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Synapse Lightning Videos

Short videos to provide quick tips and tricks when using your TDT system.

Autoscale the Data Plot

Autoscale the Data Plot

See how to automatically scale the Data Plot in Synapse.

Export An Experiment

Export An Experiment

See how to share your experiments across different computers.

Import An Experiment

Import An Experiment

See how to import a Synapse experiment into your database.

Revert Experiment to Previous Version

Revert Experiment to Previous Version

Learn how to revert back to old experimental setups after making changes in Synapse.

Run-time Recording Notes

Run-time Recording Notes

Learn how to add run-time recording notes in Synapse. View notes.txt files on disk.

Turn Off Smooth Scrolling

Turn Off Smooth Scrolling

Smooth Scrolling creates a 1 second visual delay in the Data Plot. Enable/Disable smooth scrolling from Preferences.

Data Management

Data Saving Directory

Data Saving Directory

Change location where Synapse data is saved.

View Data in OpenScope

View Data in OpenScope

See how to view previously recorded data in OpenScope.

OpenScope Video Viewer

OpenScope Video Viewer

Replay saved video alongside your neural recordings.

Importing Into Matlab

Importing Into Matlab

See how to import your recorded data into Matlab.

Synapse Backup Folder

Synapse Backup Folder

Learn about where Synapse backs up the experiment and persistence settings database and last experiment settings.

Hardware

Digital I/O - Bit Input

Digital I/O - Bit Input

Read a digital input from the RZ into Synapse.

Digital I/O - Word Input

Digital I/O - Word Input

Read an 8-bit digital word input from the RZ into Synapse.

Add USB Camera to Rig

Add USB Camera to Rig

Configure the Rig in Synapse to record from a USB camera.

Important

If using more than two cameras, put the second on a different USB bus.

Add BH32 to Rig for Synapse API

Add BH32 to Rig for Synapse API

Configure the Rig in Synapse to record from a BH32 Behavioral Control box.

Gizmo Examples

Using Accumulator

Using Accumulator

Accumulate the total RMS of an LFP signal every second. Present an auditory stimulus if total RMS exceeds a threshold.

Make a Custom Gizmo

Make a Custom Gizmo

See how to make a custom gizmo in Synapse.

Channel Mapper

Channel Mapper

Learn how to create channel maps using the Mapper gizmo in Synapse. Select map based on adapter, electrode, or headstage to route signals to the proper channels.

Neural Referencer Gizmo

Neural Referencer Gizmo

Use the Neural Referencer Gizmo for simple single channel digital referencing.

Neural Stream Processor

Neural Stream Processor

Use the Neural Stream Processor Gizmo for easy multi-option filtering and storage of data streams. Also see how filters can be controlled during runtime.

Pulse Gen with TTL Output

Pulse Gen with TTL Output

Use the Pulse Generator Gizmo to make dynamically-controlled pulse trains that can be output at TTL signals to control external devices like lasers.

State Maker

State Maker

Learn how to create logical epoc outputs by testing digital I/O inputs using the State Maker gizmo in Synapse.

User Input

User Input

Use the User Input Gizmo to make user-defined triggers via software buttons, or to receive TTL bit inputs from the Digital I/O.