What is pipette leveling?

8-Channel pipettes are especially sensitive to tilt. If an 8-Channel pipette is attached slightly askew, it can affect:

  • Reliability of tip pickup and ejection.
  • Evenness of aspiration and dispensation.
  • Accuracy of calibration.

To solve this, 8-Channel pipettes are leveled to be perfectly flat.

How do I level my pipette?

8-Channel pipettes are leveled during the pipette attachment process.

If you have a GEN2 pipette, you'll need the included leveling block:

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