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Quantus™ Fluorometer

Simple, Sensitive DNA and RNA Quantitation

  • Easy, intuitive controls
  • Ready to use with QuantiFluor® Dyes
  • Recommended for Next-Generation Sequencing


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Highly sensitive, affordable, single-tube fluorometer

The Quantus™ Fluorometer is a compact, dual-channel fluorometer designed to provide highly sensitive fluorescent detection when quantifying nucleic acids. The Quantus™ Fluorometer is optimized with preprogrammed settings for Promega QuantiFluor® Dye Systems (QuantiFluor® dsDNA, RNA and ssDNA Systems) to quantitate nucleic acids and offers the flexibility to create customized methods and quantitation settings for other fluorescent dyes.



  • Easy, intuitive controls.
  • Calculates concentration automatically.
  • Store the last 50 readings and transfer data in real time.
  • Recommended for NGS and compatible with Illumina (HiSeq/miSeq), Roche (454) and LifeTech (ion Torrent and ion Proton) Systems.
Callout-1Two fluorescent channels: 
  • Red: Ex: 640nm shortpass (wavelengths up to 640nm); Em: 660–720nm
  • Blue: Ex: 495nm shortpass (wavelengths up to 495nm); Em: 510–580nm

Callout-2Easily customize sample names, view concentration results, raw values, sample volumes and a quality check.

Callout-3Compact size at only 22.7 x 11.5 x 4.5cm

Callout-4Large 3-inch liquid crystal display screen

Callout-5Intuitive navigation


Detection Sensitivity

Fluorescence-based nucleic acid quantification methods are more sensitive than absorbance-based methods, allowing you to quantitate low-level DNA samples accurately.

Custom protocols can be created for the Quantus™ Fluorometer to detect even lower amounts.

Broad Dynamic Range

Complement your absorbance-based methods and quantify your target molecule over a wider range of concentrations. 

Quantitation of more dilute samples is possible using more input dsDNA per assay.

Calibration and Sample Measurement

The calibration process eliminates the need to generate a standard curve for each set of unknown samples. Simply measure the fluorescence of your blank sample and the standard that represents the highest point on your standard curve. The Quantus™ Fluorometer saves the calibration data for future measurements.

No computer is necessary to use the Quantus™ Fluorometer, but after installing the free Quantus™ Software you can automatically transfer your quantitation results from the Quantus™ Fluorometer to a personal computer in real time. Export results easily into Microsoft® Excel.

Quantus™ Fluorometer Calibration
Quantus™ Fluorometer Sample Measurement
Quantus™ Fluorometer Results & History


The high sensitivity makes the Quantus™ Fluorometer perfect when working with samples types such as formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue that contain low levels of nucleic acid.

You can confidently quantify nucleic acid from FFPE tissues and proceed to your downstream assays, knowing that there is DNA or RNA present.

Successful and accurate quantification leads to higher success in downstream assays such as PCR, cloning, transfection and next-generation sequencing.


Service and Support

The Quantus™ Fluorometer is backed by a one-year warranty.
To receive one additional year of replacement warranty, free of charge, register your instrument within 90 days from the date of purchase.

Instrument Registration Contact Technical Services
Multiplate Reader & Fluorometer Support

Design Features

Size 22.7 × 11.5 × 4.5cm (L × W × H)
Weight 400 grams
Linear Dynamic Range Five orders of magnitude, assay-dependent
Detectors Solid state silicon sensor
Excitation Filters Red: 640nm shortpass (wavelengths up to 640nm)
Blue: 495nm shortpass (wavelengths up to 495nm)
Emission Filters Red: 660–720nm
Blue: 510–580nm
Calibration Type Single-point (blank and standard)
Sample Tube We recommend Axygen thin-walled PCR tubes (Axygen Cat.# PCR-05-C, available from Fisher or VWR)
Automatic Sleep Mode After 1 hour of inactivity
Power Requirements 5V, 0.2A Maximum
Operating System Requirements
(for optional Quantus™ Software)
Windows® 10, Windows® 8, Windows® 7 (32 or 64 bit) .NET Framework 4.0 or later At least one USB port available



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Use Restrictions

For Research Use Only. Not for Use in Diagnostic Procedures.

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