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Notacon 10 – DIY Neuroscience, EMGs, EEGs, and other recordings

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

In this presentation from the recent Notacon 10 conference in Cleveland, OH, Karin Halsey (aka meecie) provides a thought provoking roundup of the tech basics behind medical sensors and related devices. The talk focuses on working with basic supplies and DIY kits to measure biometric information.

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Use any pocket recorder as an EMG

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Eric posted an update to his Simple DIY EMG we covered previously: Using a cheap opamp to make a buffer, you can use any WAV-capable pocket recorder to make an electromyogram. You don't need the expensive one I originally specified. Via the contact form.

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Simple DIY EMG sensors

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Eric Schmiedl writes, "See the signals that make your muscles move... all it takes is an audio recorder and $10 worth of foil, coax, and duct tape. Oh, and some sugar syrup." Eric constructed these DIY EMG sensors which he interfaced with an audio recorder to record his muscle activity....

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  • Drone: So these go for around $330 USD and NO published calibration procedure online or otherwise? Given what's inside - I don't think I'll be considering...
  • Pekka Akselin: This is ridiculous!? :-) We are back at 256(!) byte EPROMs that needed multiple, a handful, of voltages to run! :-(
  • KH: Let's try a back-of-envelope calc balancing energies. From MCP1700 datasheet, there are graphs for a 200mA load step. Estimate the energy shortfall as 12uJ. Say...
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