Scientifica PatchScope
Scientifica PatchScope
Inverted microscope for patch clamping in cultured cells
Inverted microscope for patch clamping in cultured cells

Scientifica PatchScope

Integrate your existing manipulators into a fully integrated patch clamp rig for cell culture.

The Scientifica PatchScope is an ultra-stable, motorised inverted microscope. It is perfectly suited to patch clamp electrophysiology in cultured cells when you want to integrate your existing manipulators. The PatchScope can also be used as a standalone inverted microscope.

It is ideal for many research areas, including neuroscience, cardiac and ion channel.

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Product benefits

Built for cell culture experiments

The PatchScope has been created by electrophysiologists, for electrophysiologists. There is no compromise in the design and use as a purpose built, microscope for cell culture.

Get started, quickly

The PatchScope can be installed, and set up ready to use, very quickly. This saves your time and ensures you can get on with your experiments without delays.

Keep your sample in focus, at the push of a button

The Motorised Objective Changer allows you to change smoothly between two objectives, meaning you can see what you want, without having to touch the microscope.

Easy to use, simple to acquire data

The user-friendly design means that the system is simple to handle and work with - perfect if you are new to patch clamping as well as if you are experienced.

Configure the system to suit you

The PatchScope has been designed with versatility in mind - to meet your unique experimental needs. The system can be supplied with or without eyepieces and fluorescence.

Maximise lab space

The slimline design of the integrated equipment creates a compact system, meaning that your lab space is maximised, the system is mountable on even the smallest lab tables.

Quickly change the fluorescence illumination and image

The motorised fluorescence allows you to adjust the florescence filters without touching the microscope, improving the reliability of your delicate recordings.

Turn your existing manipulators into a fully integrated patch clamp rig

You can easily integrate the PatchScope with your existing your manipulators. Saving your precious funds.

Record even the smallest electrophysiological signals

The ultra-low noise electronics ensure you can record small signals (including single channel recording) and acquire the highest data quality every time.

Choose your preferred controller to acquire data

Control the focus, microscope and XY translation stage using a Control Cube or PatchPad- whichever you prefer.

Maximise experimental time

The PatchScope has been designed to be easy to service and maintain, minimising experimental downtime.

Advanced control options

Control the rig, hands free

Control the focus, microscope and XY translation stage using our remote control options. Alternatively use our LinLab software.

Position co-ordinates can be viewed, stored and recalled in LinLab, as well as configuring all aspects of the user interface to suit you.

Scientifica services for this product

Free Lab Consultations

Your Scientifica specialist can help optimise your lab through a free lab consultation, providing advice on the equipment best suited to your planned experiments and lab space.

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Lab Move Service

Our lab move service includes the pack down and reinstallation of your electrophysiology or multiphoton imaging system.

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Installation & Technical Support

Our installation team can install your system and provide your lab with bespoke training, ensuring your equipment is up and running as soon as possible.

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Scientifica offer product demonstrations, allowing you to ask questions, learn about the multiphoton system and its applications, and see it for yourself.

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Our range of modular parts enable us to tailor our systems to suit your unique research. These can be customised at the point of purchase or later in the lab.

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Warranty & Exchange Programme

Scientifica offer a two-year warranty with all Scientifica manufactured goods and a one-year warranty for third party supplied goods. Giving you peace of mind when purchasing your Scientifica equipment.

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