Thursday, September 22, 2011

Spotting Microarrys in Bottom of 96 Well Plates




  • SpotBot® 3 instruments represent a significant advance over earlier instruments
  • Arrayit patented contact printing technology (U.S. 6,101,946) adds confidence
  • SpotBot® 3 Vision System option allows high-resolution pin location viewing
  • 4-pin printhead configuration in a 2 x 2 pattern at 4.5 mm spacing
  • Professional series printhead for reduced friction and unsurpassed printing precision
  • Axis resolution and repeatability of ±10 µm
  • Deck accommodates 14 standard glass substrate slides (25 x 76 mm)
  • Deck accommodates 1 microplate (384-well)
  • Complete deck and microplate cooling from ambient to 4°C for Protein Edition
  • Humidity control option from 10-80% RH
  • Megasonic Wash Station option enhances pin cleaning
  • Compatible with all Stealth and 946 Micro Spotting Pins
  • Printing routines allow 1-5 technical replicates per sample
  • 3,600 spots per sub-microarray (9 x 9 mm)
  • 50,400 spots per entire substrate (18 x 63 mm)
  • Printing time of 2 hrs per 384-well microplate
  • >1,000 samples in 6 hours
  • Windows 7 software see www.spotsupport.com
  • Power requirements: Standard 120-volt or 220 volt outlets
  • Ease-of-operation via new version 3 Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Robot size (H x L x W): 22 cm (8.7 in) x 30 cm (11.8 in) x 30 cm (11.8 in)
  • Robot weight: 6.4 Kg (14 lbs) including vacuum and peristaltic pumps
  • World’s only truly portable microarrayers, volume = 1.0 ft3
  • Create a miniature “cold room” on your desktop with Protein Edition Systems
  • Flow-through platen cooling maximizes chilling uniformity
  • Arrives pre-calibrated and ready to use
  • Micro-robotics enable efficient motion control
  • “Zero” thermal emission, ultra-low energy consumption, and quiet operation
  • Forced air stream pin drying eliminates sample carry-over
  • Humidity control of 5% per minute and ±1 % at steady state
  • Minimal wash buffer consumption of <1.0 liter per 8 hours of operation
  • Minimal air turbulence virtually eliminates sample evaporation during printing
  • Class 100 cleanroom compatible
  • 338 installations worldwide
  • World’s most popular personal microarrayer product line
  • Customer Installation time of 1 hour
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