The iFOUR - Your Microdispensing Instrument

The iFOUR enables automated ultra low liquid handling and high-precision dispensing of various liquids in the picoliter and nanoliter volume range - your instrument for advanced non-contact microdispensing applications such as:

  • DNA / protein / cell microarrays
  • Multiplex ELISA
  • Lateral Flow applications
  • Cell transfection arrays

See a demonstration of a workflow where the Microdispensing Instruments iFOUR sequentially dispenses 3 samples onto 2 target substrates.

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Discover our technology

Pulse Shaper

Form follows function

The Pulse Shaper - our newest generation of piezo-wave form generator is already an integral part of your iFOUR. Create your piezo-signal form as a freeform and handle even the most difficult liquids. This feature is unique in its class. Watch the Pulse Shaper video.

Wash Station


The combination of a diaphragm and piston-stroke pump results in an extremely durable washing station for our dispensing needles. No wear and tear promise a long service life as well as minimal maintenance.

Camera System

Reliable feedback

The uncompromising industrial design, camera, lens quality and light flash generation are unique to this device class. Clear and high-resolution images provide quick feedback on your liquid dispensing processes.

LED-Status Display

432 individual LEDs

The iFOUR displays its status via large, bright, definable light patterns. These status LEDs signal each step of the process, and even the remaining runtime.

Configure your iFOUR

Your microdispensing instrument is just a few steps away: Request your non-binding offer today using the online configurator.

1. Configuration

The first step to your iFOUR is the configurator. Select your components and combine everything in our visual interface.

2. Order

After receiving and checking your request, the M2-Team will contact you.

3. Custom Build

Your iFOUR will be custom-built based on your individual specifications.

4. Delivery

The delivery is performed by EX-works, directly to your doorstep. Now you are a part of the M2 family.

Built-in Features

  • Head Cam + Objective + Illumination
    Field of view 1.9x1.4 mm
  • Droplet Cam + Strobe LED
    Field of view 1.2x0.9 mm
  • Liquid Path
    Air-free liquid path
  • InDot
    Instrument-control Software
  • Electronic driver for solenoid-driven and piezo-driven micro dispenser
  • Pulse Shaper
    Arbitrary wave-form generator for piezo-driven micro dispenser
  • 432 status LEDs
    Light patterns signal instrument status
  • Wash Pump + Wash Station
    Wash and waste tanks included
  • Monitor + Mouse + Keyboard

Pulse Shaper

The art of droplet formation


Printable Area
x 130..175 mm
y 200 mm

Travel Range
x 220 mm
y 200 mm
z 50 mm

w 50 cm
d 50 cm
h 50 cm

48 Kg

Axis Speed
x 500 mm/s
y 500 mm/s
z 50 mm/s

x 5000 mm/s2
y 5000 mm/s2
z 500 mm/s2

Axis Resolution
0.25 Îžm

Position Repeatability
+-10 Îžm

Microdispensing instrument iFOUR open side centered

Customisable All-Rounder

The iFOUR offers everything you need for your liquid dispensing processes in the nano and picoliter range. Regardless of whether it's a Control Computer, Electronics, Pneumatics or Wash Pump, with the configurator you are just a few clicks away from your customised solution.

Microdispensing instrument iFOUR front centered

Compact Cubic

With its dimensions of 50 cm / 19.7 inch, the iFOUR is a microarray printer that offers professionalism with an extremely small footprint: a perfect match for every laboratory workbench.

Bauhaus Design

Your Liquid-Handling System iFOUR is made of high-grade aluminium. It is uniquely sustainable, manufactured from a few selected, basic materials only. No structural elements are painted or contain materials that are not reusable.

Ready to Go

Your droplet dispenser iFOUR comes ready to go, directly out of the box. You need only to attach your favourite input and output devices, like a monitor, keyboard or mouse, and start to change your view on state-of-the-art microdispensing.