BSD600 Ascent Semi-automated Biosample Puncher


The BSD600 Ascent is the latest generation of BSD600 series punch instruments for automation of sample preparation in forensic DNA and molecular biology laboratories.

It is released in 2018 and currently in production. A new software with a modern user interface compliments this release.



  • Optical and camera punch validation
  • Automatic punching functions
  • Backlit plate deck
  • Removable dual punch head
  • Barcode sample tracking
  • Light targeting system
  • Dust extraction system
  • Mobile chute system
  • Ionizer and humidifier static mitigation
  • Compatible with 96 deep-well plates or tubes
  • LIMS file input and output automation
  • Continual software development and improvements