BS-010216-A17 | High speed vortexer and shaker for standard, PCR and deep-well plates and microtubes (MPS-1)

Key Features

  • Ideal for shaking standard, PCR and deep well plates as well as 0.2 ml, 0.5 mL, 1.5 mL and 2 mL microtubes
  • Vortex single tubes up to 50 mL volume
  • Variable speed range from 300 rpm - 3200 rpm
  • 3 mm orbit
  • Operating range from +4°C to +40°C allows the unit to be used in cold rooms and incubators
  • Maximum operating time up to eight hours
  • Range of optional racks available (please see below)


The MPS-1 high speed shaker is designed for operation in regular laboratories as well as cold rooms and incubators and its low voltage external power supply (12 V) provides electrical safety in humid environments. 

The MPS-1 features a user-selectable speed range from 300 rpm - 3200 rpm as well as a number of pre-set fixed speeds and also Pulse Mode. In Pulse Mode the instrument generates a series of pulses with linear increase of rpm to a set speed, holds that speed for 3 seconds, and then stops briefly. This motion is repeated until the timer stops. This method provides a constant state of re-suspension of particles inside a tube as the acceleration is always changing.

The unit is supplied with a built-in universal holder (shown below) for deep-well and standard microplates as well as for vortexing a single tube up to 50 mL in volume. Optional racks are available for PCR plates and different sizes of microtubes. Please see options below.

Optional Accessories

Part NumberDescription
Rack for 1 x 96 well PCR plate (semi-skirted or un-skirted) or 96 x 0.2 mL microtubes
Rack for 24 x 1.5/2.0 mL microtubes 
Rack for 32 x 0.5 mL microtubes 
Rack for 24 x 0.5 mL or 48 x 0.2 mL microtubes 


Model numberMPS-1
Speed control range
300 rpm - 3200 rpm (100 rpm increments)
Pre-set modes (fixed speed)
Tube vortex: 3200 rpm | Hard: 2600 rpm | Medium: 1800 rpm | Soft: 1000 rpm
3 mm
Operating range
+4ºC to +40ºC in a non-condensing atmosphere and maximum relative humidity 80% for temperatures up to 31ºC decreasing linearly to 50% relative humidity at 40ºC
Tube volume for vortexing
0.5 mL to 50 mL
Maximum mixing tube volume
30 mL
Maximum load
0.3 Kg
Digital time setting
0 - 60 min (15 second increments) or continuous
Maximum operating time
8 hours
Time to reach maximum speed
5 seconds
Noise level (maximum)
65 dBA
Dimensions (mm)
225 x 215 x 150
5.1 Kg
Input current/power consumption
12 V, 800 mA/ 10 W
External power supply
Input: 100-240 VAC: 50/60 Hz | Output: 12 VDC

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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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