BD LSRFortessa X-20

Choices Now and in the Future

The innovative special order program is tailored to meet the special needs of research at the leading edge of biomedical discovery, and offers a wide range of choices to help researchers create the ultimate customized instrument for their requirements.


Cuvette flow cell
Cuvette flow cell

Multiple Power Options

Innovative laser options include the choice of solid state lasers across the full spectrum. Currently, a menu of 18 laser wavelength options is offered, ranging from the complete spectrum of ultraviolet to infrared wavelengths. Through the special order program, researchers can configure a BD LSRFortessa™ X-20 with up to 5 lasers and 20 positional choices for the detectors. In addition to laser wavelength, the special order program offers multiple laser power options and filter selections to better optimize assay needs.

Evolving Capabilities

The BD special order program allows customers to add lasers after their initial system purchase to meet new or evolving requirements. This wide range of choice and flexibility makes the special order BD LSRFortessa X-20 a solid long-term investment.

An Innovation Process

The vigorous sourcing of the latest and best laser technologies ensures an unparalleled range of configuration choices offered by the BD special order program for BD™ LSR cell analyzers. New technologies are regularly incorporated into the product line as soon as they become available.

The ever-expanding list of available lasers demonstrates BD’s ongoing commitment to perpetual innovation. This is one of the many ways BD ensures that the BD LSR cell analyzer platform continues to support the evolving needs of leading researchers around the world.

Analysis of human lymphocyte subsets
Analysis of human lymphocyte subsets
Data shows a 10-color panel run on a 3-laser BD LSRFortessa X-20 with a blue/red/violet configuration. The panel was used for defining various lymphocyte T-cell subsets using lysed whole blood (BD FACS™ lysing solution) from a normal donor.
Analysis of human lymphocyte subsets
Analysis of human lymphocyte subsets
Data shows a 10-color panel run on a 3-laser BD LSRFortessa X-20 with a blue/red/violet configuration. The panel was used for defining various lymphocyte non–T-cell subsets using lysed whole blood (BD FACS lysing solution) from a normal donor.