Innovations in Electrophysiology


Multi Channel Systems MCS GmbH
Quality Made in Germany
MEA workstation for recording and analyzing data from 60-electrode MEAs (microelectrode array). With integrated data acquisition for recording from 60 MEA electrodes and 8 additional analog channels. Integrated filter amplifier and 3-channel current or voltage stimulus generator. 
Complete with MEA2100-60-headstage, MCS-Lite interface board, CD with software, and accessories. USB High Speed data transfer with a sampling rate of up to 32 kHz/channel.
  • MEA2100 headstage (MEA2100-HS60):
    Pre- and filter amplifier with integrated data acquisition and analog-digital converter
    - Bandwidth adjustable via software
    - Data resolution: Up to 24 bit
    - Direct access to each electrode for stimulation via internal stimulus generator
    - Control of stimulator via the included data acquisition software
    - Integrated blanking circuit for stimulus artifact suppression
    - 3 independent stimulus generators
    - Current stimulation at max. +/-1 mA
    - Voltage stimulation at max. +/-10 V
    - Sampling rate with MC_Rack software: max. 32 kHz per channel, with Multi Channel Suite software: max. 25 kHz per channel
    - Integrated heating element (PT 100 sensor)
    - With installed metal plate for fixing perfusion equipment 

  • MCS-Lite interface board 3.0 (MCS-Lite-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 Universal Serial Bus High Speed for transferring digitally converted data to any data acquisition computer with a sampling rate of up to 32 kHz (USB High Speed cable)
    - External power supply: 100-240 V input voltage range

  • Data acquisition and analysis software:
    - Including a 2 years maintenance package (software updates and support)

  • 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.