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for evaluating thermal analgesia or hyperalgesia in rodents

Key features
How to order


The LE7106 Tail-flick Meter consists of a Stimulation Unit (containing the halogen lamp for the heat stimulus) and an electronic Control Unit. The system can be used for rats and mice of different sizes. The animals are placed with its tail protruding within a restraining tube on the platform of the Stimulus Unit. The animal’s tail is positioned on a slot of adjustable width equipped with a groove that guarantees a correct placement of the rodent’s tail. A remote foot-switch controls the test start/stop allowing rapid hands-free experiments. 

A photo beam detects the tail flick and the latency is automatically presented on a digital display on the Control Unit. Measurements of reaction time are given with a 0.01 s precision. A cut-off time is set to avoid tissue damage (by default: 20 s). The precise control of the heat stimulus and the groove system ensure optimum repeatability and reliability of results.

The optional SeDacom software (new version 2.0 available) can be used and represents an easy and convenient way to visualize and export the data on a computer for further analysis.



Control Unit Dimensions 350 (W) x 350 (D) x 130 (H)
Stimulation Unit Dimensions 400 (W) x 140 (D) x 155 (H)
Power Supply 110V/220V, 50/60Hz
Material Composition Methacrylate, halogen lamp
Maximum number of stations 1 per computer (multiple set-ups also available under request)
Certifications CE Compliant


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How to order




Tail Flick heat beam meter (includes the pedal). The restrainer has to be ordered separately.





Mice restrainer (small animals).



Mice restrainer (large animals).



Rat restrainer 150 gr.



Rat restrainer 250 gr.



Rat restrainer 400 gr.



Rat restrainer 500 gr.





Tail-Temperature recorder.





SeDaCom V2.0 software for data transfer to a computer.



SeDaCom accessory - RS232/USB adapter.

How to order

Please contact our local delegates or contact us directly for receiving a quote.


Key features

  • Digital display
  • Precise intensity light beam adjustment
  • Optimal detection due to perfect alignment of heat stimulus and photo beam
  • A light beam shows the point on which the heat source will focus
  • Manual and remote trigger
  • Groove for correct tail placement
  • Automatic cut-off
  • New optional Data Transfer software SEDACOM 2.0


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