MK-630B is a low cost & portable single lane rota-rod treadmill and used to assess the effect of drugs, brain damage, diseases on motor-coordination or fatigue resistance. It can be used for both rat and mouse. The instrument consists of main unit (MK-630B) and a rat adaptor. The revolving speed can be set for the range of 1 – 40 rpm by 1 rpm steps. When the animal stops running and falls off the rod onto the plates, the counting stops and staying time on the rod is displayed on LCD. Falling is detected by micro switch.
The RS-232C interface is provided on the rear panel of the main unit. Using the attached Data Collection Software (Windows Version) the data obtained can be exported to a personal computer and stored as a CSV file.
In addition to the conventional constant speed mode (MODE 1), acceleration mode (MODE A) is included in the standard system.
- Low cost and portable.
- It can be used for both rat and mouse.
- The revolving speed can be set for the range of 1 – 40 rpm by 1 rpm steps.
- Constant or accelerated speed mode can be selected by the key.
- Data Collection Software comes supplied with the instrument