Economy Force Sensor - CI-6746

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Overview

The Economy Force Sensor is an excellent, low-cost, general-purpose force sensor for the student lab. The finger holes make it ideal for hand-held use. The Economy Force Sensor can mount on a PASCO Dynamics Cart. Ideal for measuring force in one-axis experiments.

Typical Applications

  • Measure force exerted by an oscillating mass
  • Measure force during elastic and inelastic collisions

Includes

  • Bumper Attachment
  • Hook Attachment
  • Cart/Bracket Thumbscrew
  • Rod Clamp Thumbscrew
  • Specifications

    Range
    • ±50 N
    Resolution
    • 0.03 N
    Max Sample Rate
    • Interface dependent
    Force Overload Protection
    • Up to 75 N without damage
    Beam Deflection
    • 0.28 mm
    Mounting Options
    • Mounts on PASCO carts
    • Mounts on standard 12.7 mm diameter rods
    Output Voltage
    • +8 V for +50 N (pushing)
      +8 V for =50 N (pulling)
    Output Noise
    • ±2 mV
    Force Slew Rate
    • 30 N/ms
    Bandwidth Limit
    • 2 KHz (internal low pass filter)

    Buying Guide

    56801
    CI-6463
    Force Sensor Spares Kit
    1
    Replacement Parts

    A set of six replacement thumbscrews, hooks, and bumpers for PASCO Force Sensors.

    Force Sensor Spares Kit   CI-6463
    56108
    ME-9884
    Bumper Accessory Set
    1
    1414
    ME-6617
    Rocket Engine Test Bracket
    1
    56109
    ME-9885A
    Magnetic Bumper Set
    1
    1613310
    ME-8973A
    Discover Collision Bracket
    1
    54749
    CI-6460
    Force Sensor Balance Stand
    1
    Accessories
    Bumper Accessory Set   ME-9884
    Rocket Engine Test Bracket   ME-6617
    Magnetic Bumper Set   ME-9885A
    Discover Collision Bracket   ME-8973A
    Force Sensor Balance Stand   CI-6460

    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 Capstone for data collection and analysis.