pocketSTAT2 LC

pocketstat2 with low current interface

The pocketSTAT2 LC offers the same excellent, portable handheld pocketSTAT2 instrument but with 3 extra real current ranges down to 10pA. It is the size and weight of a smart phone and it is controlled via a USB connection from any netbook, laptop or PC that is Windows operated.

Ultra Low Currents measurements at high speed

EIS at extreme high impedances

18 bits resolution instrument

Key Specifications

0.3fA Resolution

Measurement resolution down to 0.3fA (3E-16A)

Accuracy down to 100fA

Measurement accuracy: 0.2% of range, down to 100fA

Very Low noise

24fA standard deviation at 10 points/s

Current bias: <20fA

Real current ranges

Real current ranges (not post gained). 

All ranges also applicable galvanostatically

EIS at high impedance

Impedances up to 1E15Ohm and down to 0.2pF

High Bandwidth

High Bandwidth, -3dB at current ranges:

  • 1nA:700Hz
  • 100pA:70Hz
  • 10pA:7Hz

Technical Specifications

  • Current compliance: ±30mA
  • Maximum compliance voltage: ±10V 
  • Maximum applied voltage: ±10V
  • Electrode connections: 3; WE/CE/RE, (and GND)  with 15cm low current cell cable
  • 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: ±10pA to ±10mA in 10 decades
  • Measured current resolution: 0.003% of current range, minimum 0.3fA
  • WE bias current: 20fA
  • Measured current accuracy: 20pA + 0.025% of FSR
  • Applied current resolution: 0.008% of applied current range
  • Applied current accuracy: 0.2%
  • Galvanostatic current ranges: ±10pA to ±10mA
  • Potential ranges: ±1mV, ±4mV, ±10mV, ±40mV, ±100mV, ±400mV, ±1V, ±4V, ±10V
  • Measured potential resolution: 0.0008% of potential range, minimum 7nV
  • Measured potential accuracy: 0.2% or 2mV
Impedance analyser
  • Frequency range: 10µHz to 1MHz
  • Amplitude: 0.15mV to 2.0V, or 0.03% to 100% of current range
  • DC offset: 16bit DC offset subtraction and 2 DC-decoupling filters
  • Input impedance: >1000Gohm //<10pF
  • Input bias current: <20pA 
  • Bandwidth: 5MHz
  • Ohmic drop compensation: 2V/current range
  • Power requirements: USB powered
  • Interfacing: USB
  • Dimensions: 22.3 x 6.7 x 1.9 cm,
  • Weight: 350g
  • PC Requirement:  Windows 8/10/11, with free USB port


The iBlue is a simple plug&play module that contains a battery pack for powering the pocketSTAT2 and at the same time provides a Bluetooth
connection between the instrument and your computer.
This is ideal for using the pocketSTAT2 in awkward and difficult to reach places. The battery pack operates the pocketSTAT2 for > 5 hours; it is compatible with all models of pocketSTAT2.

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Reference measurements

Discerning 100fA currents

1mV steps on a 10Gohm resistor, 10 points/s

EIS at open leads

0.18pF // >2pΩ (2E15Ω), 1V amplitude