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Take your accuracy and speed to the next level

Thermo ScientificTM  MultidropTM  Pico 1 and 8 Digital Dispenser offer enhanced dispensing precision with volumes between 11pL to 10uL in any well, eliminating the need for manual dilution while providing significant cost and waste reductions. Designed to enable assay miniaturization, boost productivity, and improve accuracy of results makes them ideal for a broad array of low-volume applications such as qPCR, dose response curves, drug screening assays and ELISA.

LPD PICO 8

 

Multidrop™ Pico 8 Digital Dispenser

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Multidrop™ Pico 1 Digital Dispenser

Product SpecificationsPico 8 DispenserPico 1 Dispenser
Plate Types

12, 24, 48, 96, 384, 1536 well plate

Plate height: 6-47 mm

12, 24, 48, 96, 384 well plate

Plate height: 6-47 mm

Number of dipensing wells4 - and 8 - well dispensing heads1 well dispensing head
Compatible dispensing heads8 - well dispensing head at 20uL and 4 - well1 - well dispensing head at 20uL and 4 - well
Number of fluids supportedHold up to 8 different fluids in different wells at a timeOne fluid at a time
Dispensing volume range11 pL - 20uL (8 - well dispensing head, 1 nL -200uL (4 - well dispensing head)11 pL - 20 uL or 1 nL - 200 uL
Precision CV<= 8%<= 8%
Dispense speed11 pL - 10 uL in seconds11 pL - 10 uL in seconds
Overall dimensions47 cm x 38 cm x 23 cm31 cm x 28 cm x 20 cm
Weight14.1 kg5.9 kg
Software compatibilityUsed with PicoIT 8Used with PicoIT 1
Automation capabilityYes, Pico 8 4 - well and 8 - well dispensing heads can be robot gripped and zero force insertedNo, Pico 1 requires manual loading dispensing heads and plates
Fluid compatability

70% - 100% DMSO or aqueous solutions* with:

  • Biomolecules up to 300 kDa or 10,000 basepairs and up to 3 mg/mL
  • Small molecules < 800 Da up to 10 nM
  • Nanoparticles < 1 micron in diameter in suspension at concentrations < 0.5 %

70% - 100% DMSO or aqueous solutions* with:

  • Biomolecules up to 300kDa or 10,000 basepairs and up to 3 mg/mL
  • Small molecules < 800 Da up to 10 nM
  • Nanoparticles < 1 micron in diameter in suspension at concentrations < 0.5 %

Benefits and Features

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High-Performance Automated Liquid Handling

·         Automated digital handling – precisely dispense consistent amounts of fluids into assay plates as low as 11 pL

·         40x greater speed – eliminate several workflow steps and achieve typical dose experiment in 15 seconds

·         Capable of digitally randomized plate layouts to reduce edge effects and increase data integrity

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Resource Saving

·         Increase compound efficiency – use up to 10 times less reagent and sample with low dead volume

·         Reduced labware waste – up to 90% labware waste reduction

·         Avoid ergonomic injuries and rework associated with repetitive hand pipetting processes.

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Easy to Use

·         Dispense any volume in any well at any time

·         Simplify assay set up with PicoIT software

·         Flexible for ideal applications with large or small molecules into any well of any microplate

·         Supports a variety of throughputs and reagent number variations

Application

  • Drug combination study                             
  • qPCR
  • Biochemical assay                                         
  • Enzyme profiling
  • Cell-based assay                                            
  • Antibody Therapies
  • DMPK                                                               
  • SARS CoV-2
  • Secondary Screening                                    
  • Spotting
  • Synthetic chemistry                                      
  • Assay development

Software

PicoIT Software- Easy to use with ready to use protocols

An easy-to-use Multidrop PicoIT software platform with application-focused wizards and a highlighted loading guide allows effortless and quick plate set-up and operation.

LPD PICO WORKFLOW

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