Aurora Biotech

VERSA 10 – Compact Automated Liquid Handling Workstation

Scale up your experiments without scaling up your budget or taking up valuable lab space! The VERSA 10 is a compact automated liquid handling machine that provides a versatile 6-position deck all in a footprint under 3 ft2. Utilizing air displacement pipetting technology, the system can handle volumes as low as 1µL. The 8-channel head with single-channel functionality provides flexibility to prepare anywhere between 1 to 96 samples.

The VERSA 10 compact automated liquid handling instrument can be configured for multiple applications, including:

  1. qPCR and PCR Set-up
  2. Sequencing Reaction
  3. Set-up NGS Library
  4. Normalization and Pooling
  5. Nucleic Acid Purification
  6. Microarray Spotting
  7. Immuno and Biochemical Assays
  8. Cell-Based AssaysEnvironmental Sample Preparation
  9. General Liquid Handling – dilution, plate reformatting, aliquoting, cherry picking

VERSA 10 with Safety Bar

  • VERSA 10 automated liquid handling system
  • VERSA 10 with HEPA/UV/LED Hood

Features & Benefits

  1. Compact – Fit on benchtop and in biosafety cabinets4 or 8 channels with single channel functio
  2. Minimal Maintenance – No priming of pump
  3. Flexible 6-positioned modular deck tailoring to your needs
  4. Open System – Keep your protocols, kits and labware
  5. Contamination-Free with optional HEPA/UV/LED enclosureIntuitive software pre-programmed with your protocols
  6. On-site training and installation

Vers 10 Workstation Specifications

Volume Range
1µL – 1000µL

  • Precision
    CV <5% at 1µL
  • Deck Capacity
  • Pipetting Head
    4 or 8 Channels
  • Single Channel Pipetting Function
  • Accessory Option
    HEPA/UV Enclosure
  • Dimensions (W x D x H)
    45 x 57 x 54 cm
  • Weight
    31 kg

Automated Liquid handling with VERSA 10

  1. VERSA 10 Sample Deck Configurations
  2. Nucleic Acid Preparation
  3. PCR Setup
  4. VERSA 10 Solid Phase Extraction deck
    Solid Phase Extraction
  5. Sample Pipetting Heads, Modules & Accessories
  6. 8 Channel Syringe Pipettor
  7. Shaker-Heater
  8. Plate Transporter
  9. Reagent Block Cooler


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can VERSA 10 function as a single channel pipette without having to change its head?
  • Is cooling or heating of plates/samples available?
  • Is a HEPA filtered hood available?
  • What volume ranges can the system handle?
  • What measures are in place to prevent cross-contamination?
  • Can a VERSA 10 sit inside of a biosafety cabinet?