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EMG electrodes
« on: December 15, 2016, 02:10:22 PM »
Hi, I have bought the EMG passive electrode and the support for the electrodes.
I would like to learn how to use these, are there some references?

Considering the passive electrodes, if I put the DRL that should be on the leg (I think it means Driven right leg) on the muscle basis (e.g. near the right wrist) I reveal the information about the right arm? And how I can translate the same thing with the active electrodes?

Summarizing, in the passive/cable support electrodes, what electrode I have to attach at the base of the muscle? What electrode I have to attach on the muscle (the muscle that I aim to detect the movements)? And, what electrode I have to attach on a reference muscle?

« Last Edit: December 15, 2016, 02:55:57 PM by youngz »


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Re: EMG electrodes
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2016, 02:36:18 PM »
The unit is grounded using the DRL electrode. Refer to this wiki article that details the DRL method: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Driven_right_leg_circuit

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