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Body Temperature Controller

Body Temperature Controller

Product Code:TC-1000


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Model TC-1000 Temperature Controller monitors and controls the body temperature of small animals. This microprocessor- based instrument features a low-voltage DC proportional controller to provide artifact-free heating using a resistive heating blanket. The smooth proportional control eliminates the electrical transients common to on/off type controllers. A front-panel LCD panel displays the current body temperature, the targeted set-point temperature, alarm settings, and a heater power bar graph. An analog output provides a linear voltage corresponding to temperature.

The controller uses standard YSI-400 series thermistor probes and our miniature TH-2K probe for mice. These interchangeable probes are available from CWE in a variety of sizes to suit the animal being monitored. Resistive heating blankets are available in mouse, rat, or cat size. Other resistive-type heating devices (such as immersion heaters) can be connected, as long as the current draw is less than 3A at 12VDC. Heater currents up to 10A are possible using an external battery or power supply, accessible using binding posts on the rear panel.

The TC-1000 controller is simple to operate. After plugging in the probe and heating pad, the animal’s temperature is shown on the display. The adjustable set-point temperature and alarm band is also displayed, both being adjustable using a single knob. An over/under temperature alarm with adjustable hysteresis is pushbutton activated. The unit automatically detects fault conditions such as a defective or disconnected probe or heating pad.

Complete systems are available for mice, rats, and cats that include the appropriate probe and heating pad.
 

Specifications
Temperature control range 25 - 45°C
Temperature resolution 0.1°C
Thermistor probe compatibility YSI-400 Series
Probe input connector Phone jack, 2-cond
Analog temperature output 100mV/°C
Heater blanket connection 5-pin locking DIN
Heater power 12VDC @ 3A max
Power requirements 120/240VAC (switchable), 50/60Hz, 75VA
Dimensions 9.4W x 4.5H x 8 inches (24 x 11.5 x 20.5 cm

 

Ordering Information
Part No. Model Description Applications
08-13000 TC-1000 Mouse Temperature controller
w/ 1 probe & 1 pad
Complete temperature control system for mice
08-13001 TC-1000 Rat Temperature controller
w/ 1 probe & 1 pad
Complete temperature control system for rats
08-13002 TC-1000 Cat Temperature controller
w/ 1 probe & 1 pad
Complete temperature control system for cats
08-13013 Heating Pad Mouse Heating pad w/ cover,
mouse-size (3 x 6 in)
Waterproof, MR-compatible
08-13014 Heating Pad Rat Heating pad w/ cover,
rat-size (5 x 7 in)
Waterproof, MR-compatible
08-13015 Heating Pad Cat Heating pad w/ cover,
cat-size (10 x 18 in)
Waterproof, MR-compatible
10-09012 YSI-451 Mouse probe, 1mm dia Mouse-size rectal probe (supplied w/ TC-1000 Mouse)
10-09010 YSI-401 Thermistor probe
for cats,1/8” dia
Cat-size rectal probe (supplied w/ TC-1000 Cat)
10-09020 YSI-402 Thermistor probe
for rats, 3mm dia
Rat size rectal probe (supplied w/ TC-1000 Rat)

 

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