On this page, you can find some resources links to instructions for how to use the R2Drive. As this page is thought as a starting point for people who ordered the R2Drive through 3Dneuro, some information might apply differently if you printed the drive yourself or had it made elsewhere.
The publication contains a concise implantation protocol for the drive and head gear.
If you use the R2Drive, rat cap, or mouse cap, please cite the paper by Vöröslakos et al.:
Metal microdrive and head cap system for silicon probe recovery in freely moving rodent. Mihály Vöröslakos, Peter C. Petersen, Balázs Vöröslakos, György Buzsáki doi: 10.7554/eLife.65859
If you purchased the R2Drive or head gear from 3Dneuro, we would appreciate if you mention us in your methods section (for example, “The silicon probes were mounted on metal microdrives (R2Drive, purchased from 3Dneuro, Nijmegen, The Netherlands)”)
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