BIOPAC® Systems, Inc. Logo

H25 BME Breadboard I

BSL PRO Signal Processing Labs are a series of lessons that explain how to create and test the types of electronic circuits used in Biomedical Engineering (BME). The Signal Processing Labs use the BIOPAC SS39L Signal Processing Breadboard with Interface Cables and Electrode Interface.

Students learn that the human body can be studied by viewing the potential difference (Voltage) between strategically placed surface electrodes, and use electronic circuits to view and record the potential difference between surface electrodes. Electrode leads connect the electrodes to the circuit. Most signals from physiological activity have small amplitudes and must be amplified and processed before they can be viewed in a meaningful way.

Concepts introduced include the basics of amplifiers (with special emphasis on the biopotentials), Gain, Common-mode rejection (CMR), Electrode polarization, Frequency response, Input impedance, Signal noise and drift, Filters, and ECG circuit requirements.

Experimental Objectives

  1. Square Wave Oscillator
  2. Instrumentation Amplifier
  3. Active Filter: High Pass
  4. Active Gain Block & Low Pass
  5. Notch Filter for 50/60 Hz Rejection
  6. QRS Detection: Band Pass Filter
  7. QRS Detection: Absolute Value Circuit
  8. QRS Detection: Low Pass Filter and Overall System Test

Tasks Performed by the Student

Videos

BSL BME Instrumentation Amplifier

BSL BME Notch Filter

BSL BME Band Pass Filter

BSL BME Absolute Value Circuit

BSL BME QRS Detection

Biopac Student Lab Student Download

Student Prep & Distance Learning

Click the link(s) below for sample data and/or lesson procedure video(s), BSL PRO Lesson procedures (PDF) for human lessons*, and graph template files (*.gtl) for BSL PRO Lessons. If more than one .gtl is available, download the .gtl with the _suffix to match BSL version and hardware.

Lesson Hardware

BSL Signal Processing Labs use the Signal Processing Breadboard, Interface cable to MP unit, Breadboard Electrode Interface, and lead set with electrodes.

Item Name Cart
SS39L BME Breadboard Kit Add to Cart
SS60LA Signal Inputs Cable - SS39L to MP3X Add to Cart
BSL-TCI22 Interface SS2L to SS39L Add to Cart
SS2LB Lead set, shielded, BSL Add to Cart
EL503 Disp. Gen-purp electrode 100/pk Add to Cart
Spotlight On
BIOPAC ECG

ECG Smart Amplifier

Easily record great ECG data and derived signals for heart rate, RR interval, and R-wave amplitude. BIOPAC’s new Smart Amplifiers are designed for great data. Smart Amplifiers improve performance by amplifying the physiological signal close to the subject, which allows a high-level voltage connection to the data acquisition system and reduces noise artifact. AcqKnowledge Smart […]

View All
Latest News

BIOPAC Launches New “Smart Amplifiers”

February 14, 2019 BIOPAC Systems, Inc. Goleta, CA USA New “Smart Amplifiers” make it easier than ever for life science researchers to get great data Fast Setup & High Performance Smart Amplifiers improve performance by amplifying the physiological signal close to the subject, which allows a high-level voltage connection to the data acquisition system and reduces noise artifact. […]

New Citations | Down’s Syndrome, Sleep Monitoring, Consumer Responses

BIOPAC provides software and hardware that allows research teams to record and analyze numerous body signals for physiological experimentation. Here are a few notable studies using BIOPAC equipment that cover Respiration, EEG, and Neuromarketing. Breathe Easy In this study, a mathematician from Simpson College uses her skills and students’ respiratory studies conducted with Biopac Student Lab equipment (BSL […]

Read All
Request a Demonstration
Request a Demonstration