Sakura Tissue-Tek VIP 5 Tissue Processor


Crafted for seamless operation, this processor combines intuitive software and an easy-to-use interface, allowing users to manage reagents, define programs, and streamline cleaning cycles according to their requirements. Its automatic reagent transfer, continuous mixing, and bottle connection checks ensure impeccable processing quality. Accommodating up to 300 samples per run, this processor offers both flexibility and efficiency. With features like user-defined processing programs, adjustable alarms, and a comprehensive user interface, the VIP 5 is a true powerhouse of tissue preparation.


Elevate Your Tissue Processing with the Sakura Tissue-Tek VIP 5 Tissue Processor

Streamlined Efficiency:

Discover a new realm of streamlined efficiency in tissue processing with the Sakura Tissue-Tek VIP 5 Tissue Processor. Engineered for fast and reliable operation, this processor offers an unrivaled solution for tissue preparation.

Intuitive Software and User Interface:

The VIP 5 boasts user-friendly software that empowers users to manage reagents, customize solutions and programs, and define cleaning cycles according to specific needs. It ensures effortless reagent transfer, continuous mixing, and bottle connection checks to guarantee flawless and efficient processing. With its large LCD display and intuitive buttons, the simple-to-use user interface makes operation a breeze. User and manager modes prevent inadvertent program alterations, while the option for delayed starts caters to overnight processing needs.

Efficient Processing Capacity:

Capable of processing up to 300 samples per run, the VIP 5 Tissue Processor enables efficient large-scale tissue processing. Each cassette basket can accommodate 150 cassettes, offering the flexibility to run 150 cassettes or fewer to conserve reagent volume using built-in reagent level sensors in the retort.

Flexibility and Convenience:

The VIP 5 Tissue Processor showcases exceptional flexibility, allowing the addition of cassettes even during processing. The processor provides comprehensive information at a glance through a user-friendly full-text display. Reagent management becomes seamless with cassette and reagent usage counter features. The VIP 5 innovates paraffin cleanliness by degassing the oven, eliminating the need for additional retort cleaning cycles.

Versatile Features and Benefits:

With up to twenty different processing programs, the VIP 5 Tissue Processor caters to diverse tissue sample types. The option to select 150 or 300 cassette capacity gives users the freedom to tailor processing to their needs. Personalized reagent and program names, solution management software, and the full-text display enhance the user experience.

Unique features like automatic reagent transfer, continuous mixing, and self-calculating delay mode optimize processing efficiency. Cassette and reagent usage counters ensure effective reagent management, while user-defined cleaning cycles and adjustable alarm settings enhance practicality. The inclusion of two levels of passwords ensures both instrument and information security.

Optimal Convenience:

The basket design facilitates the upright placement of cassette specimens, fitting all standard embedding consoles for optimal convenience. The ample stainless steel work surface provides an ergonomic environment for efficient workflow. The built-in printer interface adds to the instrument’s adaptability.

Experience Excellence in Tissue Processing:

Choose the Sakura Tissue-Tek VIP 5 Tissue Processor to redefine your tissue processing practices. With its array of innovative features, intuitive interface, and unparalleled processing capacity, this processor transforms tissue preparation into a streamlined and efficient experience, ensuring reliable results every time.

Additional information



Tissue-Tek VIP 5



Dimensions (W x D x H)

Floor Model: 23.6" x 23.6" x 53.5"
Benchtop Model: 47.2" x 23.6" x 27.5"


352 lbs



Operator Manual

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