Respiratory Belts

Respiratory belts are useful in measuring  changes in thoracic or abdominal circumference during respiration. These measurements can indicate inhalation, expiration and breathing strength and can be used to derive breathing rate and characterize breathing patterns. 

Products and Solutions

Record multiple<br>signals at one time

Record multiple
signals at one time

Begin with a starter pack and build from there

Begin with a starter pack and build from there

Integrate with other physiological recording options

Integrate with other physiological recording options

We are proud to partner with Equivital. From outdoor exercise research to sleep studies, Equivital’s wireless physiological monitoring system, combined with LabChart analysis software gives you the perfect balance of ease and data integrity.

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In conjunction with our complete system shown below, any device (for example ergometer, exercise bike, or treadmill) with an analog output (+/- 10 V) can be connected to a PowerLab data acquisition system for synchronization of event in LabChart. So you have even more flexibility and can integrate all your data streams in one place.

All of our hardware recommended for human use is backed by the appropriate safety certification standards. More information on safety standards.

Complete Systems or Kits

Related Components and Products

Typical Studies
Respiratory disease studies e.g. COPD, asthma, emphysema, cystic fibrosis
Any human application study requiring measuring of breathing rate
Allergen / inflammation studies
Apnea or Hyperapnea
Obstructive disorders
Thoracic Abdominal Balance

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Flexible Data Acquisition

ADInstruments systems provide an integrated solution to advance life science research. With the combination of LabChart or LabChart Lightning analysis software and a PowerLab data acquisition unit, you have the flexibility to collect and synchronize a wide range of signals for analysis. We also offer a range of LabChart compatible solutions able to stream directly in LabChart.


LabChart data analysis software creates a platform for all of your recording devices to work together, allowing you to acquire biological signals from multiple sources simultaneously and apply advanced calculations and plots as your experiment unfolds.

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High-performance data acquisition hardware designed for life science research. PowerLab is engineered for precise, consistent, reliable data acquisition, giving you the reproducible data you need while meeting the strictest international safety standards.

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A modular data acquisition foundation system that provides unparalleled flexibility for researchers looking to invest in customizable, reliable solutions for both now, and in the future.

All your analysis in one place

LabChart software is designed specifically for life science data and provides up to 32 channels for data display and analysis options that are powerful and easy to use. With auto-recognition of ADI and LabChart Compatible hardware, multi-window views, one touch recording, simultaneous recording from multiple devices, specialized preconfigured settings, easy sharing options and an interface that can be customized to show only the features you want to use.


Features and Add-Ons

Additional acquisition and analysis options to support your Respiratory Belts analysis:

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