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Affordable compact entry-level picolitre dispensing system

  • An entry-level liquid handling and dispensing solution, the PicoSpotter is suitable for research and low-volume production.
  • Off-the-shelf, customised, and OEM dispensing solutions from Polypico.

Flexible open-access-platform desktop system suitable for R&D.

This entry-level system is affordable, compact, easy-to-use and flexible in its configuration. The PicoSpotter is the ideal instrument for early stage R&D. The open-access dispensing platform can host a wide variety of target substrates and gives the user the maximum possible access to the dispensing deck. The system is designed to fit into most fume cupboards or laminar flow hoods, requires no specialist installation and users are up and running within an hour. Widely used in University and Industry based R&D labs worldwide to dispense materials such as: proteins/antibodies; DNA; living cells; radio-active isotopes; and nano-materials; etc.

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Features & Benefits
Patented disposable dispensing cartridge technology
No cross-contamination by design, change fluids in a matter of minutes, no wastage of precious fluids, with a nozzle anti-clogging feature.
Open-platform design for maximum accessibility, flexibility and simplicity. Dispensing deck has 2 locating dowels for user specific custom target substrate holders.
Ultra-low volume dispensing
Single microdrop volumes can be programmed to be any volume in the range of 5pl to 120pl (contingent on well-engineered fluids).
Target alignment camera
Allowing precise point-and-shoot dispensing for simpler, fasted target alignment and inspection. (Optional).
Exceptional dispensing speed
Maximum dispensing rate 10,000Hz (drops per second).
Out-of-the-box ready
Simple and easy to use, ready to go out-of-the-box, in a compact benchtop footprint.
Ongoing software upgrades
Keep up to date with the latest features and capabilities. (Optional).
1-year & extended warranties
Includes a 1-year parts and labour, return to factory warranty. Option to extend the warranty for 3 to 5-years also available.
Robotics Accuracy
X,Y,Z resolution: 1µm
X and Y precision: +/- 50µm
Z precision: +/- 100µm
Generation 1: 545 x 435 x 400mm
Generation 2: 552 x 440 x 510mm
Open access platform
Working Area
130mm x 350mm
Number of SBS well plate holders
1 as standard (up to 4 possible)
Applications & Materials

Proven to deliver for a wide range of applications and materials making use of picolitre dispensing, including:

Sensor technology
Proteins / Antibodies
Micro electro mechanical systems (MEMS)
Living cells

Additions, upgrades and replacement parts.

A wide range of accessories including cameras, dispensing  cartridges, dispensing heads and more.

Product Range

Off-the-shelf, customised and OEM solutions.

Pick an off-the-shelf system or collaborate with our team of dispensing specalists to get the ideal solution for your application.


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