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Microarrayer & Microarray Hybrodization Systems

MicroGrid II High Throughput Microarrayer

MicroGrid II High Throughput Microarrayer

Digilab MicroGrid II is a bench top high throughput microarrayer capable of handling 96, 384 or 1536 well microplates.

Key features

  • Slide Capacity 120 slides.
  • Plate Capacity Up to 24 plate handling capacity with a maximum of 240 programmed plates per run.
  • Plate Handling Automatic plate and lid handling for up to 20 standard microtitre plates or 24 low profile microtitre plates.
  • Plate Formats 96, 384 & 1536 well plates.
  • Climate Control Humidification with HEPA filtration included as standard.
  • Sample Cooling Integrated plate cooling within the BioBank included as standard.
  • Pin Configurations Over 40 pin configurations.
  • Pin Options* Solid pins - 0.2mm, 0.4mm and 0.7mm; MicroSpot quill pins - 2500 and 10K
  • Wash Stations Three wash stations & pin drying by high velocity vacuum.
OmniGridAccent Microarrayer

OmniGridAccent Microarrayer

Digilab OmniGrid® Accent - ideal for making custom protein microarrays offers a high-performance benchtop solution for printing quality microarrays. The Accent arrays biological samples from 3 plates onto a 50-slide platform and supports a print head with up to 48 pins.The whisper-quiet operation and superior printing precision of this high-speed arrayer is the result of state-of-the-art engineering. The transparent enclosure with positive-pressure HEPA filtering provides a dust-free printing environment. The Omnigrid Accent includes a built-in sonnication station for improved cleaning, ideal for printing custom protein arrays.

Key features

  • Ultra high-speed
  • Capacity – 50 slides & 3 plates; 100-200 μm; 100,000+ features per slide
  • Built-in sonnication station for improved washing and cleaning, ideal for making custom protein microarrays.
  • Intuitive Software for easy experiment configuration
  • Space-saving benchtop design with laptop computer; footprint is 41" x 29" x 21"
  • HEPA filtration for dust-free printing with optional Humidity Control
  • Supported Sample Plates
    6- and 384-well; compatible with a variety of manufacturers
  • Throughput/Speed
    4000 spots per slide on 50 slides in 1 hour with 48 pins
  • Positional Resolution
    2.5 microns
  • Positioning System
    High-performance closed-loop servo motor
OmniGridMicro Entry Level Microarrayer

OmniGridMicro Entry Level Microarrayer

OmniGrid® Micro is the ideal solution for any laboratory starting out in microarraying. It has a very small footprint, and the capacity to print arrays onto 10 slides or into two microwell plates. The print head can be fitted with either solid or split pins, and samples can be printed from either a 96 or 384 well source plate. The integrated wash and vacuum dry station ensures zero carryover between samples.

Key features

  • Fast - 10,000 spots/11 slides in 3.5 hours (using split pins)
  • Intuitive - easy GUI for operator convenience
  • Versatile - accommodates solid pins or split pins
  • Compact bench-top size
  • Print Speed: 10,000 spots/11 slides in less than 3.5 hr (with optional split pin)
  • Compact: Table-top design
  • Intuitive Software: GUI for easy experiment design
  • Flexible: Solid or split pin printing
HybStation Microarray Hybridization System

HybStation Microarray Hybridization System

The patented HybStation is the first automated system for hybridization of DNA, oligo or protein microarrays. The HybStation automates all hybridization temperature cycles with efficient agitation and post-hybridization washes. It comes with multi-protocol software that enables you to run a different protocol on each of the independently controlled modules for a total of 6 different protocols simultaneously.

Key features

  • Slide Capacity: 12 standard 1" x 3" microscope slides
  • Number of Different Protocols Simultaneously: 6
  • Hybridization Volume: 110 μl
  • Hybridization Area: 21.4 mm x 61 mm
Hyb4 Microarray Hybridization System

Hyb4 Microarray Hybridization System

Hyb4 is an automated system for laboratories that demand highly reproducible and sensitive microarray hybridization, while eliminating the intense labor and guesswork of traditional manual methods. It automates all hybridization temperature cycles with efficient agitation and post-hybridization washes of DNA, oligo or protein microarrays.

Key features

  • Slide Capacity: 4 standard 1" x 3" microscope slides
  • Number of Different Protocols Simultaneously: 2
  • Hybridization Volume 110 μl
  • Hybridization Area: 21.4 mm x 61 mm