As an affordable gross activity monitoring solution, the Home Cage Motion detector uses infrared light and can detect gross motor activity of animals within the cage without disturbing the subjects. The sensor interfaces through DP1224 “Data Port” boxes connected via USB to a PC running VitalView Activity Software.

Home Cage Motion Sensor Parameters

  • Gross Motor Activity
  • Sedentary/Rest period-recorded as a zero (0) Count per epoch/sample size selected