The spectrum of applications of the FasTrans ranges from simple pipetting of microplates through to complete production of a PCR batch. Besides fully automated pipetting of sample dilutions and washing routines, also reagent, sample and mother -daughter plate transfers can be performed. All 96, 384 and even 1536 plate formats can be handled.The different available multi-channel heads can be mounted either at orientation of 0 or 90 degree. Hence FasTrans is suitable for a multitude of general pipetting tasks in sample preparation of small to medium sized samples. Its versatility also excels in use as a low-density arrayer.