By using the touch panel, touching is steadily detectable.

Specially developed touch panel for animal experiments.
High responsiveness & correctness achieved.

Visuals (both static image and animation) can be displayed through LCD panel. Touch response is recorded through the special application software. Based on the touch response, reward (pellet or liquid) can be provided.

It is possible to construct and execute a variety of tasks. Combining different visuals, cue sound, reward type and response. User can execute both simple operant task and complex tasks such as discrimination task or matching to sample task. It is also possible to evaluate the impulsiveness of the subject animal.

Two kinds of data files are automatically saved as text file, one is per trial result file and the other is event log file.

 

Components

Touch Panel Operant Chamber for Mouse
Interface
Pellet Dispenser
Water Supply Unit (Pump & Flask)
Water Supply Unit (Water Supply Sonde & Fixing Tool)
Drawer Mount Table
Ventilation Fan
LED House Light

15 Inch Touch Panel Unit

This 15 inch touch panel uses 2 IR sensors to detect touch coordinates. IR sensors are located at the edge of the touch panel.

The sensitivity of detection is adjustable. This touch panel can be used for mouse, rat or monkey.

Touch panel can be fitted into any off-the shelf computer display.

While using touch panel it is recommended to cover all areas other than the touch area.

Response Speed10 msec (100 point/sec)
InterfaceUSB 1.1 or more
Power5V USB bus power (around 1.5 W)
AccessorySensitivity adjustment driver
Size (Touch Surface)335 (W) x 255 (L) mm
Size (Whole)356 (W) x 310 (L) x 8 (H) mm

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