Hudson’s RapidPick™ Colony Picking Systems are the only fully automated high-throughput colony picking workcells. They deliver performance and precision unparalleled in the Life Science industry for enhancing bacterial cultivation. In addition to allowing researchers to automate the selection and growth of cells grown on a colony plate, the RapidPick software retains a record and image of each specific colony and which culture plate/well it inoculated. It provides the users an indispensable, unbroken data path from original colony to final result, eg. tracking a clone to a specific expressed protein.
The Complete version of the system contains the multi-pin picking unit (RapidPick MP), along with a PlateCrane robotic arm, 10 microplate stacks, A Micro10x media dispenser, an adhesive plate sealer and a stand-alone enclosure. Upgrades include optional UV and HEPA filtration, GFP fluorescence colony picking, Halo detection and a LiCONiC automated shaking incubator.
The RapidPick™ is designed to pick from SBS-compatible omni-trays, segmented colony plates, 24-well, 96-well and 384-well plates and petri dishes. It will inoculate SBS-compatible omni-trays, 24-well, 96-well and 384-well deepwell and standard height plates.
All RapidPick operations are controlled by Hudson’s powerful SoftLinx™ easy-to-use scheduling software.