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SINGLE LUMEN CONTROLLED FLOW DELIVERY TUBE FOR H24-01M/R
SINGLE LUMEN CONTROLLED FLOW DELIVERY TUBE FOR H24-01M/R
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US PATENT No. 4373471

The Optical Lickometer is used to measure licking/drinking from a standard drinking tube.  It requires a Photocell Sensor (H20-93, H20-93A, or H20-94).  The sensor's LED emitter and receiver are mounted on either side of the module.  The light beam is "piped" via glass rods across a gap a the end of the tube.  The animal's tongue breaks the beam on each lick.

The drink tube is electrically isolated from the rest of the module.  Aversive shock may be delivered through the drink tube.  Licks may be measured while shock is being delivered without spurious current paths or interference.

Twenty-five licks per second can be recorded with a formed meniscus or when the animal is sucking even in moderately dense, translucent liquids.
OPTICAL LICKOMETER - MOUSE (REQUIRES H20-94)
OPTICAL LICKOMETER - MOUSE (REQUIRES H20-94)
Contact our Behavioral Research Specialists for more information

US PATENT No. 4373471

The Optical Lickometer is used to measure licking/drinking from a standard drinking tube.  It requires a Photocell Sensor (H20-93, H20-93A, or H20-94).  The sensor's LED emitter and receiver are mounted on either side of the module.  The light beam is "piped" via glass rods across a gap a the end of the tube.  The animal's tongue breaks the beam on each lick.

The drink tube is electrically isolated from the rest of the module.  Aversive shock may be delivered through the drink tube.  Licks may be measured while shock is being delivered without spurious current paths or interference.

Twenty-five licks per second can be recorded with a formed meniscus or when the animal is sucking even in moderately dense, translucent liquids.
ACCESS CONTROLLED LICKOMETER - MOUSE
ACCESS CONTROLLED LICKOMETER - MOUSE
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This mouse lickometer includes a guillotine door that passed inside the device at the entry for controlling access to the lick tube.  The door blocks entry to the opening when down and includes release so that if the subject's head is in the lick tube entry when being closed, it will not apply any force to the subject, thus preventing injury to the subject.
MOUSE LICKOMETER ON RAT PANEL
MOUSE LICKOMETER ON RAT PANEL
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Same as the H24-01M-CA except mounted on a rat sized panel for use in Rat Test Cages, Hubs, Runways, etc.  Commonly used when the Rat Test Cage is being used with mice.
OPTICAL LICKOMETER HEAD ENTRY - MOUSE
OPTICAL LICKOMETER HEAD ENTRY - MOUSE
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The standard mouse lickometer with an expanded head entry for use when subjects with implanted head electrodes are being used.
OPTICAL LICKOMETER  - RAT (REQUIRES H20-94
OPTICAL LICKOMETER - RAT (REQUIRES H20-94
Contact our Behavioral Research Specialists for more information

US PATENT No. 4373471

The Optical Lickometer is used to measure licking/drinking from a standard drinking tube.  It requires a Photocell Sensor (H20-93, H20-93A, or H20-94).  The sensor's LED emitter and receiver are mounted on either side of the module.  The light beam is "piped" via glass rods across a gap a the end of the tube.  The animal's tongue breaks the beam on each lick.

The drink tube is electrically isolated from the rest of the module.  Aversive shock may be delivered through the drink tube.  Licks may be measured while shock is being delivered without spurious current paths or interference.

Twenty-five licks per second can be recorded with a formed meniscus or when the animal is sucking even in moderately dense, translucent liquids.
ACCESS CONTROLLED LICKOMETER - RAT
ACCESS CONTROLLED LICKOMETER - RAT
Contact our Behavioral Research Specialists for more information

This rat lickometer includes a guillotine door that passed inside the device at the entry for controlling access to the lick tube.  The door blocks entry to the opening when down and includes release so that if the subject's head is in the lick tube entry when being closed, it will not apply any force to the subject, thus preventing injury to the subject.
TRIPLE LUMEN CONTROLLED FLOW DELIVERY TUBE FOR H24-01M/R
TRIPLE LUMEN CONTROLLED FLOW DELIVERY TUBE FOR H24-01M/R
Contact our Behavioral Research Specialists for more information

US PATENT No. 4373471

The Optical Lickometer is used to measure licking/drinking from a standard drinking tube.  It requires a Photocell Sensor (H20-93, H20-93A, or H20-94).  The sensor's LED emitter and receiver are mounted on either side of the module.  The light beam is "piped" via glass rods across a gap a the end of the tube.  The animal's tongue breaks the beam on each lick.

The drink tube is electrically isolated from the rest of the module.  Aversive shock may be delivered through the drink tube.  Licks may be measured while shock is being delivered without spurious current paths or interference.

Twenty-five licks per second can be recorded with a formed meniscus or when the animal is sucking even in moderately dense, translucent liquids.