Activity Wheels are designed to provide an easy convenient method for measuring laboratory mice or rats motor activity over long periods of time.
The Ugo Basile Activity Wheel is used to monitor daily activity in mice and rats. The stainless steel wheel is housed in a clear polycarbonate cage with stainless steel wire lid to accommodate food and water for circadian studies. Each running wheel is equipped with a magnetic switch and LCD counter to record number of revolutions. Running wheel cages without magnetic switch and LCD counter are also available.
The Rat Cage measures 48(h)x32(w)x47(d) cm with a wheel diameter of 35cm. Wheel bars are 2mm and spaced 8.8mm apart. The Mouse Cage measures 37(h)x26(w)x38(d) cm with a wheel diameter of 25 cm. Wheel bars are 2mm and spaced 7mm apart.
The Ugo Basile running-wheel is made of stainless steel, provided with low friction Teflon bushing, for smooth action. The wheel is housed in a clear polycarbonate cage and a stainless steel wire lid with exclusive lid locks fasten securely to the cage body.
The lid incorporates a 500 ml water bottle and a U-shaped food hopper pellets. A solid stainless steel lid covers the opening at the edge of the activity wheel.
Data can be collected by connecting to a Multifunction Printer (not included), to measure activity across time intervals of adjustable length. Data can be stored into the Multifunction Printer internal memory, sent to the embedded printer, or sent directly to a PC (software included).
Up to 6 wheels can be connected to 1 Multifunction Printer and up to 6 Multifunction Printers can be connected to the same PC.
ITEM DESCRIPTION PRICE QTY
57437 Activity Wheel without Counter, Mouse
57436 Activity Wheel with Counter, Mouse
57434 Activity Wheel with Counter, Rat
57435 Activity Wheel without Counter, Rat