3 Reasons Your Multichannels Suck

Sometimes, your  multichannels suck. It’s a truth scientist’s never want to admit, but despite denials and protest, the time has come. Your multichannel just plain sucks. Does your multichannel no longer provide reliable aspiration? Does the ejector fall off? Is it just too heavy to hold?  It can be tough to hear and even harder to accept. If you can’t quite believe it yet, below are 3 of the dreaded signs of an inferior multichannel.

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Three Surefire Ways To Save On Multichannel Pipettes

Starting a new lab is a tough juggling act of finding reliable equipment without overspending. After spending money on the necessities, such as lab equipment and consumables, you may find your budget for pipettes lower than you’d like. Especially for labs intending for a heavy pipetting regime, this could be problematic when looking to purchase multichannel pipettes. Fortunately, there are methods to get an affordable and reliable multichannel pipette without breaking the bank.

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Is the Gilson Neo Multichannel a True Standard?

Gilson brand pipettes are considered to be the industry standard of all things pipettes. Known for their durability and reliability, Gilson pipettes are certainly a classic. Gilson’s PIPETMAN Neo multichannel even made it into the top standard pipettes category in our 2016 Scientist’s Guide to Multichannel article. While the Neo pipette is considered to be a standard go to multichannel, even a quick glance at our article will show that there are multichannel’s with more inclusive designs. The Nichiryo Nichipet Ex II and the Labnet BioPette Plus have more desired features than the Gilson Neo multichannel. So why is the PIPETMAN Neo multichannel so popular?

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Can a Rainin Multichannel Reduce RSI?

Rainin multichannel pipettes and Capp multichannels have found a way to combat the unspoken danger of pipetting, repetitive strain injury (RSI). Researchers and Manufactures are constantly looking to reduce or remove the risk of RSI. Some of the simplest solutions include modifying the mold of a pipette and reducing the weight, but there are two solutions that are rarely considered. The force it takes to mount a tip and the intensity of the plunger force highly contributes to the risk of RSI. This risk can be doubled when using a multichannel pipette, as it takes more force to manipulate all of the channels. We will examine two methods to combat these problems found in Rainin multichannel and Capp multichannels.

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CappAero 384 Multichannel Pipette – Increase Your Output

This 384 multichannel pipette will solve one of the most challenging barriers to increasing throughput in the lab, which is cost. While automated pipetting will exponentially increase your output, this piece of lab equipment will decrease your funds to the same extent. If you are looking to increase your labs output without breaking the bank, then take a look at the CappAero 384. Designed with the same great quality expected from Capp, this multichannel will perfectly suit all of your 384 well plating needs.

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A Comparison of Basic Multichannel Pipettes

If you’re looking to reap the benefits of multichannel pipettes, including minimizing the amount of time spent on pipetting and increasing your laboratory results, get started with one of our basic multichannel pipettes offered at Pipette.com. As seen in our 2016 guide, we offer numerous options that are ideal for PCR and ELISA procedures. In the following article, we’re going to compare three basic pipettes for you: The Evolution Multichannel Pipette, AccuPet Pro Advanced Digital Multichannel Pipette and BioPette™ Plus Autoclavable Multichannel Pipette.

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A Comparison of Standard Multichannel Pipettes

For those looking for a bit more than what is offered at the basic level but not ready to invest in anything higher, our standard multichannel pipettes are a great choice. At Pipette.com, our team explores numerous options in our 2016 guide and in the following article we compare three of the stand-outs – the Sartorius Biohit Proline Plus Multichannel Pipette, Transferpette S Multichannel Pipette, and Nichiryo EX II Multichannel Pipette.
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A Comparison of Premium Multichannel Pipettes

Long-term, labor-intensive experiments are a huge commitment – both financially and physically – meaning they’re not the kind of projects that you want to undercut with shoddy equipment. For this kind of research, investing in a premium multichannel pipette is highly recommended, as the products that we offer in this category are all cream of the crop. Below we examine three products from this category – the CappAero 384 Pipette, mLine Advanced Multichannel Pipette and Eppendorf Research Plus Multichannel – all of which are included in our 2016 guide.

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The Importance of Pipette Tips

180-pipette-tipsWhen it comes to your laboratory concerns, pipette tips generally don’t even make it on the list. There are new instruments to validate, equipment to maintain, and constant trouble-shooting to keep your lab up to code. The importance of the pipette tips should not be overlooked. When purchasing your next order of tips, consider the samples you’ll be working with.

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