Montania 4896 Real-Time PCR Instrument


Montania4896 is a huge step forward in life sciences and diagnostic laboratory practice. By preserving the fundamental design characteristics of its well known trusted precursor Montania483, this big brother redefines the standards with twin 48 well blocks and a mighty software enabling the simultaneous performing of two different protocols.


Neat interface and the user-friendly software constitutes the backbone of this versatile system.  Easy to understand and easy to use menus let the scientists analyse the assay without any confusion or mistake. Sophisticated features combined with simplified controls give the option of fully automated setup for error-free diagnostic applications or detailed adjustments for the most demanding research projects. Studies with high resolution melting analysis, melting curve analysis, allelic discrimination absolute quantification, relative quantification, isothermal amplification or straightly reporting the viral load of a certain sample at single sight, whatever your goal is Montania 4896 will be your perfect tool.


Temperature distribution of +/-0.1 °C throughout the whole thermal block, a LED light which is capable of exciting with constant intensity during its practically lifelong use, fiber optic translation of every emission read-out and a PMT module system that enables exquisite measurement via physical amplification of each photon’s energy.

And the outstanding software that allows manual optimization in addition to its automated analysis option, completes the picture.

It is well known that the accuracy of the thermal cycles and achieving temperature uniformity between tubes, so that all samples undergo the same thermal conditions, are prerequisites for a reliable PCR reaction.         

The result is;

No background noise, no need for calibration;

Inter-instrument, and inter-well variation below 0.4 CT; 

A superior performance where standard curve correlation coefficients of 0.999 are regarded as ordinary, in addition to reliable, sensitive and reproducible studies; 

A perfect colleague that undertakes all the cumbersome work, with its automated configuration and optional barcode reader system…


Sample capacity96 (Twin 48-well independent blocks)
Light sourceLED
Temperature range4-99ºC
Max ramp rate4.5ºC/sec
Temperature accuracy+/- 0.1ºC
Temperature uniformity+/- 0.1ºC
Sample size15-100 µl
Filter pairs/Wavelengths 4 (470/510 - 530/565 - 580/620 - 630/665)
DyesFAM/SYBR Green – VIC/HEX/JOE/TET/TAMRA –  ROX/Texas Red – Cy5
Dimensions (cm)38x52x25
Weight18 kg