Product Description

The NEW! BRAND® HandyStep® touch S is the first electronic repeating pipette with touchscreen operation and automatic tip ejection! With a user interface inspired by smartphones, the BRAND® HandyStep® touch S delivers all of the advantages of touchscreen efficiency to your laboratory: access functions with a simple swipe, important information is always in view, and integrated help functions are just a tap away.

Same Features of the HandyStep® touch:

  • Three pipetting modes: Pipette, Multi-Dispense, and Auto-Dispense
  • Easy touchscreen operation with a color-coded display and important information easily accessed
  • Simple tip ejection - fully electronic tip ejection reduces the risk of contamination
  • Favorites function - save complex processes to avoid repetitive programming of frequently used procedures
  • Automatically recognizes tip size of BRAND® PD-Tip® II and is also compatible with tips from other manufacturers (Rainin® Encode™ Precision Dispenser Tips, Eppendorf® Combitips advanced®, Fisherbrand® Dispenser Tips, VWR® Combi-Syringes, Gilson® Repet-Tips)
  • Improved aspiration and dispensing speed control

Additional Features of the HandyStep® touch S:

  • Sequential Dispensing Mode - Dispense up to 10 different volumes
  • Multi-Aspirating Mode - Consecutive aspiration of the same or different volumes
  • Titration Mode - Save the last titration result
  • Switch between select modes with a filled tip - pipetting settings are saved

The HandyStep® touch S model 705210 is supplied with a Performance certificate, Universal power adapter, USB cable, Li-Ion battery, Shelf/rack mount, Assorted PD-Tips™ II, Operating manual and One-year warranty.

Limitations of Use - This instrument is designed for dispensing samples, observing the following physical limits:

  • Use between +15°C and +40°C (59°F and 104°F) of instrument and reagent
  • Vapor pressure up to 500 mbar
  • Kinematic viscosity:
    • 20 mPa/s with 50mL PD-Tip™ syringe tips
    • 260 mPa/s with 5mL PD-Tip™ syringe tips
    • 977 mPa/s with 1.25mL PD-Tip™ syringe tips

Operating Exclusions - When the device is operated properly, the pipetted liquid comes in contact with only the tip and not with the device itself.

  • Do not use the device with liquids attacking polypropylene, polyethylene (PD-Tip™ piston), LCP (PD-Tip™ piston 0.1mL), or polycarbonate (device housing)
  • Avoid aggressive vapors (risk of corrosion)
  • The device must not be used for oxidizing acids since metal parts and the electronics can be corroded
  • Cannot be autoclaved

HandyStep® touch Accuracy and Precision with PD-Tip™ II Precision Dispenser Tips:

PD-Tip™ Size Volume Range Increment Nominal Volume (A* ≤ ± %) Nominal Volume (CV* ≤ %)
100% 50% 10% 1% 100% 50% 10% 1%
0.1mL 1uL-100uL 0.1uL 1 1 1.6 8 0.5 1 2 12
0.5mL 5uL-500uL 0.5uL 0.9 0.9 1 5 0.3 0.6 1 5
1.0mL 10uL-1.0mL 1ul 0.6 0.9 1 5 0.3 0.5 0.8 4
1.25mL 12.5uL-1.25mL 1.25uL 0.6 0.6 0.9 5 0.2 0.5 0.7 4
2.5mL 25uL-2.5mL 2.5uL 0.5 0.6 0.7 3.5 0.15 0.3 0.6 3
5.0mL 50uL-5.0mL 5uL 0.5 0.5 0.7 3.5 0.15 0.4 0.7 3
10.0mL 100uL-10mL 10uL 0.4 0.5 0.7 3.5 0.15 0.5 0.8 4
12.5mL 125uL-12.5mL 12.5uL 0.5 0.5 0.8 3.5 0.15 0.6 1.4 6.5
25.0mL 250uL-25mL 25uL 0.5 0.5 0.6 3 0.15 0.3 1.0 6
50.0mL 500uL-50mL 50uL 0.5 0.5 0.5 3 0.15 0.4 1.2 9

A*=Accuracy, CV*=Coefficient of Variation

*Error limits refer to the nominal and partial volumes relative to the PD-Tip™ II obtained with instrument and distilled water at equilibrium with ambient temperature at 20°C and with smooth operation. The error limits defined in ISO 8655 are not exceeded.

The nominal volume is the maximum volume which is printed on the PD-Tip™ II


Manufacturer Brandtech Scientific
Country of Manufacture Germany
Item Ships From Connecticut


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