Peltier-driven high-capacity dry baths
Torrey Pines Scientific has announced its EchoTherm models IC30 and IC30XT, Peltier-driven high-capacity chilling/heating dry baths capable of handling various sized sample blocks. The IC30 (–10°C to 100°C) and IC30XT (–20°C to 100°C) can freeze, chill or heat samples in various sample blocks that can hold 0.2–50 mL centrifuge tubes, test tubes, vials, assay plates and even round-bottom flasks.
The units can freeze, chill or heat 64 1.5 mL centrifuge tubes, nine 50 mL centrifuge tubes or four 250 mL flasks. The units have digital display and control to 1°C, 30-day countdown timer in hours/minutes/seconds, data logger and RS232 I/O port to collect data or to control the units by computer.
The IC30 and IC30XT measure 8.5 inches (216 mm) wide x 10 inches (245 mm) deep x 4 inches (102 mm) tall. They come complete with a chiller/heater module, universal power supply, AC line cord for the country of use, and the instruction manual.