Avanti J-26 XP Centrifuge (3)

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Avanti J -26 High Speed Floor Model Centrifuge
Manfacturer: Beckman
Product Type: Centrifuges
Model #: 393124
Voltage: 200/208/240V
Speed: 26,000 rpm
Capacity: 86 cm (with door closed) x 86 cm x 71 cm (34 in x 34 in x 28 in)
Temperature Range: -10 to 40°C
Website: Brochure
Legend - Data Sources

Test tube red.jpg - information from a manufacturer
Test tube green.jpg - information from an end-user


Energy Efficiency Information

Energy Use and Power

Power Mode Definition (temperature, power setting, light features, etc.) Power Draw VA or W Can user set mode? Hours per week (typical)* kWh per week (typical)*
Rated capacity Nameplate power rating 2.0 kW / 6900 Btu/hr N/A N/A N/A
Energy Intensive mode Power draw under highest setting/energy use 42 - 1100 W; 189 W avg Test tube green.jpg 26.5 (this lab turned centrifuge on only for periods of centrifuging - 3 cycles for measurement period) 4.68 Test tube green.jpg
Lower power mode 1
Lower power mode 2
Stand-by level Power draw when turned off but connected to power

* Typical hours per week and kWh per week are provided for comparison basis only, laboratory values may vary significantly.

Efficiency Features

  • Low heat output and low energy consumption Test tube red.jpg
  • Friction Reduction System (FRS), the Avanti J-26 XP Series runs quicker, quieter,

cooler, and uses less energy than traditional centrifuges Test tube red.jpg

Other Sustainability Features

  • N/A

User Comments

* Suggested categories for commentary include: reliability, repair ease, whether or not components are easily replaceable, cost, and overall quality of design.

  • Energy-use data was obtained using an ElitePro power meter over a week-long period. Data collected at Calvin Hall UC Berkeley Molecular cell biology laboratory. Centrifuge was kept at 4°C for centrifuging period. Room temperature varied from 65 - 79°C with an average temperature of 71.4°C.
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