Stainless Steel Metal Micro Electrodes

Stainless Steel Metal Micro Electrodes

The stainless steel (Elgiloy) electrodes are widely used as the primary component for the ‘vibrating probe’ electrode. It is vibrated at a fairly high frequency and is used to record very small DC potentials. It is also use for Prussian blue staining around the tip by passing a small anodal current.

  • Outstanding for extracellular recording and micro-stimulation 
  • Unique, precision manufacturing process provides consistent repeatable tip profiles for superior performance
  • Select from 4 metals, 3 styles, and 4 tip profiles to meet almost any application
  • Gold-plated connector pins for superior electrical connections
  • Custom made probes readily available  

Available with Parylene-C insulation on the metal shaft. All of the microelectrodes are sharpened electrochemically and their tips are individually exposed under a microscope. Each is inspected to assure reproducible tip exposures and profile.

Item# Description U.S. List Price Quantity
72-0405 Stainless Steel Metal Micro Electrode, Parlyene Coated, 76 mm (3 in) long, Tip Impedence 7 MΩ, pkg. of 10
72-0406 Stainless Steel Metal Micro Electrode, Parlyene Coated, 76 mm (3 in) long, Tip Impedence 2 MΩ, pkg. of 10
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The stainless steel (Elgiloy) electrodes are widely used as the primary component for the ‘vibrating probe’ electrode. It is vibrated at a fairly high frequency and is used to record very small DC potentials. It is also use for Prussian blue staining around the tip by passing a small anodal current.

  • Outstanding for extracellular recording and micro-stimulation 
  • Unique, precision manufacturing process provides consistent repeatable tip profiles for superior performance
  • Select from 4 metals, 3 styles, and 4 tip profiles to meet almost any application
  • Gold-plated connector pins for superior electrical connections
  • Custom made probes readily available  

Available with Parylene-C insulation on the metal shaft. All of the microelectrodes are sharpened electrochemically and their tips are individually exposed under a microscope. Each is inspected to assure reproducible tip exposures and profile.

Specifications72-040572-0406
Electrode StyleParylene CoatedParylene Coated
Insulation Thickness3 3
Length (English)3 in3 in
Length (Metric)76 mm76 mm
Shaft Diameter127 127
Tip Impedance7 MΩ2 MΩ
Tip ProfileGeneralGeneral
Type of MetalStainless Steel (Elgiloy)Stainless Steel (Elgiloy)