WaveDriver 10 Potentiostat and RDE Bundle


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The WaveDriver 10 Potentiostat and RDE Bundle is a cost-effective, yet powerful and versatile, benchtop instrument whose value cannot be beaten.  With a modest form factor and convenient USB interface, the WaveDriver 10 packs a punch with iR compensation, ability to form over 38 different electrochemical techniques, and controlled through AfterMathTM Data Organizer software.  The WaveDriver 10 finds its place in the potentiostat market as an all-purpose, DC, single channel potentiostat for academic and industrial research.  Combined with the world's most popular rotator, the Pine Research AFMSRCE (MSR Rotator), a cell, electrodes, and accessories, this bundle is an ideal pre-configured bundle for your lab.  This bundle may be a good choice for you if:

  • Want a reliable Rotating Disk Electrochemistry system for your lab
  • Have a limited budget and wish to maximize your electrochemical instrumentation value
  • Plan to establish your lab with the world's most popular RDE system for years and years to come

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The WaveDriver 10 Potentiostat and RDE Bundle includes potentiostat, software, cables, electrode rotator, working and counter electrodes, cell, and accessories.

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# Description Price in USD
Potentiostat Bundle

WaveDriver 10 and RDE Bundle

WaveDriver 10 and RDE Bundle includes the items listed below

WaveDriver 10 Potentiostat/Galvanostat
includes power adapter and USB cable

power cord sold separately


click here for AfterMath software information


WaveDriver 10 Cell Cable
7 BNC Connector to banana post termination with alligator clip connectors


MSR Rotation Rate Control Cable
links MSR control unit to potentiostat for AfterMath control of rotation rate


Modulated Speed Rotator (MSR) System with CE and ETL marks
includes motor, control unit, enclosure, and necessary accessories

power cord sold separately


RDE/RRDE Shaft for MSR Rotators
15.0 mm OD, compatible with E5 RDE and E6 and E7 RRDE tips


Platinum RDE Tip
5.0 mm disk OD, 15.0 mm OD PEEK shroud

Maximum rotation rate: 3000 RPM - never exceed maximum rotation rate when working with rotating electrodes.


Gas-purged Bearing Assembly
15-mm ID, fits the AFE6MB shaft within the 24/25 center joint


Standard Platinum Counter Electrode Kit
6.9 mm OD epoxy tube shroud, 150 mm long


Jacketed RDE Glass Cell for rotating electrodes
includes five PTFE stoppers, gas vent bend, and dual-port gas sparge tube


Polishing Solutions and Materials Kit
includes rayon, nylon, and 600 grit sandpaper polishing pads and bottles of 5.0 μm, 0.3 μm, and 0.05 μm alumina suspensions

Rotator and WaveDriver 10 Power Cords Sold Separately
Power Cords

click here to review power cord options

this bundle requires two power cords

Reference Electrode Shipped and Sold Separately
Reference Electrodes

click here to review reference electrode options

standard size 9.5 mm OD compatible with this system

Optional Accessories

Reference electrode is not included with the WaveNow Potentiostat and RDE Bundle.  Please purchase a reference electrode separately!

The MSR Rotator and WaveDriver 10 potentiostat require a power cable.  Specify the appropriate power cord style during order (quantity of 2).  Pine Research offers a wide variety of plug styles.

MAXIMUM ROTATION RATE: 3000 RPM — Never exceed maximum rotation rate when working with rotating electrodes.

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 10°C – 80°C — Electrode damage may occur at temperatures beyond recommended range.

CHEMICAL INCOMPATIBILITIES: Concentrated Strong Acids — Damage or discoloration may occur.

Polishing PEEK-shrouded electrodes is best accomplished using a mechanical polisher.  Other shroud materials are available upon request.

This series of RDE tips may be used with the MSR and ASR Rotators.

The WaveDriver 10 Potentiostat and RDE Bundle was developed to include what scientists want as an essential RDE system.  We have collected input for years and find that all items in this bundle, brought together with compatibility in mind, enable the research to engage in RDE based experiments, practically out of the box. This unique bundle includes everything you need to get started doing Rotating Disk Electrode (RDE) experiments. The bundle includes the benchtop potentiostat WaveDriver 10 Potentiostat/Galvanostat system and our popular AFMSRCE Rotator system. A platinum RDE tip is included as well as a counter electrode (Pt) and all necessary glassware.

The WaveDriver 10 is an affordable benchtop potentiostat/galvanostat system capable of performing a wide variety of traditional single working electrode methods.  The WaveDriver 10 is a robust single channel potentiostat, with an impressive current range from ±100 nA up to ±1 A, advanced input, output, and waveform filters, and  iR compensation.  The WaveDriver 10 connects to your laptop or PC via a standard USB cable and is controlled by our power AfterMathTM Data Organizer software application.  Rear panel connections allow rotation rate control when using rotating disk, cylinder, or ring-disk electrodes.  Additional connections for analog input/output and synchronized timing permit the WaveDriver to be used in conjunction with other instruments.

Affordable.  Take a look around at similar potentiostat/galvanostat systems and you will have a difficult time finding one with comparable specs and capabilities at the same modest price point.  Pine Research strives to bring you cost-effective electrochemical instrumentation.  The WaveDriver 10 also includes a four option dummy cell for calibration checking and instrument function testing, at no additional cost.

Versatile.  Capable of performing up to 38 different techniques, the WaveDriver 10 is an all-around performer.  It finds used in academic and industrial research around the world.  Unlike many of its peers, the WaveDriver 10 was built to perform a little bit of everything and without added cost of different software “upgrades.”

Capable. Designed with the everyday user in mind, the specifications for the WaveDriver 10 potentiostat is broad enough to permit you to perform a wide range of routine electrochemical techniques but also prudently chosen to allow for a simple and affordable design. Popular and common techniques such as cyclic voltammetry, bulk electrolysis, differential pulse voltammetry, square wave and pulse voltammetry, battery charge/discharge sequences, corrosion-based analysis such as linear polarization resistance, chronoamperometry, and chronopotentiometry are easily configured and executed using our AfterMath software package.

Visit our YouTube channel for helpful instructional videos regarding the use and maintenance of this and many other Pine Research products.

All specifications are subject to change without notice.
WaveDriver 10 DC Potentiostat

Working Electrode Channels


Measured Current Ranges

±1 A, ±100 mA, ±10 mA, ±1 mA, ±100 μA, ±10 μA, ±1 μA, ±100 nA



Practical Current Range

100 pA to 1.0 A

ADC Input

16 bits

Compliance Voltage

± 16.5 V

Measured Potential Ranges

±10.0 V, ±2.5 V

CV Sweep Rate (min)

10 μV/s (313 μV step per 31.3 s or 78 μV per 7.8 s)

CV Sweep Rate (max)

125 V/s (10 mV step per 1.0 ms)

Point Interval

80 μs (minimum)

EIS Capable


EIS Frequency Range


Instrument Dimensions

160 × 324 × 255 mm
(6.3 × 12.75 × 10.0 in)

Instrument Weight

3.6 kg (8 lb)



Wireless Capable


Additional Specifications

click here for a complete list of specifications

Modulated Speed Rotator (MSR)

Rate Accuracy

100 to 200 RPM: Accurate to within ±2 counts of display reading
200 to 10,000 RPM: Accurate to within ±1% of display reading

Rate Control (external)

Optional rate control via input signal on control unit front panel
Available control ratios: 1, 2, or 4 RPM/mV, jumper selectable

Rate Output

Allows optional external monitoring of rotation rate (banana jack, control unit front panel)
Output signal ratio: 1 RPM/mV (±1%)

Maximum Continuous Torque

28.3 mN m

Motor Power

15 W

Electrode Connections

Disk electrode: red banana jack on motor unit
Ring electrode: blue banana jack on motor unit


Control unit: 11.4 × 10.1 × 5.75 in (29 × 26 × 15 cm)
Rotator enclosure: 18.8 × 15.5 × 21.0 in (48 × 40 × 54 cm)

Shipping Information

Shipping weight: 60 lb (27 kg)
Shipping dimensions: 24.0 × 24.0 × 24.0 in (61 × 61 × 61 cm)

Rotating Disk (RDE)

E2, E3, E4TQ, E5, E5TQ

Rotating Ring-Disk (RRDE)

E6, E7, E8

Rotating Cylinder (RCE)


Additional Specifications

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Document # Title
WaveDriver 10 Potentiostat


WaveDriver 10 User Guide
click here to download (4 MB download)


WaveDriver Brochure
click here to download (964 KB download)


Controlling a Pine Research Rotator with a Pine Research Potentiostat
click here to download (370 KB download)

MSR Electode Rotator


MSR Modulated Speed Rotator User Guide
click here to download (6 MB download)


MSR Rotator Brush Replacement

Electrodes/Other Accessories


E5PK Series Rotating Disk Electrode Information
click here to download (350 KB download)


Official Pine Research Electrode Polishing Guide
click here to download (239 KB download)


Gas-Purged Bearing Assembly Product Guide
click here to download (396 KB download)

Below are selected product references:

WaveDriver 10 DC Potentiostat [AFP1]
Modulated Speed Rotator (MSR) [AFMSRCE]
Precision 15 mm RDE/RRDE Shaft [AFE6MB]
Standard Platinum Counter Electrode [AFCTR5]
RDE/RRDE Cell With Water Jacket [AKCELL3]
Electrode Polishing Kit [AKPOLISH]
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