The Luminex FLEXMAP 3D is an advanced and highly versatile multiplexing platform. With fast read time, compatibility with both 96- and 384-well plates, and ease of integration with front-end automation systems make the FLEXMAP 3D a platform of choice for high-throughput applications. The FLEXMAP 3D can analyze up to 500 analytes in a single sample and is compatible with all R&D System Luminex assays and the Quantist Analysis Software.
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FLEXMAP 3D with xPONENT 4.2 Summary

Luminex 200

The FLEXMAP 3D is a versatile and powerful multiplexing platform from Luminex. Fast read time, compatibility with 96- and 384-well plates, and ease of integration with front-end automation systems make the FLEXMAP 3D a reliable choice for high-throughput applications.


  • Multiplexing: Up to 500 analytes in a single sample volume
  • Dynamic Range (Typical): >4.5 logs
  • Read Time: 96-well plate in < 20 min (up to 144,000 tests/hour); 384-well plate in<75 min (up to 153,600 tests/hour)
  • Daily Start-Up/Shut-Down: < 30 min

FLEXMAP Quick Guide

Download and view FLEXMAP instrument and software quick guide for routine setup instructions. For detailed instructions refer to the instrument user manual or the Luminex Xponent software user manual.

FLEXMAP Quick Guide Download

Included with the FLEXMAP 3D

Part Number FLEXMAP-3D-RUO
Description FLEXMAP 3D xPONENT 4.2 System
Core Instrument FLEXMAP 3D flow based bead reader with: Sample probe-needle; Off plate reagent block; Waste container; Sample probe height adjustment tool; Barcode Scanner; Heater Block 96-well; Heater Block 386- well; Documentation
Available Power Cords (pick one nation) USA, Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, France, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Israel, UK, Italy, Japan, India, China, S. Africa, Argentina, Korea, Taiwan, Pakistan
Included Software xPONENT 4.2 (3 seats)
Allele-call module (3 seats)
Remote Web Monitoring module (3 seats)
Optional Software (extra charges apply) LIS integration module
Automation interface module
Basic Security Module
21 CFR Part 11 Module (supersedes Basic Security)
Additional seats
Reagents Included F3D-CAL-K25, qty 1 (separately shipped)
F3D-PVER-K25, qty 1 (separately shipped)
Sheath Fluid (20L) qty 1 (Ships with FLEXMAP 3D)
PC with Win 7 32-bit, US English PC, Desktop, USFF, WIN 7 with XPON 4.2
Dell OptiPlex 7010 “Ultra Small Form Factor”
Dell Warranty Transfer
Arm Mounted ELO 19” Touch Screen Monitor
AX2010 USB Stereo Speaker System
Keyboard & Mouse
Luminex 200 Reagents

FLEXMAP 3D Reagents

The FLEXMAP 3D instrument requires sheath fluid to serve as the delivery medium to transport the beads to the instrument’s optics. This instrument has the option of a 20L disposable external sheath fluid container or a compact 20X sheath fluid concentrate pack; which can be reconstituted, with water, to a working volume of 20L when needed. The FLEXMAP 3D instrument is calibrated using a calibration and a verification kit, each providing 25 uses.


Shipping Conditions
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
Store the unopened product at room temperature. Do not use past expiration date.

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Product Specific Notices
Luminex® and FLEXMAP 3D® are registered trademarks of Luminex Corporation.

Citation for FLEXMAP 3D with xPONENT 4.2

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  1. Anti-Inflammatory Extract from Soil Algae Chromochloris zofingiensis Targeting TNFR/NF-kappaB Signaling at Different Levels
    Authors: PD Leitner, T Jakschitz, R Gstir, S Stuppner, S Perkams, M Kruus, A Trockenbac, C Griesbeck, GK Bonn, LA Huber, T Valovka
    Cells, 2022-04-21;11(9):.  2022-04-21


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