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Position the MANTIS on the center of the locating plate by lining up the pin slots under the MANTIS base with the locating plate’s pins.
Position the LC3 on the pins on the locating plate by lining up the pin slots under the LC3 base with the locating plate’s pins.
Left Locating Plate
Position the carousel on top of the LC3.
An Example of the Instrument Setup Using Left Locating Plate
Put the MANTIS chips into the chip changers.
Attach the reagent tubes in the tube holders or pipette tips to the inputs at each chip.
Put your plate on the MANTIS deck.
MANTIS With a 16-Chip Carousel
Fill the wash container(s) with distilled water or wash solution (if you are using wash solution, you must follow the wash solution with a water rinse). Make sure that the wash container(s) are properly placed in the wash stations located at the back sides of the MANTIS.