Touchscreen Treadmill for Small Animals

Touchscreen Treadmill for Small Animals

Treadmills are rolling belts with an adjustable speed and slope, enabling forced exercise training and accurate testing of fatigue in rodents.

  • New control unit with integrated touchscreen graphic user interface
  • Adjustable belt speed up to 150 cm/s and belt slope from -25 to +25 degrees
  • Models from single to five lanes for mice and rats; single lane for rabbits
  • Constant electrical shock intensity (adjustable from 0 to 2 mA)
  • Optional air-puff accessory (interchangeable with shock as motivating stimulus to force exercise)
  • Optional SEDACOM software for communication with PC for data storage
  • Models available for indirect calorimetry (respiratory metabolism studies)
  • Minimal maintenance and easy cleaning

Item# Description U.S. List Price Quantity
76-0890 (LE8700TS) Single Lane Touchscreen Treadmill, Rats
76-0891 (LE8708TS) Single Lane Touchscreen Treadmill, Mice
76-0554 (LE8708ST) Standard Lid for Mouse (to be used in conjunction with 76-0891)
76-0892 (LE8715TS) Single lane Touchscreen Treadmill, Rabbits
76-0893 (LE8706TS) Double lane Touchscreen Treadmill, Rats
76-0894 (LE8709TS) Double lane Touchscreen Treadmill, Mice
76-0895 (LE8710RTS) Five Lanes Touchscreen Treadmill, Rats
76-0896 (LE8710MTS) Five Lanes Touchscreen Treadmill, Mice
76-0312 (LE8740R) Rat Lid for conversion of the 76-0896 to rat treadmill.
76-0314 (LE8730R) Rat Grid for conversion of the 76-0896 to rat treadmill.
76-0313 (LE8740M) Mouse Lid for conversion of the 76-0895 to mice treadmill.
76-0315 (LE8730M) Mouse Grid for conversion of the 76-0895 to mice treadmill.
76-0920 (LE8700TSAP) Airpuff Option for LE8700TS Treadmill (air source not included)
76-0923 (LE8706TSAP) Air-puff Option for LE8706TS Treadmill (air source not included)
76-0924 (LE8709TSAP) Air-puff Option for LE8709TS Treadmill (air source not included)
76-0925 (LE8710RTSAP) Air-puff Option for LE8710RTS Treadmill (air source not included)
76-0926 (LE8710MTSAP) Air-puff Option for LE8710MTS Treadmill (air source not included)
76-0921 (LE8708TSAP) Airpuff Option for LE8708TS Treadmill (air source not included)
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Panlab/Harvard Apparatus small animal treadmills are used for forced exercise training and accurate testing of fatigue in rodents. A control unit with touchscreen user interface plus the ability to perform individual lane stimulation (shock or air-puff) add convenience and experimental flexibility in setting up and managing study parameters.

The treadmill includes a shock grid which delivers electrical shock of constant intensity. An air-puff accessory option is interchangeable with shock, enabling the use of one or the other depending on experimental needs. The treadmill lanes have sufficient width for the animal to correct any errors in coordination, allowing an exact measurement of fatigue. Robust design and high-quality materials guarantee high performance under conditions of intensive use.

The control unit’s touchscreen allows control of the speed of the belt and the intensity of the stimulus. Parameters measured are recorded and shown on the control unit display, including belt speed and slope, distance covered, accumulated shock time, and shock intensity. The control unit provides current to the shocking grid and allows communication with the PC for data storage through the optional SEDACOM software (USB communication). The SEDACOM software is needed for editing and executing user-defined protocols of speed (acceleration, deceleration, customized, etc.). The sessions can be manually stopped independently in each lane or automatically using specific user-defined parameters.

We also propose single lane treadmill configurations for metabolism studies (indirect calorimetry).
Model LE8700TS LE8708TS LE8715TS LE8706TS LE8709TS LE8710RTS LE8710MTS
Subjects One (1) Rat One (1) Mouse One (1) Rabbit Two (2) Rats Two (2) Mice Five (5) Rats (Convertible to mice) Five (5) Mice (Convertible to rats)
Speed cm (inch) 5 to 150 (2 to 59) 5 to 150 (2 to 59) 10 to 80 (4 to 31.5) 5 to 150 (2 to 59) 5 to 150 (2 to 59) 5 to 150 (2 to 59) 5 to 150 (2 to 59)
Exercise Area cm (inch) 53 x 10 x 15 (21 x 4 x 6) 38 x 5 x 5 (15 x 2 x 2) 73 x 30 x 31 (29 x 11.8 x 12) 2 x (53 x 10 x 15); 2 x (21 x 4 x 6) 2 x (38 x 5 x 5); 2 x (15 x 2 x 2) 5 x (53 x 10 x 15); 5 x (21 x 4 x 6) 5 x (38 x 5 x 5); 5 x (15 x 2 x 2)
Control Unit Dimensions cm (inch) 23 x 29.5 x 11 (9 x 11.6 x 4.3) 23 x 29.5 x 11 (9 x 11.6 x 4.3) 23 x 29.5 x 11 (9 x 11.6 x 4.3) 23 x 29.5 x 11 (9 x 11.6 x 4.3) 23 x 29.5 x 11 (9 x 11.6 x 4.3) 23 x 29.5 x 11 (9 x 11.6 x 4.3) 23 x 29.5 x 11 (9 x 11.6 x 4.3)
Options 76-0920 Air Puff 76-0554 Standard Lid, 76-0678 OxyletPro Lid, 76-0921 Air Puff 76-0923 Air Puff 76-0924 Air Puff 76-0313 Mouse Lid, 76-0315 Mouse Grid, 76-0925 Air Puff 76-0312 Rat Lid, 76-0314 Rat Grid, 76-0926 Air Puff

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