Here are our Rat and mouse nosepoke designs to be attached to our operant panels. Our U-shaped design can accommodate animals attached to tethered EEG systems. For information regarding wiring and connecting nosepokes, see our how to guide. All renders were created in Blender. To download .stl files, right click links below pictures and select “save link as…”

LED Nosepoke

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Exploded view of LED nosepoke and side panels Wired LED nosepoke ready to install

Rat:

Nosepoke_U_LEDback – Nosepoke with housing for visible LED in back

Nosepoke_SidePanel – To be attached to nosepokes to prevent rodent access to wires

Mouse:

MouseNosepoke_U_LEDback – Nosepoke with housing for visible LED in back (mouse version)

MouseNosepoke_SidePanel – Side panel for mouse nosepokes

Metal Spout Nosepoke

Spout nosepoke installed on operant panel

Rat:

Nosepoke_U_SpoutStraight – Nosepoke to be fitted with reward spout

Mouse:

MouseNosepoke_U_SpoutStraight_ThinBack – Nosepoke to be fitted with reward spout (mouse version)

Plastic Spout Nosepoke

Render of nosepoke with plastic/printed attached spout

Rat:

Nosepoke_U_SpoutPlastic – Nosepoke that prints with spout attached

(no mouse version yet)

Render of nosepoke cover/spout calibrator combo

Rat:

Nosepoke_CoverCapCombo – A dual purpose piece with a spout calibrator used for standarizing spout placement and that can be taped over a nosepoke to prevent interaction (useful for training)

Mouse:

MouseNosepoke_Cover – A dual purpose piece with a spout calibrator used for standarizing spout placement and that can be taped over a nosepoke to prevent interaction (useful for training) (mouse version)