Thermo Scientific™ MaxQ™ 2508 Dual-Action Orbital Reciprocating Shaker

Facilitate repeatable results with this shaker, ideal for growing bacteria, dissolution studies and staining of electrophoresis gels and chemical extractions.

Manufacturer: Thermo Scientific™ SHKA2508-1CE

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Catalog No. 11-675-151


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    Model MaxQ 2508
    Speed Range 40 to 400rpm
    Control Analog
    Orbit 0.4 in. (1.2cm) circular or fixed stroke angle
    Voltage 240V
    Temperature Range (Metric) 4° to 40°C (Operating)
    Timer 1 to 60 min. or continuous
    Load Bearing Capacity 15 lb. (6.8kg)
    Humidity Range 20 to 80%
    Shipping Weight (English) 38 lb.
    Shipping Weight (Metric) 17.2kg
    Motor Type DC
    Hertz 50/60Hz
    Certifications/Compliance UL, cUL, CE
    Dimensions (L x W x H) Exterior 17.4 x 13.5 x 7 in. (44.2 x 34.3 x 17.8cm)
    Electrical Requirements 240V 50/60Hz
    Type Shakers
    Speed 40 to 400rpm

    Facilitate repeatable results with Thermo Scientific™ MaxQ™ 2508 Dual-Action Orbital Reciprocating Shakers, ideal for growing bacteria, dissolution studies and staining of electrophoresis gels and chemical extractions. An added reciprocating function, analog operating system and choice of three platforms make this an affordable shaker with increased capacity for a wide range of applications. Maximize your orbital reciprocating shaking capacity by choosing your platform with pre-installed clamps.


    • Variable speed control allows gentle to vigorous agitation
    • Built-in timer facilitates repeatable results
    • Control lever changes the motion while the shaker is stationary or in operation.
    • Shaking motion: back-and-forth, with fixed stroke angle of 0.4 in. (1.2cm) for shaking of separatory funnels, or fixed circular motion of 0.4 in. (1.2cm) for growing bacteria and yeast
    • Can be used in incubators, warm rooms, environmental chambers and refrigerators
    • Operates in temperature ranges of 4° to 40°C and humidity conditions of 20 to 80% noncondensing
    • Timed (1 to 60 min.) or continuous
    • Metal locking tab on speed control knob prevents increased or decreased speed if the knob is bumped


    • Universal Platform (without clamps), or
    • Dedicated Platform (with pre-installed clamps) Clamps

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