ThermoFisher Bigfoot Spectral Cell Sorter

detail shot of ThermoFisher Bigfoot Spectral Cell Sorter

The Bigfoot is a jet-in-air, high speed, droplet sorter with conventional and spectral flow cytometry capabilities. The sorter has biosafety containment which allows sorting of risk group 2 (RG2) samples using BSL2+ safety precaution.

ThermoFisher Bigfoot Spectral Cell Sorter


  • Cell sorting [multi-color, fluorescent protein etc.] for culture or sequencing
  • Nuclei sorting for genomics
  • Rare population enrichment
  • Single cell clone /cell line derivation
  • Plate sorting [6 well, 12 well, 24 well, 48 well, 96 well] and Index Sorting


  • Five spatially separated lasers (UV 349nm, Violet 405nm, Blue 488nm, YG 561nm, and Red 640nm)
  • 53 parameters: 48 fluorescent parameter detectors and 5 light scatter detectors
  • 405nm laser based FSC- SPD (small particle detector)
  • Spectral unmixing and conventional compensation
  • Nozzles (70µm, 100µm, 120µm, and 150µm) with adjustable pressure settings
  • Up to 6-way sorting
  • Temperature control from 4°C to 37°C
  • Integrated biocontainment enclosure (Class II) and aerosol management system