Measure Anything,


Measure Anything,

SAGA Concept:

The Docking Station and
Data Recorder

SAGA 32+/64+ is a 32 or 64 channel amplifier for electrophysiological measurements such as EEG or HD EMG. The SAGA consists of two separable parts, a Data Recorder and Docking Station.

Red Dot Award 2019

SAGA32/64+ has won the Red Dot Award 2019!

We are very proud to receive the world-wide recognized design award this year as acknowledgement for the great innovative product design!

Read more about the Red Dot Design award here

Data Recorder

The Data Recorder contains the amplifier that measures the electrophysiological signals from your brain, muscles, heart or any other bio-electrical source. The Data Recorder can connect to the SAGA Docking Station in three ways: docked to each other, via Wi-Fi or via optical fiber. Use the Data Recorder without the Docking Station in ambulatory mode for home monitoring or outdoor use.


Docking Station

The Docking Station is the communication interface to your PC and the main processing unit of data packages. It collects the data from the Data Recorder, together with any additional event triggers on the 16-bit trigger input and keeps track of any lost data in wireless transmission. The data is send to the PC via the USB output or Ethernet output.


Reliability of a stationary setup

The Data recorder, docked on the docking station gives you the highest sampling rate, reliable, most real-time data transfer and a clean desk setup. Use the 16-bit trigger input for your event logging.


Up to 16 additional inputs
to complete your setup

With two dual bipolar inputs and three triple auxiliary inputs and a digital input, the plus in SAGA 32/64+ is a real plus. Add EOG, ECG, or sensors such as skin conductance, 3D accelerometers to the setup, to get an even more complete dataset.

Dual bipolar means that you can connect up to 4 bipolar channels. Triple auxiliary means that there are three channels in one input: you can connect up to 9 sensors at te same time!

The digital input can be used for a digital sensor, such as a NONIN saturation module.


Freedom of movement in portable setups

By separating the Data recorder from Docking station, you have optimal freedom, without changing the interface on the PC side. The Docking Station acts as receiver station for the wireless data transmitted by the Data recorder. Any lost data is marked here and can be downloaded from card after the measurement.


Ambulatory use for data logging and outdoor use

The data logging without data transfer is ideal for ambulatory measurements or outdoor use. During setup you monitor the electrode impedances and data quality. You start the recording and can be sure your data is stored on the onboard memory and downloaded after the experiment. Clean and easy.


Certified Medical Device

You need to be sure our products are safe to use for your research. Regardless if you use the device on healthy ‘subjects’ or patient groups, our device is fully certified and tested on the latest regulations and standards. In many cases, ethical commitees are easier to convince if you use a medically certified device.


It is a black box,
but not a black box.

Our systems are not a black box. We are open and transparent about our technology. The data is clean, but not manipulated. We do not include filters in our hardware, to give you true and honest data. It is all about well-designed technology and transparency. Interested?


We believe in quality

Garbage in, is garbage out. If your measurement setup or protocol is not well designed, your results will not be good. The same is true for the devices you use. If your device cannot handle harse environments, your data will not be good. Nothing worse than a measurement full of mains interference and artefacts. Correcting for artefacts takes a lot of time and also changes your real signals. We designed our systems such that we keep your signals clean. Read more about how we keep mains interference and cable movement artefacts out of our signals in our blog about measurement technology.



Coming Soon

  • Data Recorder with 32 or 64 unipolar inputs, 2 dual bipolar inputs (4 channels), 3 triple auxiliary inputs (9 channels), digital sensor (1 channel), build in 3D accelerometer, event marker button.
  • Impedance mode
  • Battery powered Data recorder with two battery slots for virtually unlimited measurement time
  • Premium data quality:

    o 24-bit resolution,
    o True DC, 0-800 Hz analogue bandwidth
    o Max 4096 Hz sampling rate,
    o < 0,8 µVrms noise (0,1 … 100 Hz)
    o 100 dB CMRR (@50/60 Hz)
    o +/- 150 mV input range.
  • No cable movement artefacts and mains interference due to Active Shielding technology.
  • 16-bit trigger input and synchronization output for integration with external devices
  • Advanced features such as sensor recognition and lost sample recovery
  • Certified as Medical Device within Europe


Coming soon



TMSi Polybench is a software application toolbox, a veritable blank canvas for the creation of customized configurations; from basic measurements to sophisticated research applications. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination.

TMSi Polybench can be considered a personalized “application factory” allowing the user to control the high-quality raw data input from any TMSi amplifier to build the exact system they need. Choose among TMSi Polybench pre-set functions and controls or build customized processes in pursuit of practically any conceivable desired outcome.

In research, by definition, the questions being asked have specific challenges that off-the-shelf software often cannot be adapted to meet. TMSi Polybench allows you complete freedom in design so that data collection, measurement and manipulation is completely under your direction and not limited by the design of any specific software offering or system manufacturer.

TMSi Polybench can accept input from all TMSi amplifiers.

Download TMSi Polybench
MATLAB Interface

SAGA Interface for MATLAB

The SAGA Interface for MATLAB is a library for MATLAB that allows direct interfacing to TMSi amplifiers to acquire data, write and read (.poly5) files via MATLAB and/or export data to EEGLAB (

The goal of the library is to give an easy programmable interface to SAGA 32+ and SAGA64+. It contains basic examples that should be enough to get you started.

The library provides:
• Sampling from SAGA 32+ and SAGA 64+.
• (Limited) Real-Time plotting of sampled data.
• Directly saving sampled data to .Poly5 file format.
• Offline export of .Poly5 data to EEGLAB.

The SAGA Interface for MATLAB is a free library available for download. TMSi supports the usage of the interface to the extend of the installation of the interface, communication between driver and interface and the interface itself. Note that TMSi cannot support the usage of MATLAB.

The interface is distributed under MIT license. Please respect the license conditions. Note that functionality for on-board (ambulatory) recordings on SAGA is not supported by the SAGA Interface for MATLAB. This requires a TMSi Polybench license.

The SAGA Interface for MATLAB can be found here.

Third Party Software


OpenViBE is a software platform dedicated to designing, testing and using brain-computer interfaces. OpenViBE is free and open source software and is now compatible with TMSi amplifiers!

More info about Openvibe
Product Package

What is in the SAGA Package

• SAGA Data Recorder 32+ or SAGA Data Recorder 64+
• Docking Station
• Packaging Set
• Fiber (10m)
• Battery • Battery charger
• Mains Power adapter + Cable
• USB Cable (1.8m)
• CAT5E cable (2m)
• Patient Ground Wristbands
• Patient Ground Cable
• Common Reference Cable
• SAGA Bracket + Straps
• User Manual
• USB Stick with TMS SAGA Device Driver and TMSi Polybench
• Suitcase


HD EMG Package

• HD EMG Cable
• HD EMG grids in various shapes and sizes
• Double sided stickers for HD EMG Grids
• Electrode gel and skin preparation gel


EEG Package

• 3 EEG Head caps (in 24, 32 and 64 channels)
• Electrode gel



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Active sensors to complete your measurement setup.
The SAGA supports up to 3 sensors in parallel!

• 3D accelerometer
• Respiration sensor
• Temperature (coming soon)
• Goniometers (coming soon)
• Pressure sensor (coming soon)
• Footswitches (coming soon)
• AUX Break Out Box (coming soon)



These patient leads add-ons complete your

Break Out Box with uCoax connectors

• Head Layout
• Square Layout
• Cables that can be connected to a BOB:

- Ground electrode (DIN)
- Snap electrode 1.5m
- Snap electrode 3.0m
- Ag/AgCl cup electrode 1.5m
- Ag/AgCl earclip electrode 2m
- Micro electrode 1.5m
- Fine wire electrode
- Water electrode 1.5m
- Pin electrode for EEG / NIRS
- EEG Ring electrode

Bipolar Cables for EOG, ECG, EMG

• 1x Bipolar Snap (single Bipolar)
• 2x Bipolar Snap (dual Bipolar)
• 1x Bipolar Micro Electrode (single Bipolar)

Custom cables
• Sync Out Cable to …
• Trigger Cable to …
• DBS Cables


Spare Parts

• Battery
• Battery charger
• Optical fiber: 5 – 10 and 20 meters
• Suitcase
• Power adapter
• Patient Ground cable
• Patient Ground Wristband
• SAGA Bracket
• Common Reference Cable

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