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​Small, low weight, preamplifier

16 channels unity gain 1.00000 amplification (buffering)

Low noise, low power and low input bias current op-amps

Recording channels = 16 channels, 2 differential stimulus lines, 2 references (one of which is buffered animal ground)

Standard HS-18-CNR-MDR50: Omnetics connector with 3m (118.1 in) Cooner wire tether and MDR50 connector

HS-18-CNR-MDR50 User Manual

​Dimensions: Length x Width x Height & Weight

HS-18-CNR-MDR50 (preamp only): 28.6 x 12.0 x 3.0 mm (1.1 x 0.5 x 0.1 in) & 0.8 g (0.03 oz)

Cooner (CNR) 18 wire weight: 4.16 g/m (0.045 oz/ft)

Heat shrink: 44.5 mm (1.8 in) both ends

Unity gain = 1.00000

Power for op-amps: +/- 5 Volts


Omnetics 26 socket (Female) dual row nano connector with 2 guide posts (Omnetics part # A9922-801)

*Neuralynx is not a distributor of Omnetics parts.

HS-18-CNR-MDR50-LED:  Supports three-surface-mount HS-LEDs

(HS-LEDs are sold in packs of either (2) infared LEDs or (1) red LED and (1) green LED)

​Modified tether lengths available upon request 0.5 - 7 meters

Custom connector µDB37 termination

Compatible Products:

EIB-18 or EIB-16 (two pins on the HS-18-CNR-MDR50 will hang over)

HS-18-CNR-MDR50 to DRS board

HS-18-CNR-MDR50 to ERP

(2) HS-18-CNR-MDR50 + ADPT-DUAL-HS-DRS to DRS board

  • Light weight and small size
  • Precise unity gain improves Common Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR)
  • Lower output impedance reduces noise susceptibility

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