Eppendorf 5920 R Refrigerated Centrifuge

Category Benchtop Centrifuge
Manufacturer Eppendorf
Country of manufacture Germany

Centrifuge 5920 R delivers extraordinary high capacity in a very compact and ergonomic product design. It has similar dimensions as competing refrigerated 3 Liter models and yet features a superior capacity of up to 4 × 1,000 mL or 52 x 50 mL thus making it the ideal instrument for high-throughput applications.


  • Swing-bucket rotors and adapters accommodate tubes and bottles from 0.2 mL to 1,000 mL
  • Plate rotor options for centrifugation of all types of MTP, PCR or Deepwell Plates
  • Fixed-angle rotors for high-speed molecular biology applications in tubes from 0.2 mL to 50 mL
  • High centrifugation speed of up to 21,194 × g (13,700 rpm)
  • Aerosol-tight Eppendorf QuickLock® caps and lids allow fast and ergonomic lid locking
  • Centrifuge lid with soft-touch lid closure
  • Quiet operation to improve your work environment
  • Compact footprint saves valuable bench space
  • Automatic rotor recognition and imbalance detection for maximum operational safety

Additional features for Centrifuge 5920 R:

  • Temperature range from -11 °C to 40 °C
  • FastTemp function for quick pre-cooling
  • FastTemp pro® function allows for automatic precooling based on pre-programmable time and date
  • Continuous cooling maintains a constant temperature after the run has been completed – your samples stay cool
  • ECO shut-off engages after 8 hours (adjustable) of non-use to reduce energy consumption and to extend compressor life
  • Dynamic compressor control (DCC) technology for precise cooling performance
Key Attributes:
Centrifuge 5920 R
RPM 13,700
RCF 21,194 × g
Refrigeration refrigerated
Capacity 4 × 1,000 mL/4 × 7 MTP
Warranty (years) 2
Manufacturer Specifications:
  Centrifuge 5920 R
Fixed-angle rotors for high-speed applications yes
Plate rotor options for MTP, PCR or DWP yes
Max. RCF 21,194 × g
Max. RCF with fixed-angle rotor 21,194 × g
Max. RCF with swing-bucket rotor 4,791 × g
Speed 100 – 13,700 rpm
Max. capacity 4 × 1,000 mL/4 × 7 MTP
Acceleration/braking ramps 10/10
Number of programs 99 (5 program keys)
Display large, brightly lit LCD
Timer 10 s to 99 h 59 min, with continuous run function, short-spin
Volume range 4 L
Power supply 120 V, 50 – 60 Hz
Max. power consumption 1,440 W
Dimensions (W × D × H) 74 × 71 × 40 cm
Footprint (dimensions w/o front panel, WxD) 74 × 67 cm
Height (with open lid) 94 cm
Weight w/o accessories 139 kg
Cooling refrigerated
Temperature control range -11 °C to 40 °C
Noise level  
Rotor FA-6x50 <60 dB(A)
Rotor S-4xUniversal-Large <55 dB(A)

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