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RTA4 Q Score Bin Ranges on the NovaSeq X/X Plus
The NovaSeq X/X Plus utilizes Real Time Analysis v4 (RTA4) for base calling and quality scoring. There are three Q score bins used on the NovaSeq X/X Plus, and these Q score calls are reported as an average for the range of called scores. Please see below for the relevant Q Score Bins and Ranges depending on Control Software version.
Control Software v1.0 and v1.1
Control Software v1.2+
For more information on changes to Q Score bins with Control Software v1.2, please see the following Illumina article: