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Productinfo Hardware specs

Standard model

System Performance: Standard (100mA/10V)        
Current compliance ±100 mA        
Maximum output Voltage ±10 V        
Potentiostat Bandwidth >500 kHz
Stability settings High Speed, Standard, and High Stability
Programmable response filter 1 MHz , 100 kHz , 10 kHz , 1 kHz , 10 Hz
Signal acquisition dual channel 16 bit ADC, 100.000 samples/sec
Applied potential range ±10 V, at 0.333mV resolution
Applied potential accuracy 0.2%, or 2 mV
Current ranges ±10 nA to ±100 mA (±1A, ±10A)
Measured current resolution 0.015% of current range, minimum 1.5pA
Measured current accuracy 0.2%
Applied current resolution 0.033% of applied current range
Applied current accuracy 0.2%
Potential ranges ±10 mV, ±100 mV, ±1 V, ±10 V (±20V)
Measured potential resolution 0.004% of potential range, minimum 0.4µV
Measured potential accuracy 0.2%, or 2mV
Impedance Analyser (optional)  
Frequency range 10µHz to 1MHz
Amplitude 0.015mV to 1.0V, or 0.03% to 100% of current range
DC offset 16 bit dc offset subtraction, and 2 dc-decoupling filters
Special functions  
Ohmic drop compensation 2 V/current range, 16 bits resolution
Input impedance >100 Gohm //<20pF
Input bias current <20 pA
Bandwidth >5 MHz
Peripheral connections
Shared Analog input/output user selectable:
- analog input: ±10V, 16 bits resolution, or
- analog output: ±10V, 16 bits resolution
bandwidth 40 kHz
Power requirements 100-240 V, 50-60 Hz, 700mA (supply included)
Interfacing USB
Size  w x d x h = 13 x 27 x 4cm
Weight 1.5 kg
PC requirements Windows XP/7/8/10, with free USB port


Other models

Vertex* 1A 5A 10A 2A
System performance: 1A/10V 5A/10V 10A/10V 2A/20V
Current compliance ±1A ±5A ±10A ±2A
Additional current ranges - ±10A ±10A ±10A
Maximum output voltage ±10V ±10V ±10V ±10V
Maximum compliance voltage ±10V ±10V ±10V ±20V
Peripheral port as standard see below** see below** see below**
Power requirements as standard 100-240V, 50-60Hz, 2A 100-240V, 50-60Hz, 4A 100-240V, 50-60Hz, 2A
Size (w x d x h) as standard 15 x 36 x 4.5cm 15 x 36 x 4.5cm 15 x 36 x 4.5cm
Weight 1.5kg 2kg 3kg 2kg
*) all other specs same as standard model        


**) Peripheral connections:
2 Aanalog in
1 Analog out
1 Digital input, 3 Digital outputs

±10V, 16 bits res., bandwidth 40kHz
±10V, 16 bits res.
0 to +5V

I-out and E-out
Channel-X and Channel-Y inputs

analog monitor for cell current and potential
±0.5V sinewave, 10µHz-1MHz with var. att.
±4V: to record impedance from peripheral devices


Specifications subject to change, Ivium Technologies © 2016