Infrared Light Beam Activity Monitor
Several frame sizes and geometries, flexible use for different arenas
Available as combination system for mice and rats
Reliable activity detection in three dimensions (X-Y-Z axis)
Spatial and temporal resolution adaptable and optimized to experimental conditions
Sensor status changes according to movement (permanently interrupted light beams are ignored)
Highly detailed, validated, comprehensive numerical and graphical activity analysis
This modular system consists of a metal frame of variable size and geometry that can be placed around a home cage (PhenoMaster) or other test arena. Evenly spaced infrared light beams are emitted along the X and Y axis. Beam interruptions caused by movements of the animal are registered at high spatial and temporal resolution. An optional rearing (Z axis) indicator in the form of a second frame at variable height completes the system.