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Precision™ Low Temperature BOD Refrigerated Incubator - Precision Refrigerated Incubator 6.1 cu. ft. (173 L) 115V

Special Price $4,762.88 Regular Price $5,862.00
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Conduct applications that require temperatures ranging from -10 to +60C with Thermo Scientific PrecisionLow Temperature BOD Refrigerated Incubators, available in 2 sizes and ideal for biochemical oxygen demand testing, bacterial research, seed germination, fish/insect breeding and much more. Feature

Temperature Uniformity

  • Microprocessor control with easy-to-read display shows actual temperature within 0.1°C
  • Push-button controls for temperature set point selection
  • Forced-air circulation delivers excellent temperature stability
  • CFC-free, foamed polyurethane insulation prevents heat loss
  • RTD temperature probe and protected set point mode prevent accidental temperature change
  • Door key lock protects samples from unauthorized access

Efficient Design

  • Easy-to-clean, corrosion-resistant construction
  • Compressor relay conserves energy

173L (6.1 cu. ft.) Unit

  • Economical undercounter design
  • High/low safety thermostat backups
  • Three cooling modes simplify operation: high precision with cooling; high precision without cooling; and frost-free with variable cooling
  • Four adjustable leveling feet for stable setup
  • 2A outlet easily supports apparatus inside the unit

566L (20 cu. ft.) Unit

  • Ideal for BOD applications and temperature settings at or below ambient
  • Holds over 300 BOD bottles (300mL)
  • Temperature set point selection with high- and low-temperature protection and simple calibration
  • Available with dual lamp fluorescent lighting for plant growth studies and day/night cycles, programmable lighting conditions
  • Safety relay and alarm LED alert to over/undertemperature conditions
  • Access port for independent sensors/connection of equipment inside unit
  • Cooling switch provides high temperature accuracy and saves energy at temperatures above ambient
  • RS-232 and recorder jacks for datalogging
  • Plant growth models available: PR505755L and PR505750L–with  Dual-lamp fluorescent lighting and programmable temperature and light cycles

849.5L (30.0 cu. ft.) Unit

  • Large volume for applications above ambient
  • Temperature range: 5° to 70°C
  • Hydraulic thermostat with analog temperature control
  • Choice of solid door or glass door for viewing of samples; no door lock
  • Easy-to-clean, corrosion- and chemical-resistant aluminum chamber
  • Requires hardwire installation by qualified electrician
Warranty: 2 year warranty
Amperage9.5 A
Capacity (English)6.1 cu. ft.
Capacity (Metric)173 L
Chamber MaterialAluminum
Dimensions (D x W x H) Interior20.5 x 20.5 x 28 in. (52 x 52 x 70 cm)
Dimensions (L x W x H)24.5 x 24 x 34.5 in. (62.2 x 61 x 87.6 cm)
Temperature Range (Metric)-10°C to +60°C
Door StyleSolid
Electrical Requirements115 V, 60 Hz, 9.5 A, Nema 5-15 plug
Frequency50/60 Hz
Height (English)34.5 in.
Height (Metric)87.6 cm
InsulationCFC-free, foamed polyurethane
No. of Shelves2 supplied/4 max.
Temperature Uniformity± 0.6/1.0°C @ 37°C/20°C
Voltage115 V
TypeRefrigerated Incubator
Unit SizeEach
More Information
Voltage 115 V, 60 Hz, 9.5 A, Nema 5-15 plug


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