Halo-10-Mini Microdrive

Provides up to 10 independently drivable shuttles to position up to 8 tetrodes with 6mm shuttle travel. Two additional shuttles available for fiber optics or reference electrodes.

Halo-10-Mini Exit Tips interface into the craniotomy and dictate electrode insertion pattern. Custom “half moon” drive screw head and calibrated Turn Tool provide positive, accurate 16 micron depth adjustment. Halo-10-Mini Microdrives seamlessly integrate with our wired and wireless data acquisition systems for signal recording.

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  • 1 Standard Exit Tip pattern (see user manual)

  • Customizable Exit Tip patterns with design guide

  • Lightweight, solid & durable with short profile reducing head torque

  • Less expensive and easier to build

  • QuickClip or Omnetics included EIB options

  • Compatible with Fiber Mounted LEDs and FreeLynx

  • Improved replacement for Harlan 8 and VersaDrive-8 microdrives

  • Lighter and smaller than Halo-10 Microdrive

  • All necessary components to build 5 single-use microdrives.
Sold Separately:
  • Halo-10-Mini Assembly Kit
    Includes Assembly Jig, Stereotaxic Mount and Halo Microdrive Turn Tool.
  • Halo-10-Mini Protective Cap
    Recommended for safe animal storage.


Tetrode Drives 8
Reference Drives 2
Grounds 1
Travel 6 mm
Pitch 250 microns
Drive Resolution 16 microns (1/16 turn)
Mass 3.4 grams
Diameter 25.8 mm
Height 19.5 mm
Comments Internal grounding screw pass through
*Neuralynx is not a distributor of Omnetics parts