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Connecting to your OT-2 with an Ethernet cable

Depending on the robot you have, you will need to follow separate instructions for how to connect your robot via…

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Connecting the OT-2R to a router

The OT-2R electronics are designed for Ethernet connectivity, without the internal USB-to-Ethernet converter found in the OT-2. As a result,…

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Which tips should be used for calibration?

Opentrons strongly recommends using Opentrons tips. Opentrons pipette nozzles have specific geometry that work best with…

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Use different tips to calibrate your OT-2

Deck and pipette offset calibration are normally completed using Opentrons OT-2 Tips (non-filtered), but Opentrons OT-2 Filter Tips can be…

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Recalibrating tip length before running a protocol

This article provides instructions on recalibrating your pipette’s tip length and pipette offset before running a protocol in the event…

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How positional calibration works on the OT-2

The OT-2 moves pipettes around in 3D space. To do that accurately and precisely, it needs to be calibrated. This article…

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How Labware Offsets work on the OT-2

This article describes how Labware Offset data is utilized during the Labware Position Check workflow when running a protocol on…

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Check your OT-2’s calibration health

Running a Calibration Health Check through the Opentrons App can help ensure your OT-2’s positional calibration…

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Write and simulate protocols on Windows 10

There are quite a few ways to write and simulate Opentrons Python protocols on your computer, but installing and using…

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What are dead volumes, and how do I reduce them?

Dead volume refers to the residual volume of liquid left in the well or lost to waste that cannot be…

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