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Tempest 2.3: Improved plate handling, reagent recirculation settings, and Plate Type Editor

October 09, 2014 by Astri Leave a Comment

The Tempest 2.3 release introduces the following new features:

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Mantis 3.0: Continuous Flow dispensing with Pressurized Bottles; Dual Wash Stations

April 12, 2014 by Astri Leave a Comment

Continuous Flow Chips and Pressurized Bottle Dispensing. Mantis v3 introduces Continuous Flow chips to the Mantis chip lineup. When combined with pressurized bottles, Continuous Flow chips can dispense volumes from 5 µL – 2000 µL in an...

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Mantis 2.5: Custom dispense delay messages; Improved Plate Type Editor; New Drop Alignment Wizard

December 06, 2013 by Astri Leave a Comment

Custom Dispense Delay Messages. You can now program the dispense delay to display instructions that pertain to the delay, i.e.: “Add a reagent to Chip 1” or “Shake the plate”. Type your messages in the Message box of the Dispense List Designer.

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Mantis 2.4: Enhanced Motor encoders for better dispenses

June 04, 2013 by Astri Leave a Comment

In Mantis 2.4, the Mantis motor encoders have been enhanced to protect against accidental skipping that may occur during dispensing and tuning processes. If the Mantis's arms do skip, a message will pop up asking you whether you want to continue the...

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Mantis 2.3: Rock Maker and Formulator integration; Remote start option added

April 25, 2013 by Astri Leave a Comment

With the release of Mantis 2.3, Mantis now integrates with Rock Maker and Formulator, enabling you to dispense experiment designs created in Rock Maker or Formulator at will. Other changes include:

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Tempest 2.2: Report enhancements; New Option Controls

December 27, 2012 by Astri Leave a Comment

Tempest 2.2 brings several enhancements to reports, changes to the system options, and several other smaller changes throughout the software.

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Mantis 2.2: New predispense volume option; Wash, Prime, and Recover All buttons added

October 31, 2012 by Astri Leave a Comment

Pre-dispense Volume Application. Mantis has now pre-dispense volume application that allows you to set the pre-dispense volume to be used for the Mantis to properly prime the nozzle before the dispensing process starts, so you’ll get smoother...

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Tempest 2.1: Dispense delay option; Backfill tool; Stacker control tab

July 10, 2012 by Astri Leave a Comment

The Tempest 2.1 release includes the addition of a dispense delay option, a backfill tool, and a stacker control tab to the control software among other enhancements.

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Mantis 2.1: Dispense delay feature; Backfill design tool

April 11, 2012 by Astri Leave a Comment

Dispense Delay (Mantis with ACC only). A dispense delay can now be applied to your experiment. The dispense delay allows you to set the desired delay time before dispensing process started. Two delay priority types are available: UserInput and...

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Mantis 2.0: New automatic chip changer; software redesign

July 01, 2011 by Astri Leave a Comment

Row Pitch and Column Pitch. In order to support plate types such as “MRC Maxi 48” which has a different pitch across rows and columns, the Plate Type Editor now allows you to set the Pitch Row and Pitch Column values of a microplate that will be...

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