PASCO Capstone Update

Existing PASCO Capstone users - update to version 1.13.1

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Windows Update

  • Filename: PASCO_Capstone-
  • Filesize:   270 MB
  • Version:
  • Requires:   Windows 7 SP1 or later

Windows Download

Mac Update

  • Filename: PASCO_Capstone_Mac-
  • Filesize:   135 MB
  • Version:
  • Requires:  Mac OS X 10.10 or later

Mac Download

About this download

  • Version 1.13.1 released 3/12/2019
  • This is a maintenance release of the PASCO Capstone software.

Resolved Issues:

  • Connecting a second sensor caused the sample rate selector to change to common rate.
  • When opening a file with configured sample rates the app was not honoring the saved rates.
  • Quick calcs on the X axis of a multi-plot graph were not being applied to all plot areas.

Read the full release notes for 1.13.1

About the previous download

  • Version 1.13.0 released 1/22/2019
  • It is a feature release of Capstone software
  • It provides support for several Wireless Sensors including Oxygen Gas, Accelerometer/Altimeter, Optical Dissolved Oxygen, and Smart Gate
  • This update also adds command line switches for the Windows installer to allow the licence key to be installed along with the application and for the installer to disable the automatic check for updates.
  • Logging mode was added for Wireless Rotary Motion Sensor
  • A user calibration was added for the Wireless 3-Axis Magnetic Field Sensor
  • Remotely logged data can now be saved on a sensor even after downloading the data
  • Several issues were also resolved

Read the full release notes for 1.13.0

See the 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.