Innovations in Electrophysiology


Multi Channel Systems MCS GmbH
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MEA workstation with small footprint for recording and analyzing data from one 120-electrode MEA (microelectrode array). With integrated data acquisition for recording from 120 MEA electrodes and 8 additional analog channels. Integrated filter amplifier and 2-channel current or voltage stimulus generator. Headstage can be operated in a humid incubator. Complete with MEA2100-Mini-headstage, signal collector unit (SCU), interface board, data acquisition and analysis software, 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-Mini headstage (MEA2100-Mini-HS120):
  Pre- and filter amplifier with integrated data acquisition and
  analog-digital converter. Can be operated in a humid incubator.
  - Dimensions: 186 mm x 80 mm x 12 mm
  - Bandwidth adjustable via software
  - 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
  - 2 independent stimulus generators
  - Current stimulation at max. +/-1 mA
  - Voltage stimulation at max. +/-10 V
  - Power consumption 1.5 W
  - Sampling rate max. 50 kHz per channel
  - Integrated heating element  with PT 100 sensor
• MCS signal collector unit (MCS-SCU in vitro):
  - Four programmable outputs for optical stimulation (optogenetics)
  - Up to four MEA2100-Mini headstages can be operated with one MCS-SCU
  - Up to two signal collector units can be connected to one IFB
• 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
• Accessories:
  - Signal generator
  - Spare parts
  - USB memory stick with user manuals and software

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