for high throughput screening

  • Fastest transfer speeds of the Echo Liquid Handler family
  • Broad application range
  • Fast, accurate, and precise liquid transfers in nanoliter volumes

Best-in-Industry Precision and Accuracy at an Economical Price

Developed for the low-throughput screening laboratories, the Echo 520 Liquid Handler provides high accuracy and precision transfers for compounding screening.

Key Benefits

  • Extend the life of your compound libraries
  • Easily stamp daughter plates
  • Any-well-to-any-well enables rapid cherry picking of actives
  • Rapid ejection of 2.5 nL droplets facilitates the use of 96-, 384-, 1536- and 3456-well assay plates
  • Fully compatible with lab automation

Echo Acoustic Technology – accurate, precise movement of nanoliter-scale quantities

Echo 520 Specifications

Description Specifications
Dimensions 53.9 cm width x 68.3 cm depth x 92.5 cm height (21.2 x 26.9 x 36.4 inches)
Weight 128 kg (283 lbs)
Working envelope Additional 25.4 cm (10 inches) on top, 2.5 cm (1 inch) on sides, 7.6 cm (3 inches) at front, 30.5 cm (12 inches) at back
Electrical AC 120V, 50/60 Hz, 10 A or AC 230V, 50/60Hz, 5 A
Operating temperature 21°C ± 5°C (70°F ± 9°F)
Vacuum House supply minimum 200 Torr (266 mbar, 22 inches Hg Vac) or Standalone vacuum with surge tank, minimum pump speed 2.0 m3/hr, minimum pressure 100 Torr (133 mbar, 26 inches Hg Vac)
Calibration NO calibration needed
Drop volume 2.5 nL
Reagent supported DMSO
Volume transfer range 2.5 to 10,000 nL (range is dependant on the fluid type, assay, and source plate used)
Transfer accuracy <10% deviation from target volume
Transfer precision <8% CV
Source labware compatibility All Echo® Qualified 384- and 1536-well Microplates
Destination labware compatibility All Echo® Qualified Microplates and most ANSI-compliant/SBS-standard microplates in 96-, 384-, 1536-, and 3456-well formats with 8 to 16 mm well height