automated protein analyzer / bench-top / laboratory
Orbit 16



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Taking the Pain out of Painting

Nanion's Orbit 16 platform takes the pain out of bilayer painting and subsequent recordings as it enables fast and successful data generation thanks to the rapid automated formation of 16 bilayers at once and their subsequent fully parallel recording. The benefits the Orbit 16 offers include:

Automated formation of 16 artificial lipid bilayers at the push of a button
Fully parallel low noise, high bandwidth recordings
Substantial data generation due to 16 simultaneous recordings
Low noise 16 channel amplifier or integration of external amplifier(s) possible
Dedicated comprehensive recording software included
Target molecules can be introduced directly or by fusion of (proteo-)liposomes
Ion channels: voltage and ligand gated, temperature sensitive
Nanopores, antimicrobial peptides, toxins and many more...
Cost-efficient experiments with disposable MECA 16 chips

The Orbit 16 is equipped with a dedicated low-noise 16 channel amplifier (Elements s.r.l.) by default enabling the convenient fully parallel recording of 16 bilayers at highest bandwidths. Furthermore, most commercially available amplifiers are compatible with the Orbit 16, including the 16-channel Triton amplifier from Tecella. For single channel amplifiers like the EPC-10 or Axopatch, the Orbit has a built-in multiplexer switchboard, allowing for recordings from the individual bilayers by automatically switching through the recording sites.