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BD FACSLyric

Just the FACS

  • 2 lasers—blue and red—and 6 fluorescence channels (IVD assays)
  • Up to 3 lasers—blue, red and violet—and 10 fluorescence channels (User-defined assays)
  • 35,000 events per second maximum acquisition rate; no limit on number of events acquired
  • Automated single-tube QC with BD™ CS&T beads
  • Fluorescence compensation required only every 60 days
  • 30- or 40-tube autoloader-flexibility with BD FACS™ Universal Loader
FACSLyric RUO - Features - Overview - Intro Image

Modular and upgradeable to grow along with your changing lab needs.

  • Up to 12 parameters.
  • 4, 6, 8 or 10 ideally distributed colors across 3 lasers in order to minimize spectral spillover, resulting in higher sensitivity.
  • On-site upgrade at any time.

External Components

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Class 1 Laser Product.
The BD FACSLyric™ flow cytometer is for In Vitro Diagnostic Use with BD FACSuite™ Clinical software for up to 6 colors.
The BD FACSLyric™ flow cytometer is for Research Use Only with BD FACSuite™ software for up to 12 colors.
The 12-color BD FACSLyric™ flow cytometer is for Research Use Only.



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