Multidrop Dispensers

Save time at the bench with fast, reliable Thermo Scientific Multidrop dispensers

Fill plates in seconds with excellent precision and reproducibility, helping you run tests faster and increase productivity. Compact Thermo Scientific Multidrop dispensers fit easily on the bench, and the intuitive user interface makes setup and programming a breeze. Multidrop reagent dispensers based on peristaltic pump dispensing technology utilize detachable autoclavable Multidrop cassettes for the dispensing of reagents, diluents, cells, and beads. 

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Multidrop Combi/Combi SMART
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Multidrop Combi nL
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Multidrop 384
Cassettes ONLY
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Multidrop DW
Cassettes ONLY
On-board interactive color touch screen Yes Yes No No
Volumes 0.5-2500 µl 50 nl-50 µl 5-395 µl 20-995 µl
Plate formats 6-1536 well plates;
including 96-, 384 tubes in rack format
96-1536 well plates;
including 96-, 384 tubes in rack format 
standard 96-, 384-well plates; including low profile 384 plates 96 standard and DW plates
Plate height adjustment Automatic Automatic Fixed to 96- and 384-well plates Fixed to standard 96- and 96 DW plates
Cell dispensing Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bead* dispensing Yes Yes Yes Yes
Plate filling format Rows, columns Rows, columns, discrete wells Rows, columns Rows, columns
Automation/robot compatible Yes Yes Yes No
Available cassettes** Small tubing–plastic,
Small tubing–metal,
Standard tubing–plastic
N/A Standard tubing–plastic Standard tubing-plastic
Dispensing Technology Peristaltic Pump Pressurized Valve System

Peristaltic Pump


Peristaltic Pump


FiLLIt software included with purchase Yes




*E.g., alpha screen beads, polystyrene beads, yttrium oxide beads, tetra ethylene glycol carboxylated beads (0.8 µm)
**Refer to Cassette Selection Guide for all available part numbers and configurations.

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Speed Testing Processes and Improve Reproducibility

Whether you work in a QC lab, or just want to increase the number of samples you can prepare in less time than with a pipette, Multidrop dispensers offer a convenient solution. Watch all four videos in the series to learn how Multidrop dispensers can help you.

FILLit software 

Multidrop Combi and Multidrop Combi nL reagent dispensers come with dedicated Thermo Scientific™ FILLit™ PC software, which allows users to develop protocols that can be run directly from the PC or transferred into instrument memory.

The FiLLIt Software is included free with the purchase of a MD Combi, MD Combi SMART2, or MD Combi nL.

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Convenient, handy and ergonomic plate filling with the Thermo Scientific Multidrop dispensers

  • Accommodates microplates from 6 to 1536 wells and plate heights of 5 to 50mm
  • Precise dispensing over a 0.5 to 2500μL range
  • Full robotic compatibility gives increased throughput 

Multidrop Combi nL provides accurate, reliable low volume dispensing in the range of 50nL to 50µL

  • Dispenses volumes of 50nL -50μL into 96-, 384- and 1536-well
  • Fast dispensing and full robotic compatibility gives increased throughput
  • Program to fill specific rows, columns or even individual wells for increased flexibility

Multidrop dispensing cassettes

The comprehensive line of Thermo Scientific Multidrop dispensing cassettes offers optimal solutions for a wide volume range and a variety of reagents for the best performance and results.

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