This incubator functions as a refrigerator or warm incubator by means of a thermoelectric (Peltier) system. Two removable shelves creates 3 platforms. The desired temperature is set on the digital LED display, and the incubator immediately starts heating or cooling, while accurately monitoring the temperature inside and displaying it on the LED panel. NOTE: There is a temperature gradient inside the unit, but the temperature is stable within each shelf. HEATING The mini incubator can heat samples up to 65°C while using only 46W at 110V. A temperature gradient is present inside the chamber: the temperature at the top shelf is higher than on the bottom shelf. Within each shelf, the temperature only fluctuates by 0.5°C. COOLING The mini incubator is able to cool down ~23°C below ambient temperature, using only 54W at 110V. While technically able to be set to -18°C, at normal room temperature it will go down to -3°C. Again, a temperature gradient is present between the top and the bottom, but within each shelf, the temperature fluctuates by only 0.5°C SMALL FOOTPRINT With a small footprint of 8 in x 11 in x 12 in, this mini incubator will not take valuable space while having a 5L (6x6x10 in) chamber volume. PORTABLE At only 9 lbs the mini incubator is easy to move around. A 12V DC car power cord allows the unit to heat or cool your samples on the go.SPECIFICATIONS: Power: 46W (heating) - 54W (cooling) Voltage: 110V AC/ 12V DC External dimensions: 8x11x12 inches / 20x28x31 cm Internal dimensions: 6x6x10 inches / 15x15x25 cmWeight: 9 lbs / 4 kgs Volume: 5 Liters Temperature range: -5°C to +65°C Temperature fluctuations: +/-0.5°C (if kept on the same shelf)
- VERSATILE: Can be set as a refrigerator or warm incubator for a variety of science projects. Especially well suited to grow yeast for sourdough bread making.
- PRECISE TEMPERATURE CONTROL: from 0°C to +55°C in increments of 1°C. If kept on the same shelf, temperature fluctuations of 0.5°C (temperature Gradient exists between the bottom and top of incubator)
- CAN BOTH HEAT AND COOL: Can cool down down ~23°C below ambient temperature, heat up to 55°C
- SMALL FOOTPRINT: external dimensions of 8x11x12 in, internal dimensions of 6x6x10 inches. 5L capacity while only weighting 9 lbs
- PORTABLE: 110V Standard power cord included, as well as a 12V car adapter allowing it to run on the go