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Centrifuges, bench top, ventilated/refrigerated, Mega Star 3.0 / 3.0R

Supplier: VWR Collection
These versatile centrifuges are ideal for a range of routine applications in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries as well as for academic research. They offer exceptional capacity and an ergonomic design which facilitates the work on the bench top.

  • Auto-Lock® III rotor system: Tool-free rotor exchange system enables quick rotor exchange; with just the push of a button users can quickly change rotors and easily access the rotor chamber for cleaning
  • Aerosol-tight ClickSeal® bucket sealing system: Glove friendly one-handed open/close capability, no need for screw caps and complicated clips
  • SMARTSpin® technology optimises acceleration, braking and residual load imbalance for maximum safety, smooth runs and reproducible separations
  • Time saving pulse function for short runs
  • Intuitive controls and large, bright LCD display aid operation and programming

Mega Star centrifuges are available as ventilated or refrigerated versions. The refrigerated version, with pre-cooling function, is suitable for temperature-sensitive sample processing with control between −10 and +40 °C.

TX-750 swing-out rotor: This high capacity (4×750 ml) rotor accelerates productivity with up to 196×5/7 ml blood tubes or 28×50 ml conical tubes in a single run.

Ordering information: Supplied as complete packages, incl. centrifuge, rotor, set of four round buckets, four ClickSeal® lids and two power cords (EU and UK plug). Adapters need to be ordered separately.
Centrifuges can be used with all rotors suitable for Megafuge 40 / 40 R centrifuges. Additional rotors are available on request.



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Description Pk VWR Catalog Number Quantity
Refrigerated bench top centrifuge, Mega Star 3.0R, package incl. TX-750 rotor, buckets and lids 1 521-1752
Ventilated bench top centrifuge, Mega Star 3.0, package incl. TX-750 rotor, buckets and lids 1 521-1751
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Model Mega Star 3.0 Mega Star 3.0R
Max. capacity - swing-out rotor 4×750 ml
Max. speed - swing-out rotor (min-1) 4000
Max. RCF - swing-out rotor (×g) 3494
Temperature (°C) - –10...+40
Acceleration/braking ramps 9/10
Motor Brushless induction motor
Control Microprocessor
Functions Auto-Lock® III rotor locking system, ClickSeal® sealing system Auto-Lock® III rotor locking system, pre-cooling and CFC-free refrigeration, ClickSeal® sealing system
Programs 6 (direct access)
Timer 9 h 99 min + continuous
Anti-unbalance system SMARTSpin®
Display Large, bright LCD
Languages English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Russian
Noise level (dB(A)) <61 <57
Power supply 230 V / 50 - 60 Hz
Power consumption (W) 1700 1950
W×D×H (mm) 565×670×360 745×670×360
Weight (kg) 86 (centrifuge only) 116 (centrifuge only)


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Description Pk VWR Catalog Number Quantity
Adapter for 7×50 ml conical tubes, 29,5×120 mm, for rotor TX-750 4 521-1409
Adapters for 14×15 ml conical tube, 17×122 mm, for rotor TX-750 4 521-2209
Adapter for 1×250 ml Nalgene bottle, 62,5×139 mm 4 521-1430
Adapter for 2×100 ml round bottom open-top tubes, 45×123 mm 4 521-1431
Adapter for 3×50 ml conical tubes (incl.sealing vessels), 29,5×120 mm 4 521-1432
Adapter for 7×50 ml round bottom tubes, 29,5×120 mm 4 521-1433
Adapter for 7×25 ml conical/skirted tubes, 25,5×120 mm 4 521-1434
Adapter for 12×14 ml conical urine tubes, 18×124 mm 4 521-1435
Adapter for 21×10 ml blood collection tubes, 17×117 mm 4 521-1436
Adapter for 27×5/7 ml blood collection tubes, 13×116 mm 4 521-1437
Adapter for 37×5 ml RIA/round bottom tubes, 13×111 mm 4 HERA75003724
Adapter for 37×5/7 ml round bottom tubes with decanting aid, 13×111 mm 4 521-1439
Adapter for 48×1,5/2 ml microtubes, 11×50 mm 4 521-1440
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