Temperature Control Module Qmix TC2

Tempering- / Reaction Modules

Temperature Control Module Qmix TC2

For external heating and cooling units

With two independent Control Circuits

The Qmix TC2 temperature control module features two independent control channels to control the temperature of external heating and cooling units, such as a syringe heater or tube heater. The internal PID- control circuits and the maximum power output of 160 watts per controlling channel guarantee precise and dynamic temperature control of applications. For example, you can use the module for controlling the temperature of 2 heating syringes or heating tubes.

Technical Details:

  • 2 control circuits (max. 160 W output per channel)
  • Closed loop PID controller
  • 4 connections for PT100 temperature sensors
  • 1 connection for external power supply (e.g. through BASE 600XT extension module)

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The QmixElements controller plugin provides a graphical interface for the configuration and visualization of all control circuits in your system. All circuits are laid out clearly, so you can easily activate or deactivate individual controllers or adjust target values. You can change the names of controller channels at any time and thereby adapt them to the requirements of your application or test setup, quickly and easily. Any changes you made remain in effect, even after closing the program.

The script functions of the controller plugin let you modify or adjust the temperature settings of your control circuits through a script, making it possible to create time-controlled temperature curves or cyclical temperature changes quickly and easily.


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Performance Data

Number of Control Circuits 2
Power per Control Circuit max. 240 W
Control Range -127 to +414°C
Resolution 0,53 K (10 bit)

Electrical Data

Power Supply 24 V DC
Power Consumption max. 480 W

Mechanical Data

Dimensions (L x W x H) 310 x 72 x 78 mm
Weight 1,2 kg

Environmental Conditions

Operating Temperature 0 - 50 °C
Storage Temperature -20 - 75 °C
Operating Air Humidity 20 - 90%, non-condensing
Storage Air Humidity 20 - 90%, non-condensing

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Christian Kirscht

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Christian Kirscht

Sales & Application Manager

+49 (0) 36602 338-26

christian.kirscht@cetoni.de