CleverArm Wireless Control Micromanipulator

The CleverArm motorised micromanipulator is built to highest standards for patch clampers who need absolute reliability, stability and precision.
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The CleverArm Micromanipulator is

·       Super Stable

·       Reliable 

·       Great Value

·       and has Low Electrical Noise 

 

The reliable stepper motors are driven by electronics mounted on the manipulator body, with a single power cable powering the card. The drive card receives commands from the CleverControl Cuboid and the PC software via Wi-Fi signal.

Different frequency settings can be selected to coordinate different MCI devices in the lab. Cables are therefore kept to a minimum, which reduces the chances of electrical noise typically created by the bird’s nest of cables around a setup. Opting for the wireless solution also solves the problem of cables exerting a pulling force on the manipulator, assuring that the CleverArm micromanipulator causes no electrode drift.

Stability – less than 1 um drift per hour. Each individual manipulator is tested in our laboratory and won’t be shipped before meeting this criterium.

Electrical Noise – The Wi-Fi signal emits a frequency outside the range of interest to the neuroscientist.

Reliable Stepper Motor Technology – Our stepper motors offer smooth movement (smoothness of 20nm – minimum step size of 100nm) and reliability that allows us to confidently offer our excellent 3-year warranty

Modular – The modularity of the system allows for flexible positioning of the manipulator next to your rig.

Virtual Diagonal Axis – An angular detector senses the angle of the electrode-mounting plate. The electrode can be moved at this angle when the Diagonal Axis function is activated.

 

If your research requires any specification not listed here, please get in touch for assistance.

CleverArm Micromanipulator stability timelapse demonstration

How to adjust the vertical angular lock of the CleverArm to a steeper angle

How to adjust the vertical angular lock of the CleverArm to a shallower angle

How to adjust the horizontal rotary lock of the CleverArm in an anti-clockwise direction

CleverArm Wireless Control Micromanipulator

The CleverArm motorised micromanipulator is built to highest standards for patch clampers who need absolute reliability, stability and precision.