1285A DC Potentiostat Galvanostat

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In the world of electrochemical research, Solartron Analytical has established an unrivaled reputation for providing impedance measurement instruments of the highest quality and reliability. The introduction of the 1285A Potentiostat affords scientists specializing in DC electrochemistry the benefits of Solartron Analytical’s superior technology in a comprehensive yet cost-effective package.

The 1285A combines Solartron Analytical measurement hardware with highly respected CorrWare for Windows™software. In conjunction with a standard PC, a complete spectrum of DC measurement techniques can be applied with unprecedented ease.

Complex experiments can be set up, stored and repeated at the click of a mouse. Using the scanner facility, multiple sequences can be repeated indefinitely without further intervention. Data can be analyzed in a wide variety of display formats, and you can even calculate corrosion rates using automatic Tafel curve fit routines.
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    Measurement Configurations
    Cell connectors 2-, 3- or 4-terminal, all floating
    Common Mode Voltage,
    LO to EARTH (Ground)
    10 V
    Working Electrode
    Current measurement resistor (Rs) range:   
    0.1 Ω to 1 MΩ
    Full scale current ranges 2 A to 200 nA
    Maximum resolution (5.5 digits) 1 pA
    Limit of error: 0.1 reading ±0.0025% of full scale
    Counter Electrode
    Output voltage >±20 V with respect to LO
    Output current 2 A, subject to thermal protection limits:
    Slew rate 10 V/µs (potentiostatic control)
    Reference Electrodes
    Full scale voltage range ±14.5 V, 2 V, 200 mV
    Input impedance: >10 GΩ
    Input capacitance: <50 pF
    Input current: <1 nA
    Limit of error: 0.05% reading ±0.0025% full scale
    Common Mode Rejection: 70 dB
    DC Polarization
    Range ±14.5 V
    Limits of error: V <3.2 V: 0.2% ±200 µV
    V >3.2 V: 0.2% ±2 mV
    Max resolution: 100 µV
    Current range: ±2 A
    Limit of error: 0.2% ±0.1% of range
    Max resolution: 100 pA
    DC Sweep Capability - Analog Ramp
    Ramp rate (voltage) 6 mV / min to 6000 V / min
    Segment duration: 10 ms to 10s
    DC Sweep Capability - Stepped Ramp
    Step height: 5 µV / 5 pA to 29 V / 4 A
    Step duration: 10 ms to 10s
    Interfaces
    GPIB (IEEE-488) For instrument control
    Power Requirements
    Voltage 90 to 110 VAC, 108 to 132 VAC, 198 to 242 VAC, 216 to 264 VAC
    Frequency 48 to 65 Hz
    Power 150 VA
    Dimensions
    Width 432 mm (17")
    Depth 472 mm (18.5")
    Height 108 mm (4.25")
    Weight 11 kg (24 lbs)
    Operating Temperature Range 0 to 50 ºC (32 to 122 ºF)
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    560 001 160 National Instruments USB-GPIB Adapter
    31203B Shielded GPIB cable 6' (2 meter)
                   
  • Software +

    • CorrWare | CorrView Software

      • Wide range of DC electrochemistry techniques including cyclic voltammetry, galvanostatic, potentiostatic, galvanodynamic, potentiodynamic, E&I noise, etc.
      • Full support of 12xx series potentiostats including 1287A, 1285A and 1280Z
      • Integration with ZPlot software and Solartron 12xx FRAs for impedance
      • Full support of Power Boosters up to 100 V and 100 A for testing high power batteries/ fuel cells and for anodization and electroplating.

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