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AirLift is an air table that – combined with Neurotar’s HeadFix or a custom head fixation – allows performing high precision tests in awake mice locomoting in two dimensions.
8,166.60 USD (ex-VAT)
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Have you been using Neurotar’s HeadFix or your custom head fixation solution for in vivo experiments under anesthesia? Ready to go awake? Or are you already working with awake head-fixed mice restrained in a tube or running on a treadmill and want to let them move in two dimensions? In both cases, the AirLift is the natural next step.
Benefits of Neurotar’s air table
- Converts the HeadFix into a fully functional system for 2-photon imaging or electrophysiological recordings in awake mice locomoting in 2D (the Mobile HomeCage);
- Allows using your custom head fixation to enable imaging or electrophysiological recordings in awake mice locomoting in 2D;
- Compact, compatible with the majority of commercial two-photon microscopes;
- When combined with Neurotar’s tracking upgrade, allows integrating locomotion tracking and other behavioral readouts;
- Operates from standard laboratory air sources and from a portable air pump.
- Dimensions (air dispenser a.k.a. air table): 420 X 300 X 30 mm;
- Weight: 4,4 kg;
- Material: aluminum, carbon fiber;
- Air flow requirement: 120 L/min at 20 kPa pressure.
AirLift kit composition
- Air dispenser;
- Hose for connecting to an air source (3 m);
- Carbon fiber cage: 180 X 40 mm or 180 X 70 mm.
Air source is not included. Contact us for air source recommendations and for compatibility assessment with imaging set-ups.