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Enriched Environment - Running Wheel

Rat Activity Wheel

Features

  • Each Fusion Node supplies power to and collects data from up to 24 wheels
  • Captures 100 data points per second per wheel
  • Start switch integrated into each sensor
  • The running wheel can be readily removed for easy cage cleaning
  • Minimal human intervention
  • Integrated with the modular and extensible Fusion Software (XP/Vista Compatible)
  • Fusion Software can collect/record data from 192 cages with wheels
  • USB Compatible, CE Compliant

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Can Be Combined With

Overview

The use of a running wheel is an essential tool whether used to enrich an animals environment or to study the effects of exercise on cancer. The Running Wheel is used with the open field system to generate not only wheel rotation, but measure circadian rhythms while in an enriched environment. The running wheel easily attaches to an acrylic animal cage that fits inside the open field frame. Open Field - Locomotor Activity Both mouse and rat wheels can be used. You can even study two mouse wheels at a time per open field monitor.