Preclinical MRI

BioSpec 3T

At a translational field of 3 Tesla, the BioSpec 3T extends the range of multi-purpose, preclinical MRI and MRS systems in a compact, easy to site footprint.

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in Ownership and Use




Maxwell Technology
Superior magnet technology requires no liquid helium filling
8.2 cm
Maximum freedom for your animal experiments including those on large rats with best in class 8.2 cm inner diameter RF coil
Small footprint, self-shielded magnet for maximal siting possibilities in small and/or BSL areas
BioSpec® 3T - Superior Maxwell magnet technology
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Field strength: 3 Tesla
Bore diameter: 17 cm
Homogeneity (50 mm DSV): 0.3 ppm peak-peak
Magnet hold-time during power outage or cold water failure: 4 hours
No liquid helium or nitrogen filling required  
No quench line required  


Gradient inner diameter:
105 mm
Gradient strength:
450 mT/m (900 mT/m with high power option)
Slew rate: 4200 T/m/s


Scalable AVANCE NEO electronics

Motorized animal positioning system for routine handling and increased throughput with automated multi-stage, whole body imaging

ParaVision® 360:  intuitive software package, for multi-dimensional MRI/MRS data acquisition, visualization, reconstruction, and analysis

Over 100 validated and ready to use in vivo protocols and scan programs for mice and rats

MRI sequence portfolio of more than 1,000 sequence variations, including wireless cardiac imaging using navigator based IntraGate methods with cartesian or radial readout, as well as short echo time imaging, such as UTE and ZTE

In-house development and production of all key components (software, magnet, gradient, spectrometer, RF-coils) ensures the best performance and short repair times


Additional Options

  • Complete RF coil portfolio for mice and rats available

  • MRI CryoProbe delivering an exceptional increase in sensitivity available

  • Upgradable with state-of-the-art PET module




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Service & Life Cycle Support for Magnetic Resonance and Preclinical Imaging

Bruker’s commitment to provide customers with unparalleled help throughout the buying cycle, from initial inquiry to evaluation, installation, and the lifetime of the instrument is now characterized by the LabScape service concept.

LabScape Maintenance Agreements, On-Site On-Demand and Enhance Your Lab are designed to offer a new approach to maintenance and service for the modern laboratory