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This WaveDriver® series bipotentiostat/galvanostat is an affordable dual-electrode electrochemical workstation available in a variety of configurations (scroll down). Under the control of our powerful AfterMath® software package, the WaveDriver 40 DC Bipotentiostat/Galvanostat is capable of performing a wide range of single and dual electrode DC electroanalytical techniques. The WaveDriver 40 is a true integrated bipotentiostat, capable of controlling one or two working electrodes operating in the same electrochemical cell along with a counter and reference electrode, making this instrument ideal for Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode (RRDE) voltammetry.

Every purchase of a WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat includes a free one-hour online training session! Contact Pine Research now (click here) to learn more and to schedule your training session.

Get started immediately with a new instrument today! Key features of the WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat/galvanostat are listed below:

  • Integrated Bipotentiostat: One or two working electrodes with common reference and counter electrodes, simple cable connections, no special adapters required
  • Applied/Measured Current Ranges: ±100 nA to ±1 A
  • Applied/Measured Potential Ranges: ±2.5 V, ±10 V, ±15 V
  • DC Techniques: All popular potentiostatic and galvanostatic sweep and step methods are included (BE, CV, LSV, CA, DPV, SWV, NPV, ASV, OCP, ZRA, RCP, etc.)
  • Special Bundles: Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode, Rotating Disk Electrode, and Spectroelectrochemistry (see below)
  • AfterMath Software: Powerful plotting, Analysis tools, Data transforms

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# Description Price in USD
WaveDriver 40 DC Bipotentiostat/Galvanostat included in all bundles below
AFP4

WaveDriver 40 Integrated DC Bipotentiostat/Galvanostat
includes power adapter and USB cable

Basic Bundle
[WD40-BASIC]

WaveDriver 40 DC Bipotentiostat Basic Bundle
WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat/galvanostat, cables, and AfterMath software

±15 V, ±100 nA to ±1 Amp

Spectroelectrochemistry Bundle
[WD40-SPEC]

WaveDriver 40 Spectroelectrochemistry Bundle
features Honeycomb Spectroelectrochemistry Cell

includes WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat, Avantes spectrometer, software, cables, electrodes, cuvette, and accessories

Rotating Disk Electrode (RDE) Bundles
[WD40-WV10-RDE-E5]

WaveVortex 10 Rotating Disk Electrode with WaveDriver 40 Bundle
features E5 series RDE tip with fixed glassy carbon disk

includes WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat, WaveVortex 10 rotator, software, cables, electrodes, cell, and accessories

[WD40-WV10-RDE-E5TQ]

WaveVortex 10 ChangeDisk Rotating Disk Electrode with WaveDriver 40 Bundle
features E5TQ series RDE tip with removable glassy carbon disk insert

includes WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat, WaveVortex 10 rotator, software, cables, electrodes, cell, and accessories

[WD40-MSR-RDE-E5]

MSR Rotating Disk Electrode with WaveDriver 40 Bundle
features E5 series RDE tip with fixed glassy carbon disk

includes WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat, MSR Rotator, software, cables, electrodes, cell, and accessories

[WD40-MSR-RDE-E5TQ]

MSR ChangeDisk Rotating Disk Electrode with WaveDriver 40 Bundle
features E5TQ series RDE tip with removable glassy carbon disk insert

includes WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat, MSR Rotator, software, cables, electrodes, cell, and accessories

Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode (RRDE) Bundles
[WD040-WV10-RRDE-E8R4]

WaveVortex 10 Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode with WaveDriver 40 Bundle
features E8 series High-Efficiency RRDE tip with a fixed platinum ring and a fixed glassy carbon disk

includes WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat, WaveVortex 10 rotator, software, cables, electrodes, cell, and accessories

[WD40-WV10-RRDE-E6R1]

WaveVortex 10 ChangeDisk Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode with WaveDriver 40 Bundle
features E6R1PK series ChangeDisk RRDE tip with a fixed platinum ring and a removable glassy carbon disk insert

includes WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat, WaveVortex 10 Rotator, software, cables, electrodes, cell, and accessories

[WD40-MSR-RRDE-E8R4]

MSR Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode with WaveDriver 40 Bundle
features E8 series High-Efficiency RRDE tip with a fixed platinum ring and a fixed glassy carbon disk

includes WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat, MSR Rotator, software, cables, electrodes, cell, and accessories

[WD40-MSR-RRDE-E6R1]

MSR ChangeDisk Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode with WaveDriver 40 Bundle
features E6R1PK series ChangeDisk RRDE tip with a fixed platinum ring and a removable glassy carbon disk insert

includes WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat, MSR Rotator, software, cables, electrodes, cell, and accessories

The WaveDriver 40 DC Bipotentiostat/Galvanostat is an affordable benchtop bipotentiostat/galvanostat system capable of performing a wide variety of single and dual working electrode DC electroanalytical techniques. Unlike many other bipotentiostat offerings on the market, the fundamental design of the WaveDriver 40 makes it just as easy for you to use two working electrodes in an electrochemical cell as it is to use just one working electrode.

True Integrated Bipotentiostat. From the software to the cell cable design, everything about the WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat makes working with dual working electrode configurations as straightforward as possible: no messy inter-channel connections are required, and no additional cell cables or adapters are required. The WaveDriver 40 connects to your laptop or PC via a standard USB cable and is controlled by our powerful AfterMath software. The software user interface is designed with two working electrodes in mind, so entering experimental parameters for dual-electrode techniques is quick-and-easy.

Applications. The WaveDriver 40 finds use in academic and industrial research laboratories around the world and across a wide variety of applications. The instrument offers a large range of accessible current ranges (±100 nA up to ±1 A) and potential ranges (±2.5V up to ±15 V) along with advanced filtering and iR compensation. Back panel connections allow rotation rate control when performing voltammetry using a Rotating Disk Electrode (RDE), Rotating Ring-Disk Electrode (RRDE), or Rotating Cylinder Electrode (RCE). Additional input/output and timing connections permit the WaveDriver to control third-party instrumentation in applications such as UV/Visible Spectroelectrochemistry.

If you also need to perform Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS), please choose one of our WaveDriver 200 bundles instead.

Cost Effective. Take a look around at similar bipotentiostat/galvanostat systems and you will have a difficult time finding one with comparable specifications and capabilities at the same modest price point.  Designed with the everyday user in mind, the specifications for the WaveDriver 40 bipotentiostat are 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 techniques (such as linear polarization resistance), chronoamperometry, and chronopotentiometry are easily configured and executed using our AfterMath software package.

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All specifications are subject to change without notice.
WaveDriver 40 DC Bipotentiostat

Working Electrode Channels

2

Measured Current Ranges

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

Autoranging

Yes

Practical Current Range

20 pA to 1.0 A

ADC Input

16 bits

Compliance Voltage

> ±17 V

Measured Potential Ranges

±15.0 V, ±10.0 V, ±2.5 V

CV Sweep Rate (min)

10 μV/s (469 μV per 46.9 s, 313 μV step per 31.3 s or 78 μV per 7.8 s)

CV Sweep Rate (max)

75 V/s

Point Interval

80 μs (minimum)

EIS Capable

No

EIS Frequency Range

N/A

Instrument Dimensions

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

Instrument Weight

4.6 kg (10.2 lb)

Interface

USB

Wireless Capable

No

Additional Specifications

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Document # Title
WaveDriver 40 DC Bipotentiostat/Galvanostat

DRU10165

WaveDriver 40 User Guide
click here to download (6 MB download)

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