FISCHER LAB
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL & BRAIN SCIENCES
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
125 AMES HALL
3400 NORTH CHARLES ST.
BALTIMORE, MD 21218

Connect your laptop to Eyelink system in the eyetracking room: 

 

1. Have MATLAB and Psychtoolbox installed

 

2. Check that your Psychtoolbox application has the eyelink folder

  • On a mac, you should find this here:

    • Applications/Psychtoolbox/PsychHardware/EyelinkToolbox

  • If you're struggling to find it on your PC, just figure out through MATLAB where your psychtoolbox folder is and look there

 

3. Install the Eyelink Development Kit based on your laptop system (in "Display PC Installation" folder on EyeLink USB stick, the USB is stored on the shelf in the eyetracking room. Please do not move it anywhere else!!!)

  • Mac

  • PC

  • Linux

 

4. Connect your computer to Eyelink

  • Your computer is now referred to as the "Display PC" of the Eyelink system 

  • Plug the Ethernet cord (the cord is blue) and the VGA into your computer

  • Adjust your network preferences:

    • Mac:

      • Set the IP address to 100.1.1.2 and subnet mask to 255.255.255.0. You can do this by opening the System Preferences (Apple menu item, then select ‘System Preferences…’) and click on the Network Icon. Next go to your computer’s Built-In Ethernet device, select Manually on the Configure pop-up menu, and enter the above IP address and subnet mask (see Figure below).

    • PC: instruction see this PAGE.​

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