OT-2: Advanced Usage

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Written by Opentrons, Seth Foster, Ethan Jones and 2 others

Enable the robot door safety switch

Automatically pause protocols when the robot door or top window are open
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Written by Opentrons
Updated over a week ago

Uploading files through Jupyter Notebook

Upload csv and other files easily
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Written by Alex Joel Copperman
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Setting up SSH access to your OT-2

Perform the first-time setup necessary before you can connect to your OT-2 over the command line.
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Written by Max Marrone
Updated over a week ago

Connecting to your OT-2 with SSH

Connect to and control your OT-2 over the command line.
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Written by Max Marrone
Updated over a week ago

Copying files to and from your OT-2 with SCP

Transfer files between your computer and your OT-2 with a command line tool.
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Written by Max Marrone
Updated over a week ago

Integrating the OT-2 with other lab equipment

If you want to integrate the OT-2 with other lab equipment, you have several options that range in capability and difficulty of execution.
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Written by Ethan Jones
Updated over a week ago

Using the OT-2's camera

How to take images and video from your OT-2
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Written by Seth Foster
Updated over a week ago

Running the robot using Jupyter Notebook

Learn how to run protocols outside of the Opentrons App
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Written by Ethan Jones
Updated over a week ago

Can the OT-2 perform colony recognition?

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Written by Opentrons
Updated over a week ago

Using Python packages in Python API protocols

Most Python packages are not preinstalled on the OT-2. To use them in a protocol, you will need to manually install them.
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Written by Ethan Jones
Updated over a week ago

Is the robot capable of loading plates into an imaging system?

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Written by Opentrons
Updated over a week ago

How many computers do I need?

If you are purchasing multiple OT-2s you might be wondering how many computers you need
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Written by Ethan Jones
Updated over a week ago