Description

The self administration chamber from MazeEngineers come with everything you need for operant lead self administration. The chamber comes with a Sound attenuating cubicle with light/fan, syringe pump system, cage with two port lights and retractable levers, shock floor grid, and two pellet receptacles.

 

Features

Take advantage of Neuralynx, Ethovision Integration, SMS and Email integration with the Conductor Science Software. No I/O Boxes Required

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Price & Dimensions

Mouse

$ 8190

Per Month
  • Single chamber size: 18cm (l) x 25cm (w) x 25cm (h)
  • (2) LED visual stimuli
  • (1) Shock Grid
  • (2) Pellet Receptacles
  • (2) Pellet Dispenser
  • (1) Syringe pump system
  • Feces and urine tray
  • Isolation cubicle with (1) speaker, (1) house light, (1) circulation fan. 50cm (w) x 40cm (d) x 50cm (h)
  • Comes with Conductor Software

Rat

$ 9190

Per Month
  • Single chamber size: 26cm (l) x 26cm (w) x 26cm (h)
  • (2) LED visual stimuli
  • (1) Shock Grid
  • (2) Pellet Receptacles
  • (2) Pellet Dispenser
  • (1) Syringe pump system
  • Feces and urine tray
  • Isolation cubicle with (1) speaker, (1) house light, (1) circulation fan. 50cm (w) x 40cm (d) x 50cm (h)
  • Comes with Conductor Software

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Conductor Software

  • Maze Engineers Conduct Self Administration software
  • The software provides the front end for the user to configure and run experiments. Historical data are saved.
  • Experiment start time
  • Experiment end time
  • Actions of start time
  • Optional: automated sound detection and display, custom sound files, fiber optic sensors for pellet dispensor reports.
  • $890 activation with purchase of apparatus

Pellet Dispenser

  • Uses Maze Engineers’ Pellet Dispenser. User configures what condition(s) a pellet is dispensed. Software captures and reports nose poke events on pellet.
  • Optional: a fiber optic sensor is attached to the pellet dispenser to detect nose pokes

Pellet Dispenser

Syringe Pump System

  • Variable Speed Syringe Pump
  • Vascular Access Harness
  • Tether kit for mouse or rat

Syringe Pumps

Shock Stimulus

  • Shock generator as a separate component outside the self administration chamber
  • Removable grid – mouse rod diameter 4mm, spacing 5 mm. Rat rod diameter 6mm, spacing 10mm
  • Current control can be controlled programmatically or manually
  • Start or stop is controlled programmatically or manually
  • Shock: Constant current – from 0.1 to 4.0 mA in 0.1 mA steps

Cage

  • Acrylic cage – four walls with top, no base
  • Two port lights (yellow, red or green)
  • Two retractable levers
  • Shocker floor grid
  • Two Pellet Receptacles
  • Removable Feces and urine tray

Sound Attenuating Cubicle

  • One speaker
  • One house light
  • One circulation fan
  • Dimensions 50 cm(w) x 40 cm(d) x 50cm (h)
  • Variable Speed Syringe Pump system installation