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Brings together the functionality of several instruments

The apricot PP5 brings together the functionality of several pipettors into one space-saving instrument suited for both production and laboratory environments. Its accurate, reliable, and repeatable automation minimizes repetitive tasks and eliminates pipetting errors to increase productivity. The intuitive interface, compact 5 plate position automated deck, and optional active tip wash or reagent reservoir station simplify and significantly speed up multi-step liquid handling processes.

Flexible support
Flexible support

With 5 linear plate positions, and 1 tip wash/reservoir station the PP5 offers 8,12,16, 24, 96, or 384 channel pipetting and is designed for automatic 12 to 96 and 96 to 1536 reformatting.

Integration ready
Integration ready

The instrument is designed for easy integration with a range of laboratory equipment to support automated workflows.

Simple loading and unloading of tips
Simple loading and unloading of tips

The PP5 uses Apricot’s unique EZ-Load disposable tips for simple, no-pressure loading without a requirement for any tools.

Small footprint
Small footprint

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

Select from a range of models
Select from a range of models

Researchers can select from four models depending on the application.

Intuitive, user-friendly interface
Intuitive, user-friendly interface

The instrument is easily and intuitively controlled through a simple touchscreen tablet interface and requires minimal operator training.

apricot PP5 models

(96 channel, 500μL pipetting core) is ideal for working with 96 channels at higher volumes. 

(96 channel, 125μL pipetting core) for working with 96 channels at lower volumes (down to 1μL).

(96 channel, 1000μL pipetting core) with extended height for working with 96 channels with tall deck accessories such as vacuum blocks, thermal shakers etc.

(384 channel, 125μL pipetting core) for working with 96, 384 or even 1536 well plates at lower volumes (down to 1μL).

Technical Specification

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Dimensions (W x D x H) 711mm x 483mm x 607mm
28in x 19in x 24in
Weight Approx. 98lbs (45kg)
Power 100-240 VAC 50/60Hz Operating Temp 10-37º C
50-100º F

Product brochure

This 2-page product brochure provides an overview of the apricot PP5 in one easy-to-read document.

It includes technical specifications, key features and benefits and key applications.

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