If I have a microcurrent stimulator can I use it with the SIS electrodes?

No. The SIS machines should not be compared to commonly available microcurrent stimulators, either electronically or therapeutically.

WARNING: GENERALLY AVAILABLE MICROCURRENT STIMULATORS, AND OTHER ELECTRO-STIMULATORS THAT HAVE ELECTRONIC SPECIFICATIONS THAT INCLUDE THE MILLIAMPERE (mA) RANGE OF OUTPUT CURRENT, ARE NOT CAPABLE OF THE ELECTRONIC REQUIREMENTS OF ULTRA-LOW AMPERAGE (LOW INTENSITY DIRECT CURRENT) FOR SILVER IONTOPHORESIS USING SILVER-NYLON CLOTH AS ELECTRO-CHEMICAL ANODE AND CATHODE, AND SHOULD NOT BE USED WITH THE SIS ELECTRODES IN CASE OF UNPREDICTABLE TISSUE DAMAGE, BURNS AND OTHER ADVERSE BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS.

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The SIS machines are direct current (DC) devices that are necessary for silver iontophoresis; they have no output stimulation frequency. Most currently available microcurrent stimulators are not DC devices: they are frequency emitting, pulsed waveform devices.

For silver iontophoresis using silver-nylon cloth electrodes as the +ve and -ve electro-chemical anode and cathode for the release of silver cations (Ag+s), extremely stable ultra-low amperage (low intensity/amperage) DC Output Current with nano-ampere accuracy is required, which is far beyond the capabilities of generally available microcurrent stimulators.

Additionally, the M250, M250MA and W250 model SIS machines are sophisticated real-time monitoring devices of the SIS silver-nylon cloth electrode↔skin contact, which is absolutely necessary for silver iontophoresis to occur at these very low electric currents.

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