Heating block VARIO C2

NANOCOLOR Vario C2 Heating Block

vario HC heating block


The ideal heating block for any application...

The NANOCOLOR® VARIO HC offers high temperature stability, electronic overheat protection and graphical display of heating curves. The unit has protection features such as the open lid display alarm and lockable protective lid.

Includes space for 12 test tubes (16mm OD), 5 pre-programmed temperatures and 4 pre-programmed heating times. Free memory space to add 7 custom temperatures and 8 heating times.

vario 4 heating block screen

Heating Block screen


  • Short warm-up times
  • High-speed COD, Total N, Total P and Total metals in just 30 minutes
  • User-friendly, bright touch-screen
  • No training required
  • Automatic calibration

Technical data

Type: Programmable heating blocks for chemical-analytical digestions with 12 holes / for test tubes with 16 mm OD (outer diameter) / integrated protective lids
Display: Coloured, backlit LCD touch screen
Operation: Display menu guidance via touch screen
Temperatures: 5 pre-programmed temperatures: 70 / 100 / 120 / 148 / 160 °C
7 free memory locations for individual temperature settings
Temperature range: 40 – 160 °C (1 °C increments)
Temperature stability: ± 1 °C (according to DIN, EN, ISO and EPA methods)
Warm-up time: from 20 °C to 160 °C within 10 minutes
Heating times: 4 pre-programmed heating times: 30 min / 60 min / 120 min / cont.
8 free memory locations for individual heating times
Time range: 0h:01min – 9h:59min (increments 0h:01min)
Safety: Replaceable safety covers as contact protection
Lockable protective lids
Overheating protection
Interfaces: Bidirectional serial RS 232, USB A (master) and USB B (slave)
Analytical quality control: With NANOCOLOR® T-Set (REF 919 917)
optional fully automatic calibration and preparation of test certificates for instrument control and monitoring according to ISO 9001)
Update: Via internet and USB stick
Power supply: 110 – 230 V~, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption: 125/250 VA
Dimensions (B x T x H): 169 x 282 x 146 mm
Weight: approx. 2.0 kg
Marking: CE
Warranty: 2 years
These instruments conform to the following directives: - 2006/95/EG - Low-Voltage Directive - 2004/108/EG - EMV Directive

See the full range of Macherey Nagel VARIO heating blocks on our heating blocks page.