May 18, 2014


The NeuroSky MindWave is a wireless EEG headset that uses dry electrodes to read your brainwaves. The MindWave headset turns your computer into a brain activity monitor.

The headset safely measures brainwave signals and monitors the attention and meditation levels of individuals as they interact with games and applications.

Please note: The MindWave is not compatible with mobile devices such as the iPad, iPhone or Android products. If you want to connect to mobile device, please take a look at the MindWave Mobile.


  • Lightweight
  • Wireless
  • Safe passive biosensors
  • Includes bonus CD with 10 neuroscience apps
  • Supports Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Supports Mac OS X 10.5.8, 10.6.x, and 10.7.x


  • Raw Brainwaves
  • Processing and output of EEG power spectrums
    (Alpha, Beta, etc.)
  • NeuroSky eSense meter for Attention
  • NeuroSky eSense meter for Meditation
  • NeuroSky eSense Blink Detection
  • EEG/ECG signal quality analysis

Hardware Overview

  • Portable EEG brainwave headset
  • TGAM1 module, with TGAT1 ASIC
  • Automatic wireless computer pairing
  • Static headset ID
  • Single AAA battery (not included)
  • 6-8 hours battery run time


  • Weighs 90g
  • Sensor arm up: Height: 225mm x Width:155mm x Depth: 92mm
  • Sensor Arm down: height: 225mm x width:155mm x depth:165mm
  • 30mW rate power; 50mW max power
  • 2.420 – 2.471GHz RF frequency
  • 6dBm RF max power
  • 250kbit/s RF data rate
  • 10m RF range
  • 5% packet loss of bytes via wireless
  • UART Baudrate: 57,600 Baud
  • 1mV pk-pk EEG maximum signal input range
  • 3Hz – 100Hz hardware filter range
  • 12 bits ADC resultion
  • 512Hz sampling rate
  • 1Hz eSense calculation rate

Separate Games and Apps are available in online App Stores, including the GainPlay Store.



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