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  17th - 19th May
RAP Top-Up Kit

Rapid Sequencing Adapter (RAP) expansion pack.

Includes a Flow Cell Priming Kit

Please note: This is only compatible with Kit 9 chemistry.

This product is scheduled to be discontinued in March 2024 and removed from the store January 2024. The recommended replacement is EXP-RAA114.

  • These Products are nearing their end of life and will soon be discontinued
  • Users need to contact customer support to discuss project completion timelines
  • Warranty periods of 3 months or more
  • Product discontinuation within 3-6 months
  • Lead time visible in store
  • Product subject to availability


This kit contains the Rapid sequencing adapter (RAP).

This product is soon to be discontinued.
This kit is soon to be discontinued and we recommend all customers to upgrade to the latest chemistry for their relevant kit which is available on the Store. If customers require further support for any ongoing critical experiments using a Legacy product, please contact Customer Support via email:

Associated kits16S Barcoding Kit (SQK-RAB204)
16S Barcoding Kit 1-24 (SQK-16S024)
Rapid Barcoding Kit (SQK-RBK004)
Rapid PCR Barcoding Kit (SQK-RPB004)
PCR Barcoding Kit (SQK-PBK004)
Flow Cell Wash Kit (EXP-WSH004)
Pack size6
StabilityShipped at 2–8°C

Long-term storage -20°C

Oxford Nanopore Technologies deem the useful life of the product to be 3 months from receipt by the customer

Shipping and logistics

Flow cells and kits are shipped together in an environmentally friendly temperature-controlled shipping box.

Products are shipped to customers within the USA and EU Monday to Thursday. Shipments to Canada, Norway, Korea and Japan are expedited Monday to Wednesday; with Australia and New Zealand leaving our warehouses on a Friday. Shipments to the rest of the world are made on Mondays to allow the full working week for packages to arrive.

The delivery charges are calculated when a quote is raised or during checkout. Once an order is made, the delivery ID and delivery information can be tracked in the Store.

What's in the box

The RAP Top-Up Kit contains the Rapid Adapter (RAP) Sequencing Buffer (SQB), Sequencing Tether (SQT), and Loading Beads (LB), sufficient for six sequencing libraries.

2018 01 18 RAP v2 DS

NameAcronymCap colourNo. of vialsFill volume per vial (μl)
Rapid AdapterRAPGreen110
Sequencing TetherSQTPurple110
Loading BeadsLBPink1360
Sequencing BufferSQBRed1300

The Flow Cell Priming Kit is also supplied.


NameAcronymCap colourNo. of vialsFill volume per vial (μl)
Flush BufferFBBlue61,170
Flush TetherFLTPurple1200


The RAP Top-up Kit can be used together with:


  • 16S Barcoding Kit (SQK-RAB204)
  • 16S Barcoding Kit 1-24 (SQK-16S024)
  • Rapid Barcoding Kit (SQK-RBK004)
  • Rapid PCR Barcoding Kit (SQK-RPB004)
  • PCR Barcoding Kit (SQK-PBK004)
  • Flow Cell Wash Kit (EXP-WSH004)

Flow cells

  • FLO-MIN106D
  • FLO-PRO002


  • MinION Mk1B
  • MinION Mk1C
  • GridION