Microelectrode Starter Kit

Microelectrode Starter Kit

Simplifies microelectrode production technology.

  • Suitable for producing intracellular microelectrodes
  • Compatible with borosilicate glass capillaries with filament. The filament simplifies capillary filling of pulled electrodes.
  • Transport and storage container included for completed microelectrodes
  • Includes a specially developed electrolytic chloridation unit for producing a uniform AgCl film on silver electrodes
  • A pipette puller must be purchased separately
  • Binocular transmitted-light microscope with eyepiece graticule and up to 500X magnification for optical checking of the tip diameter is also required

Item# Description U.S. List Price Quantity
73-0008 MICROELECTRODE STARTER KIT, 115 VAC 60 Hz
73-0009 MICROELECTRODE STARTER KIT, 230 VAC 50 Hz
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The kit includes:

Materials:

  • Pack of 1.5 mm OD glass capillaries with filament
  • 10 m pure silver wire
  • 0.2 mm diameter fine solder wire
  • emery paper
  • Scotch-Brite cleaning sponge
  • KCl and NaCl powder
  • connecting pins for the microelectrodes
  • sealing wax

Tools:

  • 18 W, 230 V miniature, curved soldering tweezers
  • straight soldering tweezers
  • fixation tweezers
  • clamping stand as aid for soldering the micro pins
  • electrolytic chloridation Auto Chloridizer
  • transport and storage container for micro-electrodes
  • special microelectrode holder with miniature socket
  • illustrated book about the microelectrode technology
Specifications73-000873-0009
Power115 VAC, 60 Hz230 VAC, 50 Hz