Pol-Eko ST 500 Cooled Incubator

500 L Chamber Capacity, Temperature Range: +3 to +40/+70°C (option)

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Lead time: Usually 6-8 weeks


Pol-Eko ST 500 Cooled Incubator

Cooled incubators (ST) can provide a stable temperature between +3…+70°C regardless of ambient conditions. They have a wide variety of uses, including BOD determination, microbiology research, breeding of plants and micro organisms, and storage of samples. The Pol-Eko ST 500 is a large freestanding incubator, with the option for three to eleven shelves for samples. It comes equipped with a smart digital controller, allowing the user to easily monitor and record temperature and ramps, as well as event registry such as temperature fluctuations and door opening times.

Most Pol-Eko scientific equipment can be configured to the users’ requirements, and can have wheels fitted, or changes made to the interior or external surface coatings. Incubators from Pol-Eko also have the innovative option of day/night simulation with programmable times for temperature ramps and internal lighting changes.


  • Optional photoperiodic (FOT) system allows day and night simulation, allowing the user to program temperature and light ramp settings for true-to-life simulation
  • Forced air convection
  • Door options: Solid or glass
  • Stainless steel interior
  • Three shelves included, with space for up to 11 in total
  • Option to add wheels
  • Colour touch-screen digital display
  • Visual and audio alarm
  • Event registry for easy monitoring of temperature fluctuations
  • USB and LAN ports for data transfer
  • Digital display shows current date and time, set temperature, and active program details
    • Premium Materials:
      • INOX Stainless steel wire shelves
      • Interior: Stainless steel meeting DIN 1.4301
      • Housing: Powder coated sheet or polished stainless steel
      • Choose Smart or Smart PRO controller (See below)
      • Temperature protection class 2.0 when fitted with the Smart controller OR class 3.3 when fitted with the Smart PRO controller

Compare Smart vs Smart PRO Controllers

The Pol-Eko Incubators are equipped with a Smart or Smart PRO controller (Smart PRO only available with Premium Model), for intuitive real-time recording. Keep a complete record of the internal temperature, times that the door was opened/closed, and a real-time record of temperature programs for the best in record keeping and reporting. Data is presented as a table or chart, depending on your preference. The Smart PRO allows you to login to the device using a card or keyring, or even using the NFC on your smartphone. With the Smart or Smart PRO controllers able to instantly stream data to your computer or smartphone, accountability and event recording has never been so easy.

Spoilt for Choice? Compare your options:

SmartSmart PRO
ControllerSmartSmart PRO
Temperature protection class23.2
InteriorAcid-Proof StainlessAcid-Proof Stainless
Account typesUser / Admin / Super admin
Program segments6100
ScheduleNo10 saved
NetworkLANLAN and WiFi

Useful documents for the Pol-Eko ST 500:

Pol-Eko Website

ST 500 SMART Data Sheet

ST 500 SMART PRO Data Sheet

Additional information

Weight105 kg
Dimensions81 × 66 × 199 cm



Lead Time

Lead time: Usually 6-8 weeks

Air Convection


Chamber Capacity


Working Capacity


Temperature Range

+3 to +40/+70°C

Shelves (Standard/Max)


Power Supply

230V 50-60Hz


Smart, Smart Pro

Housing Material

Powder Coated Sheet or Stainless Steel


2 years (Manufacturer Warranty)


Pol-Eko Website

ST 500 SMART Data Sheet

ST 500 SMART PRO Data Sheet

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