MultiFlo™ FX Multi-Mode Dispenser

4.6
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5.0
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MultiFlo FX can dispense up to 4 independent reagents into 6- to 1536-well microplates. 


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Average Rating: 4.6
10 Scientists have reviewed this product

5 out of 5
Ease of use
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After sales service
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Value for money


A handy instrument in biochemical labs. Improves precision and quality of results!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area: Perform biochemical tests such as ELISA

"I have used the MultiFlo FX Microplate Dispenser since August 2014 for my routine research experiments and assays such as ELISAs and other biochemical kinetic/endpoint reactions. The dispenser is indispensable in modern laboratories. The dispenser is quite simple-too simple for its capabilities. After delivery of the machine, I easily managed to assemble it following the user manual instructions. On the outlook, it has key advantages based on its unique design. It is unbelievably compact, saving the much needed workbench space. The software and color touch-screen user interface have been well designed for the average user – with fast and simple protocol programming and operation making it the simplest machine to operate! It comes with some typical protocols for quick, routine use, and you can easily create protocols and save them for future use. The Dispenser has been very effective in my research, particularly on the quality of my experiments. Compared to the conventional hand operated micropipettes, I have had the best reaction curves and calibration curves with the automated dispenser. For any laboratory experiments there is no substitute for quality! When you are carrying out experiments with rapid reactions, there is need to deploy a technique that rapidly dispenses your reagents, like the MultiFlo FX dispenser, otherwise the quality of results of the experiment is heavily compromised. Furthermore, unlike the conventional handheld micropipettes, the dispenser removes chances of errors in reagent dispensing that would otherwise compromise quality, cost time from repeating the work and cost more money for costly reagents. The dispensing cassettes of the MultiFlo FX are finely calibrated for volume accuracy. The dispenser can accommodate up to four independent dispensing pumps and cassettes, making it able to dispense four reagents without potential for carryover. There is not much effort needed to maintain the MultiFlo FX. More importantly, there are not any complicated and delicate parts that require routine assembly and maintenance. Only the dispensing cassettes require simple regular after-use cleaning. The after-use maintenance protocols that come loaded in the machine makes it easy to clean it- just a click away and the machine takes good care of itself! The MultiFlo Fx dispenser has an added advantage of versatile use for 6 to 1536 well microplates. Moreover, for laboratories which handle enormous or routine microplate tests, the dispenser comes more than handy. These advantages make the Multi Flo FX dispenser an indispensable effective instrument of great value for your money. I would give the dispenser five stars each for easy to use, after sales maintenance and care and for the value for you money and I strongly recommend it for other laboratories. "

Review date: 28 Mar 2017 | MultiFlo™ FX Multi-Mode Dispenser
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: The Ohio State University



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
Repeatable results, easy to use.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:Analyze metabolic samples

"It's easy to use, and this instrument provides reproducible results."

Review date: 10 Mar 2016 | MultiFlo™ FX Multi-Mode Dispenser
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2013

  • Organization: Monsanto



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:ELISA And PCR

"It is a great product for sustainability as no disposable tips are required. The dispense rate is very fast for an entire 384 well plate. "

Review date: 21 Oct 2015 | MultiFlo™ FX Multi-Mode Dispenser
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2015

  • Organization: National University of Science and Technology



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
This dispenser is indispensable in modern laboratories.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Biochemical assays with techniques such as ELISA

"I have used the MultiFlo FX Microplate Dispenser since August 2014 for my routine research experiments and assays such as ELISAs and other biochemical kinetic/endpoint reactions. The dispenser is indispensable in modern laboratories. The dispenser is quite simple-too simple for its capabilities. After delivery of the machine, I easily managed to assemble it following the user manual instructions. On the outlook, it has key advantages based on its unique design. It is unbelievably compact, saving the much needed workbench space. The software and colour touch-screen user interface have been well designed for the average user - with fast and simple protocol programming and operation making it the simplest machine to operate! It comes with some typical protocols for quick, routine use, and you can easily create protocols and save them for future use. The Dispenser has been very effective in my research, particularly on the quality of my experiments. "

Review date: 25 Aug 2015 | MultiFlo™ FX Multi-Mode Dispenser
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2015

  • Organization: BioFire Diagnostics



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
Rating: 5.0
"Great product for liquid dispensing. Easily satisfies our needs in a time effective manner."

Review date: 03 Aug 2015 | MultiFlo™ FX Multi-Mode Dispenser


  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2015

  • Organization: OHSU



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Dispense liquids into multiwell plates for high-content imaging

"This instrument is very easy to use with an intuitive interface."

Review date: 29 Jul 2015 | MultiFlo™ FX Multi-Mode Dispenser
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2012

  • Organization: Genentech



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
The MultiFlo is versatile; it allows for 96/384 dispensing and for completely separate reagents to eight channel manifolds.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Assay Development

"The MultiFlo is versatile- allows for 96/384 dispensing. It allows for completely separate reagents to eight channel manifolds. I wish the MultiFlo was available as either four syringe pumps and/or four peripumps, instead of combination of both."

Review date: 21 Nov 2014 | MultiFlo™ FX Multi-Mode Dispenser
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2009

  • Organization: Biolegend



  • Ease of use
    3 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
Rating: 3.7

  • Application Area:ELISA

"We have several instruments in the lab and they are pretty reliable. When combined with a stacker, the systems actually were used for heavy duty manufacturing operations. "

Review date: 07 Feb 2014 | MultiFlo™ FX Multi-Mode Dispenser
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2014

  • Organization: The Biodesign Institute - Arizona State University



  • Ease of use
    4 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:DNA Purification

"Once trained on the machine, it is very user friendly and the service representatives are extremely helpful and quick to respond."

Review date: 07 Feb 2014 | MultiFlo™ FX Multi-Mode Dispenser
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2012

  • Organization: UCL



  • Ease of use
    4 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    3 out of 5
Rating: 3.7

  • Application Area:Plate washer elx50

"Overall easy to set up for plate washing. Has a number of washer heads for 96 or 384 well plate and easy to change this your self."

Review date: 05 Sep 2012 | MultiFlo™ FX Multi-Mode Dispenser

MultiFloFX is an automated multi-mode reagent dispenser for 6- to 1536-well microplates offering BioTek’s unique Parallel Dispense™ technology. Up to four independent reagents can be dispensed in parallel without potential carryover.

MultiFlo FX becomes a versatile multi-mode dispenser with the addition of either the RAD™ technology for random access dispensing to 6- to 384-well plates or a wash module for 6- to 384-well plate washing. Fast, intuitive programming and operation are via the color touch screen user interface. A MultiFlo FX configured with either RAD technology or the wash module replaces up to five liquid handlers.

 

Features:

  • Multi-mode dispensing replaces up to four dispensers and a washer
  • RAD™ technology for dispensing to individual wells
  • Parallel Dispense™ technology: peristaltic or syringe dispensing with no carryover
  • Cost savings through dispense mode options and low prime volumes
  • Cell friendly angled dispense and wash tubes, adjustable flow rates

Applications:

  • Dispensing reagents to random wells
  • Dispensing precious and costly reagents and antibodies
  • Cell growth assays – cell seeding and media dispensing
  • Cell culture insert plate workflows