Manuals and Software Downloads

Surgical Manuals

LB# Rev. PN# Product
LB 0088 1.00 0000 NeuroPort System Surgical Manual
LB 0000 1.00 0000 Utah Array Surgical Manual (Research)

Pneumatic Inserter

LB# Rev. PN# Product
LB 0882 1.00 10730, 10731 Research Inserter IFU

Software Downloads

If software for a particular product is not listed here, please check our software archive

Information for Use Manuals

LB# Rev. Product
LB0590 3.00 cbMEX IFU
LB 0574 5.00 Central IFU
LB 0826 1.11 Python Utilities IFU
LB 0023 7.00 Blackrock File Formats IFU
LB 0935 1.00 Cerebus / NeuroPort Extension Software Reference IFU

Central Software and NSP Firmware

RS# Ver. Name Part No. Description
RS-0048 7.5.2 Cerebus Central Suite - Fiber Optic 7530, 9650, 10411 Central enables communication with Blackrock data acquisition devices as well as neural data file saving. This version is for Neural Signal Processors connected to Hubs via fiber optic cables.
RS-0049 7.5.2 NeuroPort (Clinical) Central Suite and Firmware - Fiber Optic 7530, 9650, 10411 The clinical version of Central is under controlled distribution. Complete the form and we will send you a download link. Can't see the form? Email us the serial number of your data acquisition system.
RS-0115 7.5.0 Cerebus NSP Firmware - Fiber Optic 7530, 9650, 10411 The firmware is installed on the Neural Signal Processor and communicates with Central. This version is for Neural Signal Processors connected to Hubs via fiber optic cables.
RS-0153 7.5.1.2 Gemini Firmware Updater 2125, 12126 The firmware is installed on the Neural Signal Processor and communicates with Central. This version is for Neural Signal Processors and Hubs connected via ethernet cables.
RS-0151 7.5.2 Cerebus Central Suite – Ethernet 12125, 12126 Central enables communication with Blackrock data acquisition devices as well as neural data file saving. This version is for Neural Signal Processors and Hubs connected to one another via ethernet cables.
RS-0101 7.5.2 CerePlex Direct Software Suite The CerePlex Direct Software Suite enables communication with Blackrock's CerePlex Direct data acquisition device for viewing and recording neural signals.
RS-0152 7.5.2 NeuroPort (Clinical) Central Suite Software The clinical version of Central is under controlled distribution. Complete the form and we will send you a download link. Can't see the form? Email us the serial number of your data acquisition system.
MCR 7.16 MATLAB Compiler Runtime (MCR) Needed for the filter editor in Central. It usually comes preinstalled on the host PC, but if you are setting up a new PC, you may need to download this.

Data Loaders and Other Tools for MATLAB and Python

Name Description
NPMK A variety of scripts in MATLAB for loading, viewing and managing Blackrock data files.
brPY (v 2.0.0) Python scripts for managing Blackrock data files.

Offline Sorting Software

Name Description
Blackrock Offline Spike Sorter (BOSS) Windows Installer (v 1.03.00) Facilitates simple and intuitive neural signal data analysis even for novice users.
Blackrock Offline Spike Sorter (BOSS) Open Source (v 1.03.00) | Change LogM Facilitates simple and intuitive neural signal data analysis for advanced users.

Stimulator Software

Name Description
Stim Manager (v 6.01.00) | Change Log Software for controlling the CereStim™ 96.
CereStim API (v 5.02.00) MATLAB and C++ API for communicating with the CereStim™ 96.

Sample Data, Mapfiles, and Scripts

Name Description
cbMEX examples A folder containing some of our most commonly used cbMEX programs that demonstrate commonly used methods when scripting with cbMEX.
cbSDK examples A folder containing some of our most commonly used cbSDK examples that demonstrate commonly used methods when building programs with cbSDK. Also comes with a guide on setting up your environment to work with cbSDK.
CereStim API examples A folder containing some basic CereStim API examples for both C++ and MATLAB versions of the API.
Sample Data This recording contains 32 NSS inputs, 2 analog inputs (sinusoid, custom waveform), digital inputs, comments, and NeuroMotive tracking data. Contains NEV, NS3, NS4 and NS6 files.
Real Sample Data This recording contains multi-unit spiking activity from a real recording. It has been cleaned up to remove channels without unit activity. This file is great for practicing spike sorting on.
Sample Data Audio File This recording contains our neural signal simulator data in audio format so that you can play it back into saline using standard audio cables as a way of generating signal for testing electrodes.
Sample Mapfiles A number of mapfiles to get you started on creating a custom mapfile for your own electrodes. Contains a number of default and preset mapfiles for our 32, 64, or 96 Channel Arrays.
Sample Extension code A sample Extension with verbose comments to help learn the Cerebus NSP Extension code structure and function and serve as a base for your own custom Extensions.

NeuroMotive

Name Description
NeuroMotive (v 7.5.00) Blackrock’s video recording and tracking software. The CodeMeter Runtime driver is required to run Neuromotive.
CodeMeter Runtime Driver The CodeMeter Runtime driver is required to run Neuromotive.

Remote Access Programs

Name Description
Download TeamViewer In order to get in touch with our support and to allow us to take control of your PC for troubleshooting you need to download TeamViewer and provide the ID and Password created by TeamViewer.

Ephys Adapters & Cables

LB# Rev. PN# Product
LB 0780 4.00 9545, 10989 64-CH SR Splitter Box Cable
LB 0887 0.01 10435, 10436, 10437 Multi-NSP Sync Cables
LB 0266 1.00 6221 Filament film NeuroPort Plug Changing Procedures
LB 0332 1.00 6461 QSE-Nspike Adaptor IFU
LB 0333 1.00 5860 Quad-IDC Shielded Cable IFU
LB 0340 1.00 6544 Probe to Samtec Adapter IFU
LB 0355 2.00 6183 Amplifier Manifold IFU
LB 0359 1.00 Caltech Omnetics 8x16 IFU
LB 0395 2.00 9214 NAN drive Adapter IFU
LB 0396 3.00 5496 FHC Adapter IFU
LB 0397 1.00 6049 A16 Probe Adapter IFU
LB 0400 1.00 6190 16-CH U-Probe Adapter IFU
LB 0403 1.00 5575 Cerebus to Lafayette Systems IFU
LB 0404 1.00 5549 Digin Cerebus to Med Associates System Pin-out
LB 0425 1.00 7015, 7164 Dual Omnetics 10-Pins Adapter IFU
LB 0448 1.00 7118 TBSI 5-CH Headstage to FHC Electrode Adapter IFU
LB 0455 1.00 7333, 8856 34-pin Omnetics to FTSH IFU
LB 0458 1.00 7346 HSF A64 Adapter IFU
LB 0461 1.00 6593, 7363 Quick Switch Adapter IFU
LB 0485 1.00 7341, 8228 Quad IDC 10 Adapter IFU
LB 0487 1.00 5573 Thomas-Recording Pre-Amp Cable IFU
LB 0490 1.00 7398 32-ch Omnetics to IZ2 Stimulator Adapter IFU
LB 0502 1.00 7708 Stim Switch Headstage to IDC 10-pin Adapter IFU
LB 0503 1.00 7739 IDC 10 to Stim Switch Headstage Adapter IFU
LB 0504 1.00 7721 Rochester Samtec to Omnetics Adapter IFU
LB 0507 1.03 7525 NeuroNexus A16 QSE
LB 0508 1.00 7698 16-Channel Macro Cabrio Adapter
LB 0510 1.00 7802 Amphenol Y-Shaped Adapter
LB 0511 1.00 7803 4-Ch FHC Adapter
LB 0512 1.00 7823 16-Ch Omnetics Headstage Cable
LB 0524 1.00 7910 7-Wire CerePlex to Plastics1 Commutator Cable
LB 0537 1.00 7905 ICS-96 to Patient Cable Adapter
LB 0538 1.00 7968, 7985, 7986 36-Ch Moog Commutator Adapter
LB 0556 1.00 6424 CHA 2x16
LB 0557 1.00 6473 CHA-32
LB 0559 1.00 8058 Dale – HDMI-A Adapter IFU
LB 0561 1.00 8072 36-Pin Omnetics to Samtec FTSH Adapter
LB 0568 2.00 8153 DigIn to BNC Adapter IFU
LB 0572 1.00 8181 MiniMatrix 5 Channel to CerePlex M IFU
LB 0573 1.00 8182 MiniMatrix 5 Channel to CereStim M96 IFU
LB 0575 1.00 8219 HDMI-A Adapter Board
LB 0578 1.00 8222 Omnetics to Plug Adapter
LB 0580 1.00 8228 Blackrock Quad IDC 10 Pin w/Ref Pin 8 Adapter
LB 0591 1.00 8229 HDMI-A to Doric Lens Rotary Joint Adapter IFU
LB 0595 1.00 8282 Blackrock Digital Neural Signal Simulator
LB 0597 2.00 8244 1.5mm Touchproof to FHC Adapter IFU
LB 0601 1.00 8295 1x3 Array to 16-ch Omnetics Headstage Adapter
LB 0602 1.00 8441 Blackrock’s CHA to QSE Adapter
LB 0605 1.00 8493 JetBall to NSP Digin Adapter IFU
LB 0611 1.00 8553 PCI-1734 to Direct Cable Adapter IFU
LB 0614 1.00 6176, 7191 HBA Omnetics
LB 0625 1.00 8604 FHC ECM to CerePlex Direct cable IFU
LB 0628 1.00 8555 31-ch TBSI to Omnetics IFU
LB 0629 1.00 8651 Mil-Max 18-pin to Omnetics Adapter IFU
LB 0630 1.00 8673, 8932 32-ch Omnetics Extender adapter IFU
LB 0643 1.00 8181 Double Mini-Matrix 5-ch to CerePlex M Adapter IFU
LB 0645 1.00 8718, 8719 FTSH to Omnetics FTSH Adapter IFU
LB 0649 1.00 8742 36-pin Omnetics to Touchproof Connectors Adapter IFU
LB 0650 1.00 8688 Omnetics NeuroNexus A32 adapter
LB 0651 1.00 8740 Quad IDC to NSS Test Adapter
LB 0652 1.00 8687 Omnetics NeuroNexus A64 Adapter
LB 0653 1.00 8689 Omnetics NeuroNexus A16 adapter
LB 0654 1.00 8690 Omnetics NeuroNexus A16-32 Adapter
LB 0655 1.00 8772 18-pin Omnetics to 22-pin Mil-Max Adapter IFU
LB 0657 3.00 8771 16-ch Cabrio SR Adapter IFU
LB 0658 1.00 8777 Dale-HDMI D Adapter IFU
LB 0659 1.00 8778 18-pin Omnetics to Plastics1 363CP Adapter IFU
LB 0683 2.00 8852, 8853, 9082 Dixi Micro & Macro Adapters IFU
LB 0688 1.00 8849, 8850 Custom Commutator to HDMI Adapters IFU
LB 0689 1.00 8900 18-pin Omnetics to 36-pin FTSH Adapter IFU
LB 0668 1.00 8768, 8769 FHC to Omnetics Adapter
LB 0672 1.00 8812 18-pin Omnetics to 12-pin FSTH Adapter IFU
LB 0676 1.00 8773 9-pin Cabrio Butterfly Pigtail Test Adapter IFU
LB 0677 1.00 8807 2x16-ch V-probe IFU, Adapter
LB 0678 1.00 6047 A16 to NSS Adapter IFU
LB 0706 1.00 8907 24-ch V-Probe Adapter
LB 0709 1.00 8808, 8809 QHA-32 & QHA-2x16 Adapter
LB 0710 1.00 8966 Cardiac Sock Adapter IFU
LB 0712 1.00 9038 8-ch NAN to Omnetics Adapter
LB 0715 1.00 8963, 8964 GRA Assemblies IFU
LB 0716 1.00 9075 NSS to Splitter Box Adapter IFU
LB 0719 1.00 9079 Omnetics to LED Driver IFU
LB 0721 1.00 9049 TDT Analog to CHA Adapter IFU
LB 0723 1.00 8943 Jackbox Adapter IFU
LB 0728 2.00 8981 32-ch Cabrio SR Adapter IFU
LB 0732 1.00 9188 34-pin Omnetics Extender 1.5 IFU
LB 0734 1.00 9179 Hirose to DB44 Adapter IFU
LB 0736 1.00 9208 1x3 Probe to 16-ch Omnetics Adapter
LB 0750 1.00 9370 Omnetics 32 DAB IFU
LB 0758 1.00 9463, 9464, 9465 6-ch Commutator to IDC-10 Adapter IFU
LB 0761 1.00 9472 Coulbourn to CerePlex Direct Digital Input Cable IFU
LB 0763 1.00 9475 BNC-2090 A Digital Input Adapter IFU
LB 0771 1.00 9533, 9534, 10050, 10081, 10057 MIT (CereStim) to Omnetics Cables
LB 0774 1.00 9540 Blackrock DB44 to DNSS Adapter
LB 0790 1.00 9560 Blackrock 36-Pin Omnetics to Touch-proof Cable Adapter
LB0794 1.00 9171 64-Channel SR Splitter Box
LB 0795 4.00 9557, 10051, 10562, 10563 32-Ch Y Adapter IFU
LB 0799 1.00 9573 XLTEK Amplifier Splitter Cable
LB 0809 1.00 9663 Grass Splitter Cable
LB 0810 1.00 9670 6-Ch DBS Electrode Adapter
LB 0816 1.00 9666 Splitter Box to EGI Cable
LB 0821 1.00 9983, 9996 TBSI to CerePlex M Adapter
LB 0825 1.00 8855 CerePlex-I Cabrio Adapter
LB 0828 1.00 10086 MIS to MIT Adapter
LB 0843 1.00 10143 Banana Plugs to Omnetics Cable
LB 0993 2.00 11066 HDMI Combiner

Behavioral Systems

LB# Rev. PN# Product
LB 0336 2.00 6550 NeuroMotive User’s Manual

Headstages

LB# Rev. PN# Product
LB 0345 4.00 6939 64-channel Splitter Box IFU
LB 0344 1.00 Blackrock 32-channel Headstage & Cable IFU
LB 0335 3.00 6480 16-Ch Cabrio Butterfly Adapter
LB 0386 3.00 6852 32-Ch Cabrio Butterfly Adapter Ref IFU
LB 0391 3.00 6593 Quick Switch Rodent Headstage IFU
LB 0405 4.00 7823 16-Ch Headstage Omnetics IFU
LB 0406 5.00 6420 32-Ch Headstage Omnetics IFU
LB 0498 1.00 7725 5-Wire Digital Hub IFU
LB 0552 1.00 8035 Capacitively Coupled Stim Switch Headstage
LB 0398 7.00 9360, 9361, 9362 CerePlex M IFU
LB 0464 3.00 7384 CerePlex A IFU
LB 0545 5.00 7513, 10511, 8010, 10510, 10747 CerePlex E IFU
LB 0569 1.00 8084 Blackrock 40-Ch Mil-Max CerePlex Headstage
LB 0615 1.00 8577 NYU Milmax Headstage IFU
LB 0729 4.00 9714 CerePlex μ IFU
LB 0805 4.00 9583 CerePlex W IFU
LB 0889 3.00 10451 CerePlex Exilis IFU
LB 0936 3.00 10556 MagRes Headstage IFU
LB 0996 1.00 10906, 10907, 10908, 10909, 11058, 11404 NeuroPlex E Headstage IFU

Electrode Arrays

LB# Rev. PN# Product
LB 0514 5.00 Blackrock Utah Array Assemblies for Research
LB 0612 3.00 4382, 4383, 6248, 6249 Neuroport Array IFU

Stimulation System

LB# Rev. PN# Product
LB 0314 10.00 7281 CereStim R96 IFU
LB 0900 3.00 CereStim API IFU
LB 0971 1.00 8451, 10745 HSF Stim IFU

Data Acquisition Systems

LB# Rev. Product
LB 0028 18.00 Cerebus User’s Manual
LB 0323 7.00 NeuroPort Quick Guide English
LB 0325 3.00 NeuroPort Quick Guide German
LB 0449 3.00 NeuroPort Quick Guide French
LB 0985 1.00 NeuroPort Quick Guide Spanish
LB 0349 4.00 Patient Cable with Filament Film NeuroPort Connector
LB 0589 1.00 NSP 1.5 Extension Code User’s Manual
LB 0462 7.00 CerePlex Direct User's Manual
LB 0975 1.00 CerePlex Direct Starter Package Quick Start Guide
LB 1070 2.00 NeuroPort Biopotential Signal Processing System User's Manual (EU)
LB 1194 3.00 NeuroPort Biopotential Signal Processing System User's Manual (US)
LB 1236 1.00 NeuroSEEG Depth Electrode System (US)

Contact Us

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    Please contact us here: support@blackrockneuro.com