BioStore™ SE

Designed to fit in today’s busy laboratory, BioStore™ SE is the new space efficient automated -80ºC sample storage system from Brooks, providing compact, flexible, high density sample storage

  • Brooks small footprint store
  • Assured sample integrity and protection
  • Fast, controlled, reliable access to samples
  • Based on 20 years of automated storage innovation
  • BioStore™ SE is the new space efficient automated -80ºC sample storage system from Brooks
  • Designed to fit in today’s busy laboratory, where space is at a premium, BioStore™ SE stores a range of container types and sizes and provides compact, flexible, high density sample storage
  • BioStore™ SE could be the first step in simplifying your lab sample inventory and sample management
  • BioStore™ SE is the ideal solution for those who have smaller sample library collections but need the benefits of automation like secure, controlled and safe access to their high-quality samples
Key Features
Space efficiency and storage capacity
  • Designed to fit in today's busy laboratory
  • Additional -20°C zone for extra flexibility in storing different samples
  • Stores 200,000 to 700,000 samples; adaptable to meet your needs
  • Handles the widest range of labware in a small store
  • Reformatting samples to Brooks HD storage trays can more than double storage capacity compared to SBS formatted storage
  • Dynamic storage shelving maximizes storage density
  • The sample imaging module captures barcodes, labware type and heights to assure optimal storage location
Ease of use and sample security
  • Secure and controlled user access
  • Consistent storage temperatures for ultimate sample integrity
  • Intuitive user interface, no special expertise required to operate
  • Configured with input/output, imaging, and picking modules, optimized to meet your needs
Intuitive, easy to use, fully featured Strata™ Sample Management Software

Easy to use interface

  • Intuitive, information-rich display permits operation with no special training
  • Customizable to optimize everyday usage, and support application-specific workflows

High performance and reliability

  • Provides full order control including drag-and-drop order prioritization
  • Optimizes throughput through more efficient batch workflows and order decomposition

Seamless IT integration

  • Flexible deployment options include active directory integration and encrypted system access passwords
  • LIMS options include Web services API, database, and file-based integration
  • Accessibility is highly configurable with definable user roles

Sample security and remote access

  • Lifetime inventory and environmental tracking enabling sample chain of custody and audit trail reports
  • Data is accessible from any location using laptop, tablet, or web-enabled devices

System data logging and automation interface

  • Performance tracking assures reliability and enables remote diagnostics and troubleshooting
  • Enables easy integration with external automation for fully integrated end-to-end processing solutions

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Technical specifications
Parameter Value
Dimensions (H x W x D) 2.48 x 4.21 x 2.38m
Required room dimensions (H x W x D) 2.50 x 5.51 x 3.4m
Labware description -80°C storage capacity -20°C storage capacity
2.0ml sample storage tubes
2D coded, external threads
76,000 8,400
1.0ml sample storage tubes
2D coded, external threads
212,000 23,500
0.7ml sample storage tubes
2D coded, external threads
265,000 29,400
0.3ml sample storage tubes
2D coded, external threads
375,000 41,600
0.2ml 240 format in SBS rack
2D coded, external threads
495,000 55,000
SBS microplates
14.5mm high, foil sealed
3,200 300
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Support Plans

With the protection of samples within your Brooks Life Sciences automated sample store of the highest importance, our Support Plans can help, whatever your needs.


  • Corrective services
  • Remote diagnostic & repair
  • Preventative maintenance services
  • Additional services for purchase

Enhancement packages for Strata™ Sample Management Software for both new and existing customers, offering advanced bio-sample and compound management with SampleStore™ and BioStore™ automated storage systems.

  • Throughput and workflow enhancement
  • Advanced storage management
  • Storage optimization
  • BioStore™ sample management
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