macro™ Pipette Controller

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macro™ Pipette Controller

Product and ordering information for the macro pipette controller.  Manual pipette controller compatible with glass & plastic pipettes 0.1 to 200mL; pipettes to Class A tolerances.

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The macro™ pipette controller is a reliable and ergonomic alternative to rubber pipette bulbs and other manual aspiration devices. A unique valve system provides precise, one-finger meniscus control that relieves repetitive motion strain from serial pipetting operations, and is simple to operate, even by novice users.

Product Features:

  • Convenient blow-out bulb to empty 'to contain' pipettes
  • Compatible with 0.1mL to 200mL serological, volumetric and graduated pipettes
  • Included 3mm hydrophobic membrane filter reduces cross-contamination and protects against over aspiration

Product No. & Specs

The macro™ pipette controller is supplied with: spare membrane filter (0.3µm) and operating manual.

Cat. No.
  macro accessory
Cat. No.
  Silicone adapter, 44mm long, each
  Adapter housing (gray PP), 49mm long, each
  Silicone suction bellows with gray PP screw ring, each
  Valve system (PP, PTFE, Silicone), each
  Membrane filter, 3µm, non-sterile, each
  Membrane filter, 3µm, non-sterile, pack of 10


What catalog numbers do I use for replacement filters for my macro™?

The macro™ requires the use of special 3µm filters to operate properly. Cat number 26052 will get you one replacement filter, and 26056 will get you a package of ten.

Are the membrane filters autoclavable?

Yes. The membrane filters are autoclavable at 121°C, up to 5 times.

Tech Info & Warnings

Limitations of Use

This instrument is designed for dispensing liquids, observing the following physical limits:

  • Use between +10°C and +40°C (50°F and 104°F) of instrument and reagent
  • Density up to 2.4 g/cm³
  • Vapor pressure up to 500 mbar; Aspirate slowly above 300 mbar, in order to prevent the liquid from boiling
  • Use with graduated and volumetric pipettes of glass or plastic in the volume range of 0.1mL to 200mL with a sucton tube outer diameter <9.2mm

Operating Exclusions

Never use this instrument with:

  • Liquids whose vapors have a corrosive effect or attack the materials silicone or PP
  • This instrument is NOT designed for Pasteur pipettes

Manuals & SOPs

macro Manual

⚠ WARNING – These products can expose you to chemicals including Carbon black (airborne, unbound particles of respirable size), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Di-n-butyl Phthalate (DBP), which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
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Accessories & Parts

Available parts and accessories for the macro™ include:

    Silicone adapter - Fits 0.1-200mL pipettes.
    3µm Membrane filters

Items can be ordered on the macro™ product page.


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BRAND® Pipette Controllers Flyer
Ergonomic Design Features of the macro