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PARSTAT 3000A Potentiostat Galvanostat

315 PARSTAT 3000A
The PARSTAT® 3000A is a high-performance potentiostat engineered into a small foot-print for space conscious laboratory and/or application environments.

The additional voltage measurement (6-WIRE) makes this instrument well suited for Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) on batteries as two impedance values can be simultaneously acquired.
Users can assign impedance values to anode and cathode; across separators; or to individual cells in a stack.  Physical electrochemistry applications also benefit from using this input to capture pH measurements, temperature, or pressure by means of an external probe.

The Compliance Voltage (30 V) of the PARSTAT 3000A allows measurement in low conductivity (high impedance) solutions, such as ethanol, or when the Counter Electrode is isolated by a Bridge Tube with frit.
Matching Polarization Voltage (30 V) gives the PARSTAT 3000A the ability to take full advantage of this high Compliance for potential control in electrophoretic deposition or high-voltage anodization.

The PARSTAT 3000A provides accurate EIS measurements up to 7 MHz.  This is made possible by:
  • Advanced calibration routines for overall improved accuracy across the entire range of frequency and impedance
  • Faster experiment duration, without sacrificing data quality typically associated with Multi-Sine EIS techniques
  • New algorithms that provide increased accuracy of signal amplitude at high frequency
  • Direct connection to energy-storage devices through the MACCOR battery holders that eliminate impact from cell cable impedance
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    Data Acquisition
    Data Acquisition 4 x 18 bit 1 M samples per second ADCs Synchronized voltage/current/auxiliary/6-wire
    Time Base Resolution 1 µs (1 M samples/second)
    Automatic Noise Filters Enabled/disabled
    Power Amplifier
    Voltage Compliance ±30 V
    Current Compliance ±1 A
    Potentiostat Bandwidth 7 MHz
    Stability Settings 10 settings
    Rise Time (-1.0V to +1.0V) 56 ns (typical)
    Voltage Control (Potentiostat Mode)
    Applied Voltage Range ±6 V, ±30 V
    Applied Voltage Resolution
    (technique dependent) 
    for ±10 mV signal = 305 nV
    for ±100 mV signal = 3 µV
    for ±1 V signal = 30 µV
    for ±6 V signal = 183 µV
    Applied Voltage Accuracy ±0.2% of value ±2 mV
    Maximum Scan Rate for a 25 mV step = 25000 Vs-1
    Current Control (Galvanostatic Mode)
    Applied Current 0 to ±1 A
    Applied Current Accuracy ±0.2% of reading, ±0.2% of range ±200 pA
    Maximum Current Resolution 62 µA
    Minimum Current Resolution 6.1 pA
    Maximum Input Range ±30 V
    Bandwidth ≥10 MHz (-3 dB)
    Input Impedance ≥1013 Ω in parallel with ≤5 pF (typical)
    Leakage Current ≤5 pA at less than 25°C (typical)
    CMRR ≥70 dB at 300 Hz, ≥55 db at 100 kHz (typical)
    Voltage Measurement
    Voltage Range ±6 V, ±30 V
    Minimum Resolution 915 nV,  5 µV
    Voltage Accuracy ±0.2% of reading, ±2 mV
    Current Measurement
    Current Ranges Auto-ranging (10 ranges) 1 A to 4 nA
    Current Resolution 30.5 fA
    Current Accuracy (DC) 20 nA to 1 A: ±0.2% of reading,±0.2% of range
    4 nA: ±0.2% of reading, ±0.2% of range ±50 pA
    Bandwidth ≥5 MHz for ≥2 mA range (typical)
    Bandwidth limit filter Yes
    Impedance (EIS)
    Mode Potentiostat/Galvanostatic
    Frequency Ranges 7 MHz to 10 µHz
    Minimum AC Voltage Amplitude 0.1 mV RMS
    Sweep Linear or Logarithmic
    iR Compensation
    Positive Feedback Yes
    Dynamic iR Yes
    Interfaces (Optional BNC cables)
    Signal Monitors E1, E2, and I
    Digital inputs/outputs 5 TTL logic outputs, 2 TTL logic inputs
    Auxiliary Voltage Input
    Measurement synchronized to V and I ±10 V range, input impedance 10 kΩ
    9 pin connector standard
    DAC Voltage Output (Standard) ±10 V range, output impedance 1 kΩ
    9 pin connector standard.  (for stirrers, rotating disk electrode etc.)
    Communications Interface Universal Serial Bus (USB)
    Operating System Windows 10/8/7 (64-bit & 32-bit), Windows XP
    PC Specification (Recommendation) Intel Core i5 or equivalent / 4 GB memory, High Data rates may require additional memory
    Software VersaStudio, VersaStudio Developer's Kit (VDK)
    Ground (Selectable) Isolated (floating) / Earth
    Dimensions 17 cm x 43 cm x 31cm
    Operating Temperature Range Range 10°C to 35°C
    Humidity Maximum 80% non-condensing
    Dummy Cell Internal and external
    CE Approved Yes

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      • High performing electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) data analysis software that easily interfaces with the VersaStudio software platform.
      • Minimal user input without the need for the starting values and simple, single-click fitting procedures.
      • Various options from pre-loaded circuit models to user created and saved models.  Output results using a range of plot formats and easily view estimated parameters and historical records of computation process.

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      • Multiple display formats (impedance, admittance, capacitance, permittivity and electrical modulus)
      • Comprehensive data analysis capabilities include an extensive library of equivalent circuit data fit models – R, C, L, Warburg, Distributed Elements

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