GENEActiv Original

GENEActiv Original

The best raw data actigraphy device for all free-living research studies. GENEActiv is recommended for a vast array of applications such as epidemiology, public health & exercise interventions. The device can be used on all age groups from children through to the elderly.

  • Continuous raw data recording at up to 100Hz.  A sample of the data GENEActiv outputs can be downloaded here.
  • Waterproof
  • Near-body temperature sensor helps to confirm wear time
  • 0.5Gb of raw data
  • Rechargeable battery for field deployment recording for up to 1 month
  • +/- 8g range at 3.9mg resolution

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  • Specification
    Physical Parameters
    Size 43mm x 40mm x 13mm
    Weight 16g (without strap)
    Main Housing Material PC/ABS (medical device grade)
    Light Guide Material PC (medical device grade)
    Data Contact Material Gold-plated
    Fixings 20mm heavy duty spring bar
    Strap PU resin
    Battery Type Rechargeable lithium polymer
    Environmental Protection
    Moisture Ingress Water-resistant to 10m (IP67 – 1m 24hrs)
    Material Ingress Dust tight (IP67)
    Operating Temperature 5 – 40 deg C
    Mechanical Impact 0.5m drop resistant
    Measurement Capabilities
    Memory 0.5Gb non-volatile
    Logging Frequencies Selectable 10-100Hz (10Hz)
    Maximum Logging Periods 45 days @ 10Hz; 7 days @ 100Hz
    Internal Clock
    Type Quartz Real Time Clock
    Frequency 32.7768kHz
    Accuracy +/- 20ppm (+/- 1.7s per day)
    Acceleration Measurements
    Sensor Type MEMS
    Range +/- 8g
    Resolution 12 bit (3.9 mg)
    Light Measurements
    Sensor Type Silicon photodiode
    Wavelength 400 to 1100 nm
    Range 0 – 3000 Lux typical
    Resolution 5 Lux typical
    Accuracy +/- 10% @ 1000 Lux calibration
    Event Logger
    Sensor Type Mechanical membrane switch
    Temperature Measurements
    Sensor Type Linear active thermister
    Range 0 to 60 deg C
    Resolution 0.25 deg C
    Accuracy +/- 1 deg C
    Measurement Frequency Every 30s minimum
    USB Connection
    Device USB 2.0 Full Speed
    Charge Cradle Format 4 unit cradle USB 2.0 High Speed
    Charge Time 90% @ 2 hours; 100% @ 3 hours
    Data Download Time Maximum 15 minutes for 4 concurrent units
  • Regulatory
    This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
    This product is compliant with the Directive 2004/108/EC; tested to BS EN 61000-6-1 :2007 and BS EN 61000-6-3 :2007.