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HydroSpeed™ Plate Washer for cells, beads and ELISAs in 96- and 384-well microplate formats

The HydroSpeed is Tecan’s advanced plate washer, designed for quick, parallel washing of entire 96- and 384-well plates. This avoids time differences between the wells for uniform results. In addition, the HydroSpeed provides full control of wash power for optimized washing of cells, beads and ELISAs.

Power and control for optimized wash results / videos

The HydroSpeed plate washer is ready for ELISA washing, as well as gentle washing of adherent and weakly-adherent cells. It supports soak steps with microplate shaking, as well as buffer switching. With full on-board operation via the easy-to-use touchscreen interface, the HydroSpeed really does offer you power and control for all your cell, bead and ELISA washing applications.


  • Cell Protection – extra gentle cell washing with tuneable wash power
  • Adjustable wash head positions, speed settings and vacuum level
  • Anti-Clogging – active prevention of needle clogging
  • Easy X-change wash heads for intense cleaning in ultrasonic bath
  • Patented design with two rare-earth magnets per well
  • Enables fast bead settling and high bead recovery rates
  • Automated buffer switching of four liquids and plate shaking capability
  • Simultaneous aspiration and dispensing for ELISA washing
  • Up to four aspiration points per well for minimal residual volumes
  • Automated system for vacuum filtration using vacuum sensor
  • Individual vacuum settings for each filtration step within a protocol
  • pLLD for maintenance-free liquid level detection in the waste bottle
  • Touchscreen with moisture protection for operation with gloves
  • Predefined plate library and protocols for an easy start
  • Ready for robotic integration
  • Tested reliability to minimize maintenance and service costs
  • Plate assistant function for easy teaching of new plates
  • Advanced wash head for parallel washing of entire 384-well plates
  • Universal 96 indexing head for washing 96- and 384-well plates
  • Designed to meet IVD-directive 98/79/EC in ELISA configuration
  • Supports FDA 21 CFR part 11 functionality with HydroControlTM software

HydroSpeed™ Plate Washer for cells, beads and ELISAs in 96- and 384-well microplate formats