Thermo Scientific MaxQ Shakers

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Trust your samples to the outstanding line of Thermo Scientific™ MaxQ™ shakers.

MaxQ basic and advanced shakers contain a triple-eccentric drive mechanism to accommodate heavier loads and provide uniform shaking. Designed to ensure 24/7 operation, MaxQ shakers also feature maintenance-free brushless DC motors.

  • 15 to 500rpm speed range
  • View temperature, speed and time simultaneously on three individual LED displays
  • Continuous timed operation from 0.1 hour to 999 hours or 0.1 minute to 999 minutes
  • Audible/visual alarms protect cultures from temperature and speed deviations

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Open Air

Get the choice and flexibility you need from a variety of basic benchtop shaker models. Separately available platforms for some models allow you to increase capacity simply by changing the platform.

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MaxQ 2000 and 3000

• Small shaker footprint saves valuable bench space 

• Units operate in temperature range of 0°C to +40°C and humidity conditions from 20 to 80% non-condensing, enabling them to be used in a variety of environments

• Triple-eccentric drives handle heavy platform loads (MaxQ 2000: 35 lb., MaxQ 3000: 50 lb.)

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MaxQ 2506

• Analog operating system is affordably priced

• Interchangeable 13 x 11", 18 x 18" and 24 x 18" platforms are available to accommodate a variety of labware

• On dual action models, control lever changes shaking motion while unit is stationary or in operation

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MaxQ 2508

• Variable speed control allows gentle to vigorous agitation

• Built-in timer facilitates repeatable results

• Control lever changes the motion while the shaker is stationary or in operation

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Incubated/Refrigerated

Upgrade to an advanced shaker for your large-capacity applications. Select the right shaker for your needs and customize by selecting either a universal platform or a dedicated platform.

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MaxQ 4000

• Large chamber holds six 2L flasks

• Clear acrylic lid provides high visibility for sample harvesting

• Safety interlock protects operator by stopping platform motion when lid is lifted 

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MaxQ 4450

• Space-saving shaker designed for a small footprint

• Holds up to four 1L flasks

• Requires minimal bench space 

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MaxQ 5000

• Floor model

• Large chamber holds four 6L flasks

• Easy-access drain system with quick-disconnect fitting permits easy clean up of spills

• Foot pedal opens lid for hands-free operation 

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MaxQ 7000

• Easy-access drain with quick disconnect located in the front of the cabinet for convenient draining and disinfecting

• Alarm alerts operator in case of low water level

• Optional cooling coil available for near-ambient temperatures and below

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Stackable

Maximize flexibility and production capability with stackable shakers. Select the right shaker for your needs and customize by selecting either a universal platform or a dedicated platform.

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MaxQ 6000

• Units can be stacked two high on the floor to save valuable bench space

• Two adjustable-height shelves provide added storage

• Large viewing window and internal light offer sample visibility 

• Includes stacking kit 

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MaxQ 8000

• Units can be stacked two to three high for space savings with a speed range of 25 to 400rpm (±1rpm)

• HEPA filter evenly distributes air inside the chamber and reduces cross-contamination, improving culturing conditions; rated at 95% efficient at 0.3µm for entrapment of airborne particles

• Ergonomically designed fold-down door and a platform that slides out 100% with a maximum platform height of 61" (154.9cm) when stacked three units high improves sample handling 

• Includes stacking kit

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High Performance

When you need a reliable solution for sensitive cell cultures requiring protection from contamination, choose from the MaxQ high-performance line of shakers.

  • 25 to 525rpm speed range
  • Backlit display contains run points and set points of temperature, speed and time that can be viewed simultaneously
  • Continuous operation or timed operation from 1 minute up to 199 hours and 59 minutes
  • Audible/visual alarms protect cultures from temperature and speed deviations
  • HEPA filter for maximum protection from contamination
  • Directed airflow system for optimum temperature uniformity and ideal growth conditions even when the units are full
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MaxQ 416 HP and 430 HP

• Low heat 24V DC motor with moisture-resistant electronics provides continuous maintenance-free operation on the benchtop or in a chamber

• Triple-counter-balanced mechanism for optimum handling of full or unbalanced loads, regardless of vessel placement; completely eliminates "walking"

• Units operate in temperature range of 4°C to +40°C and humidity conditions from 50 to 80% non-condensing enabling them to be used in a variety of environments 

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MaxQ 420 HP

• Twin blowers and gasketed lid ensure temperature uniformity of ±0.3°C (in flask), creating an ideal environment for temperature-sensitive cultures

• Triple-counter-balanced mechanism

• Microprocessor functions are calibrated through keypad

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MaxQ 435 HP, 436 HP and 481 HP

• Floor model

• HEPA filtration for maximum protection from contamination

• Drain system with valve makes it easy to eliminate liquid, reducing the risk of water-borne contamination

• Directed laminar airflow system for optimum temperature uniformity 

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