MD-02N | Dry block heater with interchangeable blocks (two block version)

Key Features

  • Precise, stable and accurate microprocessor control with LED display and timer
  • Range of interchangeable blocks (please see options below) 
  • Operates over a wide temperature range
  • Rapid heat-up
  • End-user temperature calibration
  • Can also be used as a water bath or with beads
  • Moulded aluminium alloy chamber
  • Optional control software available for real-time data recording through a PC


The MD-02N from Major Science is a compact dry block heat bath that features a digital LED that displays both actual and target temperature. The heating range is from 5°C above room temperature to 150°C with a temperature stability of ±0.2°C. The unit is microprocessor-controlled and has an RS232 port and a timing range from 1 to 999 minutes. 

A range of blocks options offers flexibility to labs with multiple tube and plate applications (please see options below). These precision-machined aluminium alloy blocks allow for highly efficient heat transfer to samples. Each block has a block lifter well to assist in removing blocks from the instrument as well as a thermometer well.

Block options

MD-B0.2Block with 64 wells for 0.2 mL PCR tubes or 8 x 8 PCR tube strips
MD-B0.5 Block with 20 wells for 0.5 mL tubes 
MD-B0.5plus1.5Block with 12 wells for 0.5 mL tubes and 12 wells for 1.5 mL tubes
MD-B0.5/1.5Block with 20 wells for 0.5 mL tubes on one side and 20 wells for 1.5 or 2 mL tubes on the other side 
MD-B1.5Block with 20 wells for 1.5 or 2 mL tubes
MD-B17 Block with 12 wells for 15 mL tubes 
MD-B29Block with 4 wells for 50 mL tubes
MD-B13 Block with 20 wells | Well diameter: 13 mm 
MD-B20Block with 12 wells | Well diameter: 20 mm
MD-B25Block with 6 wells | Well diameter: 25 mm
MD-MP02-D Block for 96 well deep well microplate or 96 well PCR plate
MD-MP01-D Block for 96 well standard SBS microplate 
MD-BD02 Block for using beads with the dry block heater
MS-BL95 Screw-in block lifter | Length: 9.5 cm 


Major Science
Temperature range
5°C above room temperature to 150°C in 0.1°C increments
Temperature uniformity at 37°C
1 - 999 minutes
2.8 Kg
Dimensions (W x D x H)
200 mm x 290 mm x 80 mm
220 V: 60 Hz

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Advance Scientific Products Pty Ltd is based in Queensland and is focused on delivering high-quality products and service to our customers in the life, chemical and analytical sciences across Australia.

The company was established in 2013 by experienced instrumentation specialists to provide full distribution and customer support capability to manufacturers seeking to expand their activities in Australia without having to create their own sales and marketing infrastructure.


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Moffat Beach, QLD, 4551, Australia