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MicroVent Ventilator for Mice, Single Animal Volume Controlled Ventilators

The MicroVent Model 848 Ventilator is a quiet, compact and light weight ultra low volume ventilator. Ideal for very small animals (e.g. birds and perinatal mice).
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730027 MiniVent & MicroVent Package of 10 Small Y Adapters, each with 2x silicone tubing 1.5mm ID, 3mm OK, 14cm long
732731 MicroVent Replacement Tracheotomy Cannula, 1.0mm OD
732737 MicroVent Replacement Intubation Cannula, 1.0mm OD
733590 MicroVent Ventilator for Mice, 230 VAC
733591 MicroVent Ventilator for Mice, 110 VAC
733736 Battery Pack for MiniVent & MicroVent
734008 MiniVent & MicroVent End of Inspire Trigger, (If needed must be purchased at the same time as the Minivent)
734013 MiniVent & MicroVent End of Expire Trigger, (If needed myst be purchased at the same time as the Minivent)

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• Ideal for very small animals, perinatal mice, birds
• Stroke volume range from 0 to 130 µl
• Ventilation rate from 60 to 400 breaths/minute
• Simple adjustment of stroke volume while running
• Valveless piston pump, no valves to clog
• Very small instrument/circuit dead space volume
• Compact construction, place close to animal
• No vibrations, very low noise

The MicroVent Ventilator is a constant-volume respiration pump operating on the Starling principle. Unlike conventional units for larger animals, this ventilator employs a rotary plunger and has no valves. During each ventilation cycle, the plunger performs a synchronized forward and rotating movement. Cleverly arranged bores and channels in the cylinder and plunger control inspiration and expiration during each stroke of the plunger. The extremely light weight and compact construction, in addition to the convenient rod clamp, allow the MicroVent ventilator to be positioned directly next to the animal. Typical setups with larger ventilators produce large tubing and instrument dead space volumes. These larger volumes introduce greater system compliance which can affect the accuracy with which the full tidal volume is introduced into the animal's lungs. With the MicroVent, the tidal volume error due to system compliance is reduced to less than 3 µl. Tidal volume and respiration rate can be set exactly to the values required for animal ventilation. The level of precision and control available to the investigator minimizes the danger of hyperventilation or hypoventilation. The tidal volume can be varied continuously from 0 to 130 µl during operation without having to interrupt ventilation. The respiration rate is also continuously adjustable from 60 to 400 strokes/min. The expired air can be recovered at the collection port for sampling, recycling or for the generation of a positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP). Room air or any non-explosive gas mixture can be used to feed the pump intake. A multi-gas inlet adapter is available for the MicroVent so that alternate gas mixtures and nebulized substances are delivered to the MicroVent inlet port at atmospheric pressure. The adapter provides ports for multiple selectable gas mixtures (hypoxic, anesthetic...) and a port for the Aerosol Nebulizer.


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Specifications730027732731732737733590733591733736734008734013
Number of Animals11111111
SpeciesPerinatal Mice, Small BirdsPerinatal Mice, Small BirdsPerinatal Mice, Small BirdsPerinatal Mice, Small BirdsPerinatal Mice, Small BirdsPerinatal Mice, Small Birds  
Tidal Volume Minimum   0.03 ml/stroke0.03 ml/stroke   
Tidal Volume Maximum   0.13 ml/stroke0.13 ml/stroke   
Stroke Volume Note   Continuously adjustable from 0 to 130 µlContinuously adjustable from 0 to 130 µl   
Respiration Rate Minimum   60 breaths/min60 breaths/min   
Respiration Rate Maximum   400 breaths/min400 breaths/min   
Respiratory Rate Note   Continuously adjustable from 60 to 400 breaths/minContinuously adjustable from 60 to 400 breaths/min   
I E Ratio   1:11:1   
I E Ratio UOM   %%   
Certifications   CECE   
Control Modes   VolumeVolume   
PEEP   Provided via attachment of water columnProvided via attachment of water column   
Sigh Pressure   Not availableNot available   
Gas Supply   Room air or non-flammable mixed gasRoom air or non-flammable mixed gas   
Sigh Frequency   nonenone   
Display   nonenone   
Voltage Range   230 VAC110 VAC   
Height Metric   8 cm8 cm   
Height English   3.1 in3.1 in   
Width Metric   10 cm10 cm   
Width English   3.9 in3.9 in   
Depth Metric   20 cm20 cm   
Depth English   7.9 in7.9 in   
Net Weight Metric   1 kg1 kg   
Net Weight English   2.2 lb2.2 lb   
ModelMicroVent/MiniVentMicroVentMicroVentMicroVentMicroVentMicroVent/MiniVentMicroVent/MiniVentMicroVent/MiniVent
AC Adapter Weight Metric   0.3 kg0.3 kg   
AC Adapter Weight English   0.7 lb0.7 lb   

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100% Login to view VT12 Small rodent ventilator use in finding chronic measurement of cardiac output in conscious mice.pdf
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Small rodent ventilator use in finding chronic measurement of cardiac output in conscious mice
95% Login to view VT35 Animal Respirator use in finding Anesthetic inhibition in ischemic and nonischemic murine heart.pdf
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Animal Respirator use in finding Anesthetic inhibition in ischemic and nonischemic murine heart
86% Login to view VT23 Inhibition Shapes Frequency Response Areas with Small Animal Ventilator.pdf
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Inhibition Shapes Frequency Response Areas with Small Animal Ventilator
85% Login to view VT36 Ventilator use in finding Water Permeability of Capillaries in the SFO.pdf
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Ventilator use in finding Water Permeability of Capillaries in the SFO
77% Login to view VT11 Effects of Concentrated Ambient Particles in rats and Hamsters with Small Animal Respirator.pdf
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Effects of Concentrated Ambient Particles in rats and Hamsters with Small Animal Respirator
75% Login to view VT03 Rodent Ventilator use in finding Reduced PO2 and Adenosine Formation Preserve Arteriolar Nitric Oxide.pdf
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Rodent Ventilator use in finding Ventilatory and metabolic responses to hypoxia in the smallest simian primate, the pygmy marmoset
73% Login to view VT06 Ventilator use in finding load as an acute determinant of end-diastolic pressure-volume relation.pdf
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h4Ventilator use in finding load as an acute determinant of end-diastolic pressure-volume relation010100051p
70% Login to view VT26 Mini Ventilator use in finding Heterozygous deficiency of hypoxia-inducible factor 2a.pdf
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Mini Ventilator use in finding Heterozygous deficiency of hypoxia-inducible factor 2a
68% Login to view VT24 Intramucosal-arterial Pco2 gap fails to reflect intestinal dysoxia in hypoxic hypoxia.pdf
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MiniVent use in finding Evidence for Synergy Between Adrenergic and Nonadrenergic Mechanisms in Central Blood Pressure Regulation
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Large Animal Volume Controlled Ventilator Manual
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Harvard 708 Pressure Controlled Ventilator Manual
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