BD Accuri C6

NOTE: This update does not impact the BD Accuri™ C6 Plus

BD has discontinued selling the BD Accuri™ C6 flow cytometer as of December 31, 2016. Service for BD Accuri C6 systems and their related options will continue until April 15, 2021. All current service contracts will be honored. Current extended warranties will not be affected and will be supported until they expire. One-year and multi-year extended warranty renewals will continue to be offered until April 15, 2020, provided these contracts end on or before April 15, 2021. After contracts terminate, BD will support the BD Accuri C6 system for as long as reasonably possible, depending on parts availability and other matters.


If you have any questions regarding this matter, please see the following BD Accuri Frequently Asked Questions or contact BD Service Contracts Administration 1.877.232.8995, prompt 4.

For information and special offers on the new BD Accuri C6 Plus personal flow cytometer, please visit our page www.bdbiosciences.com/us/instruments/research/cell-analyzers/bd-accuri/m/1294932/overview.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Will BD Biosciences continue to sell BD Accuri C6 spare parts and consumables?

A: After April 15, 2021, our sale of BD Accuri C6 spare parts and consumables will be dictated by parts availability and other restrictions.

Q: Will BD Biosciences continue to offer BD Accuri C6 operator training?

A: BD Accuri C6 training and applications support at customer sites will be offered based on the availability of staff with product knowledge. Please contact your regional customer-training center for more information. In the US, contact: traininginfo@bd.com or call 1.877.232.8995, prompt 5.

Q: How will we obtain service after April 15, 2021?

A: After April 15, 2021, BD Accuri C6 instruments may obtain service from BD Biosciences depending on parts and personnel availability.

 

BD Accuri C6 Resources

 

Brochures

 

Catalogs

 

Experiment Sheets

 

Product Information Sheets

 

Product List

 

Quick Start Guides

 

Technical Documents

 

Technical Specifications

 

Tools

 

User's Guides and Manuals

 

Videos

 

Webinars

  • Analyzing Data Collected on the BD Accuri™ C6 Using FlowJo™  PDF | Video
  • Cell and Platelet Counting Using the BD Accuri™ C6 Flow Cytometer  PDF
  • Cell Biology Applications of Real-Time Flow Cytometry  PDF | Video
  • Enabling a Deeper Understanding of What is on, in, and Made by the Cell   PDF | Video
  • Flow Cytometry Applications in Cell Biology and Cancer Research  PDF | Video
  • Flow Cytometry as a Tool for Microbial Analysis   PDF | Video
  • Integrating Flow Cytometry into Education   PDF | Video
 

Templates

Download the catalog of available kits and templates, or select from the following table.

Category Product Information Sheet Brand Kit Cat. No. Template
Cancer and Cell Biology BD Apoptosis Kits and Templates BD Pharmingen™ Annexin V FITC Apoptosis Detection Kit II 556570 Download
BD Pharmingen™ Annexin V PE Apoptosis Detection Kit I 559763 Download
BD™ MitoScreen (JC-1) Kit 551302 Download
BD Pharmingen™ Caspase-3 PE Assay Kit 550914 Download
BD Pharmingen™ Caspase-3 FITC Assay Kit 550480 Download
BD Apoptosis, DNA Damage and Cell Proliferation Kit and Template BD Pharmingen™ Apoptosis, DNA Damage and Cell Proliferation Kit 562253 Download
BD Cell Cycle and DNA Kits and Templates
BD Cycletest™ Plus DNA Reagent Kit 340242 Download
BD Pharmingen™ FITC BrdU Flow Kit 559619 Download
BD Pharmingen™ APC BrdU Flow Kit 552598 Download
Category Product Information Sheet Brand Kit Cat. No. Template
Immunology BD Naïve/Memory T-Cell Kits and Templates BD Multitest™ CD45RA/CD45RO/CD3/CD4 340571 Download
BD Multitest™ CD45RA/CD62L/CD3/CD4 340977 Download
BD Pharmingen™ Human Naïve/Memory T Cell Panel 561438 Download
BD Intracellular T-Cell Kits and Templates
BD Pharmingen™ Th1/Th2/Th17 Phenotyping Kit 560751 Download
BD FastImmune™ IFN-γ/CD69/CD8/CD3 Kit 346048 Download
BD FastImmune™ IFN-γ/IL-4 Kit 340456 Download
BD Regulatory T-Cell Kits and Templates
BD Pharmingen™ Human Regulatory T Cell Cocktail 560249 Download
BD Pharmingen™ Human Th17/Treg Phenotyping Kit 560762 Download
BD Pharmingen™ FoxP3 Staining Kit 560132 Download
BD Mouse B-Lymphocyte Kits and Templates
BD Pharmingen™ Mouse B-Lymphocyte Subset Antibody Cocktail 558332 Download
BD Pharmingen™ Mouse B-Lymphocyte Activation Antibody Cocktail 558063 Download
BD Mouse T-Cell Cytokine and Treg Kits and Templates
BD Pharmingen™ Mouse Th1/Th2/Th17 Phenotyping Kit 560758 Download
BD Pharmingen™ Mouse Th17/Treg Phenotyping Kit 560767 Download
BD Mouse T-Lymphocyte Kits and Templates
BD Pharmingen™ Mouse T-Lymphocyte Subset Antibody Cocktail 558431 Download
BD Pharmingen™ Mouse T-Lymphocyte Activation Antibody Cocktail 557908 Download
Category Product Information Sheet Brand Kit Cat. No. Template
Stem Cells BD Pluripotent Stem Cell Kits and Templates BD Stemflow™ Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Sorting and Analysis Kit 560461 Download
BD Stemflow™ Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Transcription Factor Analysis Kit 560589 Download
BD Stemflow™ Human and Mouse Pluripotent Stem Cell Analysis Kit 560477 Download
BD Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Kit and Template BD Stemflow™ Human iPSC Sorting and Analysis Kit 562626 Download
BD Human Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Kit and Template BD Stemflow™ Human MSC Analysis Kit 562245 Download
Category Product Information Sheet Brand Kit Cat. No. Template
Bead-Based Assays BD™ Cytometric Bead Array (CBA) Reagents BD™ CBA Kits See Kits Download
BD™ CBA Flex Sets See Flex Sets Download
Category Product Information Sheet Brand Kit Cat. No. Template
Microbiology BD Accuri™ C6 Eawag Water Quality Template BD Accuri™ Eawag Water Quality Template Download
Category Product Information Sheet Brand Kit Cat. No. Template
Instrument Setup BD Accuri™ C6 Software User Guide BD Accuri™ 8 and 6 Peak Bead Template 653144
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BD Accuri™ 8 and 6 Peak Bead Template 24-tube Rack 653144
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Once you have downloaded a template, select File > Open Workspace or Template and open it. Gate positions, zoom level, thresholds, and compensation, run, and fluidics settings are all fully adjustable and may require optimization for different sample types. Once the settings are optimized for your experiment, click Run to begin data acquisition.

Note: The linked templates on this page are provided for the convenience of our research customers. Although they have not been validated, they have been used by BD or our customers to generate the sample data in the product information sheets and on the Sample Data tab. The templates have been designed using the current BD Accuri C6 software, version 264.21. They are not compatible with version 172.9, 227.4, or 202.8 software. Further optimization may be required before use, and it is the end user's responsibility to ensure that use of the template is appropriate to his or her research.


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