Thermo Scientific™ MaxQ™ 5000 Floor-Model Shaker Packages Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

High-capacity floor model units hold large 4L and 6L flasks

Manufacturer: Thermo Scientific™ SHKA5000PROMO

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Catalog No. 11-676-079


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    Model Max 5000 Floor
    Speed Range 15 to 500rpm
    Length (English) Platform 11 in.
    Width (English) Platform 13 in.
    Length (Metric) Platform 27.9cm
    Width (Metric) Platform 33cm
    Hertz 50/60Hz
    Shipping Weight (English) 476 lb.
    Shipping Weight (Metric) 215.9kg
    Timer 1 to 60 min.
    Voltage 120V
    Display LED
    Height (English) 41 in.
    Height (Metric) 104.1cm
    Type Orbital shaker
    Width (English) 41 in.
    Width (Metric) 104.1cm
    Certifications/Compliance CE, cUL, UL
    Controller Type Analog
    Electrical Requirements 120V 50/60Hz

    • Easily accommodate six 4L flasks, four 6L flasks, or six 2800mL Fernbach flasks
    • Wide temperature range: 10°C above ambient to 60°C on incubated models, 15°C below ambient to 60°C on refrigerated models
    • Monitor and control chamber temperature range with ±0.1°C accuracy at 37°C
    • Overtemperature safety feature with independent thermostat provides additional backup by controlling heat if main temperature controller fails
    • Triple eccentric drive handles heavy loads, uniform agitation and continuous 24 hr. operation, even at high speeds
    • Side drain system permits easy access and cleanup of spills
    • Drip pan built into the chamber floor under the platform contains spills
    • Clear, scratch-resistant lid for sample viewing
    • With foot pedal for hands-free operation and retractable casters for portability
    • Optional shelf provides additional storage space and convenience when switching flasks
    • Access ports provided through side of cabinet wall for probes, thermocouples or sensors
    • Optional gassing manifold enables direct gassing into flasks for anaerobic cultures

    Analog Models

    • Easy-to-read LED digital temperature display
    • Perform timed studies with timed operation from 1 to 60 minutes or operate shaker in continuous mode
    Digital Models
    • Variable speed control from 15 to 500rpm
    • Continuous and timed operation from 0.1 hour up to 999 hours or 0.1 to 999 min.
    • View speed, time and temperature simultaneously on three separate LED digital displays
    • Visual/audible alarms alert to temperature deviations; heat turns off if temperature deviates ±1°C of setpoint
    • Shaker shutdown and audible/visual alarms signal if unit operates ±10% of set speed, preventing the shaker from walking
    • Soft-start feature eliminates sudden starts and stops, splashing of vessel contents or wetting of flask closure
    • User-adjustable speed calibration can be performed using a digital handheld tachometer, where verification is required and protocols can be standardized
    • Unbalanced load sensor stops platform motion when excess vibration is detected and visual/audible alarms signal until condition is corrected
    • Retains parameters during power failure and restarts unit automatically after power is restored
    • Solid-state DC brushless motor is maintenance-free
    • RS-232 interface allows remote monitoring of speed, time and temperature

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