Brain Vision actiCAP

Photo of Brain Vision actiCAP.

Equipment Location

SLEIC Human Electrophysiology Facility

Chandlee Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802
United States


An active electrode string used for acquiring high-impedance EEG data from children and adults.


  • For electroencephalography (EEG) and Event Related Potentials (ERP) recordings.


  • 32-channel active Ag/AgCL electrode bundle with separate reference and ground electrodes.
  • 4 sizes of caps ranging from child (52cm) to adult (58cm).
  • Impedances are measured via ActiCap control software and displayed using LEDs at each electrode.


The string was purchased from Brain Vision, LLC in Spring, 2017. The active electrodes amplify the EEG signal at each electrode, allowing for recording at higher impedance levels while maintaining high-quality, low-noise data as well as a reduction in preparation time.