VERSANT kPCR Sample PrepLooking to consolidate sample extraction procedures?

The VERSANT® kPCR Sample Prep allows you to consolidate your nucleic acid extractions on one bench-top platform. Our fully automated universal extraction technology isolates and purifies both DNA and RNA from diverse clinical samples using a single set of reagents, reducing your inventory and maximizing lab efficiency.

  • Provides quality isolations using proprietary extraction technology
  • Increased lab efficiency and productivity with an automated platform for increased walk-away time
  • Enhanced versatility supporting a variety of sample types and molecular applications
  • Delivers confidence in results

Features & Benefits

Consolidate your molecular testing sample extraction procedures on the VERSANT® kPCR Sample Prep.

Quality Isolations

  • Single process for DNA and RNA extraction
  • Improved reproducibility, recovery, and quality with homogeneous bead size and form
  • Optimal bead suspension time achieved with smaller particles
  • DNA/RNA capture efficiency benefit, for user-defined assay protocols


Increased Lab Efficiency

  • Minimal equipment needs with single platform and reagent set for various workloads and sample types
  • Walk-away operation
  • 96 extractions per run completed in less than three hours
  • Six protocols offer flexibility in input and eluate volumes


Enhanced Versatility

  • Target amplification by a variety of molecular techniques

      - Sequencing
      - Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
      - Kinetic PCR
      - Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs)
      - Line Probe Hybridization

  • Primary-tube sampling supports a variety of sample types

      - Plasma
      - Serum
      - Urine
      - Transport media for urogenital swabs
      - Whole blood 
      - Cerebral spinal fluid
      - Semen
      - Nasal-pharyngeal swab
      - Buccal swab
      - Stool
      - Breast milk
      - Saliva/sputum
      - Cell culture
      - PBMC (bully coat)
      - Ascites
      - Amniotic fluid
      - Eye swab
      - BAL (Bronchial Alveoli Lavage)
      - ThinPep and SurePath collection media

Confidence In Results

  • System tracks sample ID from primary tube to results
  • Process surveillance monitors the execution of all liquid handling and robotic steps

Technical Specifications


0.903 m H x 1.124 m W x 1.2 m D
(with loading tray and carriers)


155 kg

Power Requirements

200-240V, 50/60 Hz +/- 5%;
100-120V, 50/60 Hz+/- 5%


18-30° C; 30-80% relative humidity,
non-condensing; 0-2000m altitude

Integrated Computer

Windows® Operating System

External UPS System

100-120 VAC, 1000 VA;
200-240 VAC, 1500 VA