The VERSA automated liquid handler can be adapted with many different modules. Two popular modules are the heater-shaker and the heater-cooler. Here is information about both units.
Heater-Shaker with automated liquid handling
Heater-Shaker Controls 96-well plate agitation in the range of 100-2500 rpm in both clockwise and counterclockwise directions for specified period of time. Compatible with any VERSA system. The temperature range is from room temperature – 95°C.
Heater-Cooler with automated liquid handling
Heater-Cooler is compatible with plate, vial, and tube adaptors. Compatible with any VERSA automated liquid handling systems. The temperature range is from 4°C – 90°C. strip tubes Fits 96-well round plates or 0.2 mL Can be used as PCR plate or as a cooler top. Used in PCR prep and culture plate applications.
|Minimum Temperature 🥶||Room Temperature||4° C, 39° F|
|Maximum Temperature🥵||90° C, 194° F||90° C, 194° F|
|Range of Speed||100-2500 rpm||None|
|VERSA Compatibility||All VERSA models ✔️||All VERSA models ✔️|
Two module options for robotic liquid handlers
The VERSA automated liquid handling systems can be fitted with a heater-shaker or heater-cooler. Both can be applied to any VERSA system. The heater-shaker and heater-cooler can warm the plate up to 90 degrees Celsius, 194 degrees Fahrenheit. The heater-shaker can rotate counter-clockwise and clockwise at 100 to 2500 revolutions per minute. The heater-cooler does not shake.