Insight - 5 Channel Wireless EEG Headset

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5-channel Wireless EEG Headset

Precise Brainwave Monitoring in a Sleek EEG Device

Harness the Power of Your Mind with Insight: EMOTIV’s Revolutionary, Lightweight EEG Headset.

5-Channel EEG

Whole-brain sensing

Semi-Dry Polymer Sensors

No need for gel or saline

Wireless Connectivity

Connects to PC, Mac & Tablet devices


Up to 20 hours of battery life

Minimal Set-up time

Only 1-2 minutes

9-Axis Motion Senso

Detects head movements

Software licensing and compatibility

Every purchase includes the EMOTIV Pro Lite software.

Investigate all available upgrade possibilities.

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Your Powerful Brainwave Monitoring Partner

Seamlessly capture raw EEG data, decode brain activity with EMOTIV’s Performance Metrics, and more with PRO.

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Engineered for Precision and Versatility

10-20 Sensor Configuration, including Pz

Semi-dry polymer sensors that easily penetrate through hair.

Democratizing Brain Research

Enables limitless research and diverse sample sets.

Connects Seamlessly with EMOTIV’s Applications

Efficient, real-time EEG data transmission.

Brain Control

Harnesses your brain activity for endless BCI opportunities.

Removes Interferences and Artifacts

Removes Interferences and Artifacts.

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Revolutionary EEG Sensor Technology

Insight boasts EMOTIV’s proprietary polymer sensor technology. The hydrophilic material does not need gel to maintain conductivity with the skin*. Instead, the sensors draw moisture from the environment, making Insight our most versatile EEG headset without compromising conductivity.

*Minimal fluid needed.

Discover a New Dimension of Connectivity and Empowerment

Let your mind take the lead, and technology follow. Harness your brain activity to navigate a digital world hands-free, regain independence with assistive technology, or delve into mind-controlled applications. Connect your Insight to EMOTIV BCI, and turn science fiction into reality.


EEG sensors

5 channels: AF3, AF4, T7, T8, Pz

2 references: CMS/DRL references on left mastoid process

New three prong gummy sensor: for better hair penetration on Pz

Sensor material:  Hydrophilic semi-dry polymer


EEG signals

Sampling rate: 128 samples per second per channel

Resolution: 16 bits with 1 LSB = 0.1275μV

Frequency response: 0.5-43Hz, 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


Wireless: Bluetooth Low Energy – Improved radio connectivity, updated antenna with Bluetooth 5 support.


Motion Sensor

IMU part:  ICM-20948

Accelerometer: 3-axis +/-8g

Gyroscope: 3-axis +/-2000 dps (converted to 4 normalised quaternions)

Magnetometer: 3-axis +/- 12 gauss

Sampling rate:  32 Hz

Resolution: 16 bits


Battery: Internal Lithium Polymer battery 480mAh

Battery life: Improve battery life up to 20hrs on a single charge.



Mental commands: neutral + up to 4 pretrained items per training profile

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

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

*Access subject to license. Raw EEG also available

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

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Insight Travel Case

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Insight Headset

Sensors Pack

USB-C Charging Cable

Sensors Tip

Fluid Bottle

Hex Key

5 Dry-Sensor

Develop with EMOTIV

Interested in developing an app with Insight?

Create personalized experiences and activations using real-time brain data with EMOTIV’s Software Development Kit.

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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.