Scientifica MicroStar Micromanipulator
Scientifica MicroStar Micromanipulator
Overview Technical Data

Scientifica MicroStar Micromanipulator

Schematics

MicroStar Micromanipulator schematic - front view

MicroStar Micromanipulator schematic - front view

MicroStar Micromanipulator schematic - side profile

MicroStar Micromanipulator schematic - side profile

MicroStar Micromanipulator schematic - birdseye view

MicroStar Micromanipulator schematic - birdseye view

Standard System

We can customise this system to suit your unique experimental needs. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

1 x MicroStar micromanipulator
1 x Sliding Carriage
1 x Remote control option

PatchPad or Control Cube

1 x 1U Rack Mounted Controller

Accessories

Dovetail Probe Holder

For mounting a range of bars and probes.

Electrode Holding Bar

With a v groove to hold glass capillaries.

Post and Platform

Used to mount the MicroStar onto the Scientifica MMBP

Magnetic Base

Low-profile magnetic base to attach your MicroStar to your antivibration table or other platform.

Design & Specifications

  • Number of axes: 3 orthogonal and 4th virtual
  • Travel distance: 20 mm (in X and Z axes), 14 mm in (Y axis)
  • Bearings: Crossed roller
  • Minimum speed: 1 µm per second
  • Maximum speed: 4 mm per second
  • Electronic resolution: 20 nm
  • Memory positions: Up to 50 on control device (unlimited via LinLab)
  • Software: LinLab for Windows

Research Papers

  • Functional organization of excitatory synaptic strength in primary visual cortex

    Cossell, L., Iacaruso, M., Muir, D., Houlton, R., Sader, E., & Ko, H. et al. (2015). Functional organization of excitatory synaptic strength in primary visual cortex. Nature, 518(7539), 399-403. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/natu...

  • Scanning Ultrasound (SUS) Causes No Changes to Neuronal Excitability and Prevents Age-Related Reductions in Hippocampal CA1 Dendritic Structure in Wild-Type Mice

    Hatch, R., Leinenga, G., & Götz, J. (2016). Scanning Ultrasound (SUS) Causes No Changes to Neuronal Excitability and Prevents Age-Related Reductions in Hippocampal CA1 Dendritic Structure in Wild-Type Mice. PLOS ONE, 11(10), e0164278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/jour...

  • Exclusive functional subnetworks of intracortical projection neurons in primary visual cortex

    Mean-Hwan, K., Znamenskiy, P., Iacaruso, M F., Mrsic-Flogel, T D. (2015). Exclusive functional subnetworks of intracortical projection neurons in primary visual cortex. bioRxiv. https://www.biorxiv.org/conten...

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