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Centrifuge 5920 R - Large Centrifuge
Centrifuge 5920 R Refrigerated 4-liter benchtop centrifuge, 1080p MP4
General Lab Product Version
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Since May 2022, the EU IVD Regulation (IVDR) 2017/746 replaces the IVD Directive 98/79/EC under which a variety of Eppendorf products were registered as IVD products. The new IVDR, and resulting recommendations from leading European Life Science Organizations, provide more clarity on product types that may be classified as in-vitro diagnostic medical devices, which has led to some changes in our IVD product portfolio.
Eppendorf continues to offer centrifuges in two versions: An EU-IVD compliant version for diagnostic applications (affixed with the CE IVD mark according to the EU In Vitro Diagnostics Regulation (IVDR) 2017/746), and a General Lab Product version for research applications.
Eppendorf pipettes, pipette tips and tubes affixed with the CE IVD mark are discontinued in May 2022. To ensure that you can keep working with our products in IVD applications, the intended use of our "General Lab Product" pipettes, pipette tips and tubes has been changed however: Eppendorf pipettes, pipette tips and tubes without CE IVD mark are now suitable for all general laboratory applications including IVD applications and can be purchased and used as such since January 2022 (in the EU and EFTA countries).
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Product InformationCentrifuge 5920 R is a large bench top refrigerated centrifuge with exceptional performance and high capacity, making it a superior choice for high-throughput applications.
Centrifuge 5920 R
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The large bench top Centrifuge 5920 R combines extraordinary capacity with a compact and ergonomic product design. It has similar dimensions to competing refrigerated 3 L models yet it is capable of offering superior capacity of up to 4 x 1,000 mL or 52 x 50 mL tubes. Streamline high-throughput centrifugation and make everyday work more enjoyable.
Universal buckets for both tubes and plates
Save valuable time, money and space with universal buckets for both tubes and plates. With Rotor S-4xUniversal-Large you can spin tubes, plates and bottles with only a change the adapter, not the rotor bucket. There is no need to exchange buckets, use separate bucket places or find space to store different buckets.
Superior 4 L capacity
Centrifuge 5920 R accommodates standard 1 L Nalgene bottles setting a new standard in the bench top centrifuge segment.The higher 4 x 1000 mL capacity allows you to process a higher volume without needing more runs.
Advanced operating system
Centrifuge 5920 R combines outstanding functionality with an advanced operating system. It has a menu-driven, multilingual operation menu with large backlit display that allows you can save up to 99 user-defined programs and 5 program keys for easy access to routine programs. The FastTemp pro function is available for fast automated pre-cooling using a pre-programmable time and date.
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Disposal of packaging
The packaging of the centrifuge contains different materials, this can include a wooden pallet, cardboard, a plastic dust cover, and some foam parts. Recycling of materials becomes more and more important every day: Are you aware that nearly all cardboard material is recycled in Europe? Our centrifuge packaging cardboard material consists of ca. 50% recycling material. Please support the global sustainability initiative of recycling valuable raw material by also collecting the freezer cardboard packaging material and disposing of it in the appropriate collection container at your organization. In respect to the plastic dust cover made of LD-PE and the foam parts, we recommend to select a dedicated recycling partner where PE material can be recycled. We suggest you contact your local waste hauler or facility management team to understand the available recycling options for your organization.
Disposal of instrument
Our centrifuges last for many years, but if they need to be replaced, we kindly ask you to fulfill local requirements for disposal of these instruments. We strongly recommend a certified local recycling partner with experience in instruments with active cooling. Keeping it “local“ reduces the impact of transportation, and the „certified“ aspect is recommended due to the safe and sustainable removal and recycling of the cooling liquids if it is a refrigerated centrifuge.
This piece of equipment was used in a laboratory and/ or was used to handle biological samples. Please keep in mind to adequately decontaminate the equipment which needs to be disposed. Check local requirements. For more information, get in contact with your local biosafety officer and/ or waste officer. Check if your local recycling partner has special instructions and/ or documentation requirements. You may also use the Eppendorf decontamination form sheet as guidance.
|Max. RCF||21,194 × g|
|Max. RCF with fixed-angle rotor||21194 × g|
|Max. RCF with swing-bucket rotor||4791 × g|
|Max. RCF with plate rotor||3486 × g|
|Display||large, brightly lit LCD|
|Speed||100 – 13,700 rpm|
|Max. capacity||4 × 1,000 mL/ 4 × 7 MTP|
|Number of programs||99 (5 program keys)|
|Timer||10 s to 99 h 59 min, with continuous run function, short-spin|
|Noise level||<55 dB(A)|
|Volume range||4 L|
|Power supply||230 V, 50 – 60 Hz|
|Max. power consumption||1650 W|
|Dimensions (W × D × H)||74 × 71 × 40 cm / 29.2 × 27.8 × 15.9 in|
|Footprint (dimensions w/o front panel, WxD)||74 × 67 cm / 29.2 × 26.4 in|
|Weight w/o accessories||139 kg / 286.6 lb|
|Height (with open lid)||94 cm / 37 in|
|Universal adapters for conical tubes, plates and bottles||yes|
|Plate rotor options for MTP, PCR or DWP||yes|
|Fixed-angle rotors for high-speed applications||yes|
|Temperature range||-11 °C to +40 °C|
|Conical tubes||108 × 15 mL/ 52 × 50 mL|
|Plates||28 × MTP/ 8 × DWP|
|Blood collection tubes||196 × 13 mm/ 148 × 16 mm|
|Rotor FA-6x50||<60 dB(A)|
|Rotor S-4xUniversal-Large||<55 dB(A)|
- Swing-bucket rotors and adapters accommodate tubes and bottles from 0.2 mL to 1,000 mL
- Plate rotor options for centrifugation of all types of MTP, PCR or Deepwell Plates
- Fixed-angle rotors for high-speed molecular biology applications in tubes from 0.2 mL to 50 mL
- High centrifugation speed of up to 21,194 × g (13,700 rpm)
- Aerosol-tight Eppendorf QuickLock® caps and lids allow fast and ergonomic lid locking
- Centrifuge lid with soft-touch lid closure
- Quiet operation to improve your work environment
- Compact footprint saves valuable bench space
- Automatic rotor recognition and imbalance detection for maximum operational safety
Additional features for Centrifuge 5920 R
- Temperature range from -11 °C to 40 °C
- FastTemp function for quick pre-cooling
- FastTemp pro® function allows for automatic precooling based on pre-programmable time and date
- Continuous cooling maintains a constant temperature after the run has been completed – your samples stay cool
- ECO shut-off engages after 8 hours (adjustable) of non-use to reduce energy consumption and to extend compressor life
- Dynamic compressor control (DCC) technology for precise cooling performance
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