Model 1430 Stereotaxic Instrument

Product Description

Model 1430 Stereotaxic Instrument is a general purpose, heavy-duty research instrument. Its superior rigidity, large frame bars and precision bearing surfaces assure absolute alignment of laboratory animals for indefinite periods of time.

A/P Bar(s) – 18.70 mm square
A/P Bar length – 30.50 cm
A/P Bar calibration – 100 mm each side of zero
(ear bar centerline)
Frame Bar centerline distance – 17.78 cm
A/P zero to posterior end of bar -12.08 cm
Ear Bar Locator position – A/P zero

Model 1430 Frame Assembly with one set of ear bar locators includes Model 1210 – Table Mount Base Plate 89mm x 89mm (3½” x 3½”) and Model 1225 Universal Swivel Stand which allows dual plane rotation.

Model 1245 Cat / Monkey Adaptor locates the animal firmly and accurately by means of tapered ear bars which fit into the external auditory meatus. Adjustable infra-orbital clamps and a vertically adjustable palate bar prevent rotation of the skull.

Eye Bar A/P adjustment – 20.5 mm
Palate Bar D/V adjustment – 45 mm
Adaptor Plate A/P adjustment – 34.9 mm

Ear Bars – Model 851 Standard Solid Ear Bars included (6.3 mm square with 50 mm calibration).

Popular Ordering Option:

Model 1430 Stereotaxic Frame modified with Model 1725 Universal Clamp and Stand Post mounted to Model 1711 Intracellular Base Plate. This versatile option enables the frame height to be easily adjusted up or down, as well as moving the entire stereotaxic instrument to a new location. This adaptation allows stereotaxic to be portable versus standard stationary table mount set-up.

Model 1430 Standard Accessories

(supplied with Model 1430)

Model 1430-B Stereotaxic Frame Assembly includes: Stereotaxic “U” Frame with one set
of ear bar locators.

Model 1210 Table Mount Base Plate 89mm x 89mm (3½” x 3½”).

Model 1225 Universal Swivel Stand.

Model 1245 Cat / Monkey Adaptor including one set of Model 851 Standard Solid Ear Bars.

The majority of Kopf animal adaptors can be used with this stereotaxic frame. Model 800 series ear bars are required.


Unique manipulator positioning allows four electrodes to be placed within a 2 mm diameter circle.

Electrode manipulators can be mounted from either end of the A/P bar.

Vernier scales on manipulators assure unmatched accuracy and repeatability.

Ideal when there is a critical need for rigidity.

Able to add accessories to meet future needs.

Frame variations for special applications available on request.


Rat Adaptors / Head Holders
Mouse Adaptors / Head Holders
Ear Bars