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Take the first step towards liquid handling automation

This easy to use and accessible 96 and 384 channel liquid handling system with interchangeable pipetting core is up to 12x faster than an 8-channel handheld pipettor. Ideal for laboratories taking their first step towards automation, it incorporates adjustable split level manually actuated plate elevators for individual sampling using multiple plates and supports a variety of SBS format labware. The EZ-Load tip technology and touch-screen control interface enable intuitive and straightforward operation across the whole research team.

Increased productivity with flexible multi-channel pipetting
Increased productivity with flexible multi-channel pipetting

The multi-channel liquid handling system with convenient interchangeable pipetting core enables researchers to pipette into all wells of a 96-well plate with an S-Pipette 96 core, or 384-well plate with S-Pipette 384 core.  The instrument is more than 12x faster than a conventional 8-channel handheld pipettor, making it ideal for laboratories taking their first steps towards automation.

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

The S1 uses apricot’s unique EZ-Load disposable tips for simple, no-pressure loading without a requirement for any tools.

Versatile and flexible design
Versatile and flexible design

The instrument incorporates adjustable split level manually actuated plate elevators for individual sampling using multiple plates and supports a variety of SBS format labware.

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

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

Small footprint maximizes available space
Small footprint maximizes available space

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

Technical Specification

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Dispensing precision (96-1000) <3% CV at 10μL
(96-500) <3% CV at 5μL
(96/384 -125) <3% CV at 1μL
Dispensing accuracy (96-1000) +/– 2% error at 10μL
(96-500) +/– 2% error at 5μL
(96/384 -125) +/– 2% error at 1μL
Resolution (96-500) 1μL(96/384 -125) 0.1μL Operating temperature 50-100°F, 10-37.8°C
Dispense range (96-1000) 5–1000μL
(96-500) 1–500μL
(96-125) 0.5–125μL
(384-125) 0.5–125μL
Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60Hz
Dimensions (W x D x H) 292mm x 330mm x 521mm
11.5” x 13” x 20.5”
Weight Approx. 20kg/ 44lbs

Product brochure

This 3-page product brochure provides an overview of the apricot S1 in one easy-to-read document.

It includes technical specifications, key features, model options and an overview of  'ez-load' tip technology.

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