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Montania 4896 Real-Time PCR Instrument

Montania4896 is a huge step forward in life sciences and diagnostic laboratory practice. By preserving the fundamental design characteristics of its well known trusted precursor Montania483, this big brother redefines the standards with twin 48 well blocks and a mighty software enabling the simultaneous performing of two different protocols.

Neat interface and the user friend Iy software constitutes the backbone of this versatile  system.  Easy to  understand and easy to  use menus let the scientists analyse the assay without any confusion or mistake. Sophisticated features combined with simplified controls give the option of fully automated setup for error free diagnostic applications or detailed adjustments for the most demanding  research projects. Studies with high resolution melting analysis, melting curve analysis, allelic discrimination absolute quantification, relative quantification, isothermal amplification or straightly reporting the viral load of a certain sample at single sight, whatever your goal is Montania 4896 will be your perfect tool.

 Temperature distribution of +/-0.1 °C throughout the whole thermal block, a LED light which is capable of exciting with constant intensity during its practically lifelong use, fiber optic translation of every emission read-out and a PMT module system that enables exquisite measurement via physical amplification of each photon’s energy.

And the outstanding software that allows manual optimization in addition to its automated analysis option, completes the picture.

It is well known that the accuracy of the thermal cycles and achieving temperature uniformity between tubes, so that all samples undergo the same thermal conditions, are prerequisite for a reliable PCR reaction.         

The result is;

  • No background noise, no need for calibration;
  • Inter-instrument, and inter-well variation below 0.4 CT; 
  • A superior performance where standard curve correlation coefficients of 0.999 are regarded as ordinary, in addition to reliable, sensitive and reproducible studies; 
  • A perfect colleague that undertakes all the cumbersome work, with its automated configuration and optional barcode reader system…



A screenshot demonstrating the assay results of 4 HCV RNA standards and a negative control that in block B of Montania4896. Serum standards of Bosphore HCV Quantification Real Time PCR Kit were extracted with Magnesia16 automated extraction robot. 

Linearity value - 0.99891 of the standard curve proves the pervect consistency of the whole system.

Sample capacity 96 (Twin 48-well independent blocks)
Light source LED
Temperature range 4-99ºC
Max ramp rate 4.5ºC/sec
Temperature accuracy +/- 0.1ºC
Temperature uniformity +/- 0.1ºC
Sample size 15-100 µl
Filter pairs/Wavelengths  4 (470/510 - 530/565 - 580/620 - 630/665)
Dyes FAM/SYBR Green – VIC/HEX/JOE/TET/TAMRA –  ROX/Texas Red – Cy5
Dimensions (cm) 38x52x25
Weight 18 kg