Compact Chilling/Heating Dry Baths support remote control.

Press Release Summary:

Measuring 6.5 x 4.75 x 3.5 in. without sample block, Peltier-driven EchoTherm(TM) RIC20 Series is designed for remote controlled applications on robotic and benchtop systems using PC. Any number of RIC20s can be used via RS232 I/O port on each unit and PC serial ports, and complex, user-created temperature/time profiles can be run by leaving computer attached to RIC20. Temperatures can be set from -20.0 to +110.0°C and controlled within 0.1°C. Settings are stable to 0.2°C and accurate to 0.5°C.

Original Press Release:

Compact Robotic & Remote Control of Your Chilling/Heating Dry Bath!

Carlsbad , CA ...Torrey Pines Scientific announces its NEW EchoTherm(TM) RIC20 Series, Peltier-driven, compact Chilling/Heating Dry Baths with temperatures settable from -20.0ºC TO 110.0ºC.

These units are designed for remote controlled applications on robotic and bench top systems using a PC. Any number of RIC20's can be used via the RS232 I/O port on each unit and PC serial ports.

Complex temperature/time profiles created by the user can be run by leaving the computer attached to the RIC20. Any number of units can be set to any single temperature via a single computer serial port. The unit(s) will continue to run the temperature instructed until told otherwise. The computer can then be used to instruct the next RIC20.

The RIC20 Series are compact and designed to take up as little bench space as possible. The units measure 6.5" (165 mm) long by 4.75" (120 mm) wide by 3.5" (89 mm) tall without a sample block.

Offered as accessories is the broadest variety of precision-made aluminum sample blocks available anywhere for standard assay plates, deep-well assay plates, centrifuge tubes of all sizes, vials, and most any size test tube. Custom sample blocks can be made for any sample container by request.

The RIC20 Series can be set to 0.1ºC and control temperature to 0.1ºC. Temperature settings are stable to 0.2ºC and accurate to 0.5ºC. Each unit comes complete with chiller/heater module, universal power supply, AC line cord for the country of use, and instructions including the Serial Port Command Set.

The EchoTherm(TM) RIC20 Series units are UL, CSA, and CE compliant.

To obtain additional information contact:
Torrey Pines Scientific, Inc., 2713 Loker Avenue West, Carlsbad, CA 92010 USA
Phone: 760-930-9400
Toll Free: 866-573-9104
Fax: 760-930-9480
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