Thermo Fisher Scientific Orbitor RS F01743 Microplate Handler

Thermo Fisher Scientific Microplate Handler Orbitor RS F01743

Increase throughput, storage capacity and operational flexibility with the Thermo Scientific™ Orbitor™ RS Microplate Mover—industrial-sized performance within a compact, benchtop mover.

The Orbitor RS is a high-speed microplate mover offering proven, reliable performance with totally flexible plate handling. Extensive vertical reach allows multiple stacked or high density instruments to be loaded in a small footprint, and a bi-directional telescoping arm provides superior reach, improved user safety and unlimited base rotations within a 360° workspace

Orbitor is powered by Thermo Scientific™ Momentum™ Integration Software.


Collision detection and recovery
Plate sensing in the gripper
Servo gripper does not drop a plate when the power goes out


Delivers a plate in as little at four seconds
Patented bi-directional telescoping arm
Unlimited 360° rotations
Motion blending for very smooth movements

Superior Reach and Small Footprint

Integrate up to 4 instruments
Reach radius of ±0.4 meters
Additional storage capacity (up to 9 hotels or stacks)
Fits in most biosafety cabinets

Flexible Plate Handling

Random or sequential access storage
Landscape or Portrait orientation within same stack or hotel
Adjustable gripper
De-lid plates via gripper
Internal regrip station

Easty to teach

Manual teaching
Easy-to-use interface for teaching
SmartMove™ technology teaches paths around obstacles
Teach wizards for teaching stacks


Programmer's Tool Kit available for OEM opportunities
Operates with Momentum scheduling software
Error detection and recovery
Dynamic scheduler allows changes while running


Collision and plate sensing automatically stops if the mover senses contact

Capacity With Hotels: Random Access, 72 plates; Sequential Access, 360 plates
Compatibility Most SBS Conforming Plates
Interface Directly from PC, requires Windows XP or Windows Vista operating systems
Type Closed Loop Servo, Brushless AC Moto
Weight (Metric) 55 lb.
Description Orbitor™ RS Microplate Mover

Manufacturer:Thermo Fisher Scientific
Model No:Orbitor RS F01743
Model No 2:F01743
Product ID:BM-1912

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