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Multiwell+MEA2100-Mini-1x60-System

Manufacturer: 
Multi Channel Systems MCS GmbH
Quality Made in Germany

Bundle of Multiwell and MEA2100-Mini-1x60-System.
Multiwell-MEA workstation for recording and analyzing data from multiwell MEA plates. With integrated data acquisition for recording from 288 MEA electrodes and 8 additional analog channels. Integrated filter amplifier and voltage stimulus generator (simultaneous stimulation in all wells possible. Any electrode can be selected for stimulation).
MEA2100-Mini 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.
Complete with MCS-interface board 3.0 multiboot, Multiwell-MEA headstage, MEA2100-Mini-headstage, signal collector unit (SCU), data acquisition computer with preinstalled software, and accessories. USB High Speed data transfer with a sampling rate of up to 50 kHz/channel.

  • Multiwell-MEA headstage:
    - Pre- and filter amplifier with integrated data acquisition and analog-digital converter
    - 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 Multiwell Screen
    - Integrated blanking circuit for stimulus artifact suppression
    - Integrated stimulus generators (any electrode can be selected for stimulation)
    - Current stimulation at max. +/-1 mA
    - Voltage stimulation at max. +/-10 V
    - Sampling rate max. 50 kHz per channel
    - Integrated heating plate and temperature control
  • 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
  • MCS signal collector unit (MCS-SCU):
    - Output for analog data to interface with 3rd party data acquisitions
    - 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 MCS-IFB
  • MCS interface board 3.0 multiboot (MCS-IFB 3.0 Multiboot):
    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 50 kHz (USB High Speed cable)
    - 1x USB Serial Bus High Speed for programing the integrated signal processor
    - External power supply: 100-240 V input voltage range
  • Multiwell Screen and Multi Channel Suite programs:
    - Data acquisition and analysis softwares
    - Including a 2 years maintenance package (software updates and support)
  • Data acquisition computer:
    - PC with 2 monitors, keyboard and mouse
    - With preinstalled hardware operating system and software
  • 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 +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.
  • 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.

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