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79100BC Sigma-Aldrich

GDS PickPen® PIPETMAX® System

BioControl, For use with GDS, Automation System for Reagent and Sample Prep



mfr. no.   BioControl Systems, 79100
storage condition   room temperature
storage temp.   room temp



• PPMX Instrument with rotating cover
• Alignment Head
• Removable Tray 96 well
• Pipette Tip Reload Rack
• PickPen Tip Reload Rack
• Tip Disposal Bin
• Power Supply (110V/220V)
• Power/USB Cabling kit
• Power Cords (US and EU)
• USB Cable
• Back Plug, Black
• Allen Wrench, 5 mm
• MAX8x200 Pipette Head
• Assurance GDS PickPen Magnetic Head
• Assurance GDS Reagent Holder
• Tip Mover with Tip Box Holder
• Concentration Reagent Bottle Fill Level Sleeve
• Chime Sound Box with hardware
• Gel Cooling Block (2/cs)
• Control Tablet with TRILUTION micro software pre?loaded + Charger and Tablet holder or
• Microsoft Surface laptop with TRILUTION micro software pre-loaded + Charger and Keyboard cover/Pen

These items come with US plugs only.

Testing Method

PCR, Immunomagnetic Separation (IMS)


BioControl GDS

Features and Benefits

• Flexible modular design accommodates small and large runs; maximizing productivity
• Utilizes Air Displacement pipetting and follows an aseptic travel path minimizing cross-contamination risk
• Bi-directional LIMS compatibility and barcode enabled for resource tracking
• Instrument operated via touchscreen tablet with all Assurance GDS protocols pre-programmed
• Step-by-step wizard guides users through run creation and sample loading
• Small lab bench footprint - W 21.4” x D 25.8” x H 20.9” and minimal preventative maintenance
• Supports both the GDS Rotor-Gene standard and high throughput rotors

General description

The GDS PickPen PIPETMAX (PPMX) is an automated magnetic particles and liquid handler. It is capable of dispensing GDS reagents which include, Concentration Reagent, Wash Solution, Resuspension Buffer and select media (BHI/DFB). Reagent dispense protocols have been created for all GDS assays. In addition, the PPMX has also been programmed to automate GDS PickPen Immunomagnetic Separation (IMS) procedures. This user manual is intended to assist PPMX users with system start‐up, basic operation, maintenance and service.

Legal Information

PIPETMAX is a registered trademark of Gilson, Inc

PickPen is a registered trademark of BioControl Systems, Inc.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
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