Thermo Scientific TSC1390A Freezer TSC 12.7-cu ft | 359.6L

  • 115 volts, 60 hertz — Product is obsolete — Thermo Scientific has depleted all of its stock inventory


  • Safely store samples in versatile Thermo Scientific TSC Series -86°C Ultra-Low Temperature Chest Freezers, which deliver all the sample protection features of our TSE and TSD upright series.
  • Featuring an advanced microprocessor control for ease of use and temperature control, they are available in four convenient sizes as well as a full range of racking solutions


  • Microprocessor control: Centralized information center, including microprocessor control and monitoring system ensures that all controls and displays are easy to reach and read—knee level on the 3 cu. ft. models.
  • State-of-the-art, refrigeration system: Improves temperature control and increases reserve BTUH capacity, resulting in a more stable temperature sample.
  • 1" (25mm) access ports: Allow for the use of inexpedient probes or instrumentation.
  • Easy-to-remove, washable filter: Provides protection from dust on the condenser, causing reduced refrigeration performance and increased risk to samples.
  • Simplified installation: New, easy-roll 2 inch locking casters.
  • Single-hand operation: Easy-to-use ergonomic door handle.


  • Rugged, heavy gauge, cold-rolled steel cabinets: with a powder coat paint finish for a uniform exterior that resists chipping and rust.
  • Stainless steel interior.
  • Polystyrene interior sub-lids: Reduce cold air loss and improve temperature recovery after door openings.
  • 5" (127mm) foamed-in-place, polyurethane insulation: Reduces power consumption, maintains temperature setpoint and combined with triple-point door gasket, provides longer holding time in the event of a door opening.

Optional Features:

  • CO2 or LN2 back-up: Choice of CO2 or LN2 safety back-up systems for additional sample protection in the event of a power or mechanical failure.
  • Chart Recorder: Optional built-in chart recorder or digital data logger can be installed at eye level on our Forma 900 -86°C models or knee level on the Forma 700 -40°C models.


  • Valid in the USA only.


Product Size Each
Backup Systems CO2 or LN2 Optional
Access Security key lock
Chart Recorder Optional 7-day chart recorder
Certifications/Compliance cULus, CE listed
Data Outputs RS-485, 4-20mA, dry contacts – standard
Control Push Button LED
Description Capacity: 12.7 cu. ft. (359.6L); 115V/60Hz; 16A
Capacity (English) 12.7 cu. ft.
Capacity (Metric) 359.6L
Dimensions (L x W x H) Exterior 33.4 x 72 x 40.5 in. (84.8 x 182.9 x 102.9cm)
Dimensions (D x W x H) Interior 18.5 x 42.5 x 28 in. (47 x 108 x 71.1cm)
Plug Type NEMA 5-20
Temperature Range -50° to -86°C
Type Ultra Low Freezer, Chest
Voltage 115V
Electrical Requirements 115V 60Hz
Interior Stainless-steel
Operating Modes Standard Operation
Regulatory Approvals UL
Smart View Compatibility Smart-Vue Compatible
Setpoint Security Single ID
Voltage Compensation Buck/Boost
Weight (English) 666 lb.
Weight (Metric) 701kg
Water Cooled Optional
Warranty Warranty varies by country, please contact us for details
Product Line Thermo Scientific
Amperage 16A
Hertz 60Hz
Holds 252 boxes
Insulation Polyurethane Foam
Model Thermo Scientific
Shipping Weight (English) 716 lb.
Shipping Weight (Metric) 325kg


Model Temperature Range Plug Type Capacity (2-inch boxes) Electrical
TSC390A -50° to -86°C NEMA 5-20 3 cu. ft., 84.9L (63) 115V 60Hz
TSC1390A -50° to -86°C NEMA 5-20 12.7 cu. ft., 359.6L (252) 115V 60Hz
TSC1390D -50° to -86°C NEMA 6-15 12.7 cu. ft., 359.6L (252) 208-230V 50Hz
TSC1790A -50° to -86°C NEMA 5-20 17 cu. ft., 481.4L (348) 115V 60Hz
TSC1790D -50° to -86°C NEMA 6-15 17 cu. ft., 481.4L (348) 208-230V 50Hz
TSC2090A -50° to -86°C NEMA 5-20 20 cu. ft., 566.3L (396) 115V 60Hz
TSC2090D -50° to -86°C NEMA 6-15 20 cu. ft., 566.3L (396) 208-230V 50Hz



Thermo Scientific TSC Series -86°C Ultra-Low Temperature Chest Freezers Product Brochure

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