Imports data in the Axon(TM) ABF format v1.0

Description

Loads ABFv1.0 files containing data from electrophysiological recordings, as created by Axon Instruments/Molecular Devices software such as AxoTape(TM) and AxoScope(TM).

Usage

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loadABF1(filename, const = 0.00489615)

Arguments

filename

name of the ABF file to load.

const

a multiplier to obtain the value represented in each datum (see ‘References’).

Details

Loads electrophysiology data from Version 1.0 ABF files, as created by software like AxoTape and AxoScope. The routine only loads the data section and some parts of the header to know how many channels are represented in the data.

Value

Returns an object of class ‘emg’.

Note

To load an Axon ABFv2.x file, please use the R package abf2.

Author(s)

J.E. Macias-Diaz, J.A. Guerrero jaguerrero@correo.uaa.mx

References

Axon(TM) Binary File Format (ABF): User Guide. http://mdc.custhelp.com/euf/assets/software/FSP_ABFHelp_2.03.pdf

Half-precision floating-point format (2015, June 26). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved July 9, 2015, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Half-precision_floating-point_format&oldid=668770694

See Also

emg

Examples

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## Not run: 
## Local path to sample data file
path <- paste(system.file("extdata", package = "biosignalEMG"), "/96627009.DAT", 
    sep = "")

## Load and show the data
emg <- loadABF1(path)
plot(emg)

## End(Not run)