Forced Exercise / Walking Wheel Bed

Model 80805A


The Forced Exercise / Walking Wheel System for Rats based on the Model 80805A Bed is designed for sleep deprivation and controlled exercise studies.


Model 80805A is shown above with Rat Exercise / Walking Wheel - Model 80806. For more information about the Exercise Wheels view the ACCESSORIES tab.

The Forced Exercise / Walking Wheel System for Rats Model 80805A is designed to offer flexibility in conducting paradigms such as sleep deprivation and controlled exercise. This sturdy exercise / walking bed will support up to 6 Rat Exercise / Walking Wheels Model 80806 that are sold separately. Features of this unit include removable stainless steel waste pans and individual wheel tracks with cushioned non-slip grips. The 80806 wheels used with this bed incorporate a swing-hatch for easy animal loading and removal.

PsymCon Control

The hand held LCD interface allows the user to set a single exercise / walking speed, exercise time, rest time, and number of cycles. A built in USB interface may be connected to a Microsoft Windows computer running optional Model 86165 Scurry Activity Software for complete flexibility of speeds, times, and other aspects of scheduled exercise.


  • Supports 1 - 6 wheels at a time
  • Each wheel is captured in its own running track
  • Each wheel is supported on cushioned non-slip grips
  • Three removable stainless steel waste pan
  • Wheels can be added or removed while operating
  • System has rubber feet or can be permanently mounted to a flat surface or workbench
  • System is easily disassembled for cleaning
  • Water Support Option: Model 80807 (see Accessories)


  • Dimensions: 51.0” x 17.9” x 16.9” (with wheels)
  • Weight: 20.0 lbs. (empty), 41.0 lbs. (with 6 wheels)
  • Wheel capacity: 6
  • Total Capacity
    • Recommended: Up to 2.1 Kilograms
    • Maximum:  3.0 Kilograms
  • Speed range: 1.0 m/min to 28.0 m/min
  • Speed resolution: 0.5 m/min
  • Test Time Range: 0-24 hours
  • Rest Time Range: 0-24 hours
  • Timing Resolution: 1 sec
  • Cycles: 1 - 99, continuous
Bed Specifications


Required Accessories

Rat Exercise / Walking Wheel
Rat Exercise / Walking Wheel
Model 80806

These wheels feature durable polycarbonate sides with a large aluminum hatch for easy animal removal and aluminum rungs for a comfortable running surface.

Optional Accessories

Water Support Option for Forced Exercise Bed
Water Support Option for Forced Exercise Bed
Model 80807

Each package consists of one bracket, water bottle, cap and stainless steel sipper. It is easily attached to the 80805A Forced exercise beds as well as the older Model 80805 Series Beds.

Scurry Activity Monitoring Software
Scurry Activity Monitoring Software
Model 86165

Scurry features streamlined, user-friendly electronics with integrated wheel and lick monitoring, programmable brakes with improved control and resolution, and a robust interface with secure data backup.

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