for the scientific professional

Actical is a non-invasive, omni-directional accelerometer that accurately measures a subject’s energy expenditure and step count. Lightweight, waterproof, and durable, Actical offers real-time ambulatory monitoring to meet your research needs.

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Size 1.14 in x 1.45 in x 0.43 without standard band
29 mm x 37 mm x 11 mm
Weight 0.56 ounces, 16 grams, without standard band
0.77 ounces, 22 grams, with standard band
Case materials Polyurethane/polyester alloy
Frame and battery cover Titanium
Attachment options Wrist: Nylon wrist band (standard); elastic band (optional)
Waist: Belt clip or waist band (optional)
Ankle: Elastic band (optional)
Battery CR2025 lithium coin cell (user replaceable)
Memory capacity 32 MB
Maximum continuous recording time Raw mode: 12 days
Epoch mode 1 second + steps: 194 days

Accelerometer Details

Range 0.05 G to 2 G
Bandwidth .035 Hz to 3.5 Hz
Resolution 100 counts or 0.02 G (at 1 G peak)
Sampling rate 32 Hz
Sampling modes Raw + steps
Epoch: 1, 2, 5, 15, 30, 60 sec
Epoch + steps: 1, 2, 5, 15, 30, 60 sec

Environmental attributes

Moisture protection Waterproof IEC60529 IPX7 1 meter for 30 min
Storage/transportation temperature range -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C) to 95% humidity
Operating temperature range 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C) 15% to 95% humidity

Computer attributes

Communication interface 9-pin RS-232 serial port (standard with ActiReader)
9-pin serial to USB adapter (optional)
Operating system compatibility Windows XP, WindowsVista (32 and 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit)
Hardware platform Personal computer