Innovations in Electrophysiology
Multi Channel Systems MCS GmbH
Made in Germany

MEA workstation for recording and analyzing data from 120-electrode MEAs (microelectrode array). With integrated data acquisition for recording from 120 MEA electrodes and 8 additional analog channels. Integrated filter amplifier and 3-channel current or voltage stimulus generator.
Complete with MEA2100-120-headstage, MCS-interface board 3.0 multiboot, data acquisition and analysis software, 1-channel temperature controller, power supply, and accessories. USB High Speed data transfer with a sampling rate of up to 50 kHz/channel.

  • Data acquisition and analysis software Multi Channel Suite:

    - Including a 2 years maintenance package (software updates and support)

  • MEA2100 headstage (MEA2100-HS120):

    Pre- and filter amplifier with integrated data acquisition and analog-digital converter
    - Gain and bandwidth adjustable via software
    - Data resolution: 24 bit
    - Direct access to each electrode for stimulation via internal stimulus generator.
    - Control of stimulator via the included data acquisition software MC_Rack
    - Integrated blanking circuit for stimulus artifact suppression
    - 3 independent stimulus generators
    - Current stimulation at max. +/-1.5 mA
    - Voltage stimulation at max. +/-10 V
    - Sampling rate max. 50 kHz per channel
    - Integrated heating element (20Ω, PT 100 sensor)
    - With installed metal plate for fixing perfusion equipment

  • MCS interface board 3.0 multiboot (MCS-IFB 3.0 Multiboot):

    Interface board with signal processor for real-time signal detection and feedback.
    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 Universal Serial Bus Super Speed for transferring digitally converted data to any data acquisition computer with a sampling rate of up to 50 kHz (USB Super Speed cable)
    - 1x USB Serial Bus Super Speed for programing the integrated signal processor
    - External power supply: 100-240 V input voltage range

  • 1 x TC01:

    1-channel temperature controller for biological samples
    - Set-point temperature reached fast within 30 seconds to 5 minutes
    - Control temperature range from ambient temperature to +105 °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.

  • Accessories:

    - Cable assembly
    - Test model probe
    - Signal generator
    - Spare parts
    - CD with user manuals and software

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