Pico - USB-powered Patch Clamp Amplifier

  • Versatile low-noise, low-power patch clamp amplifier in a pocket sized lightweight design.
  • Voltage Clamp, current clamp, digitizer, and headstage all-in-one.
  • USB powered, requiring only a single USB cable for power and communications.
  • 5 feedback gain resistors to cover whole cell, single channel (patch, planar lipid bilayer, and synthetic nanopore), and cellular electrochemistry.
  • 5.6" x 1.8" x 0.7" (14.2cm x 4.5cm x 1.8cm), 3 ounces (85 grams), under 1 Watt.

Electrode Holder

Pico comes with Siskiyou's BNC electrode holder. Any BNC electrode holder can be used.

Break Out Box

Allows interfacing to external Digitizers/Data Acquisition Systems.

Mounting Bracket

Allows the Pico to be mounted onto most manipulators.

Pico mounted on Micro-manipulators

Neo Biosystems

Pico mounted on the Neo Biosystems DSC-0142.

Sutter Instruments

Pico mounted on a Sutter Instruments micro-manipulator. Does not require the bracket.