Model HT-91108, with USB Interface
Microplate Orbital Shaker
Genomics and Proteomics Processing
Our HT-91108 Microplate
Orbital Shaker with USB Interface is designed to provide an orbital shaking motion for a
single microplate, keeping liquids either gently
stirred, violently vortexed or fully mixed and in-suspension.
Link-up to any PC, robot controller, laptop or Windows tablet with a USB port. Rich ASCII
command set with features such as programmable acceleration and
velocity, precision auto-home positioning, status and velocity
reporting, timed modes, scripts and complex shaking protocols. Drop in the ActiveX for your own
Ultra thin profile and exact same footprint dimensions as a standard SBS wellplate.
- Rotationally shakes a single microplate.
- 0.5, 1 or 2 mm orbital motion.
- Full and rich ASCII command set.
- Low stirring speed to ultra vigorous
mixing and vortexing speeds for viscous liquids; 60 to 3570 RPM.
- 24 VDC power for safe and easy
integration with other automation.
- Cold running motor allows continuous
operation, weeks at a time.
- Small number of precision components for
extreme reliability over years of use.
- Plastic spring clips secure microplate; easy on
and off for robots or lab staff.
- Base is same size as microplate & fits
onto robotic decks without modifications. No extra control boxes.
- Ultra-precise home positioning every time.
- Buzz mode for resuspending stubborn sediment.
- Identical to HT-91100 shaker, but with USB interface.
electronic shaker provides a tight 1 mm orbital pattern for standard
96 and 384 well plates and does not spill liquids at high speeds. It
is designed with a programmable acceleration and velocity range of 60
to 3570 RPM, providing a gentle stirring motion for skin prevention,
medium speeds to ensure liquids remain fully mixed and in suspension
across all wells, and vortex mixing for sediment lift and
re-suspension. Complex stirring protocols are a breeze.
The footprint of the
unique HT-91108 Orbital Shaker is the same size as a standard
well-plate, and drops in easily as a replacement platform for robotic deck plates.
All the controls are fully within the tiny enclosure.
Its solid aluminum
construction does not allow walking or bouncing, and the nickel
plating ensures easy wipe down from all chemicals. It has a broad operating temperature
range of 0 to 160 degrees F, and it has negligible temperature rise
itself, allowing operation continuously in cold rooms without
affecting plate contents, and directly inside incubators.
to enhance existing automation and robotics for genome sequencing
and archiving applications, its tiny size, standardized SBS
microplate footprint and in-well mixing ability make it ideal for
many biotechnology, pharmaceutical, nanotechnology and chemical applications. These shakers are built-in to
OEM products on dozens of liquid handling systems, and are
exceedingly popular for researchers Worldwide.
mm diameter, circular shape, constant everywhere on well plate. 0.5
and 2.0 mm orbits optional.
RPM to 3570 RPM, programmable. Resolution 14 RPM.
Acceleration/deceleration in range of 0-10 seconds. 7500 RPM top
VDC, 200 mA. 100-240 VAC 50-60Hz power adapter included. DC power
receptacle on end of unit.
USB 1.0/2.0 compatible. Supplied Windows driver makes the USB port
look like an RS232 serial Com port, with identical specs as HT-91100
shaker. 6 foot USB cable supplied.
3.350" (85mm) width, 5.030" (127.8mm) length
Microplate Platform Dimension
3.650" (92.7mm) width, 5.300" (134.6mm) length, centered on top of base. Secures a
single wellplate with SBS footprint.
1.215" (30.9mm) height from bottom of rubber feet to top surface of
shaker table platform. 1.775" (45.1mm) height from bottom of rubber
feet to the top surface of a standard well plate.
1.351 pounds (612.8 g)
F to 160° F (-17.5° C to 71.0° C), non-condensing, RH to
Tricolor LED, green when at commanded velocity, yellow during
acceleration or deceleration, red during home finding, on end of
unit has unique electronic serial number.
Atmel AT89C51 microcontroller, 8-bit DA converter for speed control.
3-phase brushless servomotor drive, retroreflective optical sensor
for shaft position, velocity reporting and home index. Controls are
fully within the shaker enclosure.
3-phase brushless DC servo motor and drive electronics with
eccentric in precision bearing. Four post vibration isolators.
Planar surface motion.
Automatic homing after each cycle stop. 1.5 second. Accuracy
+-0.001" (+-0.025 mm) to same location. Homing can be command disabled or
Aluminum, nickel plated, stainless steel hardware, white
polypropylene clips. Hi-phosphor nickel plating available.
year limited replacement warranty.
certified for laboratory equipment, RoHS compliant.
EAN 0700371289560: HT-91108-1
USB (Virtual Com Port)
You have full control of the shaker via the USB driver's virtual Com
port. An ultra simple
command set allows you to easily control acceleration, velocity,
starting and stopping.
Features include a precise home position every time the unit stops,
electronically serialized units, text status output, an
alternating dual speed mode with programmable seconds per speed, a
timed mode, LED
indicator and diagnostics. Use a common USB hub to attach mulitple
shakers to your PC, each shaker has its own virtual Com port.
Virtual Com Port specs are
9600, N, 8,1
data. All strings terminated with <CR>.
Set acceleration value in range 0 to 10 seconds.
B Immediate, uncontrolled brake action.
C Disable finding of shaft home feature.
D Disable motor driver, motor will free coast
to a stop.
E Enable the finding of home feature after the
motor stops (default).
F Find the home sensor.
G Go, start the motor, using set
velocity and acceleration.
Hxx Set acceleration in range 0-10 for Cycle 1.
Ixxxx Set velocity in RPM for Cycle 1, range 60-3570.
Jxxxxx Set time, in seconds, that Cycle 1 lasts, range 0-30,000.
Kxx Set acceleration in range 0-10 for Cycle 2.
Lxxxx Set velocity in RPM for Cycle 2, range 0-3570. Set to 0
if Cycle1 timed mode only.
Mxxxxx Set time, in seconds, that Cycle 2 lasts, range 0-30,000.
N Begin continuous cycling between the two speeds set in
Cycle 1 and 2.
O Enable status text automatically sent over RS232 after
a change (default).
P Disable status text sent automatically, nothing is
S Stop the motor using deceleration values, then find
home if okay to use.
T Test the reflective optical sensor that finds the home
Vxxxx Set the velocity for the next motion, in range 60 to 3570
+ CW rotation motion (default).
- CCW rotation motion.
chain mode and re-order shaker units.
@ Preface character for daisy chain addressing.
off usage of LED status indicator.
on usage of LED status indicator.
! Re-suspension protocol, breaks up stubborn sediment.
~ Request a response for every command sent.
sends this summary list of all available commands and simple
?A Shaker responds with A=xx, the currently set
acceleration value, 0-10, seconds.
?V Shaker responds with V=xxxx, currently set velocity,
range 0-3570 RPM.
?R Shaker responds with R=xxxx, measured speed value of
the motor shaft in RPM.
Q Request text status, unit responds with RAMP, RUN,
?W Shaker responds with W=xxxx, internal commanded current
X Shaker responds with the software version of the
Y Shaker responds with the serial number of the unit,
Z Shaker responds with model number, HT-91100.
$ Responds with a high speed data packet of status,
commanded and measured RPM.
Sample test program to exercise all shaker features
is available in VB. Source code is of course included for you to use
as you wish in your own programs. A drop-in OCX is also available
for your VB, C++ and .Net software development efforts.
We include a Windows based program for your PC to start using the
shaker in moments.
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Part Number: Model HT-91108-1, Microplate Orbital Shaker
with USB Interface, 1 mm orbital motion
USD $1400.00 Quantity 1
Optional Models (no price difference):
Part Number: Model HT-91108-0.5, 0.5 mm orbital motion
Part Number: Model HT-91108-2, 2 mm orbital motion
Modifications Available per Model:
Containment Clip Material
option: Standard polypropylene clip replaced with Delrin, polyethylene or nylon.
Containment Clip For Lid
option: Higher clip design accommodates wellplate lid along with well
plate. Let us know the model and brand of wellplate.
option: Handle loads up
to 3 lbs. (1.4 kg).
Custom Shaker Platform:
Tell us what bio-robot gripper design you are using and we will
reconfigure the shaker platform to accommodate that gripper, generally at
7000 RPM High Speed
option, doubles shaker speeds.
stainless steel block to solidly hold a shaker during full speed
mixing. Used for prototyping or on your own custom platform to bolt down
and securely contain a high speed shaker. Has rubber feet, finger grips
for lifting. 9.0 lbs. $365.00 USD each
Certified for Laboratory Equipment
Our shakers are RoHS compliant
with tall wellplate.
view and mounting holes.
HEAVYBASE accessory, shown
What's In The Box
Box size: 9.5" x 8.0" x 3.25" (241mm x 203mm x
2.49 lbs. (1.129kg).
each Model HT-91108 Orbital Shaker
One each 6 foot USB cable, male A to male B connectors.
One each 100-240 VAC 50/60Hz power adapter, 24 VDC 1.5 A
output, CE approval, US plug 6 foot cord
Paper copy of the Burn-In, Test and Certification
One each FlashDrive with PC Windows App to control and
monitor the shaker immediately, also has all product line manuals, interface code,
includes all source code in VB6.
One each FlashDrive with the Virtual Com Port driver
required for interfacing the USB interface to a Windows PC.
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