UltraSoundGate 1216H

part # 34174, 34175

Ultrasound recording interface with 12 balanced analog inputs, USB 2.0 interface, recording software and water-proof transport case.

UltraSoundGate 1216H, front view

UltraSoundGate 1216H, back view

Number of channels 12 (12 separate A/D converters)
ADC type Delta-Sigma architecture with integrated adaptive anti-aliasing filter
Resolution 16 bit or 8 bit
Maximum aggregate sample rate 12 x 750 kHz / 16 bit
Sample rates [kHz] 750, 500, 375, 300, 250, 214, 187.5, 166.6, 150, 125, 100, 75, 62.5, 50
Frequency response (-3dB, external input without mic) 20 Hz – 370 kHz
Acoustic monitor output no
Overload indicator (red LED) no
Peak level meter (4 LEDs) no
Input sensitivity (max trim) -43.2dBV = -41 dBu = 6.9 mVrms
Input sensitivity (min trim) -3.2dBV = -1 dBu = 0.69 Vrms
Input sensitivity (max trim) discrete gain control option -28.4 dBV = -26.2 dBu = 38.0 mVrms
Input sensitivity (min trim) discrete gain control option 1.6 dBV = 3.8 dBu = 1.2 Vrms
Gain adjustment potentiometer 40 dB continuous range (standard) or
30 dB range with 3 dB increments (optional)
Input impedance 50 kOhm
Analog input connectors female XLR-5 sockets
Other inputs external trigger input/output (TTL-compatible), 12 digital inputs (TTL-compatible), SYNC in/out
Computer interface USB 2.0, isochronous high-speed mode
Physical USB connection standard B-type USB socket
Maximum power supply current (drawn from the USB) 1 x 500 mA or 2 x 500 mA
Housing compact aluminium enclosure
Physical dimensions (W/H/D) in mm 222 x 56 x 238
Weight 1600 g
Included software Avisoft-RECORDER USGH
System requirements PC with at least an Intel Core i5 processor at 1 GHz, running Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10

Functional principle of the UltraSoundGate 1216H

Recommended accessories for UltraSoundGate 1216H

  • 12 x condenser ultrasound microphone CM16/CMPA (part# 40011) or electret ultrasound microphone (part# 40001) with extension cables
  • Sound analysis software Avisoft-SASLab Pro (part# 10101)
  • Third-party (Matlab-based) multichannel sound analysis software suited for acoustic localization and beam analysis (Batalef)