Unleash Genomic Excellence with Illumina’s NovaSeq 6000

In the ever-evolving landscape of genomic research, the NovaSeq 6000 Sequencer emerges as a pinnacle of innovation, seamlessly blending user-centric design with unparalleled high-throughput sequencing capabilities. Tailored for laboratories seeking the forefront of Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS), the NovaSeq 6000 redefines efficiency, adaptability, and precision.


Seamless User Experience:

Elevate your genomics journey with the NovaSeq 6000—a beacon of user-centric design, ensuring a seamless and efficient sequencing experience. Say goodbye to complexity and embrace the simplicity of exploration.

Financial Liberation:

Break free from budget constraints without compromising on quality. The NovaSeq 6000 isn’t just a sequencer; it’s a liberator, offering a cost-effective solution that propels your laboratory into the forefront of NGS without compromise.

Unprecedented Throughput:

Ignite your research with unparalleled throughput capabilities. The NovaSeq 6000 is engineered to produce an astonishing [insert data] reads per run, making it the quintessential choice for high-throughput sequencing projects.

Adaptive Read Lengths:

Explore the diversity of genomics with read lengths extending up to [insert data] base pairs. The NovaSeq 6000 accommodates the intricate demands of genomic exploration, offering versatility for a multitude of research applications.

Key Features

User-Friendly Design:

Benchtop Sequencer: Tailored for ease of use, the MiSeq Sequencer ensures a straightforward and efficient sequencing experience.


Budget-Friendly Solution: Suited for laboratories with limited financial resources, the MiSeq provides a cost-effective entry into the world of NGS.

Performance Capacity:

Read Output: Capable of producing up to 15 million reads per run, facilitating high-throughput sequencing projects.

Read Lengths:

Versatile Read Lengths: With read lengths extending up to 300 base pairs, the MiSeq accommodates diverse genomic exploration needs.


Instrument configuration
  • Computer and touch screen display
  • Installation setup and accessories
  • Data collection and analysis software
Instrument control computer
  • Base Unit: Portwell WADE-8022 with Intel i7 4700EQ CPU
  • Memory: 2 × 8 GB DDR3L SODIMM
  • Hard Drive: None
  • Solid-State Drive: 256 GB mSATA
  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Note: Computer configurations will be upgraded regularly; contact your local account manager for current configuration
Operating environment
  • Temperature: 19°C-25°C (22°C ±3°C), <2°C change per hour
  • Humidity: 20%-80% relative humidity, non-condensing
  • Altitude: Below 2000 meters (6500 feet)
  • Ventilation: Maximum of 8530 BTU/h and average 6000 BTU/h
  • For Indoor Use Only
  • Wavelengths: 532 nm, 660 nm, 780 nm, 790 nm
  • W × D × H: 80.0 cm (31.5 in) × 94.5 cm (37.2 in) × 165.6 cm (65.2 in) with monitor
  • Weight: 481 kg (1059 lb), includes 3.5 kg (7.8 lb) for leak tray and 0.9 kg (2 lb) for keyboard and mouse
Crated Dimensions
  • Crated W×D×H: 92 cm × 120 cm × 118 cm
  • Crated Weight: 628 kg (1385 lb)
Power requirements
  • 200–240 VAC 50/60Hz, 16A, single phase, 2500 W
  • Illumina provides a region-specific uninterruptible power supply
Network connection
  • Dedicated 1 Gb connection between the instrument and data management system. Connect directly or through network
Bandwidth for network connection
  • 200 Mb/s/instrument for internal network uploads
  • 200 Mb/s/instrument for BaseSpace Sequence Hub uploads
  • 5 Mb/s/instrument for Instrument Operational Data uploads

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Scalable throughput for dynamic study sizes

So many ways to sequence. Scale up and down with a tunable output of up to 6 Tb and 20B single reads in < 2 days.

Broad, deep sequencing for clear answers

Accelerate your science with reliable sequencing breadth and depth for every project.

Flexible performance for mix and match options

Do what you want. Mix and match flow cell types, run one or two flow cells at a time, choose between multiple read lengths, workflows, and more.