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Thermo Scientific™ MaxQ™ 2000 and 3000 Benchtop Orbital Shaker Packages

Durable, easy-to-use open-air shakers

Manufacturer: thermo scientific™  SHKE3000PROMO

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Universal Platform (without clamps) or Dedicated Platform (with pre-installed clamps).

Catalog No. 11-676-067

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Description & Specifications


Model SHKE3000
Speed Range 40 to 400rpm
Orbit 2.5cm
Hertz 50/60Hz
Load Bearing Capacity 50 lb.
Motor Type DC
Shipping Weight (English) 207 lb.
Shipping Weight (Metric) 93.9kg
Timer 0.1 to 999 min.
Voltage 120V
Depth (English) 29.4 in.
Depth (Metric) 74.4cm
Display LED
Height (English) 9.7 in.
Height (Metric) 24.6cm
Type Benchtop orbital shaker
Width (English) 25.8 in.
Width (Metric) 65.5cm
Certifications/Compliance CE, cUL, UL
Controller Type Digital
Includes Platform and clamp starter kit
Electrical Requirements 120V 50/60Hz
Temperature (English) Range 32 to 104°F
Temperature (Metric) Range 0 to 40°C

Choose the MaxQ 2000 for smaller loads and the 3000 for larger ones. The triple-eccentric drive handles heavy loads, provides uniform agitation and continuous 24/7 operation, even at high speeds. The CO2-resistant digital unit can be used continuously in a CO2 incubator without malfunction or the formation of carbolic acid on electrical components.

  • Operate in temperature ranges of 0° to 40°C (104°F), 20 to 80% noncondensing humidity
  • With Variable speed of 40 to 400rpm
  • Platform sizes accept loads up to 35 lb. on 2000 and 50 lb. on 3000 model
  • Used in variety of incubators, warm rooms, environmental chambers and refrigerators
  • Digital models feature maintenance-free, solid-state DC brushless motor

Promotional Package:
With Platform and Clamp Starter Kit

Analog Models

  • Variable speed from 40 to 400rpm, controlled by a rotary dial monitored accurately by a traditional tachometer
  • Perform timed studies with timed operation from 1 to 60 min. or operate shaker in continuous mode
Digital Models
  • Variable speed control from 15 to 500rpm
  • Continuous and timed operation from 0.1 hr. up to 999 hr. or 0.1 min. to 999 min.
  • Minimize errors: speed and operating time display simultaneously on two individual LED displays
  • Shaker shutdown and audible/visual alarms signal if unit operates ±10% of set speed, preventing shaker from walking
  • User-adjustable speed calibration can be performed using a digital handheld tachometer, where verification is required and protocols can be standardized
  • Unbalanced load sensor stops platform motion when excess vibration is detected and visual/audible alarms signal until condition is corrected
  • Soft-start feature eliminates sudden starts and stops, splashing of vessel contents or wetting of flask closure
  • Retains parameters during power failure and restarts unit automatically after power is restored
  • RS232 interface allows remote monitoring of speed and time
CO2-Resistant Digital Operating System
  • Electrical and mechanical components treated to protect them from up to 10% CO2 and 95% noncondensing humidity
  • Prevents humidity and CO2 from reacting with electrical components and forming carbolic acid
Platform Dimensions
Small: 11 x 13, 18 x 18, 18 x 24 in. (27.9 x 33, 45.7 x 45.7, or 45.7 x 60.9cm)
Large: 30 x 18 or 36 x 24 in. (76.2 x 45.7 or 91.4 x 60.9cm)
Overall Dimensions Inches (cm)
Models SHKA2000, SHKA2000-1CE, SHKE2000, SHKE2000CO2:
17.4 (44.2) x13.5 (34.3) x 6.4 (16.3)
Models SHKA3000, SHKE3000:
25.8 (65.5) x 29.4 (74.4) x 9.7 (24.6)
Shipping Weight Lb. (kg)
Models SHKA2000, SHKA2000-1CE, SHKE2000, SHKE2000CO2:
47 (21.3)
Models SHKA3000, SHKE3000:
207 (93.9)


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