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Nervous…System Support

My last post about standardization and open source scheduling software for integrated systems got me thinking more about the post-sales support side of those systems. As many of you know, systems can be very expensive so end-users are making critical … Continue reading

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Is it a System or is it a Liquid Handler?

Remember Razzles? – ‘is it a candy or is it gum?,” so the TV commercial went.   (I actually submitted a contest entry calling it  ‘Ghandy…a peaceful coexistence of seemly incompatible delights.’  Not bad for 9yrs old and still waiting on … Continue reading

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Liquid Handling Questionaire (‘questionaire’ is French for…questionaire)

If you or your lab currently use liquid handlers, or are planning to purchase liquid handlers please take a few minutes and fill out this labX survey. (click on the image below and you will be redirected to LabX) Looking … Continue reading

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IT’s an IT Thing

We’ve been hearing a lot of our customers ask about various lab instruments being compatible with Windows 7 lately.   Seems  IT groups everywhere are struggling with the eventual demise of Windows XP.  Already unavailable for new PC’s since 2010, Microsoft … Continue reading

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Aye Robot…

The first lab robot was introduced by Zymark Corporation in 1982.   The Zymate robot was used to move labware between various instruments in a ‘pie’ shaped work area, simulating the same procedures followed by theoretically higher priced lab researchers and … Continue reading

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Buying A Liquid Handler? click image for article from LabWrench

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Welcome to our blog…

Okay, so we have a blog…big deal.  I mean everybody does, right?  Just what the world needs.   Turns out, there really aren’t a lot of places to go on the web that provide info about maintaining lab instruments.   … Continue reading

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