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Will it help
or give you headaches?
While automated liquid handling
solutions are growing more and more
user-oriented, user friendliness is still a
key concern. Even if your lab already uses
lots of automation, make sure that the
robot you have your eye on will not cause
headaches for users.
Don’t forget: your return on investment
hinges on how much time and money the
robot saves you.
We can’t emphasize this too much.
Always look for testimonials from people
who use that particular liquid handler.
When it comes to buying such an
interactive product, you owe it to yourself
and your colleagues to investigate past
Consider trying a demo yourself, too, if
the supplier offers it. Then you also can
judge what you might be getting into for
Take all the time you need
before you decide.
This is easier to say than do. Spend a lot
of time researching and choosing the
best fluid handling robot for your lab. Do
not ever buy a system just to be able to
cross the purchase off your to-do list.
List the systems you’ve narrowed your
search down to, compare them carefully.
Then compare them again.
to learn more.
Whether you’ve clicked on every Google
ad for liquid handling robots, or you’ve
just heard about two good contenders,
don’t hesitate to contact the companies
that make them. There is no such thing as
a stupid question or too many questions.
Finding the right liquid handling robot
for you and your team is worth some
time and effort. Don’t hesitate to ask for
whatever info you need to make the right