Thermal Cycler 3000 - X

Thermal Cycler 3000 - X

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Code: TC3000X
Price: $3,599.00
The new TC-3000X personal cycler is based on the unrivalled and reliable TC-3000 but it has the additional X-factor! The new model is ideal for those laboratories that need just that little bit more, with its expanded sample capacity to accommodate 48 x 0.2ml tubes or for convenience, a 48-well plate.

All the features of the popular TC-3000 and...

Extra capacity: The footprint remains the same, only 561cm2, but the capacity increases to 48 x 0.2ml or 30 x 0.5ml tubes.

Adjustable Heated lid: The heated lid can now be adjusted for use with PCR tubes or 48-well plates sealed with sealing mats or heat seals.

Rapid heating rate: Utilising the latest Peltier technology the TC-3000X has a heating ramp rate of 3.3ºC/sec and a 2.0ºC/sec cooling rate.

TC-3000 Series Features & Benefits
  • One of smallest footprints on the market
  • Fast ramping Unparalleled block uniformity
  • Low cost
  • PC Control and networking
  • Alpha-numeric screen, keypad and program naming
  • Fast and intuitive programming with large memory
  • Ready-to-go templates
  • Interchangeable blocks
  • Various block formats available:
    • 25 x 0.2ml
    • 20 x 0.5ml
    • 48 x 0.2ml (gradient and non-gradient)
    • 30 x 0.5ml (gradient and non-gradient)

Technical Specifications   TC-3000  TC-3000X   TC-3000G
Blocks Formats
0.5ml capacity   20  30 30
0.2ml capacity   25 48 48
User interchangeable   Yes Yes Yes
Block Temperature Specifications
Maximum ramp rate*   3.6°C/sec 3.3°C/sec 3.3°C/sec
Block uniformity at 50°C*   <±0.1°C <±0.2°C <±0.2°C
Temperature range   4°C to 99°C 4°C to 99°C 4°C to 99°C
Temperature set point p recision   0.1°C 0.1°C 0.1°C
Heated Lid
Selectable heated lid temperature   100°C - 115°C 100°C - 115°C 100°C - 115°C
Heated lid enable/disable   Yes Yes Yes
Over temperature cut out   Yes Yes Yes
Regulated lid pressure   Yes Yes Yes
Heated lid only comes on if block is set above 35°C
Number of programs #   80 80 80
Password protection   Yes Yes Yes
Programming   4-line alphaN 4-line alphaN 4-line alphaN
Graphical display   No    
Incremental/decremental temperature   Yes Yes Yes
Incrementa l/decremental hold time   Yes Yes Yes
Maximum hold time   18 hrs 18 hrs 18 hrs
Minimum hold time   1 sec 1 sec 1 sec
Variable programmable ramp rate   0.1°C/sec steps 0.1°C/sec steps 0.1°C/sec steps
Run end time calculation   Yes Yes Yes
Pause and stop facility   Yes Yes Yes
End of program alarm (enable/disable)   Yes Yes Yes
Auto restart on power failure   Yes Yes Yes
Serial port   RS232 USB USB
Dual Voltage (120/230V)   Yes Yes Yes
Temperature sensor   Thermistor Thermistor Thermistor
Peltier elements/block   4 6 6
Dimensions L x W x H (in inches)   13 x 7 x 7.5 13 x 7 x 7.5 13 x 7 x 7.5
Footprint L x W (in inches)   91 in2 91 in2 91 in2
Connection to PC control program   Yes Yes Yes
Free software upgrades from website   Yes Yes Yes
Power consumption   230 Watts 230 Watts 230 Watts
Frequency   50 - 60 Hz 50 - 60 Hz 50 - 60 Hz
Net weight   13 lbs 13 lbs 13 lbs
Warranty   4 years 4 years 4 years

* Given a re typical values of a standard 0.2ml block, in an ambient temperature of 20°C.
# Actual numbers are dependent on complexity of the programs.

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