8 independently drivable tetrode shuttles for recording with two 18 channel headstages with Mill-Max connectors. Includes a central ferrule-based optical fiber drive for optogenetics stimulation.
Note: Ferrule-based fiber implant not included in VersaDrive-8 Optical kit. Available from Doric Lens or Thorlabs, or can be made in lab with special equipment. Minimum length of fiber extending from bottom of ferrule: 15mm
- Compact and lightweight
- Ease of construction – no soldering; one step strip and tetrode wire connection
- Rigid, protective enclosure
31-0612-0111, 31-0612-0112, 31-0612-0113, or 31-0612-0120
- Cap, Base & Enclosure
- 8 Shuttles
- 1 Optical shuttle
- 36 Receptacles
- 21 Drive Pins – 16 for drives; 4 for structure; 1 for optical drive
- 9 Drive screws
- 1 Emery board
- Reusable VersaDrive-8 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.
Pack of 5
Pack of 24
|Optical Travel||3.25 mm|
|Connector||Mill-Max 18 socket X 2|
|Comments||Requires 2 HS-18MM|
*Neuralynx is not a distributor of Mill-Max parts.
Buffered 18 channel headstage with shielded Litz wire and Mill-Max 18 connector.
Buffered 18 channel video tracking headstage with shielded Litz wire and Mill-Max 18 connector.
Reusable Assembly Jigs for loading tetrodes, inserting wire into the cap, and inserting receptacles.
Connects VersaDrives to the nanoZ for electrode plating, impedance measurement and probe reconditioning.