Impedance Conditioning Module (ICM)

For Research Only – Not For Human Use

The Impedance Conditioning Module (ICM) measures impedance, capacitance, and resistance in a single sweep. It may be used for verifying metal microelectrodes, glass micropipettes, and troubleshooting recording setups.

Optional Accessories:

SAF Rack Frame (55-11-0)

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Technical Details:
  • Measurement Accuracy: ±5% actual. Displayed to 2-3 digits, depending on range.
  • Measurement Applied Voltage: Adjustable 10% – 100% of 1.75Vpp sine wave (Default is 20%)
  • Measurement Frequency: Adjustable from 50Hz to 4kHz
  • Impedance Range: 1kΩ to 100MΩ
  • Conditioning Voltage Range: Adjustable 10% – 100% of 3.5Vpp sine wave (Default is 100%)
  • Conditioning Current Frequency: Adjustable from 50Hz to 4kHz
  • Display: 8 characters, 1cm height, red
  • Power Requirements: 100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz
  • Mounting Options: Tabletop, 4 rubber feet prevent sliding. Rack mountable with SAF Rack Frame
  • Computer Interface: High-speed USB 2.0, backwards full-speed USB 1.1 compatible.  (Computer needed for FLASH upgrade only)
  • Includes ICM Accessory Kit:
  • Electrode Conditioning Cable, Rubber feet (use optional), Calibrated Test Loads, User Manual
Ordering Information:

Product number: 55-70-0


  • ICM Module (55-70-0)
  • Electrode Conditioning Cable
  • Ruber Feet
  • Calibrated test Loads
Product Sizes:


  • Height: 13cm (5.22in)
  • Width: 10cm (4.20in)
  • Length: 25cm (9.75in)
  • Weight: 1.48 Kg (3.26 lbs)

Impedance Conditioning Module


Fiallos, A. M., Bricault, S. J., Cai, L. X., Worku, H. A., Colonnese, M. T., Westmeyer, G. G., & Jasanoff, A. (2017). Reward magnitude tracking by neural populations in ventral striatum. NeuroImage, 146, 1003–1015.

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Verhagen, J. V., Gabbott, P. L., & Rolls, E. T. (2003). A simple method for reconditioning epoxy-coated microelectrodes for extracellular single neuron recording. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 123(2), 215–217.

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Yogi A. Patel, Tarun Saxena, Ravi V. Bellamkonda & Robert J. Butera (2016) Kilohertz frequency nerve block enhances anti-inflammatory effects of vagus nerve stimulation. Scientific Reports,7:39810.

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Budai D, Vizvári AD, Bali ZK, Márki B, Nagy LV, et al. (2018) A novel carbon tipped single micro-optrode for combined optogenetics and electrophysiology. PLOS ONE 13(3): e0193836.

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Connolly, A. T., Vetter, R. J., Hetke, J. F., Teplitzky, B. A., Kipke, D. R., Pellinen, D. S., et al. (2016). A Novel Lead Design for Modulation and Sensing of Deep Brain Structures. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 63(1), 148–157.

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