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Fisher Scientific™ Isotemp™ -86°C Ultra-Low Temperature Chest Freezers, 17 cu. ft.

Improved compressor technology and user-friendly control panels

Manufacturer: fisher scientific™  I917CA

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Catalog No. I917CA

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Description & Specifications


Control Microprocessor
Amperage 16A
Capacity 17 cu. ft., 481.4L
Capacity (English) 17 cu. ft.
Capacity (Metric) 481.4L
Defrost Manual
Depth (English) Interior 18.5 in.
Depth (English) Exterior 33.8 in.
Depth (Metric) Exterior 85.9cm
Depth (Metric) Interior 47cm
Exterior Finish Stainless Steel
Dimensions (L x W x H) Exterior 33.8 x 87.6 x 40.5 in. (85.9 x 222.5 x 102.9cm)
Dimensions (D x W x H) Interior 18.5 x 58.8 x 28 in. (47 x 149.4 x 71.1cm)
For Use With Long term storage of biological and chemical sample
Height (English) Interior 28 in.
Height (English) Exterior 40.5 in.
Height (Metric) Exterior 102.9cm
Height (Metric) Interior 71.1cm
Hertz 60Hz
Length (English) Exterior 33.8 in.
Length (Metric) Exterior 85.9cm
Ports RS232, 4 to 20mA
Refrigerant CFC-free
Temperature Range −58° to −122.8°F
Temperature Range (Metric) −50° to −86°C
Voltage 115V
Width (English) Exterior 87.6 in.
Width (English) Interior 58.8 in.
Width (Metric) Exterior 222.5cm
Width (Metric) Interior 149.4cm
Electrical Requirements 115V 60Hz
Weight (English) 821 lb.
Weight (Metric) 372kg
System Type CO2, LN2
Warranty 2 Years
Product Type Ultra low temperature chest freezer

These Isotemp chest freezers feature improved compressor technology, user-friendly control panels and standard RS-232 and 4-20mA outputs. The two-stage refrigeration system has a compressor which allows for quiet and reliable performance. The control panel allows for user-defined alarms and setpoints and feature audible and visual alarms.

  • Standard RS232 and 4-20mA outputs allow for easy connection of independent monitoring devices
  • State-of-the-art control with intuitive settings controls temperature, alarm setpoints, audible/visual alarm and 12-character message system
  • Optional CO2 and LN2 safety back-up systems provide additional product protection in the event of a power or mechanical failure

Long-term storage of biological and chemical samples.