Tech Note 208 Detail

Periodic Samples

Problem/Symptom:
In the Sampling Options, what does the Periodic Samples set?

PASCO Solution:
The periodic samples is used for analog sensors and a few special digital sensors (like the nuclear, rotary motion and rotational dynamics). Just like with the digital timing, it specifies the number of samples per second for those sensors. The digital timing rate is fixed at 10000 Hz. However, the periodic sample rate may be varied to sample as slowly as once per hour (1 per 3600 seconds) or as quickly as 20000 samples per second, 100000 samples per second, or 250000 samples per second depending upon the number of sensors you are using, and the model of interface that you are using.

Creation Date: 01/1/2000
Last Modified: 01/1/2000
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