Equipment for recording and playback of ultrasonic vocalizations (USV) in laboratory rats and mice

Recording and Analysis (USV detectors)

Single-channel recording

#51161 (51162) Avisoft-UltraSoundGate 116Hb kit with CM16/CMPA condenser microphone or
#51163 (51164) Avisoft-UltraSoundGate 116H kit with CM16/CMPA condenser microphone (this option includes digital inputs/outputs for synchronization purposes)

Multi-channel recording

1 x #64163 (64164) Avisoft-UltraSoundGate 416Hb or
1 x #34163 (34164) Avisoft-UltraSoundGate 416H (this option includes digital inputs/outputs for synchronization purposes) or
1 x #34171 (34172) Avisoft-UltraSoundGate 816H (8 channels) or
1 x #34175 (34174) Avisoft-UltraSoundGate 1216H (12 channels) and

4 x #40011 Condenser ultrasound microphone Avisoft-Bioacoustics CM16/CMPA

Sound analysis software

#10101 (10102) Analysis software Avisoft-SASLab Pro

Playback

Speaker

#60108 Ultrasonic Speaker Vifa

D/A converters and power amplifiers

#70111 (70112) UltraSoundGate Player 116 (single channel)
#70117 (70118) UltraSoundGate Player 216H (2 channels) with AC adapter #70106
#70125 (70126) UltraSoundGate Player 416H (4 channels) with AC adapter #70106

Absolute sound level measurements in dB SPL will require additional equipment:

#60105 Calibrated 40 kHz reference signal generator

or for more precise measurements:

1/4″ measurement microphone (G.R.A.S. 40BF + 26AC/AL) or
1/8″ measurement microphone (G.R.A.S. 46DP-1 1/8″ + AA0091) or
1/8″ measurement microphone (G.R.A.S. 40DP + GR0010 + 26AC) and
#40017 1/4″ Mic Power Module and
sound calibrator (G.R.A.S. Type 42AB or 42AG)

Third-Party Products Links

Sound Attenuating Cubicles

Coulbourn Instruments
TSE-Systems
San Diego Instruments

Cages

Tecniplast
EHRET Labor- und Pharmatechnik GmbH und Co. KG

Bedding

Abedd