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Old 01-09-2012, 11:19 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by scbaker View Post
# of sensors (reads) is only one dimension that can be increased. The other major one is read length. I was a little surprised to read in a previous press release that they won't officially launch 400b reads until the second half of 2012 (unclear if that's to be on both the PGM and Proton).
I'm sleep deprived, thanks.

Yes, let's give them 500bp read lengths instead of 100bp on the 314. So ~260M active sensors? Either way I read "1000x more powerful than the 314" and start to do estimates from there, maybe after more sleep.
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