HiSeq X

Alt Name
Human WGS with the HiSeq X Five System

The HiSeq X Five System enables WGS at a cost and scale appropriate for large genome centers, and offers a scalable path to $1000 human genome capacity. With a lower initial capital investment, the HiSeq X Five System consists of 5 individual HiSeq X instruments, which together can sequence over 9000 genomes per year.

1.6–1.8 Tb
output range

5.3–6 billion
reads per run

2 × 150 bp
max read length

If you currently own a HiSeq 2500, HiSeq 3000/4000, or HiSeq X, you may be eligible to trade in your existing instrument for a new NovaSeq 6000 System. This program is available for a limited time only. Terms and conditions apply. Fill out the form below to contact a sales representative to see if you are eligible.

Our Lives in Data Exhibit at the London Science Museum
Our Lives in Data Exhibit at the London Science Museum

The Illumina HiSeq X instrument is being displayed as an example of how sequencing technology is helping amass the data in the 100,000 Genomes Project, allowing scientists to do pioneering research.

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Exploring the Forgotten Genome of Cancer Research

A Garvan Institute sarcoma study identifies rare cancer-associated variants in the germline with the HiSeq 2500 System.

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Unmasking Autoimmune Diseases Using Genomics

Researchers are performing WGS and WES to identify variants associated with lupus and other autoimmune disorders.

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One Decade of Sequencing

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cBot 2 System (discontinued)
cBot 2 System (discontinued)

The cBot 2 System streamlines the sequencing workflow by automating cluster generation. It is a required accessory instrument for HiSeq sequencers.

HiSeq X Reagent Kits
HiSeq X Reagent Kits

Kits include SBS reagents, clustering reagents, and patterned flow cells for increased cluster density and simplified image analysis, compared to non-patterned flow cells.

TruSeq DNA PCR-Free
TruSeq DNA PCR-Free

Simple, all-inclusive whole-genome sequencing (WGS) library preparation that provides accurate and comprehensive coverage of complex genomes.