product design

BioStack Microplate Stacker

Technical Details

General

Microplate types All models: ANSI/SBS Standard and low profile 96, 384 and 1536 wells

BioStack 4: 24- and 48-well plates (model dependent)
Maximum plate height: 23.2 mm

BioStack 3, BioStack, BioStack Neo: Maximum plate height 14.6 mm
Other labware supported BioStack 4: De-lidding capability: (lids always removed during processing) 96-,384-, and 1536-well plates. Maximum height, including lids: 16.9 mm
Nunc plates: (lids can remain on plate during process, or can be removed) 6-, 12-, 24-, 48- well plates.
Maximum height, including lids: 23.2 mm
Microplate capacity BioStack 4: 10 and 30 plate stacks are removable and interchangeable (50-plate stacks may be used with non-lidded plates only)
96-/384-well plates: Up to 30 plates (with lids)
1536-well plates: Up to 75 plates

BioStack 3, BioStack, BioStack Neo: 10-, 30- and 50-plate stacks are removable and interchangeable
96-/384-well plates: Up to 50 plates
1536-well plates: Up to 75 plates
Barcode scanner Landscape or portrait orientation, Code 39, Codabar, UPC/EAN, Code 128 compatible 1D and 2D barcodes: BioStack Neo
Processing speed (plate exchange time) BioStack 4: <20 seconds (with de-lidding)
<12 seconds (without lids)

BioStack 3: <10 seconds

BioStack: <33 seconds

BioStack Neo: 6 seconds

Software LHC2 for liquid handling instruments (optional)
Gen5 2.0 for readers
Direct Control Washers and dispensers with keypad interface can directly control BioStack

Physical Characteristics

Power 100 - 240 Volts AC. 50/60 Hz.
Weight < 25 lbs (11.3 kg)
Dimensions BioStack 4:8.3" W x 22" D (21 x 56 cm)

BioStack 3, BioStack Neo: 7.4" W x 20.7" D (18.8 x 52.6 cm)

BioStack: 7" W x 18.5" D (18 x 47 cm)
Overall height will vary depending on connected instruments and stacks used.
Operating Environment 18°C to 40°C; 10% to 85% humidity

Regulatory

Regulatory CE and TUV marked. RoHS Compliant.
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