For fully automated sample prep using QIAGEN spin-column kits.
Size/Component Catalog #
1 unit QIAcube-1 unit
Product Description


The following kits are now automatable on the QIAcube! Download Protocols

  • DNeasy PowerSoil
  • DNeasy PowerLyzer PowerSoil
  • QIAamp PowerFecal
  • DNeasy Ultraclean Microbial
  • DNeasy PowerWater
  • DNeasy PowerPlant Pro
  • DNeasy PowerClean Pro
  • RNeasy PowerMicrobiome

The QIAcube features

  • Automation of trusted QIAGEN spin-column kits
  • Elimination of manual processing steps
  • Purification of DNA, RNA, or proteins
  • More free time with affordable automated processing
  • Standardized results and increased productivity

The innovative QIAcube uses advanced technology to process QIAGEN spin columns, enabling seamless integration of automated, low-throughput sample prep into the laboratory workflow. No change of purification chemistry is required, assuring fast startup and immediate results. All steps in the purification procedure are fully automated — up to 12 samples can be processed per run.

Explore the virtual demo to learn more about QIAcube. 

QIAcube operates in conjunction with QIAcube Accessories.



Altitude Up to 2000 m
Centrifuge 12,000 x g maximum, swing-out rotor with 12 positions, maximum 45°
Humidity Relative humidity of 10-75% (noncondensing)
Instrument dimensions 650 x 620 x 570 mm
Kits designed for this instrument Most QIAGEN manual kits (e.g., QIAamp, QIAquick, QIAprep)
Operating temperature 18-28°C
Overvoltage category II
Pipetting system Syringe size 1 ml, pipetting range 5-900 µl
Place of operation For indoor use only
Pollution level 2
Power 100-120 V AC, 50-60 Hz, 650 VA (North America and Japan), 220-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz, 650 VA (Europe), mains supply voltage fluctuations are not to exceed 10% of nominal supply voltages
Processing Automated
Protocols/main application on this instrument DNA purification, RNA purification, protein purification
Samples per run; throughput 1–12 samples per run
Shaker Speed 100-2000 rpm, amplitude 2 mm, heating range of room temperature to 70°C, ramp-up time of <5 min from room temperature to 55°C (+/-)3°C)
Software QIAGEN protocols are preinstalled on the QIAcube or can be downloaded at www.qiagen.com/MyQIAcube
Storage temperature 15°C to 30°C in manufacturer's package
Technical data of the instrument 70.5 kg
Technology Depends on kit used
Touchscreen Transmissive TFT, 64 x 86 x 65 mm, white LED backlight, high brightness
Transportation temperature -25°C to 50°C in manufacturer's package