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Model Number MDF-C8V1-PA

PHCbi MDF-C8V1-PA Ultra-Low Chest Freezers

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  • More than 50 Years of Industry Experience
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Highly Qualified & Educated Employees


  • Suitable for Storage of the Pfizer Vaccine
  • Temperature Setting Range: -60 to -80°C
  • Volume 3 cu.ft.
  • Voltage: 115V
  • External Dimensions: 21.7″W × 27.0″D × 37.2″H
  • Internal Dimensions: 15.9″W × 19.3″D × 16.7″H
  • Storage Capacity: 42 (2″ boxes)
  • Storage Capacity of Inventory Racks: 6
  • Casters
  • Access ports for remote temperature monitoring
  • 5-Year Parts & Labor Warranty

Product Description

Compact biomedical minus 80 freezer boasts a powerful VIP insulation panel that maximizes storage capacity while keeping temperatures consistently uniform. The uniquely engineered single-compressor system provides higher energy efficiency and more savings annually, all within an ergonomic and compact design. Well-known for its reliability, energy savings, and performance, the VIP Series is ideal for material storage in biorepositories, hospitals, clinics, and medical research facilities.

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Manufacturers Trust DAI Scientific

D.A.I. is proud to continue a 20+ year partnership with PHC to offer best-in-class products for preservation and incubation applications.

For more than 50 years, the companies that comprise PHC Corporation of North America, including SANYO Biomedical and Panasonic Healthcare, have sustained a commitment to innovation and service for the life science community. Today, they continue that commitment by offering a wide selection of ENERGY STAR certified products designed for high performance and dependability.

All PHCbi products, parts and services (validation and technical support) are based out of their Chicago-area office, and most products can ship within days of an order being placed. High-quality products and local support are why customers remain loyal to the PHCbi brand.

Nothing says more about a company than the warranty they use to support their products. All PHCbi products are made of the highest quality for real life conditions, and are backed by the industry's best warranties.

Product Features

Greater than 99% reliability rate
*The robust -86°C upright lab freezer system is powered by PHC engineered compressors. The system provides dependable cooling by balancing temperature performance and energy management.
VIP Plus Vacuum Panel Insulation
Inside-out engineering starts with our patented VIP Plus insulation composite which results in a high efficient, thin-walled cabinet.
Superior Temperature Uniformity
The combination of patented VIP vacuum insulation panels with PHC designed compressors, specific to ultra-low temperature applications, assures superior uniformity (+/-5°C) throughout the cabinet to maintain the integrity of the samples.
High Capacity Storage, Minimal Cabinet Footprint
The patented VIP insulation composite maximizes storage space in the VIP Series freezers while taking up less critical floor space.
Microprocessor Controller and Alarms
Freezer operation is managed by microprocessor-based controller that combines security, monitoring, predictive performance and data logging functions.
The EliTech Aerospray Stainer was a breeze to set up and optimize to our specific needs. It’s very nice to have consistency between slides and technologists. We went live over two years ago and have had zero problems. The quality of the instrument and the stain is far superior to others we’ve used in the past.
Erie VA Medical Center
We love the flexibility of our Mopec grossing station.  It is very easy to use and the elevation range allows all of our staff to work comfortably.  The hand-sprayer attachment has come in very handy with daily cleanup.  Definitely one of the best pieces of equipment in the entire histology lab!
Uniontown Hospital in Uniontown, PA
Mopec Grossing Station Customer at Uniontown Hospital in Uniontown, PA

Why D.A.I. Scientific

  • Does It Matter Where You Buy Your Lab Equipment?
    Not all lab equipment suppliers are created equal. Here is why you should get a quote from D.A.I. Scientific:
  • Competitive Prices
    Since we directly represent the manufacturer, you get the best price available — unlike a distributor who buys the product and then marks up the price to you. We have long term relationships with these manufacturers that provide not only a great price but superior equipment packages.
  • Providing the Right Recommendations
    We work with a lot of lab equipment consultants and architecture and engineering firms to provide recommendations for new buildings or renovations. But we’re your resource no matter what. Companies continually call us for ideas and recommendations on equipment purchases even after a project is finished, and we’re happy to help.
  • 50+ Years of Experience
    We’ve sold thousands of pieces of lab equipment, which means we know how to avoid common challenges and pitfalls that can occur during a purchase. If you need help with purchasing a single piece of equipment, or an entire lab for a new building, let our experience save you time, money and unnecessary headaches.
  • No Surprise Fees
    We believe in complete transparency, which means we won’t surprise you with any fees during the process. We’re up front about our pricing, and our goal is to help you understand the complete cost from order and delivery to setup and training.
  • Training
    Our experienced, factory-trained representatives have the specialized knowledge to answer your questions and help you pick out exactly what you need. They can also help you set up your equipment, provide training for you and your lab technicians and answer questions over the lifespan of your product.
  • One-Source Provider
    We have a long history of working with market-leading manufacturers, and customer service is our top priority. Whether you need a single replacement unit for your lab or an entire equipment package, D.A.I. Scientific is your one-source provider for all your laboratory equipment needs.


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