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Acquiring Tone Burst ABR with SmartEP

The following Smart Note covers some suggestions for test settings for acquiring ABRs elicited by Tone Burst stimuli, when using the SmartEP software. These settings can be used with the Duet, USB, USBLite, and Solo hardware platforms.

Auditory Brainstem Responses acquisition using SmartEP

Learn the process of using the SmartEP software for the acquisition of click evoked ABR waveforms. This Smart Note includes information about electrode placement, acquisition parameters, and peak markings. This guidance applies for the Duet, USB, USBLite, and Solo hardware platforms.

Acquiring Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials using SmartEP

Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (VEMPs) are short-latency electromyograms (EMGs) recorded via surface electrodes from muscles in the neck or below the eye, in response to acoustic stimuli presented at relatively high levels. VEMP testing for normal saccular/IVN function, when combined with the right battery of tests, can provide valuable diagnostic information about conditions such as Meniere’s disease, vestibular labyrinthitis, Tullio phenomenon, and more. This Smart Note describes suggested electrode placement,… Read More »Acquiring Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials using SmartEP

Auditory Steady State Responses with SmartEP-ASSR

The following Smart Note covers the basic concepts for the acquisition of ASSR using the SmartEP-ASSR software. Topics includes suggested recommendations for electrode placement, testing strategies, test settings, and result analysis. SmartEP-ASSR is available for the Duet, USB, USBLite, and Solo hardware platforms

General tips for OAE acquisition

The following Smart Note covers general information for the acquisition of distortion product and transient evoked otoacoustic emission responses. The information includes suggested test parameters, as well as guidance for probe placement, for use with SmartDPOAE and SmartTrOAE software.

Estimating electrophysiological threshold using SmartEP

The HL or Hearing Level scale can be used to easily compare the hearing level differences between test subjects in the same population category. In human populations, this corrected scale is usually determined by the acquisition of behavioral thresholds. However, in cases where the population being tested cannot interactively provide threshold information, it may be necessary to find the normal expected ABR hearing threshold using electrophysiological responses. This Smart Note… Read More »Estimating electrophysiological threshold using SmartEP