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Wide band 1mHz to 200kHz Chemical Impedance Analyzer for Testing Electrochemical Components and Materials, Batteries, and EDLC




Hioki LCR Meters and Impedance Analyzers range from 1mHz to 1.3GHz devices to suit a wide range of applications in the testing of electronic components. The IM3590 is an advanced component tester especially suited to electrochemical impedance measurements and includes a variety of graphing functions that are needed for battery and chemical material testing. CHEMICAL IMPEDANCE ANALYZER IM3590


This product is not supplied with measurement probes or test fixtures. Please select and purchase the measurement probe or test fixture options appropriate for your application separately. For an RS-232C connection: A crossover cable for interconnection can be used. You can use the RS-232C Cable 9637 without hardware flow control.

RS232Coption            USB2optionCE LANGPIB

Key Features

• Broad 1 mHz to 200 kHz signal source range supports measurements of ion behavior and solution resistance

• Continuous measuring and high-speed testing of LCR and sweep measurements with a single instrument

• Measure internal impedance of batteries with no load

• Perform high-speed sweep measurements in as little as 2 ms

• Basic accuracy of ±0.05% is ideal for applications from component testing to R&D

• Measure LCR impedance for Cole-Cole plots and equivalent-circuit analyses of electro-chemical components and materials

■ Basic specifications (Accuracy guaranteed for 1 year, Post-adjustment accuracy guaranteed for 1 year) CHEMICAL IMPEDANCE ANALYZER IM3590


Measurement modes


LCR mode, Continuous measurement mode (LCR mode / Analyzer mode), Analyzer mode (Sweeps with measurement frequency and measurement level, temperature characteristics, equivalent circuit analysis)


Measurement parameters


Z, Y, θ, Rs (ESR), Rp, Rdc (DC resistance), X, G, B, Cs, Cp, Ls, Lp,
D (tanδ), Q, T, σ (conductivity), ε (dielectric constant)


Measurement range


100 mΩ to 100 MΩ, 10 ranges (All parameters are determined according to Z)


Display range


Z, Y, Rs, Rp, Rdc, X, G, B, Ls, Lp, Cs, Cp, σ, ε :
±(0.00000 [unit] to 9.99999G [unit], Absolute value display for Z and Y only
θ : ±(0.000° to 180.000°), D : ±(0.00000 to 9.99999)
Q : ±(0.00 to 99999.9), Δ % : ±(0.0000% to 999.999%)
T : -10.0°C to 99.9°C
σ, ε :±(0.00000f [unit] to 999.999G [unit]


Basic accuracy


Z: ±0.05% rdg. θ: ±0.03°


Measurement frequency

1 mHz to 200 kHz (5 digits setting resolution, minimum resolution 1 mHz)
Measurement signal level  

Normal mode:
V mode/CV mode: 5 mV to 5 Vrms, 1 mVrms steps
CC mode: 10 μA to 50 mArms, 10 μArms steps
Low impedance high accuracy mode:
V mode/CV mode: 5 mV to 2.5 Vrms, 1 mVrms steps
CC mode:10 μA to 100 mArms, 10 μArms steps


Output impedance


Normal mode: 100 Ω, Low impedance high accuracy mode: 25 Ω




5.7-inch color TFT, display can be set to ON/OFF


Measurement time


2 ms (1 kHz, FAST, display OFF, representative value)




DC bias measurement, DC resistance temperature compensation (converted reference temperature is displayed), Temperature measurement, Battery mesurement (Automatic DC biasing system), Comparator, BIN measurement (classification), Panel loading/saving, Memory function




EXT I/O (Handler), USB communication (high-speed), USB memory
Optional: Choose 1 from RS-232C, GP-IB, or LAN


Power supply


100 to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 50 VA max.


Dimensions and mass


330 mm (12.99 in) W × 119 mm (4.69 in) H × 168 mm (6.61 in) D, 3.1 kg (109.3 oz)




Power cord × 1, Instruction manual × 1, CD-R (Communication instruction manual and sample software [Communications control, accuracy calculation, and screen capture functionality] ) × 1

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