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Magnetic Module


The Magnetic Module is a magnetic bead-based chemistry block for extraction and purification. It automatically engages and disengages high strength magnetic bars to seated well plates for magnetic bead-based purification protocols.

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Magnetic Module

Magnetic Module GEN2 Deep Well Plate
Magnetic Module GEN2 Disengaged
Magnetic Module GEN2 Empty
Magnetic Module GEN2 Engaged
Magnetic Module GEN2 PCR Plate
Magnetic Module GEN2 Tall Empty

Other Features

  • Optional adapter magnets to assist pelleting of small bead volumes in large total volumes
  • Two adjustable plate brackets
  • Compatible with standard and deep well labware from 22 mm to 44 mm, various magnetic bead products, and protocols with volumes from 10 µL to 2 mL

Tech Specs

Magnetic Module GEN2 Empty
Dimensions (w/o bracket)

133mm x 90mm x 98mm (l/w/h)


3.3 lbs / 1.5 kg

Module power input
36VDC, 6.1A
Power adapter input

100-240VAC, 50/60Hz, 4.0A/115VAC, 2.0A/230VAC

Additional power requirements

For additional power requirement information, please review this support article

Frequently Asked Questions

For FAQs about the OT-2 and other products, click here.

The magnets used within our Magnetic Module are N52 Neodymium Magnets.

The Magnetic Module supports protocols with standard or deep 96 well plates with volumes ranging from 10 μL to 2 mL.

For more information on compatible labware and magnetic beads, please reference our Magnetic Module White Paper and our Support team’s labware compatibility article.

It is possible to use multiple modules of the same type on the OT-2. This is true for our Temperature Module, Magnetic Module, and Heater-Shaker Module. For a walkthrough on setting this up for your OT-2 and considerations when using multiple modules, please reference this guide.

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