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.



  • Monitor wheel activity counts
  • Monitor Lickometer counts
  • Control optional brakes
  • Control Motorized Wheels through 86100M Scurry Motor Interface
  • Record ambient light changes with integral Light/Dark sensor
  • Store data in a local database or MS SQL server
  • Record simple sessions based on time duration
  • Delay session start as appropriate for synchronized data collection
  • Control legacy Stand Alone Forced Exercise Wheel Beds for rats and mice (See the Stand Alone FEW Beds category on the Activity Systems page)
  • Advanced schedule designer for optional brake control or other custom operations.
  • Windows service for uninterrupted data collection.
  • Real time display of summary data for an active session.
  • Count data is recorded in 3 second bins.
  • Lick data is recorded in 1/4 second bins
  • Multiple data export formats.
  • View data in an Excel like grid or chart.
  • Adjust time bin intervals at analysis for meaningful output.
  • Automatic firmware and software update provided by Lafayette Instrument Company as needed.


Minimum Computer System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (32 and 64 bit editions)
  • Processor: 1GHz (multi-core recommended)
  • RAM: 1GB (4GB recommended)
  • Disk space: 60GB (1TB recommended)
  • Hardware: 1x (or more) USB 2.0 or higher ports*

* While USB connection support is somewhat unlimited, a practical limitation of 8 interfaces (supports 128 wheels, counters, or some combination of both) being connected to a single PC with software is recommended.


Required Accessories

Scurry Interface for Animal Activity
Scurry Interface for Animal Activity
Model 86100

Monitor up to 16 Activity Wheels or Triple Lickometers with a single USB port. All wheel/lickometer support is handled by the Interface without encumbering computer resources.

Scurry Motor Interface for Animal Activity
Scurry Motor Interface for Animal Activity
Model 86100M

The Scurry Motor Interface features four Motor Control ports as well as four standard activity monitoring ports identical to Model 86100.

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