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Sleep Deprivation


Model 80805A

Forced Exercise / Walking Wheel Bed


Model 80805A is shown above with Rat Exercise / Walking Wheel - Model 80806. For more information about the Exercise Wheels view the ACCESSORIES tab.

PsymCon ControlThe Forced Exercise / Walking Wheel System for Rats Model 80805A is designed to offer flexibility in conducting paradigms such as sleep deprivation and controlled exercise. This sturdy exercise / walking bed will support up to 6 Rat Exercise / Walking Wheels Model 80806 that are sold separately. Features of this unit include removable stainless steel waste pans and individual wheel tracks with cushioned non-slip grips.  The 80806 wheels used with this bed incorporate a swing-hatch for easy animal loading and removal.

The hand held LCD interface allows the user to set a single exercise / walking speed, exercise time, rest time, and number of cycles. A built in USB interface may be connected to a Microsoft Windows computer running optional Model 86165 Scurry Activity Software for complete flexibility of speeds, times, and other aspects of scheduled exercise.


  • Supports 1 - 6 wheels at a time
  • Each wheel is captured in its own running track
  • Each wheel is supported on cushioned non-slip grips
  • Three removable stainless steel waste pan
  • Wheels can be added or removed while operating
  • System has rubber feet or can be permanently mounted to a flat surface or workbench
  • System is easily disassembled for cleaning
  • Water Support Option: Model 80807 (see Accessories)


  • Dimensions: 51.0” x 17.9” x 16.9” (with wheels)
  • Weight: 20.0 lbs. (empty), 41.0 lbs. (with 6 wheels)
  • Wheel capacity: 6
  • Total Capacity
         Recommended:  Up to 2.1 Kilograms
          Maximum:  3.0 Kilograms
  • Speed range: 1.0 m/min to 28.0 m/min
  • Speed resolution: 0.5 m/min
  • Test Time Range: 0-24 hours
  • Rest Time Range: 0-24 hours
  • Timing Resolution: 1 sec
  • Cycles: 1 - 99, continuous
Bed Specifications



Rat Exercise / Walking Wheel Image

Rat Exercise / Walking Wheel
Model 80806

These wheels feature durable polycarbonate sides with a large aluminum hatch for easy animal removal and aluminum rungs for a comfortable running surface.


Water Support Option for Forced Exercise Bed Image

Water Support Option for Forced Exercise Bed
Model 80807

Order 1 to 6 Water Bottle Supports with Bottle and Sipper as needed for the Rat Forced Exercise / Walking Beds.

Scurry Activity Monitoring Software Image

Scurry Activity Monitoring Software
Model 86165

Scurry features streamlined, user-friendly electronics with integrated wheel and lick monitoring, programmable brakes with improved control and resolution, and a robust interface with secure data backup.


Rat Forced Exercise Bed with 220V/50Hz Power Supply Image

Rat Forced Exercise Bed with 220V/50Hz Power Supply
Model 80805A*C

This unit is identical to 80805A except that it requires a line voltage of 220-230 V AC @ 50 Hz.

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