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BD FACSMelody™ Cell Sorter

Discover an approachable, affordable and automated 4-way cell sorting solution


The simple solution for consistent, quality results

The BD FACSMelody™ Cell Sorter with newly added 4-way cell sorting:

  • Makes the complex world of flow cytometry and sorting accessible to more researchers
  • Offers advanced automation technology with BD FACSChorus™ Software and guides you through the entire cell sorting process with its intuitive interface, on-screen instructions and tips and simple-to-read reports
  • Combines the proven and exclusive BD technology of high-end sorters with automation and simplified software
  • Helps in obtaining deep scientific insights, lab efficiency and cost savings


Learn more from the BD FACSMelody™ System brochure.


Watch the customer testimonial video with Dr. Mark Gilbert describing the ease of use of the BD FACSMelody™ Cell Sorter.


The BD FACSMelody™ Cell Sorter provides a comprehensive biosafety solution


We have partnered with The Baker Company to design a custom biosafety and sorting solution. Our solution is comprehensive and keeps your cell sorting activities running smoothly and safely, so you can focus on your research. 

View the Microbiological Test Report for the BD FACSMelody™ Cell Sorter.


Here are the most recent biosafety and sorting guidelines, policies and publications for your reference.



Baker biosafety solutionSorter + BSC measurementsVerified to meet biosafety standards for a Class II Type A2 biosafety cabinetVerified for personnel and product protectionMicrobiological test reportMeets ISAC guidelines for aerosol management
SterilGARD™ e3 Optimax for the BD FACSMelody™ Cell Sorter53.8 x 34.5 x 91.9 to 98.4 in.  
(136.5 x 87.6 x 233.4 to 249.9 cm)







One workflow: Cell enrichment to single-cell transcriptome and proteome analysis


Watch the video describing how to gain insights into mRNA and protein expression by enriching cell populations using the BD FACSMelody™ Cell Sorter. 





“BD FACSMelody is very easy to use.”


Dr. Andrea L. Holme,

Senior Lecturer for Cytometry,


The University of Western Australia


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For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

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