PASPORT High Sensitivity Light Sensor - PS-2176

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The light sensor shown in use with the Rotary Motion Sensor and a PASCO Optics Bench to explore the diffraction of light.

Overview

The High Sensitivity Light Sensor is designed to perform visible light studies from low intensity spectral studies to daylight. Built-in automatic variable oversampling reduces noise.

Typical Applications

  • Spectrophotometry
  • Interference and Diffraction patterns.
  • Measure light intensity vs. distance.

Includes

  • PASPORT Sensor Extension Cable
  • Sensor Handle
  • Specifications

    Sensing Element
    • Si PIN photodiode
    Spectral Response
    • 320 nm – 1100 nm
    Gain Levels
    • 100x, 10x, 1x, switch-selectable
    Resolution
    • 0.01 Lux at 1000 Hz on a 0 to 100 scale
    • 0.0005 Lux at 5 Hz on 0 to 100 scale
    Range
    • 0 to 1 lux (approx)
    • 0 to 100 lux (approx)
    • 0 to 10,000 lux (approx)
    Maximum Sample Rate
    • 1000 Hz

    Buying Guide

    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.