PASCO Capstone Update

Existing PASCO Capstone users - update to version 1.11.1

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Windows Update

  • Filename: PASCO_Capstone-
  • Filesize:   263 MB
  • Version: 1.11.1
  • Requires:   Windows 7 SP1 or later

Windows Download

Mac Update

  • Filename: PASCO_Capstone_Mac-
  • Filesize:   133 MB
  • Version: 1.11.1
  • Requires:  Mac OS X v10.8.5 or higher

Mac Download

About this download

  • Version 1.11.1 released 3/2/2018
  • It is a maintenance release of Capstone software
  • It provides support for the Wireless Hand Grip Heart Rate Sensor and resolves several issues

About the previous download

  • Version 1.11.0 released 1/22/2018
  • This is a feature release of Capstone software
  • Support provided for the new Wireless Weather Sensor with GPS and the Wireless Colorimeter and Turbidity Sensor
  • Allows for the time of an experiment to be shown using the date and time data collection started - ideal for experiments using logging mode.
  • Adds the new "Smart Colors" feature for graphs
  • Improves velocity and acceleration measurements for Smart Carts and Motion Sensors
  • Adds the new Quick Start Sensor-based experiments

Release Notes

Read the full release notes for 1.11.0

Complete PASCO Capstone Release History

System Requirements

To run the latest version of PASCO Capstone


  7 SP1 or later
Mac   OS X v 10.10 or later
Processor   2 GHz or faster (only required for Video Analysis Features)
RAM   2 GB or greater RAM



1024 x 768 or greater

Disk Space   Mac: 250MB free Disk Space (Application Bundle)

Windows: 575 MB Free Disk Space (500 MB for Capstone plus 75 MB for Common Files Folders)

At least one free port if using USB connected devices

Bluetooth Classic  

Bluetooth capability if using PASCO Bluetooth classic devices

Bluetooth Smart  

See Wireless Product Compatibility if using PASCO Bluetooth Smart devices

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Wireless Sensors and Windows 10

To use Wireless Sensors directly with Windows devices (without the PS-3500 USB Bluetooth Adapter) three conditions must be met:

1) A device running Windows 10 Creators Edition 1703 or later (Check or update your Windows version)

2) A device with Bluetooth version 4.0 or higher (Check your Bluetooth Version)

3) PASCO Capstone 1.10 or later must be installed (or reinstalled) after Windows 10 is up-to-date with Creators edition.