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MFCS™-EZ

Unique pressure controller

  • Easy to install and use
  • Many automation possibilities
  • Fast and stable response
  • Field proven technology and superior quality
MFCS-EZ mikrofluidischer Druck-Controller
  • Compact pressure pump (2dm3)
  • Wide controllable pressure ranges (from -800mbar to 7bar)
  • Achieve flow-rate ranges from sub nl/min to thousands of µL/min
  • Pulseless flow
  • High responsiveness
  • Intuitive User Interface
1. FOCUS ON YOUR SCIENCE, NOT THE INSTRUMENT
  • Straightforward connections to any microfluidic device
  • MAESFLO™ user experience for pressure control
2. GET SUPERIOR RESULTS RAPIDLY
  • Reach your targets out the blink of an eye
  • Get your experiment started instantaneously
3. SAVE BENCHTOP SPACE
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  • Up to four independently controllable channels
  • Can provide negative or positive pressure at your convenience
  • No cross contamination as liquids only contact air
4. LET THE MFCS™-EZ TAKE CARE OF YOUR SETUP
  • Automate experiments with our powerful Script Module
  • Easy integration with any set-up using our Software Development Kit (SDK)
Benefits MFCS EX
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Pressure ranges0-345 mbar0-800 mbar0-1000 mbar0-2000 mbar0-7000 mbar
Positive or NegativeBoth Push and PullPull onlyPush OnlyPush OnlyPush Only
Output Pressure StabilityHighly monodispersed droplet size - No oscillation
System Settling timeNo transitory regime - Reagent savings - Stop-flows
Pressuring gasNon corrosive or explosive gas (air, N2, Ar, O2, …) / No contamination between the MFCS™-EZ and the solutions and between the solutions
Size / Weight16 x 23 x 6.5 cm3 (6.3 x 9 x 2.5 inch3) / 2.0 kg (4.4 lbs) - Compact controller
Output connectorsFemale luerlock4mm OD tube connectors
VolumesWide range of volume can be controlled - No compromise between volume and stability
FlexibilityAny mix of pressure ranges is available, even on one MFCS™-EZ - Highly customable

MAESFLO™

  • User-friendly interface with intuitive data presentation
  • Instantaneous pressure and flow-rate monitoring (only with FRP)
  • Script Module included to automate your microfluidic experiments
  • Data recording
  • Pressure limit option to prevent any damage on your system
  • Customization available (name, unit, …)
  • And more…
MFCS EX software
pressure software

FASTAB™ MICROFLUIDIC PATENTED TECHNOLOGY

  • Legacy microfluidic control systems such as syringe, peristaltic or piston pumps are poorly adapted to the manipulation of fluid volumes in the sub microliter range, leading to long equilibration times, irreproducibility and pulsation.
  • To solve this, Fluigent developed the patented FASTAB™ technology: a pressure driven technology that has no moving parts and includes an advanced feedback control algorithm to maintain precise pressure control.
  • Based on the FASTAB™ technology, the MFCS™ series are compatible with any microfluidic application, from simple droplet generation to organ-on-a-chip experiments.
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NameUnit in mbarProduct Number
MFCS™-EZ channel0 to 345EZ-00345001
0 to 1000EZ-01000001
0 to 2000EZ-01000002
0 to 7000EZ-07000001
0 to -345EZ-80345001
0 to -800EZ-80800001
MFCS™-EZ baseBasicEZ-11000001
Positive Pressure SourceEZ-source-pos
Negative Pressure SourceEZ-source-neg
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ANY QUESTIONS?

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This scheme represents a typical positive pressure network. For negative pressure network, please contact us at mailto:support@fluigent.com.

To learn how to connectg each part see our section on “Pressure Accessories”

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  • Connect the MFCS™-EZ as described on the previous question.
  • Connect the power supply and the USB cable to your computer.
  • Press the Play button.
  • Set the right inlet pressure on the display, according to the value written on the nameplate at the MFCS™-EZ back (below, the right value is 1300mbar).
MFCS faq 2

Launch MAESFLO™ software

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You can use non-corrosive, non-toxic or explosive gas (air, N2, Ar, CO2, …).

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  • The right value you have to set is written on the nameplate at the MFCS™-EZ back. In this example, it is 1300mbar
MFCS faq 2

Turn the scroll wheel of the black manual regulator to adjust the pressure on the MFCS™-EZ display according to this value.

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Check you have well connected the power supply provided by Fluigent (24VDC). If the condition persists, please contact support@fluigent.com .

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