Lab instruments

Types of lab instruments

Illumina instruments offer an innovative portfolio of proven technology designed to meet a wide range of throughput and application needs. Featured in over 369,000 publications, Illumina instruments are trusted by research and clinical labs. Go from data to insights faster and easier than ever with unparalleled global support and service and comprehensive, accurate, and user-friendly bioinformatics tools.


Our innovative next-generation sequencing platforms deliver exceptional data quality and accuracy for a range of research needs and scales.

In vitro diagnostic instruments*

With easy-to-follow workflows and integrated software, our in vitro diagnostic (IVD) instruments deliver accurate, reliable results for diagnostic screening and testing.

Microarray scanners

Our array scanning systems provide rapid, sensitive, and accurate imaging of microarrays for exceptional genetic analysis results.

* For in vitro diagnostic use. Contact an Illumina representative for regional availability.

Latest Illumina instruments

Most popular instruments

NextSeq 2000 System

Supports a wide range of methods such as exome sequencing, target enrichment, single-cell profiling, and transcriptome sequencing.

NovaSeq 6000 System 

Offers deep and broad coverage through advanced applications for a comprehensive view of the genome. 

NextSeq 550 System 

Combines tried-and-true instrument technologies and tunable output with sequencing and array capabilities.

Simplify and expedite your workflows with integrated informatics 

The latest informatics tools help scientists gain insights from a growing body of complex genomic data. Assemble an effective bioinformatics solution with an entire ecosystem that spans infrastructure setup, data analysis, interpretation, automation, and sharing with collaborators. 

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