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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Artel Pipette Calibration System (PCS)
Artel Pipette Calibration System (PCS) Technology

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Description: Artel Pipette Calibration System (PCS) (formerly known as Artel Pipette Tracker (APT) Pro) is a management solution used for verifying the volume dispensed from any single-channel pipette and calibrating single-channel pipettes. This technology works in-conjunction with the Artel PCS hardware equipment.

This technology stores pipette calibrations data such as pipette identification (ID), operator ID, time, temperature, and date performed, in a Structured Query Language (SQL) Server Express database and does not store any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or Protected Health Information (PHI).

This technology is a legacy version for the new PCS Software, however it is still supported by the vendor.

Note: As this is a legacy software, there is no dedicated webpage for this technology. The website listed gives information on the new PCS software, but provides basic information on Artel PCS.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v23.3
Decision Date: 03/27/2023 at 02:34:35 UTC
Aliases: Artel Pipette Tracker (APT) Pro; Artel Pipette Tracker (APT) Software
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Artel
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (03/27/2023 at 02:34:35 UTC).