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Mixer HC (without block)

Item #8012-0000

Free block and Personal Microcentrifuge with purchase! See details below.

Mixer HC, base unit without block. Control temperature, speed, and mixing intervals for a variety of tubes and multiple well plates.
$3,228.90 $3,228.90 $2,987.25
Free block and Personal Microcentrifuge with purchase! Purchase a Mixer HC (8012-0000) and receive a free block AND a Dual Rotor Personal Microcentrifuge (2641-0016). Choose any of the above blocks and add it and 2641-0016 to your cart or order to receive the free items. Offer valid through September 30, 2024. Use code PSSEP24 on your order. Not applicable with individual quoted pricing.

Precision Mixing with Temperature Control
  • Control temperature, speed, and mixing intervals
  • Heat to 99°C or cool 13°C below room temperature
  • Blocks are available for a variety of tubes and multiple well plates

Increase the reproducibility of your temperature-dependent reactions for better yields and more consistent results. Control block temperature, mixing speed, and mixing intervals simultaneously and precisely with the Mixer HC. Includes a convenient short mix button for quick, instant mixing.

Two special functions provide additional options for specific applications. Digital display offers precise control.

- Interval mixing:
Continuously alternates between mixing and stationary periods where the mixing frequency and the duration of the mixing and pause functions can be freely selected.
- Program mode:
In addition to a normal mixing/temperature control run, two combined, consecutive mixing/temperature control runs can be programmed. When the first run is completed, the second run will switch on automatically, allowing two different conditions to be applied to the same liquid.

Mixing speed is block dependent: 300-1400 rpm for 1.5 mL, 2.0 mL, and cryogenic tubes; 300-1500 for 0.5 mL tubes; and 300-750 for 5 mL, 15 mL, and 50 mL tubes. Plates weighing 200 grams or less may be mixed at 300-1400 rpm; above 200 grams use 300-800 rpm. Blocks for microcentrifuge tubes include a polycarbonate rack for quick transfer of all 24 tubes at once.


The Mixer HC is ideal for a broad range of applications, including the following:
  • cDNA synthesis
  • Enzyme reactions (restriction digest, ligation, proteinase-K-digestion)
  • Denaturation of DNA, RNA, or proteins
  • Labeling of DNA, RNA, or proteins
  • Cultivation of bacteria in microcentrifuge tubes, centrifuge tubes, and deep well plates
  • Transformation of bacteria and plasmids
  • Resuspension of pellets
Mixer HC Specifications
Mixing speed
300 to 1500 rpm (block dependent)
Heating rate Approx. 5°C/min
Cooling rate
(above room temp)
2 to 3°C/min
Cooling rate
(below room temp)
0.5 to 1.0°C/min
Temperature control range
(microcentrifuge tubes)
13°C below room temperature to 99°C
Temperature control range
(multiwell and deep well plates)
10°C below room temperature to 99°C
Ambient temperature 4 to 35°C
Orbit diameter 3 mm
Relative humidity 70% max
Timer 1 min to 99 hours and 59 min
Dimensions (W x D x H) 220 x 250 x 125 mm
Weight (base unit) 7 lb / 3.2 kg (w/o accessories)
Warranty 2 years