FAQ

Why is the LED on the VU-AMS 5fs blinking rapidly?

A slow blink is a sign of standby, a faster blink means the VU-AMS is recording. A rapid blink means there is a problem. See the status indicators page for examples

Why does the VU-AMS 5fs make a beeping sound?

I have 0kb files on my memory card, have I lost my recording?

0kb files occur when your VU-AMS 5fs device has unexpectedly powered down while recording, usually by the user removing the batteries. See the Troubleshooting page for instructions on how to restore your file.

How do I interface with stimulus presentation software?

You can send markers from the stimulus computer to be recorded into the VU-AMS 5fs data file. Plugins for commonly used presentation packages (e.g. E-prime) can be found here: Adding markers from stimulus presentation software

Can I still access older software versions for project continuity?

Yes, please see the Previous versions page

Can I export my ECG data for use in the Kubios HRV analysis software package?

Many of the metrics available in Kubios are also available through VU-DAMS. To export your data in a Kubios-compatible format follow the procedure on the Compatible third parties page