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Products - Microarrayers - SpotBot® 4 Personal Microarrayers

New!! Arrayit SpotBot® 4 Personal Microarrayers provide the market's most advanced personal microarrayers, featuring our patented contact printing technology installed in more than 4,200 laboratories worldwide. SpotBot® 4 Microarrayers empower DNA, oligonucleotide, amplicon, BAC, antibody, antigen, peptide, carbohydrate, small molecule, lipid, cell extract and whole cell microarray manufacturing in minutes on your desktop for genotyping, gene expression, protein expression profiling, protein binding, and myriad other microarray applications. Large OEM arrangements permit the integration of your microarray manufacturing application into our time-tested personal microarray platform. SpotBot® 4 systems include a BioBlue personal computer, LED display, keyboard, mouse, mouse pad, cables and accessories for easy installation.

SpotBot® 4 System Specifications and Features

  • SpotBot® 4 instruments represent a significant advance over earlier SpotBot® 1-3
  • Extra heavy duty gantry offers improved precision, speed and durability
  • Arrayit patented contact printing technology (U.S. 6,101,946) adds confidence
  • Vision System option allows high-resolution printing on custom substrates and devices
  • Professional series printhead permits precision pin guidance for precise rows and columns
  • Four printing pins configured in a 2 x 2 pattern at 4.5 mm spacing
  • Professional series printhead reduces friction and allows minimal force contact printing
  • Axis resolution and repeatability of ±10 µm
  • Deck accommodates 14 standard glass substrate slides (1 x 25 x 76 mm)
  • Deck accommodates 1 microplate (384-wells)
  • Complete deck and microplate cooling from ambient to 4°C for Protein Edition
  • Complete deck and microplate heating from ambient to 45°C for “HotBot”€ť Edition
  • Humidity control option from 10-80% relative humidity (RH)
  • Megasonic Wash Station option enhances pin cleaning
  • Compatible with all professional, 946 and Stealth microarray printing 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
  • Runs on Microsoft Windows 7
  • Power requirements: Standard 120-volt or 220 volt outlets
  • Ease-of-operation via new version 4 Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • SpotBot® 4 size (H x L x W): 29 cm (11.5 in) x 30 cm (11.8 in) x 30 cm (11.8 in)
  • SpotBot® 4 weight: 6.2 Kg (13.6 lbs)
  • Private branding, OEM agreements and large volume pricing available
  • World’s only truly portable desktop microarrayers
  • World’s only turnkey desktop protein microarray manufacturing systems
  • Create a miniature “cold room”€ť on your desktop with 4°C Protein Edition deck cooling option
  • Flow-through liquid cooled platen maximizes deck cooling speed, efficiency and uniformity
  • Systems shipped with factory calibration for ease of set-up and use
  • Micro-robotics enable precision motion control in a highly compact footprint
  • Near zero thermal emission, ultra-low energy consumption, and quiet operation
  • Rapid flow wash station and forced air pin drying enables efficient pin cleaning
  • 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
  • Vibration dampeners allow high printing quality in any laboratory
  • Class 1 cleanroom compatible
  • 400+ installations worldwide
  • World’s most popular personal microarrayer product line
  • Customer Installation time of 1 hour
  • Continuous on-line technical support via email and Skype

Scientific Publications
Click on the links to find more than 300 scientific publications featuring Arrayit SpotBot® Personal Microarrayers.

SpotBot® 4 Personal Microarrayer
Catalog ID: SPA4
Base Price: 22,945 USD
Options: Protein edition, “HotBot” edition, humidity control, megasonic pin cleaning, extended warranty coverage, and vision system available for additional fees.





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