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Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker

Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Approved Vendor to many US, Canada, and EU Universities
International Shipping
Customer References Available 
Training and Installation Options Available

 

  • Stock: In Stock
  • Brand: Agilent
  • Product Code: SM100078-406PUB1
  • Condition: Pre-Owned
$10,995.00
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For Sale Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker

 

Pre-owned instrument

  • Fully Functional
  • Serviced & in Stock
  • Good cosmetic condition
  • New Vacuum Pump included
  • Continental US Warranty 120 Days & 60 Days International.
  • An extended warranty option and training may be available.

 

Predecessor to: Agilent BioTek 406 FX

 

Here is what you will receive:

  • Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser
  • Standard 96/384-well wash manifold (96-Tube)
  • Source bottle
  • Waste bottle
  • New Vacuum Pump
  • Dispensing tubing kit
  • BioStack Stacker
  • Power and communication cables

 

Kindly take note: the Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser shown in the listing is configured with the Biotek/Agilent LHC application that allows for easier instrument and stacker configuration. The computer with LHC is NOT included. You will need to purchase your own license directly from Agilent, LHC is around $2,200.00.

 

Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 Configuration:

  • Compatible Plate Formats: 96/384-well plates
  • Dispensing Volume Range Peri-pump: 1-3000uL (cassette dependant) Precision: <10% CV at 1uL/well (typical <3% CV)
  • Dispensing Volume Range Washer 96-tube: 50-3000uL Precision: <3.0% CV at 300uL/well (25-5000uL with the 192-tube manifold) 
  • Washing: Selectable wash parameters; crosswise aspiration reduces residue
  • Shaking: YES, Soaking: YES, Sonication: YES
  • Number of Dispensing liquids that can be used: 1 (up to 4 with the addition of Valve Module - not included, please inquire)
  • Dispensing Technology: Peristaltic and Wash Head

 

(Note: We configure each system to the order, the original model number may differ from the final configuration)

 

Current Configuration: 

BioTek EL406PUB1

  • P - 1-Reagent Dispense Module w/ 1 Peristaltic Pump
  • U - Wash Module - Ultrasonic Advantage
  • B - Wash Module - Automatic 4-Buffer Switching (Valve Module can be added upon request)
  • 1 - Wash Module - 384-/96-well microplate washing

 

 

Customization/Options:

  • (S) 2-Reagent Dispense Module w/ 2 Syringe Pumps
  • (SB) Small bore Syringe manifold – used with 2 Syringe Pump
  • (LB) Large bore Syringe manifold – used with 2 Syringe Pump
  • BioStack 2WR Plate Stacker
  • BioStack 3 Plate Stacker
  • BioStack 4 Plate Stacker – de-lidding and re-lidding capability

 

Testing performed by our in-house service team:

  • We inspect the Agilent BioTek EL406 for physical damage.
  • The Agilent BioTek EL406 system components are inspected and cleaned.
  • Mechanical components are inspected, adjusted, and lubricated.
  • The proper operation of electronic components is confirmed
  • Necessary repairs and services are performed to make sure the Agilent BioTek EL406 will function as intended
  • We perform stress tests by running multiple cycles and monitoring for malfunctions or poor performance. 
  • We check manifold dispense and aspirate
  • We test auto-clean with ultrasonication
  • We check method creation
  • We check peristaltic pump dispensing and purging
  • We test timed shaking
  • We verify communication with BioStack

 

Instrument Overview: 

  • Agilent BioTek EL406 combines microplate washer and peristaltic pump functions.
  • Versatile unit accommodates various plate formats for enhanced lab efficiency.
  • Unique Dual-Action Manifold provides independent control for precise washing.
  • Ultrasonic advantage ensures clog-free dispensing, maintaining consistency.
  • Space-saving design suits labs with limited space, delivering reliable and reproducible results for diverse microplate-based assays.

 

Instrument Application: 

The Agilent BioTek EL406 is commonly used in a variety of assay and application examples, including:

  • ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay)
  • MSD assays (Meso Scale Discovery)
  • Cell-based assays
  • Bead-based assays
  • Magnetic and vacuum filtration protocols
  • Microvolume dispensing for PCR setup
  • Serial dilutions
  • Plate coating

 

The key features of the Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser:

  • Plate Formats: supports 96/384-well plates. (Can be upgraded to include a Syringe pump supporting 6- to 1536-well plates catering to diverse assay requirements.)
  • 96 Tube Dual-Action Manifold: enables precise control over dispensing and aspiration, ensuring accurate washing. (192-tube optional for faster 384-well washing)
  • Ultrasonic Advantage: prevents clogs for consistent dispenser performance.
  • User-Friendly Interface: facilitates easy programming and operation.
  • LHC Software compatible: offers advanced methods and laboratory integration options.
  • Compact Design: efficiently utilizes lab space without compromising functionality.
  • Reliable Performance: delivers consistent, reproducible results for various assays.


Additional technical info:

 

Video Overview: 

 

About us

 

 How we pack

 

Why should you buy from us?

 

  • We have experience servicing and repairing these instruments.
  • This instrument goes through all the described service steps before shipping.
  • We offer detailed photos and videos of the instruments you buy.
  • We are an approved pre-owned equipment vendor to many large US, Canadian, and EU Universities.
  • We are an approved pre-owned equipment vendor to many Fortune 500 US and International Biopharma companies. 
  • Many upgrade and repair parts are in stock.
  • Remote installation and instrument operation training are available.
  • On-site installation may be available in the Boston Area (New England area)
  • US or International shipping is no problem (see the shipping tab on how we pack and feel at ease)

 

  • It will work!
  • Continental US Warranty 120 Days & 60 Days International.
  • An extended warranty may be available.
  • You get after-sales technical support.
  • Smooth process from the initial quote to order fulfillment.
  • Customer references are available.

 

*SM* Small Crate
200#

 

COMMON QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS BELOW

 

What steps do you take to verify, service, and confirm the functionality of the Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser?

We verify various instrument functions individually and together, performing necessary repairs or maintenance to bring the instrument to our quality standards.

 

  • We inspect the Agilent BioTek EL406 for physical damage.
  • The Agilent BioTek EL406 system components are inspected and cleaned.
  • Mechanical components are inspected, adjusted, and lubricated.
  • The proper operation of electronic components is confirmed
  • Necessary repairs and services are performed to make sure the Agilent BioTek EL406 will function as intended
  • We perform stress tests by running multiple cycles and monitoring for malfunctions or poor performance. 
  • We check manifold dispense and aspirate
  • We test auto-clean with ultrasonication
  • We check method creation
  • We check peristaltic pump dispensing and purging
  • We test timed shaking
  • We verify communication with BioStack

 

Technical Data

 

 

 Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser 406PUB1 w/ BioStack Stacker
Microplate types:384-/ 96-well microplates
Number of dispensing liquids that can be used:1 (up to 4 with the addition of Syringe and Valve Modules - not included, please inquire)
User interface:• Onboard Software: 2 x 24 character LCD display, 25 alphanumeric soft keys; create, edit or run multiple protocols
Shaking:Programmable in minutes and seconds, up to 60 minutes
Intensities - slow, medium, fast or variable
Soaking:Programmable in minutes and seconds, up to 60 minutes
Sterilization:Autoclavable, chemical
Automation/robot compatible:BioStack Stacker
 Wash Module
Manifold type:• Dual-Action 96-tube (8 x 12) manifold
• 384-/96-well microplate washing
Fluid delivery:One positive displacement pump
Washing speed:Solid bottom plates:

• 1 asp. / disp. cycle: 300 uL/well, 96 wells, 96-tube manifold: 13 seconds
• 3 asp. / disp. cycle: 100 uL/well, 384 wells, 96-tube manifold: < 80 seconds

Volume range:50-3000 uL/well; Selectable in 1 uL increments
Appr. dead volume:125 mL
Wash cycles:1 - 250
Dispense accuracy:+/-3% typical
Dispense precision:≤ 3.0% CV
Ultrasonic cleaning:Built-in ultrasonic bath for protein and salt crystal buildup
Sterilization:Chemical
Supply bottle volume:4 Liter
 Dispensing Module
Reagent dispense module:Peristaltic Pump: Autoclavable; 8-tip (1 x 8) cassette
Fluid delivery:One positive displacement peristaltic pump
Dispensing speed:• 10 uL /well, 96 wells, 8-tip cassette: 8 seconds
• 5 uL /well, 384 wells, 8-tip cassette: 12 seconds
Cassette type:1, 5, 10 uL
Recommended volume range:Selectable in 1 uL increments
• 1 uL cassette: 0.5, 1 - 50 uL
• 5 uL cassette: 5 - 2,500 uL
• 10 uL cassette: 10 - 3,000 uL
Dispense accuracy:• 1 uL cassette: +/- 5% typical at 1 uL
• 5 uL cassette: +/- 2.5% typical at 5 uL
• 10 uL cassette: +/- 2.0% typical >-10 uL
Dispense precision:• 1 uL cassette: <5% CV typical at 1 uL
• 5 uL cassette: <2.5% CV typical at 5 uL
• 10 uL cassette: <-2.0% typical >-10 uL
Appr. dead volume:• 1 uL cassette: 1.20 mL
• 5 uL cassette: 4.23 mL
• 10 uL cassette: 7.36 mL
Flow rate:Low, medium or high

     

    What supplies do I need?

    You will need the consumables starting out: 

     

    Can I view the Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser in person at your facility or do a live Zoom demo before it is shipped to me?

    We invite you to visit our facility for an on-site demo, or feel free to request a virtual Zoom demo of the instrument you are interested in.

     

     What about the warranty? Installation, training, maintenance?

    Warranty Terms:

    • The instrument comes fully warranted for both parts and labor.
      The customer should retain all packing materials during the warranty period. 

     

    Installation & Training:

     

    Option 1 – In Person

    If your lab is located within two hours of Boston, we may be able to offer in-person installation and training in person.

     

    Option 2 – Remote/Virtual

    Our remote training is conducted via Zoom, allowing us to significantly reduce its cost and offer it to customers outside our travel area.

     

    Both training options include:

    • Review of the instrument and its capabilities.
    • General instrument and software operation.
    • Review of the recommended maintenance procedures.

     

     We generally recommend these training services if you never worked with this instrument.

     

    What should I watch out for when buying an Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser used/pre-owned from another lab?
    • Make sure the instrument is properly packed for shipping and will arrive safely. If the instrument is large, request to have it packed in a wooden crate.
    • Confirm that there is no physical damage or any misaligned internal components. 
    • Ask what accessories are included.
    • Ask how long the warranty is and what it covers.

     

    Here is what our technical team tests so you can request something similar and ensure your instrument will be fully functional.

    • We inspect the Agilent BioTek EL406 for physical damage.
    • The Agilent BioTek EL406 system components are inspected and cleaned.
    • Mechanical components are inspected, adjusted, and lubricated.
    • The proper operation of electronic components is confirmed
    • Necessary repairs and services are performed to make sure the Agilent BioTek EL406 will function as intended
    • We perform stress tests by running multiple cycles and monitoring for malfunctions or poor performance. 
    • We perform tests of all the instrument functions listed below:
      • We check manifold dispense and aspirate
      • We test auto clean with ultra sonication
      • We check method creation
      • We check peristaltic pump dispensing and purging
      • We test timed shaking
      • We verify communication with BioStack

     

    We recommend inspecting the instrument in person or requesting a virtual demo; this will allow you to evaluate the condition and performance of the instrument you are considering purchasing.

     

     Do you have a Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser on hand?
    • This is a common model, and we generally stock multiple instruments, accessories, and many replacement parts to back up our warranty.

     

    I found it elsewhere for less. What goes into your price?

    We acknowledge that sometimes you can purchase this model instrument elsewhere, possibly for less.

     

    Here are some of the reasons for our price.

    • We may offer longer warranty terms.
    • We cover shipping costs during the warranty period. (Customer is required to save packing materials for the duration).
    • We have to have technical staff that can do the testing/repairs and after-sales support if there are any issues.
    • We invest considerable time into the testing and service of each instrument we sell.
    • We have to purchase various testing supplies (often expensive) to perform testing.
    • We have to purchase any missing required accessories to make the instruments complete.
    • We have to procure and stock service parts to support our warranty.
    • We have extensive experience packing sensitive instruments. See the shipping section in the website menu for info on how not to pack.
    • We guarantee that the instrument will be functional.

     

    This procurement is for a University or College. Are purchase orders with NET terms accepted?
    • If you are a US or Canadian customer, we are likely already a registered vendor in your University's vendor system. This would greatly expedite the process of PO approvals and get this instrument into your lab faster.
    • POs are accepted from US and Canadian universities.

     

     How fast will you ship?
    • We can ship within a few days to two weeks. Shipping time depends on the current demand for our instruments. Members of our sales team will be able to offer current delivery estimates.

     

    Will my instrument be insured during shipping?
    • All instruments shipped within the USA and internationally are fully insured. This applies as long as we are the shipper and handle shipping arrangements.
    • If the buyer handles shipping, then shipping insurance responsibility falls to the buyer; we highly advise that the buyer obtain shipping insurance from their carrier.

     

     How do you pack? Have you packed and shipped Agilent BioTek EL406 Microplate Washer Dispensers in the past? Do you ship Internationally?

    Packing

    • Smaller instruments ship via UPS Parcel Delivery with adequate packing material and a strong box. Or, when combined with other orders, it may be packed in a crate.
    • Most larger instruments ship in fully enclosed ISPM15-certified wooden crates with proper padding underneath, and the sides have moving components braced.
    • Accessories are packed safely in boxes with padding and then safely packed inside the crate.
    • We may not use a crate for local deliveries to save you money *if delivered by us.
    • We often use “tilt’ & “shock” indicators on the crates to ensure the crate has not been excessively tilted and dropped where equipment may suffer damage.
    • Photos are taken during the packing process to make sure nothing is missed.

    USA/Canada Shipping

    • Within the US and Canada, we will ship via selected freight carriers. We do not use low-price/high-damage carriers as we want the equipment to get safely to you.

    International Shipping

    • Internationally, we will only ship via Air Freight or Air Parcel (such as UPS or DHL), which provides reliability, no exposure to Ocean weather, and timely delivery.
      We have extensive experience packing and shipping fragile instruments globally.

    Our experience and process

    • We have safely packed and shipped thousands of sensitive analytical instruments. 

     

    *SM* Small Crate
    200#

    How much will I save buying it pre-owned, and is it worth it?

    A lot…and it is undoubtedly worth it, and here is why.  Feel free to ask for feedback from hundreds of customers who bought from us.

     

    • You will pay less than half vs. buying a new instrument. Why not spend leftover funds on another instrument for your lab?
    • You will get our standard warranty, plus, when available, an option to obtain an extended warranty agreement. 
    • Know that your instrument was tested and working the day it left our facility and is covered if there are faults.
    • Get extra peace of mind by adding an extended warranty or service agreement when such an option is available.
     Sustainability
    • Well, this one is easy: buying a pre-owned instrument is great for the planet; you are reducing unnecessary waste, CO2 output, and water use that would be used during the manufacturing process.   

     

     I have more questions; I want to receive a formal quote.

    Absolutely! Please give us a call (1-617-397-3486) or complete this form to get your questions answered or receive a formal Quote.