Heating Block Vario HC

NANOCOLOR Vario HC Heating Block

vario HC heating block

VARIO HC Heating Block

The All-rounder...

The NANOCOLOR® VARIO HC offers high-speed digestions with active cool-down, electronic safety locks and touch screen with intuitive menus.

Includes space for 12 test tubes (16mm OD), and an aerator for rapid cooling after digestion.

vario 4 heating block screen

Heating Block screen


  • 4 pre-programmed times, 8 free memory slots
  • 5 pre-programmed temperatures, 7 free memory slots
  • User-friendly, bright touch-screen
  • No training required
  • Automatic calibration

Technical data

Type: Heating block NANOCOLOR® VARIO HC – with cooling system – 12 holes for test tubes with 16 mm OD (outer diameter) and aerator
Display: Colored, backlit LCD touch screen
Temperatures: 5 preprogrammed 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 preprogrammed 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)
Cooling time: From 160 °C to 50 °C within 10 minutes
Fan speed: 3 steps (low, medium, high)
Fan off: Between 20–150 °C
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)
fully automatic calibration and test certificate generation
Update: Via internet and USB stick
Power supply: 110 – 230 V~, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption: 150/550 VA
Dimensions (W x D x H): 290 x 287 x 146 mm
Weight: ca. 3.2 kg
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.