The Solution for Portable, High-Resolution Electrochemical Analysis

High-End Portability Meets Advanced Electrochemical Testing

The CompactStat is a high-end potentiostat that brings the convenience of USB-powered operation. With no need for an additional power supply, it can be easily powered from the USB port of a laptop or PC, making it a perfect companion for both laboratory and fieldwork.

Its exceptionally high measurement resolution of 24bits gives it a unique level of measurement and control. Among its many applications are corrosion, analytical, nano, bio and battery / fuel cell / electrolyser testing.

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Key Specifications

USB powered

Ensures full functionality in the field without the need for an external power source, powered directly from a laptop. ​

Portable and lightweight design

With a small footprint of 26 x 12 x 6.5 cm and a weighting less than 600g, it is a truly high specification potentiostat for researchers on the move.

High sensitivity current ranges

3 additional high sensitivity current ranges ±100pA to ±10mA for the very small signal adquisition

Peripheral I/O Capabilities

Several peripheral analog/digital I/O options for compatibility with various Ivium modules and peripherical devices.

Integrated EIS up to 3MHz

Includes a built-in enhanced impedance analyzer FRA/EIS with an Electrochemical Impdeance Spectroscopy range of 10µHz to 3MHz.

Exceptional Measurement resolution

The 24bit resolution of the IviumStat enhances its capability to perform highly accurate and detailed measurements, crucial for sophisticated electrochemical research.

High Data Acquisition Rate

Acquisition up to 100,000 pnts/s (stored in instrument memory), with a minimum interval time: 10µs (0.125µs resolution) and a applicable scanrates: 1µV/s to 10,000V/s

  • Current compliance: ±30mA
  • Maximum compliance voltage: ±10V 
  • Maximum applied voltage: ±10V
  • Electrode connections: 4; WE, CE, RE, S (and GND) with 4mm banana plugs
  • Potentiostat bandwidth: >500kHz
  • Stability settings: High Speed, Standard and High Stability
  • Programmable response filter: 1MHz, 100kHz, 10kHz, 1kHz, 10Hz 
  • Signal acquisition: Dual channel 18bit ADC, 300,000 samples/s
  • Max. applied potential range: ±10V
  • Applied potential resolution: 0.08mV
  • Applied potential accuracy: 0.2%, or 2mV
  • Current ranges: ±100pA to ±1A in 14 decades
  • Measured current resolution: 0.00001% of current range, minimum 0.6aA
  • Measured current accuracy: 10pA + 0.025% of FSR
  • Applied current resolution: 0.00013% of applied current range
  • Applied current accuracy: 0.2%
  • Galvanostatic current ranges: ±100pA to ±1A
  • Potential ranges: ±1mV, ±4mV, ±10mV, ±40mV, ±100mV, ±400mV, ±1V, ±4V, ±10V
  • Measured potential resolution: 0.00001% of potential range, minimum 0.05nV
  • Measured potential accuracy: 0.2% or 1mV
  • Frequency range: 10µHz to 3MHz
  • Amplitude: 0.015mV to 1.0V, or 0.03% to 100% of current range
  • DC offset: 16bit DC offset subtraction and 2 DC-decoupling filters
  • Dynamic range:  0.05nV to 10V, and 0.2aA to 30mA
  • Input impedance: >1000Gohm //<8pF
  • Input bias current: <10pA 
  • Bandwidth: 16MHz
  • Ohmic drop compensation: 2V/current range
  • Floating operation: User selectable
  • Analog in/out: 8/2 (0 to +4V, 16bit resolution)
  • Digital input/output: 2 input (0-5V) / 3 output (0-3.3V)
  • I-out/E-out: Analog monitor for cell current and potential
  • AC-out: ±0.5V sinewave 10µHz-3MHz with variable attenuation
  • Channel-X input, Channel-Y input: ±4V: to record impedance from peripheral devices
  • Power requirements: In USB powered mode: standard 5V, 500mA, External adapter: 100-240V, 50-60Hz, 350mA
  • Interfacing: USB
  • Dimensions: 12 x 26 x 2.5 cm,
  • Weight: 600g
  • PC Requirement:  Windows 8/10/11, with free USB port

Iviumsoft: all you need in a single suite

Ivium provides outstanding software to match every research application. IviumSoft intuitive software suite is feature-rich and is common to all of our instruments. It comprises several operation modes which offers one complete powerful and versatile package of control and analysis software, suitable for any Windows operated system. It is free with each instrument with unlimited installs.

IviumSoft can also interface with and be controlled from LabVIEWTM, C++, Delphi, etc. A full suite of IviumSoft is included with each instrument as standard.

Explore IviumSoft

Included applications:

  • IviumSoft:
    User interface for single and multichannel instrument control, electrochemical method selection and composition, data display and analysis.

  • CycliScan:
    Intuitive and easy linear battery testing protocol builder, with real-time interactive user control, safety settings, cycling protocol, drive cycle import.

  • Multichannel Mode (MC Mode): 
    Clear and simple control of up to 100s of channels simultaneously with only a few mouse clicks.

  • IviLAB: 
    Advanced and versatile data plotting for all your battery data, for all your channels, real time, with your choice of graphs and representation, charge-discharge • capacity vs. cycle nr. • EIS fit • charge efficiency • etc.

  • Batch Mode: 
    Using Batch Mode, the operator can automate complex measurement sequences, and interface to external equipment for process automation.
Perform advanced corrosion analysis with high precision, crucial for materials science and engineering research.

Ideal for a range of Electrochemical Studies:

  • Corrosion Testing: Perform advanced corrosion analysis with high precision, crucial for materials science and engineering research.
  • Analytical Chemistry: Conduct detailed chemical analysis with unmatched accuracy, beneficial in various research and industrial applications.
  • Nanotechnology Research: Explore the nano world with the ability to measure minute currents and potentials, vital for the development of nanomaterials and devices.
  • Bioelectrochemistry: Investigate biological processes and interactions at the electrochemical interface with the sensitivity required for groundbreaking discoveries.
  • Battery, Fuel Cell, and Electrolyser Testing: Examine energy storage and conversion systems with precise control over a wide range of currents and potentials.