Neurofeedback equipment buyers guide

With such a bewildering array of neurofeedback products out there, it can be difficult to find one that fits your need (or even to know what your needs are). 
With everyone touting their own product, objective information is hard to come by. As a result, we get a number of enquiries from budding neurofeedback practitioners looking for advice on purchasing equipment. 
We are not equipment vendors, but are familiar with the types of products on the market. We have our preferences, but no particular affiliation. Bear in mind that the following guide is only our opinion (and of course opinions vary), however ours come from experience, education, and expensive errors. 
If you are looking to get started in neurofeedback, this section will help guide you through the maze and de-mystify the process. 
First, let’s look at finding the right neurofeedback system for you