Preclinical MRI

BioSpec 70/20 and 94/20

The BioSpec 70/20 and BioSpec 94/20 provide everything that you expect from an MRI: flexibility, reliability, adaptability. This is the MRI.
From optogentics to ASL to IntraGate to CryoProbe. This is the MRI that has them all. The application possibilities are only limited by your creativity.
Consistently upgradable with PET insert, NEO electronics, newest coils and software keeping your instrument at the cutting-edge
UltraShield Refrigerated
Helium zero-boil-off and Nitrogen free USR magnet technology for longer service intervals
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  • Zero helium boil-off technology, nitrogen-free, Ultra Shielded and Refrigerated (USR) magnet technology for reduced maintenance costs and longer service intervals
  • Accurate animal positioning with the motorized animal handling system for increased throughput
  • Full second order and z3 high power shim channels guarantee optimal performance for spectroscopy and MRI
    - Scalable AVANCE NEO electronics enabling both MRI and MRS applications and incorporating up to 16 receiver channels
    - Real-time spectrometer control for optimization of acquisition parameters during scan
    - High performance BGA-S-HP gradients with highest amplitudes and slew rates, shim strengths and duty cycles
  • Fast and easily mountable gradient/shim inserts for optimum gradient/shim performance for small samples available
  • Complete RF coil portfolio for mice and rats available, including coils for head, brain, cardiac, body, optogenetics, Arterial Spin Labeling, multi-channel array coils with up to 16 channels, and x-nuclei
  • MRI CryoProbes with 2 element, 4 element, or as 13C for mice as well as 4 element for rat delivering an exceptional increase in sensitivity
  • In-house development and production of all key components (software, magnet, gradient, spectrometer, RF-coils) ensures the best performance and short repair times



  • Field strength: 7 Tesla (BioSpec 70/20), 9.4 T (BioSpec 94/20)
  • Bore diameter: 20 cm
  • Homogeneity (120 mm DSV):  ± 10 ppm
  • Magnet technology: Zero helium boil-off technology, nitrogen-free, Ultra Shielded and Refrigerated (USR) superconducting magnet  for long hold-times, long maintenance intervals


  • Gradient inner diameter: 114 mm
  • Gradient strength: 440 mT/m (660 mT/m with high power option)
  • Gradient insert with 1000 mT/m is available
  • Slew rate: 3440 T/m/s (4570 T/m/s with high power option)
  • Actively shielded gradient system
  • Integrated shim coils for optimal field homogeneity


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



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