Minimize repetitive tasks and streamline workflows

This high-performance, automated multi-channel pipettor minimizes repetitive tasks and streamlines ‘tube to plate’ workflows. Intuitive software enables precise control of tip positioning for transferring samples to a range of labware. With four spanning pipetting channels and fully automated tip loading the apricot A4 provides the flexibility for a wide variety of tasks, and is compatible with multiple tube types.  The A4 combines non-contact liquid level sensing, high-throughput sample processing, and tube to tube, tube to plate, plate to plate transfer in one compact instrument.

Efficient barcode sample tracking
Efficient barcode sample tracking

The Apricot A4 supports GLP traceability and efficient workflows with its in-built sample identification and management via on board barcode scanning.

Seamless integration
Seamless integration

The A4 benefits from a readily available API to support integration with other laboratory equipment including plate stacker, robotic arm, heater/shaker, cooling blocks,and tip wash pump.

Small footprint
Small footprint

The compact design conserves precious bench space and fits easily into suitably sized hoods.

Automated multi-channel pipetting enhances productivity
Automated multi-channel pipetting enhances productivity

The Apricot A4 minimizes repetitive tasks and eliminates manual pipetting errors to boost laboratory productivity. Automated software-controlled tip spacing enables easy transfer of samples to labware of various sizes and formats. The spanning pipetting head is capable of pipetting in 1 to 4 channels at precise intervals between 9-18mm. The instrument also offers time-saving programmable serial dilution by column.

Technical Specification

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Reformatting Reformat tubes into a variety of formats, including 24, 48, and 96-well plates Operating Temperature 50-100°F, 10-37°C
Dimensions (W x D x H) 661mm x 458mm x 635mm
26in x 18in x 25in
Weight Approx. 90lbs /40kg
Power 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz

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