pylabrobot.liquid_handling.backends.backend.LiquidHandlerBackend#

class pylabrobot.liquid_handling.backends.backend.LiquidHandlerBackend#

Bases: object

Abstract base class for liquid handling robot backends.

For more information on some methods and arguments, see the documentation for the LiquidHandler class.

Variables

setup_finished – Whether the backend has been set up.

Attributes

num_channels

The number of channels that the robot has.

Methods

__init__()

aspirate(ops, use_channels)

Aspirate liquid from the specified resource using pip.

aspirate96(aspiration)

Aspirate from all wells in 96 well plate.

assigned_resource_callback(resource)

Called when a new resource was assigned to the robot.

deserialize(data)

Deserialize the backend.

dispense(ops, use_channels)

Dispense liquid from the specified resource using pip.

dispense96(dispense)

Dispense to all wells in 96 well plate.

drop_tips(ops, use_channels)

Drop tips from the specified resource.

drop_tips96(drop)

Drop tips to the specified resource using CoRe 96.

move_channel_x(channel, x)

Move the specified channel to the specified x coordinate.

move_channel_y(channel, y)

Move the specified channel to the specified y coordinate.

move_channel_z(channel, z)

Move the specified channel to the specified z coordinate.

move_resource(move)

Move a resource to a new location.

pick_up_tips(ops, use_channels)

Pick up tips from the specified resource.

pick_up_tips96(pickup)

Pick up tips from the specified resource using CoRe 96.

prepare_for_manual_channel_operation()

Prepare the robot for manual operation.

serialize()

Serialize the backend so that an equivalent backend can be created by passing the dict as kwargs to the initializer.

setup()

stop()

unassigned_resource_callback(name)

Called when a resource is unassigned from the robot.