Real-Time PCR System - Applied Biosystems ViiA 7

The Applied Biosystems ViiA 7 is a seventh generation Real-Time PCR (RT-PCR) system that offers high throughput and sensitivity. The ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System combines all of the qPCR features you want in a single high performance instrument, so that you can optimize your research productivity.



Manufacturer:  Applied Biosystems

Model No.:  AB-ViiA 7

Year of manufacture:

Year acquired:

Location: Rudman Room 354


  • Block change design Block change from front of instrument in less than 1 min; no secondary tools required
  • Temperature uniformity ±0.5°C, within 30 sec of reaching temperature set point
  • Run time ~35 min for 384-well, ~30 min for 0.2 mL 96-well and 0.1 mL Fast 96-well 
  • Demonstrated sensitivity Down to 1 copy
  • Dynamic range Up to 9 logs of linear dynamic range
  • Supported applications Standard curve, Comparative Ct, Genotyping, Presence/Absence, HRM, Melt curve
  • Resolution Detect changes as little as 1.5-fold in target quantities in singleplex reaction
  • Supported blocks and volume 96-well standard (10–100 µL reactions) 96-well Fast (10–30 µL reactions)384-well (5–20 µL reactions),TaqMan® Array Micro Fluidic Cards (~1 µL reactions)
  • Excitation/detection wavelengths -  6 excitation (450–670 nm) 6 emission (500–720 nm)
  • 21 CFR p11 enablement Security and auditing features for instrument data
  • Power 100–240 V, ~50/60 Hz
  • Automation Includes plate-loading arm w/ barcode (sales, service, and support provided by Life Technologies)
  • Ability to monitor 15 instruments at a time remotely
  • Remote notification Emails user when run is started, stopped, or aborted
  • Data export format fully configurable by user

Principal scientist: 

Sherine Elsawa

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Contact Information

Sherine Elsawa
Rudman Room No 157
Durham, NH 03824


UNH Rate: 
$45.00/hour assisted
$5.00/hour unassisted

Non UNH academic Rate:
$100.00/hour assisted
$50.00/hour unassisted

Industry Rate:
$100.00/hour assisted
$50.00/hour unassisted