Lynx – Why the Lynx 2017-03-21T05:42:36+00:00

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The Lynx Liquid Handling Robot Series Platform (Workstation) is designed to meet the current application needs of today’s life science companies. Through the implementation of Volume Verified Pipetting (VVP) technology in the 96/24 VVP & f8 VVP pipetting tools, we now directly measure liquid entering and leaving the tip volumetrically, creating a final validation report that methods are accomplished as programmed. These VVP pipetting tools take the guesswork out of pre-validated methods running water, reagents with dye or multiple dispenses over a balance to ‘average out’ how individual liquids may be handled. Now, validated reports are the standard, with actual volumes recorded at each liquid aspirate/dispense activity.  Reports are stored in the same folder as all the other standard sample tracking information, such as sample bar codes, tip and plate bar codes, reagent lot number, and more. Combine VVP technology with your choice of multiple deck sizes, Standard Volume (SV) syringe-based 96 & 384 pipetting tools, microplate gripper tools and vision scanning tools to configure just about any combination for a liquid handling robotic system equipped to accomplish your application.

Volume Verified Pipetting

Real time pipetting diagnostics and volumetric transfer validation.

High Throughput 96 VVP

96 VVP offers 96 independent volumes with pipetting diagnostics in each tip.

Volumetric Data Reporting

Collect volumetric data at every step along the way, the ACTUAL volume is recorded.

Fixed-8 VVP

Now VVP is offered in an economical fixed spacing 8 tip for microplate format samples.

96 & 384 SV Syringe Tools

Standard syringe based multichannel tools for economical value and throughput.

Vision Scanning

Scan 1D and 2D bar codes while using custom vision inspection when required.

See what you need to see.

The most advanced scanning system in a liquid handling platform.

Deck Options: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Dynamic Devices does not limit you to one size. We prefer to give you options.

Deck Size & Capacity Options

With the ever-increasing pressure to optimize laboratory bench space, we leveraged the success of our Oasis LM Series Liquid Handler to create the Lynx Liquid Handling Robot Platform.  The Lynx LM Series includes all of the previous functionality from the Oasis series and implements Volume Verified Pipetting (VVP) technology, while extending the robot deck size offering.  The Lynx LM Series chassis names represent our full ‘Linear Motor’ and motion control technology design, with the series numbers representing the length of the workstation in millimeters.  For example,  the LM1800 stands for the 1800mm (1.8 meter) deck width, and so on.  With 4 choices of liquid handling robot platforms from which to choose, the LM1800, LM1200, LM900 & LM700/LM730i make up the most flexible line of liquid handling robots available on the market today.

The main factor in choosing a liquid handling robot’s size is the on-deck capacity, usually measured in SBS microplate positions.  The amount of microplate positions represents the amount of microplate-sized items that may be placed on the deck at any one time, which usually transfers into the amount of walkaway time a system has to run a method.  Accessing 6 microplates deep within a single row, our capacity of 66, 42, 30 and 18 SBS microplate positions gives customers the ability to build a robot around their specific goals.

Liquid Handling Options:

Dynamic Devices does not limit you to one liquid handling tool. We prefer to give you options.

VVP Pipetting Tool Options

The Lynx Series Liquid Handling Robot’s 96/24 VVP head with Volume Verified Pipetting offers the first air-based 96/24 head with verified individual volumes in each channel.  Our VVP implements closed loop real time liquid handling feedback through the use of in-line flow sensors that exactly measure the volume of liquid being aspirated/dispensed in the tip.  The actual volumetric measurement accommodates for liquid viscosity and temperature on-the-fly, reducing the painstaking development time of liquid classes.

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96 VVP Pipetting Tool

The Lynx Series Liquid Handling Robot’s new 96 VVP & Fixed-8 VVP Pipetting Tools with Volume Verified Pipetting offers the first air-based tools with verified individual volumes in each channel.  Our VVP technology implements closed loop real time volumetric monitoring through the use of in-line flow sensors that exactly measure the volume of liquid being aspirated/dispensed in the tip.  The actual volumetric measurement accommodates for liquid viscosity and temperature on-the-fly, reducing the painstaking development time of liquid classes.

f8 VVP Fixed Tip Pipetting Tool

  • Volumetric liquid transfers
  • Real time closed loop monitoring
  • Available in 96 VVP and Fixed-8 VVP Pipetting Tools
  • Different volumes in every tip
  • Volumetric data reporting for every transfer
  • Clear tips for individual well LLD – Liquid Level Detection
  • No liquid class pipetting parameters

24 VVP Fixed Tip Pipetting Tool

  • 5 mL Tips for large volume transfers
  • Volumetric liquid transfers
  • Real time closed loop monitoring
  • Different volumes in every tip
  • Volumetric data reporting for every transfer
  • Clear tips for individual well LLD – Liquid Level Detection
  • No liquid class pipetting parameters

SV Standard Volume Syringe Pipetting Tool Options

It’s simply built for everyone. The syringe based pipetting tools have been around since Dynamic Devices first started in 1999. For applications that require high throughput and economical liquid handling, the Standard Volume syringe-based heads are available in both 96 and 384 channel formats.

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96 SV Pipetting Tool

Standard Syringe Pipetting Tools

The syringe-based pipetting tools have 96 or 384 syringe drives that are attached to a single piston drive to deliver the same volume to an entire plate. Our Standard Volume syringe-based heads are available in both 96 and 384 channel formats, and can be interchanged manually within the SV Arm within a couple of minutes. Custom format CORE block inserts are also available for 24-well plates, 384 disposable tip CORE blocks in 96 format and special format loading blocks.

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384 SV Pipetting Tool

  • All channels pipet the same volume
  • Economical high throughput 96 and 384 channel tools
  • Solid Mandrel tip loading with no rubber seals
  • Load columns or rows for dilution methods
  • Swappable heads between 96 and 384
  • Custom heads available

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Microplate Movement and Vision Scanning

The Lynx platform has optional microplate grippers that give the system the ability to move anything in a microplate format around the deck and off the platform to other peripheral devices. Both the Head Gripper Tool and the Internal Gripper Tool are perfect for fully automating your needs.

The Internal Gripper Tool is a complete 6-axis robot.  As one of the most versatile and high-end gripper tools in the liquid handling market, this gripper is a perfect complement to 96 and/or 384 head system, providing longer walkaway operation and the ability to completely finish a method from beginning to end.

The Lynx Vision Scanner now reads both 1D and 2D bar codes.  It can also be programmed for custom vision inspection, such as checking tip type loaded on the head, checking plate stack height or checking if a cap mat was left on a deepwell plate before pipetting functions.

Head Gripper and Vision Scanner

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  • De-stack tips and microplates
  • Remove microplate covers
  • Move empty tip boxes to waste
  • Load readers, washers and incubators to complete ELISA assay
  • Load sealers and thermocyclers for PCR setup
  • Load storage incubators for cell maintenance and cell assay system

  • Scan 1D & 2D bar codes
  • Custom vision inspection

Ridiculously Easy Setup

Dynamic Devices provides a setup that is truly quick and easy. Method Manager 4.0 offers you a direct and simplistic way to program your methods, import files for the VVP Pipetting Tools, export your pipetting data and turn on pipetting diagnostics with re-try options. Many software packages claim to have a quick setup, but leave you dealing with several ‘workarounds’ to manually manipulate wizards. Who wants to do that? We sure don’t.

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