Operating Modes of the EPC 800 USB
The HEKA EPC800 USB can be operated in three modes:
- Telegraphing Local
The decision of which mode to use not only depends upon user preference of whether or not to have the functionality to turn knobs and switches, but also upon what data acquisition interface and software the EPC 800 USB is used with.
Rear panel telegraphing outputs for Gain, Filter Bandwidth, Amplifier Mode and C-Slow allows third-party acquisition software (e.g. IGOR, Labview, pCLAMP) to read the status of these amplifier settings while recording data. Manual control by use of the knobs and switches on the front panel.
Manual control by use of the knobs and switches on the front panel. C-Fast, C-Slow and Vp-Offset compensation can be performed manually or automatically with the push of a button. The amplifier can be used with any HEKA data acquisition interface (ITC-18, ITC-1600, LIH 8+8). Acquisition software possibilities include HEKA’s PATCHMASTER, CHARTMASTER and EPCMASTER.
Full support of all amplifier functions by HEKA’s PATCHMASTER acquisition software.
USB 2.0 communication. Please note that this is a full speed (12 Mbit/second) connection. Front panel knobs and switches of the amplifier are inactive, with the exception of the LCD multi-position switch. Can be used with HEKA’s PATCHMASTER software or EPCMASTER software in combination with custom software and appropriate interface.
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