EPOC X - 14 Channel Wireless EEG Headset

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14-channel Wireless EEG Headset

The World’s #1 Wireless EEG Headset

Capture Research-Grade EEG Data Anywhere with EPOC X: EMOTIV’s Industry-Leading Wireless EEG Headset.

14-Channel EEG Headset
the 10-20 System

Whole-brain sensing

Rotating Headband

Enables comfortable data collection

Bluetooth 5.0

Fast and reliable real-time data transmission

9-Axis Motion Sensor

Accurately detects head movements

Refillable Research-Grade
Saline Sensors

Maintain consistent sensor conductivity without
interrupting your studies

Active Common-Mode Noise Rejection System

Capture high-quality, reproducible EEG data


Every purchase includes the EMOTIV Pro Lite software.

Investigate all available upgrade possibilities.

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Trusted by Researchers

EPOC X is the world’s most trusted EEG headset for brain research. The scoping review by Sabio et al. on consumer-grade EEG devices found that EPOC was used in nearly 70% of studies.

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EEG sensors

14 channels: AF3, F7, F3, FC5, T7, P7, O1, O2, P8, T8, FC6, F4, F8, AF4

2 references: CMS/DRL references at P3/P4; left/right mastoid process alternative

Sensor material: Saline soaked felt pads



Wireless: Bluetooth® Low Energy (improved connectivity with new antenna) Bluetooth® 5.0 Ready – We currently use Bluetooth® SMART (also known as Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy Protocol) support for Bluetooth® 5.0 will be available with upcoming software and firmware updates.

Proprietary USB receiver: 2.4GHz band

USB: to change headset settings & Extender

EEG signals

Sampling method: Sequential sampling, single ADC

Sampling rate: 2048 internal downsampled to 128 SPS or 256 SPS (user configured)

Resolution: LSB = 0.51µV (14 bits mode), 0.1275µV (16 bits mode)

Bandwidth: 0.16 – 43Hz, digital notch filters at 50Hz and 60Hz

Filtering: Built in digital 5th order Sinc filter

Dynamic range (input referred): 8400 μV(pp)

Coupling mode: AC coupled


Motion sensor

IMU part: ICM-20948

Quaternions: normalized, 4D

Resolution: 16 bits


Available detections

Mental Commands: neutral + up to 4 pre-trained items per training profile

Performance Metrics: Excitement, Engagement, Relaxation, Interest, Stress, Focus

Facial Expressions: Blink, Wink L/R, Surprise, Frown, Smile, Clench, Laugh, Smirk L/R



Battery: Internal Lithium Polymer battery 595mAh

Battery life: up to 12 hours using USB receiver, up to 6 hours using Bluetooth Low Energy





9 x 15 x 15 cm

Notice: Limited beta support on Ubuntu & Raspberry Pi, subject to OS changes.

Wireless EEG: A survey of systems and studies

This independent 2023 analysis found that a quarter of wireless EEG studies used EMOTIV EPOC Series headsets.

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Validation of the Emotiv EPOC EEG system for research quality auditory event-related potentials in children

EMOTIV EPOC was validated against the more costly Neuroscan EEG system for investigating valid, late auditory ERPs in children.

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Music Stimuli Recognition from EEG Signals with EMOTIV EPOC Headset

This validation study found higher music recognition accuracy rates with EPOC Series EEG headsets compared to Muse.

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Measuring the face-sensitive N170 with a gaming EEG system: A validation study

The EPOC system was found to produce very similar N170 ERPs to a research-grade Neuroscan system, and was capable of recording face-sensitivity in the N170, validating its use as research tool in this arena.

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EPOC X Travel Case

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EPOC X Headset

Felts Pack (80pc)

USB-C Charging Cable

USB Extended (1m)

USB Receiver Dongle

Sample Saline Fluid (60ml)

EPOC X setup QR code

Quick Start Guide

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*Disclaimer – EMOTIV products are intended to be used for research applications and personal use only. Our products are not sold as Medical Devices as defined in EU directive 93/42/EEC. Our products are not designed or intended to be used for diagnosis or treatment of disease.