Micro Q Technologies is a company that has revolutionized the biological and pharmaceutical shipping industry. Their iQ shipper is innovative and one of the great features of the iQ is that it’s heat pump is controlled by a microprocessor. By using a temperature controlled portable incubator that has a microprocessor controlled heat pump you can rest assured the material you are shipping will arrived at the precise temperature and in the same condition in which it left.

The microprocessor was invented in 1971 by a man who worked as a scientist at Intel. In it’s most simple definition, a microprocessor is a complete mini-computer unto itself. Essentially, all computers are run on a microprocessor. A microprocessor is also known as a CPU, or, central processing unit that runs on a single integrated circuit. Microprocessors operate in numbers and symbols represented in the binary numeral system. They can be used in a myriad of applications including appliances, car keys, toys, light switches, smoke alarms, tools, cellular telephones, and automobiles. There are some great functionalities of the microprocessor that make it ideal for controlling the heat pump in a temperature controlled portable shipping device. Some great features include that it is programmable, because it accepts digital data, and it also processes the data by using instructions stored in it’s memory and then provides results as an output of all these functions.


Benefits of Micro Q Technologies

  • Active precision heating or cooling
  • Temperature LCD display resolution = 0.1° C
  • Temperature control range 0° C to 42° C
  • Rechargeable battery with integrated power supply
  • Ambient Temperature range -20° C to 50° C
  • Temperature holding duration 24+ hours to 168+ hours
  • Microprocessor controlled heat pump
  • Tamper resistant key switch
  • Temperature control resolution = 0.0625° C


Additional Shipping With A Temperature Controlled Mobile Incubator Benefits

Because a microprocessor is programmable and accepts digital data it can be set for your specific needs each time. The microprocessor learns the desired temperature that needs to be maintained and then ensures that the temperature is maintained regardless of external temperature and humidity fluctuations. The heat pump is controlled by the data and intelligence that the microprocessor has learned. This ensures that even in unpredictable situations and temperatures your sample arrives safely. With temperature sensitive materials that can easily be damaged, leading to large expenses, quality control is essential. The way in which a microprocessor can process data and produce results as an output is how it is able to control the heat pump and maintain the desired temperature at all times.

At the end of the day, whether shipping vaccines, blood, pharmaceuticals, laboratory supplies, live cells, embryos or animal genetic material, what you are shipping is valuable. You want to be able to trust that your temperature controlled portable incubator is capable of active heating and cooling regardless of external temperature and humidity fluctuations, so that your material arrives safely and in optimum condition. By choosing a shipping device that is controlled by a microprocessor, such as the Micro Q iQ, you can rest assured that the precise temperature needed for your material will be maintained at all times.

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