CO-Prep Automated Liquid Handling System

The CO-Prep Automated Liquid Handling System has been designed to eliminate the manual pipetting process required in the PROmate® COVID-19 assay workflows. It is ideal for use in busy NHS laboratories and for private healthcare providers performing COVID-19 testing. The CO-Prep system is perfect for users who want to automate or de-skill their COVID workflows.

Our products and solutions are designed to work in combination with one another to provide fully integrated, near-patient workflows, taking scalable diagnostics closer to the front line.

See how CO-Prep Automated Liquid Handling Systemworks in our near-patient workflow solutions here.

  • Removal of repetitive pipetting process
  • Reduces risk of contamination
  • Improves accuracy of pipetting
  • Easy to track patient samples from swab to result on the qPCR machine
  • Frees up operator time to do other tasks

Product Information

Product NameCO-Prep Automated Liquid Handling System
Product CodeM00050
Pipette TipsSpecific robotic 50 µl filter tips
Pipetting VolumeFixed 5 µl
Systematic Error+/- 0.125 µl
Random Error+/- 0.075 µl
Compatible ChemistriesPROmate COVID-19 (q16)

PROmate COVID-19 (q32)
Run Time
Automated set-up of 14 samples and negative control on q16 magazineLess than 6 minutes
Automated set-up of 30 samples and negative control on q32 magazineLess than 12 minutes
Physical Characteristics
Weight16 kg
Dimensions (w x d x h - door closed)452 x 405 x 365 mm
Dimensions (w x d x h - door open)452 x 405 x 598 mm
ConnectivityEthernet port


USB 2.0 & 3.0