[Neuroscience] Re: Cheapest EEG analysis system?

MVBTVB via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by a from b.c)
Mon Jul 26 13:22:36 EST 2010


Il 11/06/2010 01:45, Hayder Hussein ha scritto:
> Good day,
>
> I saw your informative reply in the email list archive in 2004 (pasted in the
> end of my email).
> Does the situation changed from that time now?
>
> I
>   want to buy an EEG analyzer software. I googled a little bit and found
> BESA, EMSE , g.BS Analyze ,
> BrainVision Analyzer 2 , WinEEG version
>   2.83.42 (MARCH 10).
>
> What is your opinion about these, what is
> the best in your opinion. What about others that may be I missed.
> How
>   is open source EEGLAB comparable with them?
>
> Your opinion is very
>   important for me!
>
> Many thanks
> Haider Al-Wasiti, M.D.M.Sc. student - Biomedical Engineering/UPM
> wasiti from mutiara.upm.edu.my
> hayder from wasiti.net
> www.wasiti.net
>
>> On 18 Feb 2004 08:42:09 -0800,
>> delaflorm at hotmail.com (Manuel Delaflor)
>> wrote:
>>
>> } I need 64 channels, all the equipment including software.
>> Does someone
>> } sells used Neuroscans, for example? I bet there are wat
>> cheaper
>> } equipments out there, but I dont know anyone.
>> }
>> } All suggestions welcomed.
>>
>> You can get a new 64 channel BioSemi Active Two EEG system
>> for the
>> price of a 32 channel Neuroscan system. Technologically it
>> is two
>> steps beyond anything else.
>>
>> http://www.biosemi.com/
>>
>> Definitely do not try the  Neuroscan 40 channel
>> portable. You might
>> find some of those for sale. There are good reasons why
>> people would
>> want to sell them.
>>
>>
>> For analysis I recommend BrainVision Analyzer. It does more
>> things
>> better than any other package available. Also, their tech
>> support is
>> the best I've found. They're glad to answer questions on
>> theory, not
>> just on their product, In fact they answered correctly a
>> question
>> about Neuroscan's analysis algorithm that Neuroscan
>> answered
>> incorrectly.
>>
>> http://brainproducts.com/index_main.html
>>
>>
>> The US distributor for both of these is Cortech Solutions
>> (contact
>> info listed on both sites). He'd probably also be the one
>> to serve
>> Mexico.
>>
>>
>> An alternative for acquisition and analysis software is
>> WinEEG from
>> Russia. It's almost as capable as Analyzer, and if you have
>> your own
>> amps, or find some old Grass amps or something, this would
>> probably be
>> the cheapest way to start. It's difficult to use though.
>> The manual is
>> not good at all, and the tech support is poor.
>>
>>
>> Unless you have the money to pay someone to be a full time
>> Matlab
>> programmer, I wouldn't waste my time with that. I went that
>> route and
>> had far more down time than with even the worst commercial
>> equipment
>> and software.
>>
>>
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NPXLab is free and provides several analyses (spectral, ERP, statistics, 
ICA, etc..). It also supports many different file formats. Givi it a try.

MVB


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