Spike2 version 9 for Windows more details
Spike2 is generally used as a chart recorder for continuous data recording. It can also be configured to record triggered output or evoked response data. Applications range from neuroscience, cardiovascular and physiological studies, through to engineering applications.
Spike2 captures event and waveform data to hard disk with simultaneous output of control pulses, steps, ramps, sinewaves and arbitrary waveforms. A flexible analysis environment allows multiple windows for both raw and processed data, with simultaneous data acquisition and analysis. Waveform processing options include feature detection with automated measurements, averages, power spectra and digital filtering. Spike processing options include on and off-line spike shape recognition, INTH, PSTH, RATE histograms, correlations and also off-line clustering with principal component analysis.
The script language allows you to customise the program for specialist applications, and to automate complicated or repetitive tasks. Spike2 version 9 requires Windows 7, 8 or Windows 10 and supports 64-bit versions. See the compatibility table.
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Interface to the Polhemus position/motion sensing systems: FASTRAK, Patriot, Liberty, Liberty Latus, Patriot Wireless and Minuteman
Interface to the Delsys Trigno telemetry system, which wirelessly collects EMG signals plus acceleration or position data.
Interface to a number of data acquisition systems supplied and supported by Data Sciences Inc., most of which use short range telemetry to collect various types of data (EKG, EMG, respiration, BP) from untethered animals.
Interface to Intan Technologies RHD2000 equipment which logs data from large numbers of electrodes using a custom chip to digitise the signals close to the electrodes. Typically used for EMG, ECG/EKG, ECoG, EEG, neural action potentials, local field potentials, and intracellular voltages and currents.
These talkers require Spike2 versions 7.19 or 8.12 or later.
Signal version 6 for Windows more details
Signal can be thought of as an intelligent storage oscilloscope, gathering data in sweeps at high speed for analysis. Applications range from field potentials to auditory and visual studies, ERG, patch and voltage clamping, TMS, rTMS, EMG, force platforms and vibration monitoring.
Signal provides fast, sweep-based data capture and analysis with up to 48 channels and aggregate sampling rates up to 3 MHz using the latest Power1401-3, or 500 kHz with the Micro3. You can sample a very large number of data points in each sweep; at least 15 million with a Power1401, depending on Windows memory. Free running, post and peri-triggered sweep modes are available with automatic pulse output generation and sequencing. Pulse, sine and arbitrary waveform output can be generated and displayed while sampling.
Incoming data can be displayed, measured, reviewed and compared with previously recorded data. Built-in analyses include single-channel analysis, patch clamp, waveform averaging, spectral analysis, measurement generation, sum area and gradient, generation of data by applying your own equations to existing channels, and digital filtering.
The built-in script language allows complicated or repetitive tasks to be automated as well as customising the system for specialist applications. Signal version 6 requires Windows XP SP2 or later. See the compatibility table.
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Read about how to choose between Signal and Spike2.
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