PCMT Thermoshaker with Cooling for Microtubes and Microplates

Variable speed, variable temperature thermoshaker with cooling with a choice of blocks for microtubes and microplates.

  • Fast heat-up and cooling times
  • Temperature setting range +4˚C to +100˚C
  • Temperature control range 15˚C below ambient to +100˚C
  • Shaking speed: 250 to 1400 rpm
  • Temperature uniformity ±0.1˚C
  • Even mixing across the thermoshaker block
  • Excellent uniformity across the block
  • Clear 16 x 2 character LCD display indicates the set and actual time of operation, mixing speed and temperature
  • Digital timer with sound alarm 1 min to 96 hours
  • Simultaneous or independent heating and mixing functions
  • Choice of 5 interchangable blocks including a block suitable for microplates:
    – HC18 20 (20 x 0.5 ml and 12 x 1.5 ml microtubes)
    – HC32 (20 x 0.2 ml and 12 x 1.5 ml microtubes)
    – HC24N (24 x 1.5 ml microtubes)
    – HC24 (24 x 2 ml microtubes)
    – HC96 (96-well microplate for PCR, 0.2 ml)

Block not included, please order separately.


  • Genetic analyses – extraction of DNA, RNA and further sample preparation
  • Biochemical studies of enzymatic reactions and processes
  • Extraction of metabolites from cellular material


Dimensions (h x d x w) 130 x 230 x 205mm
Temperature range +4 to 100ºC
Temperature control range 15 below ambient to +100ºC
Uniformity @4ºC 0.6±ºC
Uniformity @37ºC 0.1±ºC
Uniformity @100ºC 0.3±ºC
Speed (average heat up) HC18 block from 100ºC to 25ºC 5ºC/min (~15 minutes)
Speed (average heat up) HC18 block from @25ºC to 4ºC 1.8ºC/min (~12 minutes)
Shaking speed 250 to 1400rpm
Display (temperature) 2 line x 16 character LCD
Capacity See accessories
Capacity 1 microplate
Orbit diameter 2mm
Timer (with auto-off and audible alarm) 1 minute to 96 hours (1 minute increment)
Maximum noise 53.8dba
Heating/cooling power 60W
External power supply Input AC 120-230V, 50/60Hz Output DC 12V
Power consumption 60W (4.9A)
Input voltage 12V dc
Weight 3.7kg


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Thermoshakers – Interchangeable blocks

Part No


HC18 Interchangeable block for: 20 x 0.5ml microtubes plus 12 x 1.5ml microtubes
HC24N Interchangeable block for: 24 x 1.5ml microtubes
HC24 Interchangeable block for: 24 x 1.5ml microtubes
HC32 Interchangeable block for: 20 x 0.2ml microtubes plus 12 x 1.5ml microtubes
HC96 Interchangeable block for: 96-well microplates (0.2ml)