The OptoTech IQ-Star is the ideal solution for simple, low cost, space saving and intelligent LAB automation, which links the storage and distribution of job trays in an intelligent manner.

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  • 8 sectors arranged in a star shape can be used as depots for your job trays. In every sector, up to 7 incoming or outcoming conveyor belts can be installed. This results in thousands of possible configurations and offers you a maximum in flexibility for planning your LAB automation.
  • Up to 218 job trays can be stored and distributed in the IQ-Star:
    Basic version can store up to 92 standard job trays
    Extended version can store up to 120 standard job trays or up to 218 narrow job trays (254 x 129 mm)
  • With the use of the IQ-Star, you can do away with long conveyor belts, which means not only a huge saving of space in your lab, but also a better accessibility and greatly reduces the noise level in the lab

System advantage

  • Fits for all Lab sizes and links the storage and distribution of job trays
  • Very easy to use due to touch screen
  • Intelligent storage and distribution system for maximum lab productivity


  • The optional IQ-Star Server offers a simple and intelligent solution for easily connecting multiple IQ-Star and for all complex automation tasks

Intelligent storage and distribution system

Host InterfaceTCP/IP RJ45
Turning Axis Speed45°/s
Vertical Axis Speed290 mm/s
Productivityup to 218 jobs (depending on job tray type)
Tray TypeStandard job trays 219 x 259 mm
Air Pressure Requirement5 bar
Power Requirement (others on request)0,6 kVA / 220-240 V / 50/60 Hz
DimensionsWidth: 1210 mm, Height: 2072 mm, Depth: 1161 mm
Weight (approx.)512 Kg
DisclaimerAll data are subject to change without notice. Please verify details with OptoTech.

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