MDF-C2156VAN-PE Ultra Low Temperature Freezer

The most uniform storage temperatures for cryopreservation solutions

The Panasonic MDF-C2156VAN-PE Ultra Low Temperature Freezer is Ideally suited for cryogenic and long-term storage in laboratories and no loger uses harmfull CFC's to achieve a ultra low temperature of -150ºC. The Panasonic MDF-C2156VAN-PE is a mechanical cryogenic freezer.

VIP PLUS technology maximizes storage capacity over conventionally insulated models. Whatever your preservation needs are, Panasonic provides the right equipment to meet your exact requirements. Panasonic preservation systems employ advanced technology to insure a high precision temperature environment.

The MDF-C2156VAN -150ºC  ULT freezer is equipped with Panasonic’s new Cool Safe compressors. These compressors achieve a 10% higher energy conservation and the aerodynamically designed and placed components in the refrigeration compartment provide superior airflow, making it possible to significantly reduce the stress to the freezer and contributing to excellent durability.

Environmentally friendly
The MDF-C2156VAN utilises binary mixed non-HCFC refrigerants. The new Vacuum Insulation Panels and double door gaskets reduce the power consumption.

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Compared to liquid nitrogen systems, Panasonic MDF-C2156VAN offers the following advantages:

  • Lower running cost
  • Easy maintenance
  • No occurrence of contamination
  • Safe and Convenient Usability.
  • Specially designed cascade refrigeration system.
  • Standard LN2 backup
  • Low operational costs.         
  • Convenient Control with LCD panel.
  • LN2 Cost Savings.
  • No liquid supply problems.
  • No danger of sudden liquid eruptions.    
  • Panasonic Cool Safe compressors are specifically designed for refrigeration systems that achieve ultra-low temperatures
  • VIP PLUS insulation maximizes storage capacity
  •     Recheargeable battery
  •     Cool Safe compressors
  •     Panasonic patented VIP Plus Vacuum Insulation
  •     Three levels of cabinet security
  •     High performance, quiet-running Panasonic-designed refrigeration
  •     No CFC's in the by Panasonic developed special mixed Refrigerant
  •     Enhanced reliability of long-term preservation
  •     Advanced controlling features
  •     LED digital display and flat key data entry for accurate temperature setting, confirmation and operation
  •     Inner cabinet maintains temperature safely below the -130°C
  •     Ultra-low temperature created by a high-efficiency oil separator
  •     Special foamed-in-place polyurethane insulation material for maximum cabinet protection
  •     Microprocessor-controlled filter-clogged check function
  •     High temperature warning equipment
  •     Power failure alarm lamp and buzzer
  •     Remote alarm contact
  •     Optional liquid nitrogen and CO2 back-up system

Product Specification

External dimensions (W x D x H) 1730 x 765 x 1010 mm
Internal dimensions (W x D x H) 760 x 495 x 615 mm
Volume231 litres
Net weight (approx)318 kg
Cooling performance-150 °C
Temperature setting range -125 ~ -152 °C
Temperature control range -125 ~ -150 °C
Controller Microprocessor Non-volatile memory
Temperature sensor Pt-100
Refrigeration system Cascade with auto-cascade low-stage
High-stage compressor1100 W
High-stage refrigerant HFC
Low-stage compressor1100 W
Low-stage refrigerant HFC Mixed
Insulation material PUF/VIP Plus
Insulation thickness135 mm
Power failure V-B-R
High temperature V-B-R
Low temperature V-B-R
Filter V-B
Lid / door open V-B
Exterior material Painted steel
Interior material Aluminium
Inner door/lid 
Outer door/lid lock Y
Shelves -
Max. load -per shelf -
Max. load -total207
Access port 
Casters6 (3 leveling feet)
Electrical and Noise Level 
Power supply230V 50Hz Single
Noise level51 dB
Drawers -
Small inner door kit
Temperature recorders
-Circular type -
-Continuous strip type MTR-155H
-Recorder housing (if required) MDF-S30150
RS485 interface module MTR-480
Liquid CO2 Back-up
Liquid N2 Back-up Supplied as standard


Continuous strip typeMTR-155H
Recorder housing(if required) MDF-S30150
RS485 interface moduleMTR-480
Liquid N2 Back-upSupplied as standard
>MDF-C2156VAN Flyer 2012
>Cryopreservation brochure
>MDF-C2156VAN Flyer March 2013
>Instruction Manual MDF-C2156VAN-PE
>Cryopreservation Brochure
>Part List MDF-2156VAN-PE

MDF-C2156VAN-PE Ultra Low Temperature Freezer