Pinnacle offers complete optogenetic hardware kits for new users. LED fiber probes are used to provide the stimulation and are compatible with standard stereotaxic cannula placement techniques and do not require an optical commutator.
Kits are ordered by configuration:
- 1 or 2 Opto
- 1 Opto/1 Biosensor
- 1 Opto/2 EEG/1 EMG for Sleep
The kit includes the following (all quantities are one unless otherwise noted):
- 8266-SL-Bat: Battery Board
- 8489: Rat Potentiostat
- 8489-D: Bluetooth Dongle
- 9033-AZ675: Battery (pkg. of 4)
- 9052: 3' USB Extension Cable
Also included in 1 Opto/2 EEG/1EMG kit:
- 8235: 6-Pin Headmount
- 8271-RA: Right Angle 6-Pin Connector
For first time buyers, we recommend purchasing an accessory kit (8400-K21) to complement the hardware system.