PLUGSYS Biopotential Amplifier Module (BPA)

Biopotential Amplifier Module 73-0153

Used to amplify ECG, EMG, EEC, and ENG biopotentials

Item# Description U.S. List Price Quantity
73-0153 Biopotential Amplifier Module (BPA)
73-1643 Input Cable for Electrophysiological Signals
73-1691 Transducer Adapter Cable for Biopotential Amplifier Module (BPA)
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The Biopotential Amplifier Module (BPA) is used to amplify ECG, EMG, EEG, ENG biopotentials in the PLUGSYS system. It can also be used with strain gauge transducers.

The BPA amplifier module is a non-isolated amplifier. It is designed specifically for physiological and pharmacological animal experiments.

Analog IndicationThrough LED bar graph +13/-7 LEDs for monitoring applied signal; display sensitivity can be changed by key from +10/-5V to +1/-0.5V
Auto ZeroAutomatic zero adjustment by pressing key
ConnectorDIN 41612 96-pin VG (PLUGSYS system bus)
Electrical CalibrationCAL automatic calibration steps operated by zero key, for transducer calibration and evaluation of input signal; calibration voltage 0.3, 1, 3, 10, 30, 100 mV is changed automatically to suit amplification setting
Filter IndicationSettings of high-pass and low-pass filters are indicated as frequency pass band using LED line on front panel
Frequency RangeDC to 10kHz (-3 dB)
Gain20x, 100x, 200x, 1000x, 2000x and 10,000x selected by switch, can be varied by multi-turn trimmer within range of 10 to 100% (based on current amplification setting)
High-Pass Filter12 settings, range 0.03 Hz to 10 kHz (-3 dB)
InputDirect for biological signals (ECG, EMG, EEG, ENG) and for strain gauge bridge transducers
Input Bias Current30 nA maximum
Input Capacity1.5 nF
Input ImpedanceHigher than 100 M?
Low-Pass Filter10 settings, range DC to 100 Hz (-3 dB)
Manual ZeroManual zero adjustment for correcting high input offset voltages which exceed automatic adjustment range of Auto Zero
Notch Filter(HUM-ELIMINATION) to suppress 50 (60) Hz interference
PLUGSYS Width*2 slot units
Power Supply5 V 1.2 A from PLUGSYS system bus
Quick StartRapid discharge of coupling capacitors by pressing key
Signal Input8-pin binder (Amphenol) socket with screw lock
Signal Output1. Internally through system bus of PLUGSYS measuring system; signal output is assigned to connecting lines AV-1 to AV-16 through jumper
2. On front panel through BNC socket
Transducer Supply5 V a bridge supply for transducers and supply for headstages