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EPOCH Wireless Reusable Sensors

Wireless in vivo recording

Compatible with industry-standard rodent caging

Activate transmitters when ready to use

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Part #: EPTX-10217, EPTX-10214

Two-channel reusable sensors can be used multiple times in multiple animals—easily activate/deactivate with the updated EPOCH-ACTI Transmitter Activation Utility ON/OFF switch.

  • Bandwidth: 0.1-200 Hz
  • Footprint: 8 mm x 13 mm
  • Height: 28.55 mm off the Plastics1 electrode (height of Plastics1 electrode off the skull depends on how electrode is user implanted)
  • Weight: 2.5 g
  • Volume: 1.34 cc
  • Battery life: 2 months (12 month shelf-life prior to activation)
  • Compatibility—select sensor based on Receiver Tray: EPOCH Classic – or – EPOCH2 or EPOCH 6 Receiver
  • Interface: includes Plastics1 MS333/3-A/SPC ELECT SS .005″ 3C UNTW

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Single sensor for multiple animals

Budget-friendly solution for in vivo wireless recording

No crosstalk

High-quality data—no “crosstalk” between neighboring cages in high-density housing

Easily integrate with BIOPAC

Analog output integrates with BIOPAC data acquisition and video monitoring systems

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Compatibility


Surgical implant
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Bone screws are needed to anchor the Plastics1 electrode system. The wires get clipped short and implanted, then dental acrylic is placed around the lower portion of the white plastic and bone screws to anchor the system in place. The Epoch reusable transmitter is attached to the Plastics1 electrode system implanted on the skull (the clearish collar screws on to the implanted Plastics1 electrode system). Review the Epoch-Plastics1 Implantation Guide for details.

The Activator was updated in April 2017 to include an ON/OFF switch for reusable transmitters. If you purchased the ORIGINAL and want to use Reusable Transmitters, contact BIOPAC to discuss options.

Reusable transmitter activation

The Epoch Advantage

Get started with wireless from a single animal!

Transmitters

  • Easy and quick to implant, reduces surgery to minutes
  • Small and light skull-mounted transmitters
  • 2 to 6 channels of EEG
  • Transmitters are activated when needed
  • Suitable for mice as young as P10 and P6 rat pups (2-week transmitters)
  • Long-term continuous recordings up to 6 months
  • EEG with common reference or truly differential recording
  • Four gain settings available
  • Simultaneous EEG and ECG or EMG

Receivers

  • No crosstalk between receivers
  • Does not require an amplifier
  • Compatible with most standard rodent cages
  • Compatible with BIOPAC data acquisition & analysis systems
  • Compatible with video-recording systems
  • Faraday cage for added noise reduction
  • Biosignal output standard BNC connectors
  • Scalable from 1 receiver to high-throughput parallel recordings from multiple animals

Videos

Epoch wireless in vivo recording

Epoch wireless in vivo recording - EEG monitoring

Epoch Analysis Demonstration

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Multi-Subject Video Monitoring Systems from BIOPAC

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