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t2x2 Sport/Shimadzu

Dual temperature control for Shimadzu UV-Vis-NIR Spectrophotometers
Product Overview

The t2x2 Sport/Shimadzu is an inexpensive, compact pair of cuvette holders providing independent Peltier temperature control for both the sample and reference cuvettes. Use it for temperature ranges of about -15 °C to 110 °C. It is ideal for most biological studies to observe absorbance spectra at precisely maintained temperatures. If necessary, run the sample and reference cuvettes at different temperatures. The t2 Sport/Shimadzu replaces the sample tray (base and front panel) of the spectrophotometer, with utilities brought conveniently to the front panel. Operate the TC 1/Single Temperature Controller using the menu button or through program T-App available from Quantum Northwest. When this unit is used in a Shimadzu UV-1800, a special version of T-App, called T-App(S) can be used to record absorbances from the spectrophotometer and plot them vs temperature.

Product Features

Temperature control for both sample and reference
Variable speed magnetic stirring
Dry gas purge for work at low temperature
Complete sample tray for mounting
Cuvette lifters for removal of cuvettes
Probe input for sample temperature
NIST-traceable temperature calibration
Full software control through program T-App(S)

  • Technical Specifications
    Number of cuvettes controlled
    2
    Typical use
    Absorbance (sample and reference)
    Standard cuvette size (outside)
    12.5 mm x 12.5 mm
    Optical ports per cuvette
    2
    Optical port dimensions
    12 mm high x 10 mm wide
    Windowed jacket available
    No
    Factory set temperature range
    -40 °C to +110 °C
    Temperature range easily achievable
    -15 °C to +110 °C
    Temperature precision
    ±0.02 °C
    Temperature accuracy
    Better than ±0.15 °C from 0 ⁰C to +80 ⁰C
    Accuracy full range
    Better than ±0.3 ⁰C from ‐15 ⁰C to +110 ⁰C
    Temperature reproducibility
    Better than ±0.07 °C
    Thermistor probes accepted
    Series 400 or Series 500
    Magnetic stirring motor type
    DC
    Magnetic stirring speed range
    100-2500 rpm
    Default stirring speed
    1200 rpm
    Stirring speed best performance
    200-1800 rpm
  • Basic Package

    t2x2 Sport – Pair of temperature-controlled cuvette holders
    TC 1/Dual – Temperature Controller
    Sample Tray – Mounting post (standard z-height = 15 mm), base plate, front panel
    BATH 10 – Circulator
    NIST-traceable calibration and performance data
    T-App(S) – Windows program to control temperature and data collection
    Accessories – Two magnetic stir bars, tubing and cables

  • Accessories
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