Specialized Tools for Electrophysiology and Cell Biology Research

(TC-344C) Dual Channel Temperature Controller

Product Summary

  • Slow ramped DC power for quiet operation
  • Temperature control from ambient to +65C
  • Manually controlled DC output choices
  • Three feedback loop speeds
  • Independent bath temperature monitoring
  • External input for computer control
  • Open thermistor fault protection
  • Low noise toroidal transformer power supply

Each channel supplies up to 22 watts into a load of 10 ohms. Heat set-point is controlled automatically in Auto mode via thermistor feedback. A loop-speed selector provides three feedback response times to optimize tp the thermal stability of the device being heated. Heat set-point may also be manually controlled in Manual mode.

Ease of Use

In Auto mode, the desired temperature is set with a single set temperature control. The connected platform, solution heater, or other device is automatically maintained at the set temperature. Accuracy is typically better than ± 1°C, and under ideal conditions will approach ± 0.1°C. In Manual mode, the controller provides a continuous DC output adjustable from 0 to +15 volts.

Quiet Operation in Recording Setups<

Highly filtered DC power supplies employing toroidal transformers are used to eliminate AC noise and deliver the high-level of isolation required for sensitive electrophysiology applications. Slow-ramped analog switching circuitry delivers power without adding noise to the system.

Unique Features

An open-thermistor fault protection circuit prevents overheating of the sample in the event of a thermistor failure. Remote control of the set temperature allows a computer to control the sample temperature.

Thermistor Readouts

Each channel reads two thermistors simultaneously: T1 for feedback control of the system, and T2 for measurement of any point of interest. These temperatures are displayed on the meter and are also available at front and rear panel outputs for recording devices. Unical thermistors are used and can be replaced without the need for recalibration.

Specifications per channel

Maximum Output Voltage 15 VDC
Maximum Output Current 1.5 A
Minimum Load Resistance 10.0 Ω
Manual Voltage Range 0.0 to 15.0 VDC
Maximum Output Power 22 W into a 10 Ω load
Power Requirements 95-130 or 200-260 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power Fuse (5x20 mm) 0.5A SB for 95-130
VAC and 0.25A SB for 200-260 VAC
Front Panel BNC Input/Output T2 thermistor
Reporting 100 mV/°C
Rear Panel BNC Output T1 (control)
Reporting 100 mV/°C
Temperature Range Ambient to 65°C
Internal Set Temperature 22°C to 65°C
External Set Temperature Ambient to 65°C
Meter Display 3.5 digit LED display of °C or V
Meter Readouts Set temperature
T1 (control) temperature
T2 (monitor) temperature
Output voltage (to heater)
Enclosure (W x H x D) 43.2 x 8.9 x 30.5 cm
(17.0 x 3.5 x 12.0 in)
Weight 5.44 kg (12 lb)
Warranty Two years, parts & labor

 

 

Order No. Model No. Product Description USA Price Order
64-0106 CC-28 Cable assembly for heater controllers to platform Login Login
64-0109 CC-35 Cable assembly for heater controllers, unterminated with tinned leads at platform end Login Login
64-0102 SH-27B In-line solution heater Login Login
64-0103 SF-28 Slow flow in-line solution heater Login Login
64-0104 SHM-6 Line In-Line Solution Heaters (SHM-6, SHM-Six-line solution heater Login Login
64-0105 SHM-8 Line In-Line Solution Heaters (SHM-6, SHM-Eight-line solution heater Login Login

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Temperature Controllers
64-2401 TC-344C Heater controller, dual channel, 110-230 VAC, 50/60Hz Login Login
Heating Accessories
64-0102 SH-27B In-line solution heater Login Login
64-0103 SF-28 Slow flow in-line solution heater Login Login
64-1555 SHH-1 Holder for SH-27B and SF-28 inline solution heaters Login Login
Cables
64-0106 CC-28 Cable assembly for heater controllers to platform Login Login
64-0107 TA-29 Cable with bead thermistor Login Login
64-0108 TA-30 Cable with glass thermistor Login Login
64-0109 CC-35 Cable assembly for heater controllers, unterminated with tinned leads at platform end Login Login
Replacement Parts
64-0269 TS-60P Replacement probe thermistor for CC-28 cable Login Login
64-0270 TS-70B Replacement bead thermistor for CC-28 Cable Login Login
64-0274 RH-2 Heater elements for Warner chambers and platforms, 2 pack Login Login
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