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Is it possible to read the reference ? #6

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tsalafatinos opened this Issue Sep 8, 2011 · 1 comment

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Hi,
I just got an emotiv epoc headset.
I am trying the python and the c libraries.
In both libraries data is decrypted for 14 sensors.
Has anyone ever looked if the reference electrodes' data can be also read from the usb stream?

Thank you in advance
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tsalafatinos

No you can't. Electric potential (voltage) is measured as a difference between two electrodes. You are recording the electric potential between each electrode and the reference electrodes. It is meaningless to speak of the data recorded 'at the reference electrodes'.

@qdot qdot closed this Jun 10, 2013

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