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This product has been replaced with a newer model

Chai has discontinued manufacturing the original OpenPCR. It has been replaced with our newer open source qPCR Machine.

If you'd like to build the original OpenPCR yourself, the open source BOM & designs are available at


  • 16 0.2 mL PCR tube design
  • 1 C/s ramp rates, +/- 0.5 C thermal accuracy, +/- 0.3 C thermal uniformity
  • Heated lid prevents condensation on tubes
  • Controlled via PC/Mac software via USB port
  • 100% open source design

PCR Master Mix now available