Bipolar Temperature Controller (CL-100)

Bipolar Temperature Controller (CL-100)

The CL-100 Temperature Controller is an automatic single channel controller capable of accurately maintaining a Peltier device between 0° and +50°C, or a resistive heating element between ambient and +65°C.

  • Quiet operation suitable for electrophysiology applications
  • Can be used with both Peltier devices (e.g.SC-20) and resistive heating applications (e.g. Series 20 platforms)
  • Built-in protection for Peltier devices
  • Single control temperature adjustment
  • Freeze alert and alarm circuitry
  • External inputs for computer control of set temperature or applied voltage

Item# Description U.S. List Price Quantity
64-0352 CL-100 Bipolar Temperature Controller
64-1922 (LCS-1) Liquid Cooling System
64-0353 SC-20 Solution In-line Heater/Cooler Two Line
64-0354 PHC Series Heater/Cooler Jackets for RC-22/22C/24N, RC-26/26G/26GLP/26Z, RC-27/27N/27NE, RC-28, RC-27L, RC-29 Chamber Models
64-0355 PHC Series Heater/Cooler Jackets for RC-22/22C/24N, RC-26/26G/26GLP/26Z Chamber Models
64-0356 PHC Series Heater/Cooler Jackets for RC-27/27N/27NE Chamber Models
64-1427 (ACC-1) Adapter cable to connect CL-100/CL-200A to 8 pin DIN heaters
64-0106 Model CC-28 Cable Assemblies with Connector for TC-324B/344B
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The CL-100 Temperature Controller is an automatic single channel controller capable of accurately maintaining a Peltier device between 0° and 50°C. Power for the instrument is provided by an ultra low noise power supply making it suitable for use in sensitive electrophysiology applications. The CL-100 will also maintain a resistive heating element from ambient to +65°C (requires the use of an ACC-1 adapter cable).

While the instrument has several uses, it was specifically designed to control the SC-20 Dual In-line Solution Heater/Cooler. (Shown to the right.) When coupled with the SC-20, the CL-100 provides efficient control of perfusion solution temperatures. Both of these instruments in-turn provide heating and cooling to our PHC Series heater/cooler jacketsSR-20 Dual In-Line Solution Heater Cooler and for some of Warner's Series 20 Open Bath Recording Chambers.

The CL-100 is simple to use with a single control for temperature adjustment. It sports two BNC inputs for external computer control of either the set temperature or the applied voltage level. It can simultaneously monitor the system temperature (i.e. the temperature of the feedback thermistor situated within SC-20) and a separate, secondary point of interest in the experimental set-up (e.g. a chamber bath thermistor). Two BNC output connectors are provided to send these thermistor readings to a data acquisition system or chart recorder.

Total automatic control is provided in automatic mode, while manual control is also available. A loop-speed selector (i.e. fast, medium, or slow) is used to optimize the feedback response of the system to accommodate the intrinsic thermal delay characteristics of the setup. Built-in circuitry limits the maximum temperature of the Peltier to prevent damage and a freeze alert/alarm indicates when the cold side of the Peltier reaches 0°C.

Specifications
Maximum Output Voltage ± 15 V DC
Maximum Output Current 2.4 Amps
Maximum Output Power 36 W (8 Ω load)
Manual Voltage Range 0 to ± 15 V
Temperature Range

0 to 50°C via Peltier-device
Ambient to +65°C via resistive heating

Recorder Outputs

Control Temp Out 100 mV/°C
Monitor Temp Out 100 mV/°C

Inputs

Front Panel BNC for external thermistor
Rear Panel BNC for external set temp
Rear Panel BNC for external voltage set
Rear Panel 15 pin Female 'D' Input/Output

Meter
3 1/2 digit LED display
Set Temperature, 0-50°C maximum
Control Temperature
Monitor Temperature
Output Voltage, ± 15 V maximum
Power Requirements 100-130 or 220-240 VAC
50Hz or 60 Hz
80 VA
user selectable
Shipping Weight 5.6 kg
Warranty Two years, parts & labor
Enclosure Dimensions H x W x D
8.9 cm x 20 cm x 25.4 cm

Back View

Back of Bipolar Temperature Controller

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DOCUMENT DESCRIPTION
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