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Halo-10 Microdrive

​Provides up to 10 independently drivable shuttles to position tetrodes with 11mm shuttle travel.  Two additional shuttles are available for fiber optics or reference electrodes.

Custom “half moon” drive screw head & calibrated Turn Tool provide positive, accurate16 micron depth adjustment. 

Less expensive and easier to build, Halo-10 features customizable Exit Tip patterns.

Contact Sales for Halo-10 Microdrive Exit Tip Configuration Guide and Halo-10 Microdrive Exit Tip Design Guide.

Halo-10 Microdrive User Manual

​Halo-10 Microdrive Assembly Kit provides all components necessary to build one Microdrive. 

Exit Tips sold separately.

Finished size and features, assembled with an EIB-36-QC:

Weight:  6 grams

Height:   37.5 mm

Diameter:  35.1 mm

10 independent drivable shuttles:

  • 8 tetrode

  • 2 additional for fiber optics or reference electrodes

11 mm shuttle insertion depth

Internal grounding screw pass through

​Recommended Additional Products* available from Neuralynx:  

Halo-10 Exit Tip – interfaces into craniotomy and dictates electrode insertion pattern.  Customizable Exit Tip patterns available per customer design. Contact Sales@neuralynx.com for specific details. 

Halo-10 Assembly Jig Kit  - all necessary items for construction: 

  • Halo-10 Assembly Jig

  • Halo-10 Stereotaxic Mount
  • Halo Microdrive Turn Tool 
  • 2.5mm Hex driver, T3 Torx wrench, 0.05” Allen wrench

Halo-10 Protective Caps for easy installation and removal, and safe animal storage:

  • QuickClip® EIBs for magnetic connection

  • Omnetics EIBs

Halo-10 Stereotaxic Mount – holds Halo-10 Microdrive to aid in stereotaxic surgery. Compatible with 7.9mm stereotaxic systems.  

Halo MicrodriveTurn Tool – locks onto M1 Drive Bolt for referenced turning

Polymicro Tubing

Tetrode Assembly Station

EIBs & EIB Pins


*Note:  All additional products, including Assembly Jig items, are also sold individually.

 Suggested sources for recommended adhesives and additional tools are listed in the Halo Microdrive User Manual.

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