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Multi Channel Systems MCS GmbH
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Bundle of MEA2100-Mini-60-System and MEA2100-Beta-Screen-System.
MEA2100-Mini-System: MEA workstation with small footprint for recording and analyzing data from one 60-electrode MEA (microelectrode array). With integrated data acquisition for recording from 60 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.
MEA2100-Beta-Screen-System: Compact data acquisition system for up to 8 beta-screen-MEA headstages with 5 channels each.
Complete with MEA2100-Mini-headstage, one MEA2100-beta-screen-headstage, MCS-signal collector unit, interface board, data acquisition computer with preinstalled software, perfusion kit, two beta-screen recording chambers, constant vacuum pump, power supply, and accessories. USB Super Speed data transfer with a specialized beta-screen software.

• Data acquisition and analysis software Multi Channel Suite
  - Including a 2 years maintenance package (software updates and support)
• MEA2100-Mini headstage (MEA2100-Mini-HS60):
  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
• 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)
• Data acquisition computer:
  - PC with 2 monitors, keyboard and mouse
  - With preinstalled hardware operating system and software
Perfusion kit:
• 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
• Perfusion Accessories:
  - 2 magnetic perfusion holders
  - Replacement set of fluidic devices (PPS2-Set-F)
• 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
- Signal generator
- USB memory stick with user manuals and software

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