LMS Drosophila Cooled Incubator for Fruit Fly Research, Series 1A, 272 Litres Capacity

Series 1A  overview

  • Slimline cabinets specifically designed to answer the problem of limited laboratory space, but with maximum capacity and accuracy.  
  • White stove-enamelled mild steel exterior with a white aluminium interior


  • Programmable - Yes
  • Exterior - White Stove Enamelled Mild Steel
  • Interior - White Aluminium
  • Insulation - Foamed Polyurethane
  • External Dimensions (mm) (HWD) - 1750 x 520 x 680
  • Shelf Size - 420 x 386mm
  • Capacity - 272 Litres
  • Number of Shelves - 5
  • £4618.00

Drosophila is a genus of flies, belonging to the family Drosophilidae, whose members are often called "small fruit flies" or pomace flies, vinegar flies, or wine flies, a reference to the characteristic of many species to linger around overripe or rotting fruit . 

LMS Cooled Incubators are world-renowned for their precision control. Since 1978 we have supplied the industry with incubators and coolers using the latest technology, building our units to the highest possible specification.

Across the range features 

  • Easy-to-use digital control and readout 
  • Temperature range -10°C to +50°C (alternatively, 0˚C to +60˚C) with an average variation of ±0.5°C and a fluctuation of 0.1°C (average workload) set by direct-reading digital controller 
  • Fan assisted air circulation via premixing chamber 
  • Full P.I.D. heating/cooling control to ensure the stable internal temperature 
  • Pre-set 70°C safety cutout for total cabinet protection 
  • Electronics RF and TV suppressed 
  • Hermetically sealed refrigeration system 
  • Self-evaporating condensate drip-tray 
  • Door lock 
  • White plastic-coated wire shelving and stainless steel on Series 4 
  • RJ 45 interface 
  • Digital defrost


  •   B.O.D. tests
  •   Enzyme testing
  •   Serum studies
  •   Tissue culture
  •   Immunology
  •   Fruit fly culture
  •   Sample storage
  •   Product shelf-life tests
  •   Growth pattern studies
  •   Seed germination and vernalisation

Optional extras 

  • Programmable controller 
  • Double glazed door
  •  Inner perspex door 
  • Extra shelves 
  • Interior illumination, daylight or UV fully programmable, 24hr / 7 day 24 hour / 7 day timer 
  • Fruit fly modification 
  • Audible/visual alarm 
  • Access porthole 
  • Integral chart recorder 
  • Internal 13A socket 
  • Dual temperature control 
  • Corrosive conditions evaporator 

Options for models with fully-programmable controller added 

  • RS485 interface 
  • Pre-programming service 
  • Configuration software 
  • Programmable interior illumination
    • SKU
    • Commodity Codes
  • Gross Capacity (L)
  • Dimensions HxWxD (mm)
    1750 x 520 x 680
  • Temperature Range (°C)
    -10°C to +50°C
  • Construction
    White Interior and White Stove Enamelled Mild Steel Exterior
  • Manufacturer
    LMS (Cooled Incubation)
  • Country of Origin
    United Kingdom

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