Agilent Bravo Automated Liquid Handling Platform

Agilent Bravo
Manufacturer: Agilent Technologies
Model: Bravo

The Agilent Bravo Automated Liquid Handling Platform is the fastest and most versatile small footprint liquid-handling system available. Two Bravo Platform models are available: standard and SRT. The standard model fits in most standard laminar flow hoods. The SRT model is three inches (7.62 cm) shorter, providing extra clearance for hoods with short internal height.

Bravo Liquid Handler Commands

  • Initialize Hardware

    void initializeHardware(string profile)Initializes the Bravo hardware and homes the motors.

    Parameters:

    • profileProfile name as defined in the Bravo instrument. Default: 96ST
  • About Box

    void aboutBox()Displays the Agilent Bravo About Box.
  • Current ActiveX Version

    string getActiveXVersion()Retrieves the current ActiveX version.

    Returns:

    Retrieves the current ActiveX version.
  • Current Firmware Version

    string getFirmwareVersion()Retrieves the current firmware version.

    Returns:

    Retrieves the current firmware version.
  • Current Hardware Version

    string getHardwareVersion()Retrieves the current hardware version.

    Returns:

    Retrieves the current hardware version.
  • Get Last Error

    string getLastError()Retrieves the last known error condition.

    Returns:

    Returns the last known error condition.
  • Home W Axis

    void homeW()Homes the W axis.
  • Home XYZ Axis

    void homeXYZ()Homes the XYZ axis.
  • Move To Plate Location

    void moveToLocation(int location, boolean onlyMoveZ)Moves to specified plate location.

    Parameters:

    • locationLocation of the plate.
    • onlyMoveZMove Z axis only.
  • Move To Position

    void moveToPosition(int axis, float position, float velocity, float acceleration)Moves to the specified axis position.

    Parameters:

    • axisAxis to move.
    • positionPosition to move to.
    • velocityVelocity of movement.
    • accelerationAcceleration of movement.
  • Shake

    void shake(int location, int mode, int speed, int direction, float timer)Shakes the plate at specified plate location.

    Parameters:

    • locationLocation of the plate.
    • modeShake mode.
    • speedShake speed.
    • directionShake direction.
    • timerSpecify timer in seconds.
  • Show Diags Dialog

    void showDiagsDialog(boolean modal, int securityLevel)Shows the diags dialog.

    Parameters:

    • modalTrue for modal dialog box, false otherwise.
    • securityLevelSecurity level.
  • Show Labware Editor

    void showLabwareEditor(boolean visibilityMask)Shows the labware editor.

    Parameters:

    • visibilityMaskVisibility mask.
  • Show Liquid Library Editor

    void showLiquidLibraryEditor()Shows the liquid library editor.
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