Site Prep/Lab Environment

Site Prep/Lab Environment

Instrument Dimensions

The MiSeq has the following dimensions upon installation:

Measurement

Instrument Dimensions

Width

68.6 cm (27 in.)

Height

52.3 cm (20.6 in.)

Depth

56.5 cm (22.2 in.)

Weight

57.2 kg (126 lbs.)

Power Specifications

Type

Specification

Line Voltage

100–240 Volts AC @ 50/60 Hz

Power Consumption

400 Watts

Lab Bench Guidelines

Illumina recommends placing the instrument on a lab bench without casters. The bench must be capable of supporting the weight of the instrument.

Width

Height

Depth

Casters

122 cm (48 in.)

91.4 cm (36 in.)

76.2 cm (30 in.)

No

For North American customers, Illumina recommends the following lab bench: Bench-Tek Solutions (www.bench-tek.com), part # BT40CR-3048BS-PS

User-Supplied Consumables

Consumable

Supplier

Purpose

Stock 1.0 N NaOH,
molecular biology-grade

General lab supplier

Denaturing sample libraries and PhiX control DNA

Alcohol wipes, 70% Isopropyl

or

Ethanol, 70%

VWR, catalog # 15648-981*

 

General lab supplier

Cleaning the flow cell holder

Disposable gloves, powder-free

General lab supplier

General use

Lab tissue, low-lint

VWR, catalog # 21905-026*

Cleaning the flow cell stage and the foil seal covering the load samples reservoir

Lens paper, 4 x 6 in.

VWR, catalog # 52846-001*

Cleaning the flow cell

Microcentrifuge tubes

General lab supplier

Denaturing and diluting sample libraries and PhiX control DNA

Sodium hypochlorite

General lab supplier

Washing the instrument, for VeriSeq workflow only

Tween 20

Sigma-Aldrich, catalog # P7949

Washing the instrument

Tweezers, square-tip plastic
(optional)

McMaster-Carr, catalog # 7003A22*

Removing flow cell from flow cell container

Water, laboratory-grade

General lab supplier

Washing the instrument

* or equivalent

Guidelines for Laboratory-Grade Water

The following list provides acceptable examples of laboratory-grade water. Never use tap water or deionized water on the instrument.

  • Illumina PW1
  • 18 M Ohm water
  • Milli-Q water
  • Super-Q water
  • Molecular biology-grade water

For more information, see the MiSeq Site Preparation Guide.