PASPORT General Science Sensor - PS-2168

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Overview

Simultaneously measure temperature, light, sound level and voltage -- all with just one sensor! Great for a variety of general science explorations.

Typical Applications

  • Monitor Environmental Noise
  • Measure Relative Light Intensities in Daylight
  • Compare Light Intensity versus Distance
  • Study Resistance, Voltage, and Capacitance in Circuits
  • Measure Rapid Temperature Changes in the Environment

Includes

  • Stainless Steel Temperature Probe
  • Voltage Probe
  • Specifications

    General

    Component Sensors
    • Temperature, Light, Sound Level, Voltage
    Maximum Sample Rate
    • 200 Hz
    Default Sample Rate
    • 2 Hz

    Temperature

    Range
    • -35°C to +135 °C
    Accuracy
    • ±0.5 °C
    Resolution
    • 0.01 °C or better
    Sensing Element
    • 10 K Ohm thermistor located in probe tip

    Light

    Output
    • calibrated to indicate illuminance
    • three user-selectable ranges: 100 lux, 10000 lux, 150,000 lux
    Spectral Response
    • 320 nm to 1100 nm

    Sound Level

    Range
    • 50 dBA to 100 dBA
    Accuracy
    • ± 4 dBA
    Resolution
    • 0.1 dBA
    Repeatability
    • 0.5 dBA

    Voltage

    Range
    • ±24 V
    Accuracy
    • ±0.1 V
    Resolution
    • ±0.001 V
    Voltage Protection
    • up to 240 V
    Input Resistance
    • 1 M Ohm

    Buying Guide

    1231338
    EM-8678A
    Charge/Discharge Circuit
    1
    Expand Your Set
    Charge/Discharge Circuit   EM-8678A
    Accessories
    55765
    PS-2165
    PASPORT Voltage Probe
    1
    54399
    PS-2153
    PASPORT Stainless Steel Temperature Probe
    1
    Replacement Parts
    PASPORT Voltage Probe   PS-2165
    PASPORT Stainless Steel Temperature Probe   PS-2153

    Interface Required

    To use this product you need a PASCO interface. 

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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.