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How can I make skin mounted electrodes to use in electrooculograpy?

Electrooculography is a technique where skin mounted electrodes are placed near the eyes to track eye movement. You can look here - http://community.curuxa.org/en/Electrooculograph - for a general idea. Is it possible to make electrodes for this purpose at home?

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frollard5 years ago
a bandaid, a thumb tack, and a wire would do it...just need the conductive jelly used on the real ones.
And be careful which way round you mount the tacks...
+3

...one for the suggestion, and 1 more for each of the eyes.
Better to be tackless than tackful here I feel.
see, now that was just tacky.
WWC frollard5 years ago
Now your getting to the point.
frollard WWC5 years ago
these have been bad, but you can't pin that last one on me.
WWC frollard5 years ago
This is starting to pinwheel out of control.
frollard WWC5 years ago
don't worry, I have a plan of at-tack.
WWC frollard5 years ago
That went out the pindow
frollard WWC5 years ago
stick it to the man?
WWC frollard5 years ago
Pin head!
frollard WWC5 years ago
Please get to the point.
WWC frollard5 years ago
Use a tack-switch
Kiteman WWC5 years ago
I think that's the most bad puns I've had pointed at my inbox for quite some time...
WWC Kiteman5 years ago
Point well taken.
iceng5 years ago
And you only need a set of millivolt amplifiers to aim your device.

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rickharris5 years ago
I have a TENS machine that used 2 types of pad.

1. is a conductive rubber - black so lots of carbon.
2. the other is a copper mesh - This has a stick backing like a plaster.

I would look at soldering a wire to the PIN of a brass drawing pin stuck through a sticking plaster st that you can stick the domed head of the drawing pin onto the face. (NOT the pointy bit!!)

To improve the conductivity you can use a water based conductive jell - I understand this is exactly the same as KY jelly only more expensive.