Base components

The core of the EyeLink 1000 eye tracker consists of a custom designed high-speed camera connected to a dedicated Host computer. Running on a real-time operating system, the Host software provides extremely fast eye sample access with incredibly low inter-sample variability, accessed via a set of programming interfaces for multiple operating systems and programming languages.

The EyeLink 1000 Core System includes perpetual software updates and technical support; no hidden annual fees.

Core System Components

  • Standard Camera: 1000Hz Sampling Rate
  • Host PC:  Small 'Cube' style Chassis (300 x 430 x 230 mm), Pentium Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz CPU, 2 GB RAM, 80 GB HD, 17" LCD monitor, High Speed Image Processing board, PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse, Dual Operating Systems - ROM-DOS Real-Time Operating System for use with EyeLink Host Software, Windows 7 Pro for use when not using eye tracker.
  • EyeLink 1000 Host Software
  • EyeLink Software Development Kit: Languages: C/C++, Python, COM; Operating systems: Windows XP / Vista, Mac OSX, Linux;Example Experiments written in C, COM, and E-Prime
  • Cabling: Universal Camera Power Supply, 5 meter Camera Link Cable, 8 meter Ethernet Cable
Five different mounting options are available for the EyeLink 1000 Core system, making the EyeLink 1000 an extremely flexible, multipurpose eye tracking device. Please visit the individual web pages for each mounting option for details on the mounts and their uses.

There are also three different upgrades available for the EyeLink 1000 standard camera, further extending the systems specifications and usages. Please visit the individual web pages for each camera upgrade for details.