The Sound Sensor houses a sensitive microphone designed to display audio waveforms of sound levels between 45 and 100 dB.

Typical Applications

  • Measure basic sound intensity
  • Measure speed of sound
  • Measure beats
  • Study the doppler effect
  • Conduct voice studies
  • Learn musical instrument overtones


Frequency Response
  • 20 – 7,200 Hz
Decibel Range
  • 45 dB to 100 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
  • < 60 dB
  • Two stages condition low-level signals
Output Voltage
  • ±10 Volts
Pin Configuration
  • 8-pin DIN plug on box

Buying Guide


For use with PASCO's SPARKvue software, this sound sensor requires the 550 Universal Interface.

Interface Required

A 550 Universal Interface or 850 Universal Interface is required for use with this product.  Compare the 550 and 850.

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Software Required

This product requires or recommends PASCO software for data collection and analysis. Either SPARKvue software or PASCO Capstone software may be used.