Classic WaveNow Potentiostat


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The classic WaveNow® potentiostat has been replaced by the WaveNowxv potentiostat. New customers are encouraged to consider the WaveNowxv potentiostat instead.

The classic WaveNow potentiostat is still supported by our powerful AfterMath® instrument control and data analysis software. Key features of the classic WaveNow instrument are listed below:

  • Applied/Measured Current: ±100 nA to ±100 mA
  • Applied/Measured Voltage: ±4 V
  • Operation Modes: Potentiostat, Galvanostat, OCP, ZRA
  • Techniques: All common DC sweep and step experiments plus specialty corrosion, rotating electrode, and spectroelectrochemistry techniques

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Classic WaveNow Potentiostat

WaveNow USB Potentiostat/Galvanostat


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WaveNow Potentiostat Accessories

Shielded WaveNow/WavePico Cell Cable
connects potentiostat to electrodes in the cell

cable assembly with outer shield; HD-15 male to five banana plugs with optional alligator clips
compatible with any WaveNow/WavePico series potentiostat


Rechargeable Lithium Battery Pack
5 VDC / 2A battery pack


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

This item includes only the cable.  A Rotating Methods AfterMath license is also required and is sold separately.


Compact Voltammetry Cell Starter Kit
includes 4 vials, cap, grip mount, cable, and screen-printed electrodes as follows: 20 carbon, 1 gold, and 1 platinum


WaveNow Series USB-Style Cell Cable
links cell cable to Compact Voltammetry Cell Kit grip


WaveNow Series USB-Style Cell Cable with Reference Breakout
links cell cable to Compact Voltammetry Cell Kit grip or Honeycomb Spectroelectrochemical electrode, with reference lead separated from counter and working leads

All specifications are subject to change without notice.
WaveNow Potentiostat

Working Electrode Channels


Measured Current Ranges

±100 mA, ±5 mA, ±200 μA, ±10 μA



Practical Current Range

1 nA to 100 mA

ADC Input

16 bits

Compliance Voltage

± 12 V

Measured Potential Ranges

±4.0 V

CV Sweep Rate (min)

10 μV / sec (125 μV step every 12.5 sec)

CV Sweep Rate (max)

10 V/sec (10 mV step every 1.0 msec)

Point Interval

500 μsec (minimum)

EIS Capable


EIS Frequency Range


Instrument Dimensions

165 × 100 × 29 mm
(6.5 × 3.9 × 1.1 in)

Instrument Weight

280 g (10 oz.)



Wireless Capable


Additional Specifications

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Document number Description
WaveNow Potentiostat


WaveNow Potentiostat/Galvanostat System User Guide
click here to download (3 MB download)


WaveNow Potentiostat/Galvanostat System Marketing Brochure
click here to download (960 KB download)


WaveNow Potentiostat/Galvanostat System Cell Cable Description
click here to download (321 KB download)


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

Below are selected product references:

WaveNow Potentiostat [AFTP1]
Screen-Printed Electrode Cell Starter Kit [AKSPEKIT]
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