Picus® Electronic Pipette
Picus® offers perfect pipetting experience with superior ergonomics, efficiency and safety. Fully electronic operations guarantee consistent, user-independent results, and the pipette’s lightweight, ergonomic design gives you utmost pipetting convenience. With multiple pipetting modes, you may perform your liquid handling tasks faster than with mechanical pipettes.
Single-channel models cover a volume range of 0.2 µL – 10,000 µL, and multichannel pipettes are available from 0.2 µL up to 1,200 µL.
The uniquely lightweight and streamlined design of the Picus® pipette ensures an effortless pipetting experience. The pipette rests lightly in the user’s hand due to the comfortable handle and finger hook, and minimal gripping is needed. The conveniently located soft-touch operating buttons, and unique electronic tip ejection, help minimize muscle strain, further enhancing the ergonomics of the pipette
Accurate and precise pipetting results, independent of the user, are guaranteed by the electronic brake and piston control system. Using the unique plate tracker increases reliability in microwell plate dispensing, by guiding the user to pipet into the correct microplate wells. Calibration adjustment feature gives the user the option to adjust the calibration according to conditions and liquids that are to be pipetted.
Fast Execution of Pipetting Tasks
Set the volume settings and navigate through the menus in record time with the unique adjustment wheel of Picus®. The user can perform pipetting tasks quickly and easily with the extensive range of pipetting modes, from diluting and titrating to serial dispensing. The pipetting functions are quick to learn, using the intuitive user interface, available in a choice of language options: English, French, German, Russian and Chinese.
Pipetting Modes Advanced Functions
Excess Volume Adjustment
Frequently Asked Questions
Create a pipetting program as you would normally. After program is ready, click the hotkey and select memory slot to save to with adjustment wheel. Click softkey for Save and enter a name for the program.
Click hotkey and select the program with adjustment wheel. Slick softkey for Ok to load saved program.
All the advanced functions can be activated per mode. First select pipetting mode you want to use, and then use the softkey for ADV to select advanced mode to use in conjunction.
This might happen if after dispensing the tip is close to liquid. When dispensing, press and hold the operating button as long as the tip is inside vessel. Only release the operating button once the tip is far enough from liquid.
In many cases the battery will last full working day without charging. By using charging stands the battery will charge anytime the pipette is placed on a stand, virtually eliminating the possibility to run out of battery.
Picus® pipettes have three options for charging, USB AC adapter with cable, Charging stand for 1 pipette, or charging carousel for 4 pipettes. Stands are the most convenient way to charge the battery. USB cable can be used for charging while pipetting. Stands and USB adapter are available separately.