4 independently drivable tetrode shuttles for use with one 18 channel headstage with Mill-Max connectors.

This small, lightweight drive is designed for recording from small subjects, such as birds or mice.

  • Compact and lightweight
  • Disposable
  • Ease of construction – no soldering; one step strip and tetrode wire connection
  • Rigid, protective enclosure
Catalog Number

Versa4 Drive Jig(29-0210-0100), Versa 4 Drive (5 Pack) (31-0612-0109), or Versa 4 Drive (50 Pack) (31-0612-0110)

  • Cap, Base & Enclosure
  • 4 Shuttles
  • 18 Receptacles
  • 8 Drive pins
  • 4 Drive screws
  • 1 Emery board
Sold Separately:
  • Reusable VersaDrive-4 Assembly Jig
    Highly recommended for loading process, reducing load time by 50% while ensuring quality.
  • Versa Drive Pins (100)
    Replacement black enamel Austerlitz insect pins available / sold separately. Pack of 100.
  • Versa Drive Receptacles (100/gold)
    Replacement receptacles available / sold separately. Pack of 100.
Configuration Contains
Pack of 5
5 units
Pack of 50
50 units
Tetrode Drives   4
Optical Shuttles   0
Reference Drives   0
Grounds   2
Travel   3.25 mm
Pitch   0.25 mm
Mass   1.6 grams
Length   12.1 mm
Width   9.0 mm
Height   15.0 mm
Connector   Mill-Max 18 socket

*Neuralynx is not a distributor of Mill-Max parts.


Buffered 18 channel headstage with shielded Litz wire and Mill-Max 18 connector.

HS-18-MM Page

Buffered 18 channel video tracking headstage with shielded Litz wire and Mill-Max 18 connector.

HS-18-MM-LED Page
VersaDrive Jigs

Reusable Assembly Jigs for loading tetrodes, inserting wire into the cap, and inserting receptacles.

VersaDrive Jigs Page
Polymicro Tubing Kit

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

Polymicro Tubing Kit Page

Allows a headstage with Omnetics 26 connectors to fit the VersaDrive-4/8 microdrives.

ADPT-HS-18-Versa Page
VersaDrive 4 Construction Manual