BioAmp EXG Pill

Professional-grade analog front-end amplification for ECG, EMG, EOG, and EEG biosensing on one tiny board

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BioAmp EXG Pill is a small, powerful Analog Front End (AFE) biopotential signal acquisition board that can be paired with any 5 V Micro Controller Unit (MCU) with an ADC. It is capable of recording publication-quality biopotential signals like ECG, EMG, EOG, and EEG, without the inclusion of any dedicated hardware or software filters. It’s small size allows easy integration into mobile and space-constrained projects, and it’s powerful noise rejection makes it usable even when the device is close to the AC mains supply. Any 1.5 mm diameter wire can be used as a strain-relieving electrode cable, making BioAmp EXG Pill very cost-effective in comparison to other options.

What Can It Be Used For?

BioAmp EXG Pill is a one-stop solution for researchers, tinkerers, and hobbyists who are looking for novel biopotential amplification. Thus, it can be used for a wide variety of interesting biosensing projects:

  • AI-assisted congestive heart failure detection using CNN (ECG)
  • Heart Rate Variability calculation for heart ailment detection (ECG)
  • Prosthetic arm (servo) controller (EMG)
  • Palsy physical therapy quantitative analysis device (EMG)
  • Real-time game controller (EOG)
  • Controlling LEDs via brain waves (EEG)
  • Patient monitoring device

And many more…

Versatile Design Means A Variety Of Applications

The elegant design of this board allows it to be used in 3 ways:

  • Pin Header Holes allow you to solder on header pins (berg strip) for easy breadboard use
  • Castellated Holes allow you to solder BioAmp EXG Pill directly onto your custom PCB to add biopotential amplification capabilities
  • Electrode Holes allow you to use any 1.5 mm diameter wire as electrode cable with minimal strain

BioAmp EXG Pill | EMG, EOG, and ECG Demo

Features & Specifications

  • Input Voltage: 5 V - 40 V
  • Input Impedance: > 35 MΩ
  • Compatible Hardware: Any 5 V MCU/ADC
  • BioPotentials: ECG, EOG, EMG, and EEG (Configurable)
  • No. of channels: 1
  • Electrodes: 2/3 (Configurable)
  • Wearable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 25.4 X 10.0 mm
  • Custom PCB Integration: Yes
  • OpenSource: Hardware + Software

Fully Open Source

We are enthusiastic about open source! You can find our extensive, open source, CERN and MIT licensed hardware/software documentation in our GitHub Repo.

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