Passive Avoidance - step down NEW MODEL

Passive Avoidance - step down NEW MODEL

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The Passive Avoidance step-down cage, for mice or immature rats, is based on the stepdown scheme in which the animal is dropped on an elevated platform which becomes uncomfortable because of vibrations.

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Passive Avoidance - step down NEW MODEL

Passive Avoidance - step down NEW MODEL

The Passive Avoidance step-down cage, for mice or immature rats, is based on the stepdown scheme in which the animal is dropped on an elevated platform which becomes uncomfortable because of vibrations.

The instrument basically consists of an arena, shaped as a cage (Cat. No. 47573) and a control unit with touch-screen 40500-001, with the related application software 40570-010.

The P.A. set-up is part of UB conditioning-cage project; you buy a single touch-screen controller, and manage all UB cages. Ask for details!

A 7 cm platform elevated above the floor grid of a 28x23cm box provides the arena for Step-Down experiments. The platform is connected to an actuator which causes the platform to shake. When the animal steps off of the platform to the electrified grid, the stop command is used to cut actuator power, halt platform vibration, and trigger the latency counter.
 
Latency time is recorded to 1/10 of a second. The vibration intensity is selectede from 10 to 10Hz, in 10 steps (10Hz each). The shock intensity can be preset in the range 0 to 3mA, in steps of 0.1mA. A delay up to 15 seconds can be set in steps of 1s.

  • LCD  12” with touch screen
  • CPU Module Port 2 USB Port 2.0; 1 Ethernet port 10/100Mb;1 DVI port for external monitor
  • Peripheral Port 4 output for Sound, Shock and  light; 1 Power supply 12V-2A 
  • Expansion Bus         Connection  2 RJ11 connectors
  • General
  • Shock Constant current 
  • Shock Intensity from 0 to 3mA, in 0.1mA steps
  • Platform Vibration  10-100Hz, in 10Hz steps
  • Vibration Width 0-10, in steps of 1
  • Vibration Delay 0-15 seconds, in 1s steps
  • Operating Temperature 10° to 40°C
  • Sound Level  Negligible
  • Pollution Degree ≤ 2
  • Number of Cages Up to 4 (with expansion boxes)
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