Ordering the iScan System

Order an iScan System today. Speak to a representative for information on pricing, availability, and more.

An innovative array scanner that supports rapid, sensitive, and accurate imaging of Illumina BeadChips for exceptional genetic analysis results.

Windows 10 upgrades

Microsoft discontinued support of the Windows 7 operating system in 2020. With this change, we have built a Windows 10 upgrade solution that is available across all active Illumina systems. View Windows 10 upgrade details.


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An Illumina Field Applications Scientist discusses what to expect during the preinstallation, shipping, and delivery stages. We’ll highlight important steps in the process and introduce you to available resources.

Required products

Optional AutoLoader:

For high-throughput labs, Illumina offers the AutoLoader 2.x. The AutoLoader provides walkaway BeadChip microarray loading and scanning with either one or two iScan Systems. 

Optional service:

Instrument Installation Qualification and Operational Qualification (IQ/OQ) provides documentation that indicates the iScan System is properly installed and is operating in accordance with specifications.

Optional software:

The iScan PC Upgrade, catalog no. 20020824, is for iScan PCs shipped prior to 2016.

iScan Control Software, catalog no. 20038662, is only intended for use by customers without an active service contract. Check with your Field Service Engineer to confirm that this is the right solution for your needs.

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Instrument (1)

iScan® System (110/220V)


Includes the iScan Reader, isolation table, computer, installation, and 12 months warranty to support imagining of Infinium BeadArray products. For use in locations with 100–120 V/220–240 V, 50–60 Hz voltage.

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iScan services (2)

iScan PC Upgrade


PC upgrade for iScan PCs shipped prior to 2016. Includes Windows 7 Operating system, provides up to 40-60% faster iScan scan speeds compared to PCs shipped prior to 2016. Installation included.

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iScan® Installation and Operational Qualification


Verifies that the iScan System has been delivered, installed, and is operating as intended according to manufacturer specifications. Appropriate documentation is provided.

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Automation (2)

AutoLoader 2.x, Dual-Scanner Configuration (110/220 V)


This kit supports customers who want to maximize utilization of their iScans and sample throughput capacity by enabling automated loading of two iScans. It includes one AutoLoader robot, five hotels, twenty carriers, baseplates, installation and the Illumina AutoLoader software. iScan sold separately. One-year standard warranty.

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AutoLoader 2.x, Single-Scanner Configuration (110/220 V)


Includes one AutoLoader 2.x robot, five hotels, 10 black carriers, one AutoLoader 2.x baseplate, one iScan baseplate, installation, Illumina AutoLoader software, and one-year standard warranty to support one iScan System. iScan System sold separately.

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Accessory products (1)

iScan Control Software HDD/Windows - 10 No Contract


iScan Control Software for Windows 10 hard drive upgrade. Service part for customers without warranty or service contract. Price includes hard drive, labor, and travel.

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Unit Price


The iScan System consists of the following components:

  • iScan Reader
  • Instrument control computer
  • BeadChip carrier
  • Power cords and other accessories
  • [Optional] AutoLoader System

BeadChips are purchased separately.

The average scan time per sample of the iScan System is 1.25 minutes when equipped with an AutoLoader 2.x and liquid-handling robotics system.

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TruSight Oncology 500

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Illumina DNA Prep

A fast, integrated workflow for preparing libraries for use in a wide range of sequencing applications.

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