Innovations in Electrophysiology


Multi Channel Systems MCS GmbH
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In-vitro MEA system for diabetes research with beta cells in intact islets of Langerhans.

Compact data acquisition system for up to 8 beta-screen-MEA headstages with 5 channels each.
Complete with one MEA2100-beta-screen-headstage, MCS-signal collector unit, interface board, data acquisition and analysis software, two beta-screen recording chambers, one peristaltic perfusion system, one constant vacuum pump, power supply, and accessories. USB Super Speed data transfer with a specialized beta-screen software.

• Data acquisition and analysis software Beta-Screen
- Including a 2 years maintenance package (software updates and support)
• Interface board multiboot (IFB-C):
  Interface board with signal processor for real-time signal
  detection and feedback
  Includes various in-/outputs:
  - 16 possible boot images to operate all MCS headstages
of the modular 2100 amplifier suite
  - 16-bit digital input/output channels for TTL integration, 3.3/5 V compatible
(All channels accessible on the backside via Honda-PCS-XE68LFD,
additional bit 0-3 digital in and bit 0-3 digital out accessible on
the front via LEMO EPL.00.250.NTN)
  - Channel definition via software: IFB-Control
(free to download) – Boot image definition
  - 8 analog input channels, +/- 10 V voltage input range
@ 24 bit ADC accessible on the front
(All channels via DIL10Header-100mil, channel 1 and 2
additional via LEMO EPL.00.250.NTN)
  - Audio/stereo out (standard stereo jack 3.5 mm)
  - USB-3.0 type C data transfer to PC (cable included)
  - iX industrial, type B cable for connecting IFB-C to
headstage/signal collector unit/receiver (cable included)
  - DSP-JTAG for direct programming of the built-in DSP
  - Physical ground socket (4 mm socket)
  - External power supply included: 24 V/65 W, 110-240 V
• MCS signal collector unit (MCS-SCU in vitro):
- Four programmable outputs for optical stimulation (optogenetics)
- Up to two signal collector units can be connected to one IFB
• 1x MEA2100-Beta-Screen-HS
Compact 5 channel headstage for MEA2100-Beta-Screen-System.
- Fully digital 5 channel headstage with built-in FPGAs
- Bandwidth adjustable via software
- Data resolution: 24 bit
- Sampling rate max. 50 kHz per channel
- Integrated heating device, controlled by the Beta-Screen software
- Includes fluidic ports for perfusion and suction port to adhere clusters to the electrodes
• 2x Beta-Screen recording chamber:
  - Base for the Beta-Screen-MEA
  - Integrated fluidic
  - Integrated heating element
  - Includes sealing ring set (2x Beta-Screen-SL-Set) and Ag/AgCl-pellet for grounding the bath (2x P1060)
• 1x PPS2
Peristaltic perfusion system with one inlet and one outlet pump.
  -  Dimensions H x W x D: 235 x 160 x 110 mm
  - Weight: 3.45 kg
  - Flow rate freely adjustable via touch screen, software (included) or analog inputs
  - Flow rate inlet pump: 0 ml/min - 30 ml/min
  - Flow rate drain pump: 0 ml/min - 30 ml/min
  - Low pulsation pump design
  - Additional droplet isolation chambers to further absorb pulsation
  - Long life brushless motor drives
  - Low electromagnetic emission
  - Constant flow rates even at lowest setting
  - Supply voltage: 100VAC to 240VAC
  - Manual
  - 2 sets of replacement tubes incl. droplet isolation chambers
• 1x CVP
Constant vacuum pump with pressure control.
  - Dimensions H x D x W: 0.47 x 0.15 x 0.23 m
  - Weight: 7.4 kg
  - Resolution of pressure control: 0.1 mbar
  - Maximum negative pressure: -200 mbar
  - Accuray of the sensor: +/- 2.5 %
  - Supply voltage: Please specify voltage
  - Power supply
  - Manual
• Accessories:
- Test model probe
- Starting kit
- Spare parts
- USB memory stick with user manuals and software

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