Rocking platform shaker with low profile design, can be used in most fume hoods and incubators. The cast aluminium base offers durability and stability, the spill resistant design channels fluids away from internal components. Precise speed control provides smooth, low-speed rocking motion down to 1 min-1. Touch pad controls with easy to read LED display. Provides repeatable and accurate results every time and is easily visible across lab benches. Timer displays elapsed time or, when programmed to user-defined limit, will shut off unit when time reaches zero. Display will show last used settings, even after power has been turned off. Overload protection via audible and visual signals activated when system detects an obstruction or overload of the tray. Speed ramping feature slowly increases speed to desired set point to avoid splashing. Unit is ideal for cell culture work, staining and destaining gels, hybridisation procedures, haematology, and blotting techniques.