A drop in demand for Illumina's array instruments, coupled with a market preference for lower complexity, and therefore lower priced, chips, caused the San Diego vendor's array revenues to decline by 3 percent in the third quarter, Illumina executives said this week.

At the same time, the company's management said it is "committed" to the array market and provided a positive forecast for the business, citing "substantial demand" in the quarter for its genotyping services and orders for its Infinium products that already have already exceeded total 2012 orders.

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