Microsoft® Windows® operating system (Windows® XP or higher, 32-bit or 64-bit). Windows 7® or higher is recommended
AudioSpike is shipped with tool scripts to interface between MATLAB® or GNU Octave and AudioSpike. To use this optional script interface MATLAB® or GNU Octave is required.
Standard PC with recent hardware. The more power the computer has, the more channels and realtime evaluation windows can be handled simultaneously.
Soundcard with ASIO driver.
For recording electrode signals you will ususally need microphone pre-amplifiers (built-in or external) to reach sufficient signal levels or signal-to-noise ratios respectively. Additionally you might need impedance converters to adjust the electrodes impedance to the input impedance of sound cards.
Free USB port for the copy protection dongle
AudioSpike uses the ASIO technology. ASIO is a trademark and software of Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH.
AudioSpike uses VST effect plugins. VST is a trademark and software of Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH.