Innovations in Electrophysiology


Multi Channel Systems MCS GmbH
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CMOS-MEA workstation for recording and analyzing data from active CMOS-MEAs. With integrated data acquisition for recording from 4225 MEA electrodes and 8 additional analog channels. Integrated filter amplifier and 3-channel voltage stimulus generator for stimulating 1024 stimulation sites on the CMOS chip.

Complete with CMOS-MEA-headstage, MCS-interface board, data acquisition computer with preinstalled software, and accessories, 2-channel temperature controller, heatable perfusion cannula with temperature sensor, peristaltic perfusion system, power supply, and accessories. USB High Speed data transfer with a sampling rate of up to 25 kHz/channel.

  • CMOS-MEA5000 headstage:
    Pre- and filter amplifier with integrated data acquisition, stimulus generator, and analog-digital converter
    - Bandwidth adjustable via software
    - Data resolution: 14 bit
    - Direct access to each stimulation site for stimulation via internal stimulus generator.
    - Control of stimulator via the included data acquisition software CMOS-MEA-Control
    - Integrated blanking circuit for stimulus artifact suppression
    - 3 independent stimulus generators
    - Voltage stimulation at max. +/-2 V
    - Sampling rate max. 25 kHz per channel
  • MCS-interface board (MCS-IFB):
    Includes various in-/outputs:
    - 4x Digital Out: Interface for output bit 0 - 3 of the 16-bit digital input / output channels (Lemo connector)
    - 4x Digital In for synchronization with other instruments (bit 0 – 3) (Lemo connector)
    - Digital IN / OUT: Interface for 16-bit digital input / output channels. Generates or accepts TTL-pulses
    - 1x Stereo Out: Possibility to export 2 channels (e.g. on an oscilloscope or headphones making the signals audible)
    - 2x Analog IN: Interface for 2 additional analog inputs (channel 1 and 2) (Lemo connector)
    - Analog IN: 8-channel Analog input (channel 1-8)
    - 1x Ground
    - 1x USB 3.0 for transferring digitally converted data to any data acquisition computer with a sampling rate of up to 25 kHz (USB High Speed cable).
    - 1x USB 3.0 for programing the integrated signal processor
    - External power supply: 100-240 V input voltage range
  • CMOS-MEA-Control program:
    - Data acquisition and analysis software
    - Including a 2 years maintenance package (software updates and support)
  • Data acquisition computer:
    - PC with 2 monitors, keyboard and mouse
    - With preinstalled hardware operating system and software
  • TC02:
    2-channel temperature controller for biological samples
    - Set-point temperature reached fast within 30 seconds to 5 minutes
    - Control temperature range from ambient temperature to +50 °C
    - Precision controller using PI characteristics
    - 100-240 V input voltage range, external power supply
  • TCX-Control Program:
    TCX-Control is a software to control the MCS temperature controllers. Through the quick USB interface, it is possible to adjust all settings of the TC01/02 temperature controller online.
  • 1 x PH01:
    - Heatable perfusion cannula with temperature sensor
    - Controlled by TC01/02
  • 1 x PPS2:
    - Peristaltic perfusion system with one inlet and one drain pump
    - Controlled by software or touch pad
    - Flow rate: 0 - 30 ml/min
  • Accessories:
    - 2 magnetic perfusion holders
    - Cable assembly
    - Spare parts
    - CD with user manuals and software

Technical specifications as specified in the data sheet unless noted otherwise in the order.