Halo-10-Mini Microdrive

Provides up to 10 independently drivable shuttles to position up to 8 tetrodes with 6mm shuttle travel. Two additional shuttles available for fiber optics or reference electrodes.

Halo-10-Mini Exit Tips interface into the craniotomy and dictate electrode insertion pattern. Custom “half moon” drive screw head and calibrated Turn Tool provide positive, accurate 16 micron depth adjustment. Halo-10-Mini Microdrives seamlessly integrate with our wired and wireless data acquisition systems for signal recording. Contact Sales@neuralynx.com for guides and details.

  • 1 Standard Exit Tip pattern (see user manual)
  • Customizable Exit Tip patterns with design guide
  • Lightweight, solid & durable with short profile reducing head torque
  • Less expensive and easier to build
  • QuickClip or Omnetics included EIB options
  • Compatible with Fiber Mounted LEDs and FreeLynx
  • Improved replacement for Harlan 8 and VersaDrive-8 microdrives
  • Lighter and smaller than Halo-10 Microdrive
  • All necessary components to build 5 single-use microdrives.
Sold Separately:
  • Halo-10-Mini Assembly Kit
    Includes Assembly Jig, Stereotaxic Mount and Halo Microdrive Turn Tool.
  • Halo-10-Mini Protective Cap
    Recommended for safe animal storage.
Tetrode Drives   8
Reference Drives   2
Grounds   1
Travel   6 mm
Pitch   250 microns
Drive Resolution   16 microns (1/16 turn)
Mass   3.4 grams
Diameter   25.8 mm
Height   19.5 mm
Comments   Internal grounding screw pass through

*Neuralynx is not a distributor of Omnetics parts.

Halo-10-Mini Assembly Kit

All necessary components and tools to aid in the construction of Halo-10-Mini Microdrives.

Halo-10-Mini Assembly Kit Page
Halo-10-Mini Exit Tip

Interfaces the craniotomy and dictates insertion pattern for Halo-10-Mini Microdrive.

Halo-10-Mini Exit Tip Page

Buffered 36 channel headstage with QuickClip® connectors.

HS-36-QC Page

Buffered 36 channel headstage with QuickClip® connectors and attached video tracking LEDs.

HS-36-QC-LED Page

Buffered 36 channel headstage with Omnetics 44 connector.

HS-36 Page

Buffered 36 channel headstage with Omnetics 44 connector.

HS-36-LED Page
15mm or 33mm Fiber Mounted LEDs

Deliver optogenetic stimulation from directly inside a Halo microdrive.

15mm or 33mm Fiber Mounted LEDs Page
Tetrode Assembly Station

Workstation base and all necessary items (except the wire) to create custom tetrodes, as well as twisted wire electrodes of any type.

Tetrode Assembly Station Page
Small EIB Pins

Gold pins used for making the connection between the electrode wire and Electrode Interface Board (EIB).

Small EIB Pins Page
Polymicro Tubing Kit

Polymicro fused silica capillary tubing with standard polyimide coating, and one poly glass cleaving stone.

Polymicro Tubing Kit Page
Halo-5 Halo-10-Mini Microdrive Users Manual (1)