Hydraulic Probe Drive

For Research Only – Not For Human Use

The hydraulic probe drive can be used to precisely position probes in acute or chronic recording preparations. The hydraulic probe drive may be paired with a manual drive control or a motor drive control for single-channel micropositioning.

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Technical Details:
  • Travel: 15mm minimum
  • Tubing Length: 8 feet standard. Up to 20 feet may be specified.

Require for Use:

1-Channel Motorized drive System (50-16-1)
Drum Drive (50-12-9-02)

Ordering Information:

Product number: 50-12-1C

Product Sizes:

Slave Cylinder:

  • Height:  50mm
  • Length:  20mm
  • Width:  20mm
  • Weight:  30g

Master Cylinder:

  • Height:  65mm
  • Length:  15mm
  • Width:  15mm
  • Weight:  22g
  • Tubing:  2.4m (8ft)

Mounting Instructions for Hydraulic Probe Drive


Chronic Adapter for the Hydraulic Probe Drive


Fan, X., Song, Y., Ma, Y., Zhang, S., Xiao, G., Yang, L., et al. (2016). In Situ Real-Time Monitoring of Glutamate and Electrophysiology from Cortex to Hippocampus in Mice Based on a Microelectrode Array. Sensors, 17(12), 61.

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Zhang, S., Song, Y., Wang, M., Zhang, Z., Fan, X., Song, X., et al. (2016). A silicon based implantable microelectrode array for electrophysiological and dopamine recording from cortex to striatum in the non-human primate brain. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 85, 53–61.

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Xu, S., Zhang, Y., Zhang, S., Xiao, G., Wang, M., Song, Y., et al. (2018). An integrated system for synchronous detection of neuron spikes and dopamine activities in the striatum of Parkinson monkey brain. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 304, 83–91.

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