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Announcing: The Travel Model – Version 2.0

October 10, 2015

It has only been 6 short months since we first introduced our incredibly small and portable Travel Model tDCS device. We worked long and hard to create this nifty little device, and we were ecstatic to see the market response. However, we received a lot of feedback over the last few months, and we think it’s time to update our beloved portable device.

Introducing The Brain Stimulator Travel Model – Version 2.0!!

We listened to your feedback and made some updates to the product that we really think you’ll love. The main change in our new version is the addition of a small, current-indicating blue LED light. Now the Travel Model will have the same ON/OFF visual indicator just like the original Brain Stimulator has. You’ll never have to worry about leaving your device on and draining the battery. When the device is switched on, the LED will illuminate informing you that the device is on and current is flowing. When you’re done using the device, just switch the device off and the LED will turn off as well.

But we didn’t stop there… We also programed additional functionality, so that not only does the LED light function as a visual ON/OFF indicator, it also doubles as a low-battery indicator! As the internal battery looses power over time, the internal circuitry will track the available voltage to determine the battery’s health. As soon as the battery starts to loose its effectiveness, the LED light will start flashing, alerting the user that the battery needs to be replaced. We are the first company on the market to implement low-battery technology into a tDCS device. With this new functionality, you can be sure that your tDCS device is always performing at the highest standards possible.

On top of the added LED, we completely replaced the detachable electrode cable which comes with the device. The new electrode cable utilizes a much smaller, 2.5mm jack as opposed to the 3.5mm jack used on the original Travel Model. Additionally, the new white cable fuses the Anode and Cathode wires together, similar to the wires used with headphones. The fused cables have the ability to be pulled apart (so they’re two separate wires) so that you can alter the cables to reach those hard to reach montages.

We’re incredibly excited to release this product to the public, and to hear what our customers think of the changes we’ve made. We have personally been testing and using this device for almost a month now, and we LOVE it. We hope that you will love it too 🙂

Scheduled release for The Brain Stimulator Travel Model – Version 2.0  is currently Early November.

odd anxiety when use depression montage

I used the most common depression montage. (F3 / FP2). I remember this being somewhat stress relieving and calming in the past. I had not used the unit in about 5 months or so. This time it actually created anxiety (butterflies in stomach feeling). red electrode (anode?) on F3 (left), and black on FP2 (right).

when i reversed it the anxiety went away. i checked the connections multiple times. I keep thinking maybe i’m stupid and got it wrong or something…

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Amrex Sponge Adapters

I recently bought the Brain Stimulator. I received the basic package plus two 3×3 Amrex Sponge electrodes. I figured it would be cheaper to just buy my own headband, and skip on the deluxe package. What I did not realize was that the basic package does not come with adapters for the sponges, only alligator clip adapters.

Is there any other source, besides theBrainStimulator.net, for Amrex banana plug adapters such as these?

I would like to know whether there are any alternatives to these adapters (I tried using the set with the stock plugs inserted into each sponge; the results were neglible).

Thanks.

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Fisher Wallace not a good Business!!!!!

just a warning I ordered one of their devices after 35 days of no results for the $599 price I sent it back for the 60 day guarantee $ back well they do say please allow 4 to 6 weeks for your refund check….hahaha I think they may just be getting interest on your $ not only did 6 weeks pass and they wouldn’t respond to any of my emails so i had to call the BBB to deal with them so 8 emails later a guy calls to say my check is in the mail on a friday so now i just get an email today 3 days later saying my check has been sent fedex they are liars and will deceive you in every way they can before sending back the $$$….BEWARE

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Anecdotal experience of my first tdcs session, became slightly retarded and my cat is acting weird.

I just received my PriorMind TDCS unit (great unit) 15 minutes of the DARPA montage, stimulating F10 and the black unit on my left bicep.

I definitely felt altered in a way that I’m not sure I can describe, I stopped after 15 minutes because my cat was acting weird and giving me strange looks and eventually climbed on the unit causing it become partially unplugged creating strobes of flashing light (I understand the flashes are normal now).

I took a quick drive to the store after, and when I got on the road I started to second guess myself if I should be driving, I felt slightly out of control and at the store I had a hard time communicating with the cashier, and stumbled a few times being unable to remember something that I thought I needed to pickup.

So basically I became slightly retarded for an hour, and my cat seems very worried about me. I’m not sure if I’ll proceed with this montage again. I do think there is something to this montage, my inner dialogue flows very naturally but trying to communicate or operate machine is more challenged.

I’m not sure why my cat was acting so weird, seriously he’s never acted like this before, and it actually kind of spooked me out a little bit.

Thanks reddit!

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