected thermal cyclers and start runs on individual or multiple blocks, either independently or simultaneously
- Monitor the progress of individual blocks/instruments from a central screen
- Create and manage user profiles, preferences, and access privileges
- View, zip, and send report logs; receive email notifications
Learn more about C1000 Manager Software
CFX Manager API Reference Guide
The CFX Manager API Reference Guide provides detailed overview about the CFX Manager Application Program Interface (API). This API is a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) service published by CFX Manager Software that enables local or remote client applications to access basic instrument control and monitoring functions of CFX Manager Software such as opening and closing motorized lids, starting and stopping PCR runs, and obtaining instrument status.
Features and Benefits
- Comprehensive reference guide provides in-depth information about the API
- Comes with fully functional example source code suitable for direct reuse in .Net-based solutions
- Includes a reusable middleware library that can be used to simplify access to the API’s most commonly accessed features
Download the CFX Manager API Reference Guide.
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Software for real-time PCR plate setup, data collection, statistics, and graphing of results in a regulated environment