Getting Started

Step 1. If your device is not brand new you can skip this step. If you just bought your device, this will help you figure out whats in the box and what to do with the red felt pads in the accessory kit. (video). Note that new devices come with a little plastic battery saver protruding through the battery door on the back of the device - you should remove and discard this.

Step 2. Download the iOLab Application.
Note: The Step 3 videos linked below were originally made for students at the University of Illinois who had a special download link while beta testing this version of the code. Please ignore this - the rest of the instructions are identical to yours.

Step 3a. This will show you how to run the Windows application (video).

Step 3b. This will show you how to run the Mac application (video). Note: The first time you try to run the application on your Mac it may not let you, claiming it is from an "unknown developer". If this happens hold down the control key while you click on the application; a dialog box will appear from which you can select "Open".

Step 4. This will show you how to run and calibrate your iOLab system. The calibration values are stored on your computer, so this procedure needs to be done on each computer that you use the device with (video).

Step 5. This will show you how to analyze at your data and how to recall data from previous acquisitions (video).

Step 6. This video will show you how to share your data using the iOLab cloud repository. You should already have created a free account in the iOLab cloud repository by going to and following the directions. You can access any data posted to the repository by going to the same the same website.