Designed for ease of use, robustness and low-cost, the “Openspritzer” is an open hardware “Picospritzer” as routinely used in biological labs around the world. The performance of Openspritzer and commercial alternatives is effectively indistinguishable.
The system is based on a solenoid valve connected to a pressure gauge. Control can be attained directly via an external TTL pulse or internally through an Arduino set by a rotary encoder. The basic setup can be put together for 3-400€, or substantially less if you are prepare to shop around.
We anticipate that due to its high performance and low cost Openspritzer will be of interest to a broad range of researchers working in the life and physical sciences.
Source: CJ. Forman et al, 2017 – https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-02301-2
C.J. Forman, H. Tomes, B. Mbobo, R.J. Burman, M. Jacobs, T. Baden, J.V. Raimondo, M.J.Y. Zimmermann
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