Compact and Powerful

Experience fast, easy to use, and superior quality pipetting in a compact system at an affordable price. Add, change, and upgrade parts and accessories as needed to accommodate changing workflows. The Microlab NIMBUS is offered in multiple platform configurations to provide the lab with a powerful and personalized solution.

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Features and Benefits

Precision Pipetting

The Microlab NIMBUS uses air displacement pipetting to achieve superior measurement accuracy. Additionally, Hamilton pipette channels and tips are designed to fit precisely together using a patented lock-and-key design called CO-RE (Compressed O-Ring Expansion). This creates a tight seal with precise tip alignment to eliminate tip distortion and ensure the highest accuracy during liquid handling steps. Optional anti-droplet control and liquid level detection technologies further safeguard sample and results integrity.

Integrated Tools & Accessories

With a flexible deck layout, the NIMBUS accommodates a broad range of tools and accessories to further enhance assay flexibility.

  • Labware Gripper
  • Clean Air Protection (CAP) System
  • Hamilton Heater Shaker (HHS)
  • Shift-N-Scan Tube Barcode Scanner
  • [MPE]2 Positive Pressure Module
  • Much more

Software for Any Process

The NIMBUS software allows users control their system for processes from simple to complex without compromising on requirements. NIMBUS software is completely integration friendly, easily allowing third party components to be added to the system without limiting functionality. Use the Method Editor to quickly create a method skeleton, with all possible actions in a toolbox for simple drag-and-drop programming.

Options for Every Assay and Budget

The Microlab NIMBUS provides users with multiple configurable base platforms to suit a variety of needs and budgets.

  • NIMBUS4: Features up to four independent pipetting channels for superior performance and flexible pipetting in tubes and plates
  • NIMBUS96: Features high-speed CO-RE 96 MP (Multi-Probe Head) for accurate, precise, and repeatable pipetting in 96- and 384-well plates in individual well, column row, and whole plate formats from 1 - 1000uL
  • NIMBUS384: Features high-speed CO-RE 384 MPH for accurate, precise, and repeatable pipetting in 96-, 384-, and 1536-well plates, in individual well, column, row, and whole plate formats from 0.5–50µL
  • NIMBUS HD (High Density): Features up to 8 independent pipetting channels with independent movement in both Y and Z axes

Convenience of Open or Enclosed Platforms

The Microlab NIMBUS is available in open or enclosed platforms depending on needs and available space. Enclosed platform options include Standard Enclosed, Extended Enclosed, and Large Extended Enclosed.

Workflow Consumables

The Microlab NIMBUS works with a wide variety of consumables to optimize efficiency and throughput in automated workflows. Hamilton consumables are key components of the Microlab NIMBUS system that ensure quality results.

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The Microlab NIMBUS is available in four sizes: Microlab NIMBUS4, Microlab NIMBUS96, Microlab NIMBUS384, and Microlab NIMBUS HD.

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OpenStandard EnclosedExtended EnclosedLarge Extended Enclosed
Length 37.4 in (95 cm) 41.2 in (104.6 cm)53.5 in (135.9 cm)65.5 in (166.4 cm)
Width 20.1 in (51.1 cm) 27.9 in (70.9 cm)27.9 in (70.9 cm)27.9 in (70.9 cm)
Height (door closed) 30.3 in max (76.9 cm) 32.7 in max (83.1 cm)35.0 in max (88.9 cm)35.0 in max (88.9 cm)
Height (door open)30.3 in max (76.9 cm)48.3 in max (124.0 cm)48.3 in max (124.0 cm)48.3 in max (124.0 cm)


OpenStandard EnclosedExtended EnclosedLarge Extended Enclosed
Length 37.4 in (95 cm) 41.2 in (104.6 cm)53.5 in (135.9 cm)65.5 in (166.4 cm)
Width 20.1 in (51.1 cm) 27.9 in (70.9 cm)27.9 in (70.9 cm)27.9 in (70.9 cm)
Height 30.3 in max (76.9 cm) 32.7 in max (83.1 cm)35.0 in max (88.9 cm)35.0 in max (88.9 cm)


OpenExtended EnclosedLarge Extended Enclosed
Length37.4 in (95 cm)52.75 in (134 cm)65.5 in (166.4 cm)
Width20.1 in (51.1 cm)29.5 in (74.9 cm)29.5 in (74.9 cm)
Height30.3 in max (76.9 cm)34.5 in max (87.6 cm)35.5 in max (90.17 cm)


Length41.2 in (104.6 cm)
Width27.9 in (70.9 cm)
Height (door closed)32.7 in (83.1 cm)
Height (door open)48.3 in max (124.0 cm)

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Upcoming Events

IAFP 2019 (International Association for Food Protection) - Louisville, KY, USA

Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 S 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40202

Each year, the International Association for Food Protection hosts an Annual Meeting, providing attendees with information on current and emerging food safety issues, the latest science, innovative solutions to new and recurring problems, and the opportunity to network with thousands of food safety professionals from around the globe.
BIO-Taiwan - Taipei City, Taiwan

Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, 1 Jingmao 2nd Road, Nangang District, Taipei City 11568, Taiwan

The 2019 BIO Asia-Taiwan Conference and Exhibition brings together biotechnology and pharmaceutical executives and investors from North America, Europe and Asia to meet and explore business opportunities with Taiwan’s emerging biotech sector. One of the largest gatherings of its kind in Asia, the BIO Asia-Taiwan Conference and Exhibition is expected to attract more than 1,500 attendees from 25+ countries representing biomedical, pharmaceutical, genomics, biotech services, equipment and instruments, academic research, cosmetology products and bio-based healthcare.
Medi-Pharma Expo August - Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), 799 Nguyễn Văn Linh, Tân Phú, Quận 7, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam

Medi-Pharma's goal is bring advanced technology, innovative services from domestic and foreign businesses to contribute to health care, and medical examination and treatment in order to improve the quality of life of Vietnamese people. The exhibition is an opportunity for Vietnam's healthcare industry to integrate and develop, a bridge for Vietnamese medical and pharmaceutical enterprises to meet and exchange experiences, introduce products and expand international cooperation, access to high-tech facilities and apply the world's advanced medical achievements in Vietnam.
American Ass. for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo - Anaheim, CA, USA

Anaheim Convention Center - Anaheim, CA

Stop by and see Hamilton at the 71st American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo. AACC brings the global laboratory medicine community together to discuss vital research and learn about important changes in the field.

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