PASPORT Force Platform - PS-2141



The sturdy glass-filled nylon platform is supported by 4 force beams which combine to measure the total force on the platform.

  • Large jumping and landing surface
  • Rugged design
  • Force Overload Protection

Typical Applications

  • Determine "hang time" by jumping up from the platform, then landing on it
  • Measure impulse and maximum force when jumping
  • Use two Force Platforms to investigate Newton's 3rd Law as two students push against each other
  • Measure the normal force on a person riding in an elevator
  • Use a Motion Sensor and a bouncing ball to compare the impulse and change in momentum as the ball collides with the platform


  • -1100 N to +4400 N
Platform Size
  • 35 cm x 35 cm
Platform Mass
  • 4kg (without handles)
Zero (tare) Function
  • Push Button
Max Sample Rate
  • 1000 Hz (2000 Hz with the Xplorer GLX)
  • 0.1 N
Force Overload Protection
  • up to 6600 N (1500 lb, 1700 N or 375lb per beam)

Buying Guide

Force Platform Structure Bracket
Expand Your Set

If you have a PASCO Structures set you can build a truss, bridge, rollercoaster etc and then measure tension and compression forces with a Force Platform using the Force Platform Structure Bracket.

Force Platform Structure Bracket   ME-6988A

Interface Required

To use this product you need a PASCO interface. 

New to probeware or have questions about  sensors or interfaces? Contact Teacher and Technical Support.  We're here to help!

Software Required

SPARKvue software or PASCO Capstone software may be used. PASCO Capstone is available for Mac and Windows. SPARKvue is available for Mac, Windows, iOS, Android and Chromebooks.

Learn more about Bluetooth Compatibility.