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RightTemp® Temperature Monitor & Homeothermic Controller Module

mouse and rat temperature monitoring system

Testimonials

"The RightTemp works very well. Really keeps the animals warm and reads the body temperature very easily."¯

"We have used circulating water blankets in the past, and even heat generating light bulbs and the RightTemp is superior."

"The warming pad is excellent, we use ours during surgery."

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The RightTemp Temperature Monitoring and Homeothermic Control system allows you to accurately monitor and maintain animal core body temperature. Simply set your desired core body temperature and the system will automatically control the warming pad so the animal's core temperature never goes above or below your set temperature. There aren't any hot spots like you see with traditional warming pads.

Included with the RightTemp is a far-infrared warming pad and two temperature sensors (rectal probes) for mice and rats. The pad is 8" x 10" ideal for mice, rats, and other small animals.

Features and Benefits

  • Homeothermic controller
  • 1 warming pad, 8" x 10" with disposable sleeve protectors
  • 2 temperature sensors (rectal probes)
    • Warm with or without sensors
  • Configure up to 5 alarms
  • Customizable display
  • Chart and view temperature readings for both pad and animal
  • See the last 5 readings on the main screen
  • Upload data to your computer
  • Output data for use with strip chart software
  • 1-Year 100% Parts & Labor Warranty (Extended 3-Year Warranty available) 


 

Product Specifications

Resistance 2,252 ohms
Tolerance +/- 0.2° C
Accuracy 0-70° C
Operating Temp -60° C to 150° C
Mouse Sensor Diameter 0.080"
Rat Sensor Diameter 0.140"
Time Constant 15.0 seconds
Dissipation 0.75 m/W (°C)

 

Multi-functional controller provides you 3 options for use:

  • Control/maintain core body temperature by using both sensors (rectal probes)
  • Set desired pad temperature using the pad sensor only
  • Adjust pad temperature by changing the percentage of power to the pad using no sensors

 

About Far Infrared (FIR) Warming

The pads warm the animal through far infrared (FIR) warming. Far infrared light is absorbed by cells deep within the body of the animal which safely raise the core body temperature. FIR light warms the body without warming the air between the FIR source and the body. FIR is totally safe; in fact, 80% of the sun's rays are in the low energy, far infrared range. FIR waves resonate with organic matter and penetrate deep into the body. The energy level of water in the body's cells is gently increased through "œresonant absorption"¯ warming the inside of the body. The body can absorb as much as 90% of FIR heat compared to only 20% with conventional warming pads. Studies have shown that FIR can maintain therapeutic temperatures longer when compared with conventional heating methods. Less warming is required with FIR than with conventional techniques. FIR allows researchers to safely warm animals for a longer period of time without unknowingly overheating the animal. Your animal can now be warmed over an extended period of time without having to constantly increase the temperature. No hot spots like you see with traditional warming pads.

FIR warming increases body metabolism, thereby discharging anesthetics and toxins, which aid in faster recovery from surgery.

Each system includes a 10-pack of disposable sleeve protectors for the far infrared warming pad. Additional sleeve protectors are available in 50-packs under reorder code DCT-1520P.


PhysioSuite® Modular System

One unit for all of your monitoring needs!

The PhysioSuite Monitor is a modular system that allows you to select the modules you need now, with the option to add more modules later. You can include up to four modules in one unit. This significantly increases the amount of work space in the surgical area due to its compact size. The capacity of adding modules makes the PhysioSuite even more space efficient. The built-in screen provides you with critical information that is easily visible and customizable.

 

Module Upgrades

Modules can be added to a single unit at any time for an additional price:

*All PhysioSuite systems that include the MouseSTAT module also include one FREE mouse pulse oximeter sensor.

IACUC Guidelines

Are you monitoring your animals?

Make sure your research complies with an internationally accepted primary reference on animal care and use.


NEWS ALERT:
NIH Animal Care and Use Guidelines update issued! 
Page 122, paragraph 5, NIH Guide for Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, 8th Edition

"For anesthesia delivery, precision vaporizers and monitoring equipment (e.g., pulse oximeter for determining arterial blood oxygen saturation levels) increase the safety and choices of anesthetic agents for use in rodents and other small species."

Principles and Guidelines for Reporting Preclinical Research

NIH held a workshop in June 2014 on the issue of reproducibility and rigor of research findings. The workshop focused on the common opportunities in the scientific publishing arena to enhance rigor and further support research that is reproducible, robust, and transparent.

Physiological monitoring and precision anesthetic delivery help control variables in order to achieve greater reproducibility.

Click here to read more about the NIH Principles and Guidelines for Reporting Preclinical Research.

View instructions for uploading your data to a computer »


Ordering Information: Prices effective worldwide where no exclusive representation

Product # Description #/Box Price Qty.  
View PS-02 PhysioSuite with
RightTemp Temperature Monitoring and Homeothermic Control
$1,975
View PS-03-Module Module Upgrade
MouseSTAT Pulse Oximeter & Heart Rate Monitor (includes mouse sensor)
1 $4,975
View PS-04-Module Module Upgrade
RoVent Automatic Ventilator, volume and pressure controlled
$4,975
View PS-05-Module Module Upgrade
CapnoScan End-Tidal CO2 Monitor
$4,975
View PS-03-10 Optional Respiratory Rate Parameter $995
View EXT-BATTERY External Battery, allows for up to 6 hours of operation, depending on which modules are in-use.
See specifications for additional information
1 $282
View DCT-1520P 50-Pack - Disposable, non-sterile sleeve protector for far-infrared warming pad
Fits DCT-15 (6"x8") and DCT-20 (8"x10")
1 $22
View 10-4500-05 RightTemp sensor for mice $158
View 10-4500-04 RightTemp sensor for rats $158


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