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UltraSoundGate 116Hb (basic)

part # 41161
# 41162
Ultrasound recording interface with a balanced analog input, trigger button, acoustic monitoring output, rugged aluminium housing, USB 2.0 interface and recording software Avisoft-RECORDER USGH.
UltraSoundGate 116Hb front
UltraSoundGate 116Hb front view
UltraSoundGate 116Hb back
UltraSoundGate 116Hb, back view
Number of channels 1
ADC type Delta-Sigma architecture with integrated adaptive anti-aliasing filter
Resolution 16 bit or 8 bit
Sample rates [kHz] 300, 250, 214, 187.5, 166.6, 150, 125, 100, 75, 62.5, 50
Frequency response (-3dB, external input without mic) 20 Hz - 140 kHz
Acoustic monitor output yes (adjustable 2 to 30-fold undersampling), adjustable volume
Overload indicator (red LED) yes
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
Gain adjustment potentiometer 40 dB continuous range
Input impedance 50 kOhm
Analog input connector female XLR-5 socket
Other inputs none
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) 190 mA
Housing compact aluminum enclosure
Physical dimensions (W/H/D) in mm 80 x 42 x 130
Weight 300 g
Included software Avisoft-RECORDER USGH
System requirements PC with at least an Intel Atom at 1 GHz, running Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10
USG 116Hb principle

Principle of the UltraSoundGate 116Hb recording system

Recommended accessories

  • Sound analysis software Avisoft-SASLab Pro (part# 10101 / 10102)

UltraSoundGate 116Hb with condenser microphone

part # 51161
# 51162
  • UltraSoundGate 116Hb with Avisoft-RECORDER USGH,
  • Very sensitive externally polarized condenser microphone (CM16/CMPA) with a flat frequency response, replaceable capsule, low-noise and low-distortion preamplifier,
  • Microphone extension cable (5 m),
  • Microphone stand (microphone clamp and mini tripod)
UltraSoundGate 116Hb User's Guide

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last modified on 24 May 2016