IonOptix has offered reliable solutions for muscle physiologists and other preclinical researchers for nearly 30 years. Products are categorized as complete systems, components, or software.  You can also browse IonOptix solutions By Application.


a complete data acquisition and analysis system for calcium, force, and mechanical work in cardiac slices

a budget-friendly system for contractility measurements in spontaneously beating hiPSC-CM and other amorphous myocytes

IonOptix Calcium-Contractility System

a turn-key, bench-top solution offering simultaneous acquisition of fluorescence photometry with digital cell geometry measurement for studying myocyte function

IonOptix C-Pace System

a multi-mode, multi-channel system for mechanical stretching and/or electrical stimulation of tissue and cells

Cytiocypher by IonOptix

our advanced, fully-automated solution for identification and mechanical phenotype quantification of hundreds of myocytes per hour

MyoStretcher System

market leading sensitivity and performance for stretch-force protocols with isolated cardiomyocytes

IonOptix Intact Muscle Chamber System

our complete data acquisition system for simultaneous calcium and force in excitable muscle preparations

IonOptix Blood Vessel System

a turn-key solution for diameter & fluorescence measurements, as well as flow characterization in pressurized vessels


IonOptix C-Pace EM

C-Pace EM

Control up to 8 C-Stretches and/or C-Dishes simultaneously with separate protocols
Motic AE31

Motic AE31

Specially configured inverted microscope for myocyte, muscle or vessel contractility and calcium studies
Olympus IX73 Microscope

Olympus IX73

Specially configured inverted microscope for myocyte, muscle, or vessel contractility and/or calcium studies


Programmed Length Changes w Force

Advanced Signal Generator

Advanced Signal Generator is a full suite of programmable mechanical protocols that allows users to drive fast cell length changes when coupled to the MyoStretcher’s piezo-driven length controller.

Automatic Cell Finder

The MultiCell Automated Cell Finder enables users to load a sample, walk away, and come back to as many as hundreds of measured cells
IonOptix C-Pace Navigator Window

C-Pace Navigator

The new C-Pace Navigator software allows users to operate both the C-Dish and C-Stretch with a user-friendly interface, making it easy to customize stretch and stimulation protocols.

IonWizard – Core and Analysis

The IonWizard core software provides the foundation for seamless integration of any variety of software modules, along with features like transient averaging and analysis, trace display, and analog input and output.
VesAcq Interface

VesAcq Vessel Dimensioning Acquisition Module

VesAcq is a module for those performing experiments with isolated perfused vessels. It provides reliable calculation and reporting of vessel measurements, offering valuable features such as multiple ROIs, line averaging, and auto-gained contrast.

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