Transferpette S 12-Channel 20 Pipette from Brandtech

Variable or Fixed Volume Variable Volume
Volume Range Min (uL) 20
Volume Range Max (uL) 200
Accuracy (%/uL) 0.8
Repeatability/Precision (%/uL) 0.3
Autoclavable Yes

With lots of manual pipette units available in the market, finding the right one to measure and transfer your liquids accurately can be a challenging task. Don’t stress yourself out as Lab.Equipment is here to cut the frills for you! See how the Brandtech 12-Channel 20 fits your precision and accuracy needs. If it does not make your cut, read through our review, FAQ, and comparison of the 12-Channel 20 to other pipettes below to discover the perfect unit for your application requirements.

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Transporting and dispensing liquid samples are basic tasks performed in biochemistry, medical and scientific, chemistry, and molecular biology laboratories. If you are looking for durable pipettors that can withstand daily lab use and are hassle-free to maintain, you can purchase a manual pipette like the Brandtech Transferpette S 12-Channel 20. A manual pipette is more economical in comparison with electronic ones and is best for use in lab applications that do not really have high pipetting needs.


How much measured liquid samples can you transport and dispense with the manual 12-Channel 20?

Rely on the manual Transferpette S 12-Channel 20 to precisely discharge liquid solutions from 20 - 200 uL volumes.


What type of manual pipette should I purchase if I run tasks with high pipetting demands?

A manual multi-channel pipette like the lightweight and ergonomic 12-Channel 20 can accurately as well as precisely place 96-, 384-, or 1536-well plates for your enzyme assays or drug screenings


Is the Brandtech 12-Channel 20 a fixed or variable volume pipette?

The manual, multichannel Brandtech Transferpette S 12-Channel 20 can be adjusted and is capable of providing variable volume depending on the specific application or assay you are working on.


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Against other manual multichannel variable volume pipettes, how accurate is the 12-Channel 20?

The Brandtech 12-Channel 20 can reliably transport and dispense liquid samples with its 0.8 accuracy.


How precise is the Brandtech 12-Channel 20 against other manual multichannel variable volume pipettes?

Secure reproducibility of your pipetting tasks through the Manual Multichannel Variable Volume 12-Channel 20 that provides 0.3 repeatability.


How simple is the 12-Channel 20 to clean and maintain?

The Brandtech 12-Channel 20 is autoclavable, ensuring sterility, hygiene, and safety for use in your other laboratory applications.


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The Transferpette® S is the product of intensive ergonomic and operational studies, and the application of innovative materials. It is the perfect manual pipette for demanding laboratory scientists who prefer a traditional control layout. The Transferpette® S offers robust yet lightweight construction, superior autoclavability, simple, one-handed operation, high degree of accuracy and precision and Easy Calibration™ technology for long lasting reliability. The single channel model is available in fixed volume and digital models in volume ranges from 0.1µL to 10mL. The multichannel model is available in 8- or 12-channels in volume ranges from 0.5µL to 300µL.

Product Features:

  • One-handed volume adjustment with brake to protect against accidental volume changes

  • 12.5mm piston stroke-length is shortest of all leading pipettes

  • Easy Calibration™ technology ensures fast, easy, in-lab calibration adjustments without tools

  • Four-digit volume display is always visible

  • Accepts universal tips

  • Completely and repeatedly autoclavable at 121°C/250°F (20 minutes)

  • Multichannel models have patented individually removable/replaceable tip cones for easy in-lab cleaning and service and V-rings for low-force tip mounting and ejection

Transferpette® S pipettes set the benchmark for premium performance, light weight, comfort and easy service.

• Thumb-tip volume selection

    Set and secure the volume without even shifting your hand position!

• Short pipetting stroke

    Shortest range of pipetting motion among premium pipettes reduces risk of repetitive strain injury

• 4-digit display

    Precise settings that are always visible while pipetting

• Fully autoclavable 

    at 121°C; repeatedly autoclavable without disassembly or recalibration

• Light weight and rugged

    Made with precision advanced composites for chemical resistance, dimensional stability and light weight

• Full pipetting range

    Adjustable and fixed-volume single channels pipette volumes from0.1µL to 10mL; multichannels from0.5µL to 300µL

• Economical 

     Fast, in-house cleaning,repair and calibration—without tools for long, economical service

The Transferpette® S family of pipettes provides unparalleled comfort and ease-of-use in a central-button pipette.

• Innovative materials reduce weight, improve corrosion resistance and protect accuracy,even after repeated autoclaving.

• Short pipetting stroke reduces the risk of RSI (repetitive strain injury), and enhances comfort for operators with smaller hands. Curved finger rest supports pipette for a relaxed grip.

• True one-handed operation. Volume can be set and secured with the tip of the thumb -even while wearing gloves.

• Large separate tip ejector for reduced tip ejection forces.

• Advanced composite pistons in multichannel models are light, dimensionally stable and corrosion resistant.

• Volume range 0.1µL to 10mL for single channel models; 0.5µL to 300µL for multichannels.

• CE-IVD compliant.

BrandTech® Scientific has been representing premium quality and excellent value since 1996 through their extensive line of cutting-edge liquid handling products, life science equipment, lab vacuums, plastic labwares, and more. Their range of BRAND liquid handling instruments, VACUUBRAND vacuum systems, and VITLAB plasticware are assembled by affiliated German manufacturers and are widely distributed across the United States and Canada. Serving Life Science and Chemistry markets, BrandTech® Scientific offers not only innovative lab supplies but also reliable customer service through its team of factory-trained support staff and fast delivery services straight from their corporate headquarters in Essex, CT.

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[Pipette] Accuracy (%/uL): 0.8
[Pipette] Autoclavable: Yes
[Pipette] Repeatability/Precision (%/uL): 0.3
[Pipette] Variable or Fixed Volume: Variable Volume
[Pipette] Volume Range Max (uL): 200
[Pipette] Volume Range Min (uL): 20


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