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TechNote 58 - How should the pH electrode be stored?
TechNote 167 - How do I calibrate the 699-085 pH probe when using it with the CI-6738 ISE amplifier box.
TechNote 230 - I miscalibrated one of the PASPort sensors attached to my XPlorer. How do I return to the default calibration?
TechNote 248 - Away from a computer, my Xplorer data logger does not record data.
TechNote 257 - The Xplorer reports "Error: Bad Data Sheet" when a specific PASPort sensor is connected to it.
TechNote 280 - Xplorer logs
TechNote 294 - My PASPort interface (link/Xplorer) is not detected on Windows ME.
TechNote 300 - Do you have a PASPort respiration sensor.
TechNote 302 - How do I maintain my pH electrode?
TechNote 305 - Why do my conductivity readings seem high? Why do I reach the maximum value when I try to read the conductivity of salt water?
TechNote 310 - A fatal exception error occurs when shutting down the computer with a Link/Xplorer connected. The computer may automatically restart.
TechNote 315 - The calibrated pH probe reads that pure water is acidic.
TechNote 341 - Connecting a SCSI-based ScienceWorkshop 750 interface to a computer running DataStudio 1.7.2- on Windows XP results in multiple requests to install the Xplorer.
TechNote 342 - How do I update the firmware on my PS-2000 Xplorer?
TechNote 353 - A PASPort interface is not detected by Capstone, SPARKvue or DataStudio on a Windows computer.
TechNote 355 - Units which were purchased before August 2002 are not detected or are detected intermittently.
TechNote 384 - What is the relationship between resistance and temperature for the PS-2131?
TechNote 387 - DataStudio identifies the PASPort Link as an Xplorer.
TechNote 391 - Exercise Heart Rate sensor is not detected by an Xplorer connected to DataStudio 1.80+.
TechNote 393 - The PASPort Xplorer is not detected by DataStudio 1.8.0+ on a Compaq EVO. Affected model(s): n1015. This issue is also reported with Compaq Presario 900z. This will likely affect computers using some Acer Laboratories Inc. (ALI) USB chipsets.
TechNote 403 - Xplorer freezes during firmware update before deleting the previous firmware memory.
TechNote 404 - What Palm Pilots are compatible with the PS-2001 PowerLink?
TechNote 411 - What is the maximum distance between host PC and sensor?
TechNote 426 - Temp/Light/Sound Specifications
TechNote 427 - What is the thermoelectric conversion for the type-K probe?
TechNote 435 - What is the principle of operation of the Rotary Motion Sensor?
TechNote 436 - What is the principle of operation of the motion sensor?
TechNote 437 - How do the PASCO force sensors work?
TechNote 439 - Oxygen Gas Sensor Theory & Care
TechNote 440 - How does the accelerometer work?
TechNote 441 - How do the PASCO Temperature Sensors work?
TechNote 442 - CO2 Gas Sensor Theory, Calibration & Troubleshooting
TechNote 448 - How do I add files to the workbook index?
TechNote 450 - I am unable to add new hardware in Windows XP or Windows 2000.
TechNote 451 - What are the specifications for the CO2 electrode?
TechNote 453 - How do I force a PASPort sensor/interface to update its datasheet?
TechNote 458 - Can I distinguish ports with the Quad Temp sensor when used with the Xplorer?
TechNote 470 - Ohaus Scout Pro Balance with USB Adapter is not recognized by DataStudio.
TechNote 473 - What is the procedure for calibrating the Precision Drop Counter in DataStudio?
TechNote 490 - What is the battery life of the PS-2000 Xplorer data logger?
TechNote 497 - Dissolved Oxygen Sensor Preparation, Storage & Calibration
TechNote 498 - Altimeter Calibration
TechNote 500 - How do I prevent DataStudio from launching automatically.
TechNote 502 - Charge Sensor Operation
TechNote 503 - PAS-POIT Sensor gives absurd values of pH and mV when using with non-English localizations of DataStudio 1.9.0.
TechNote 509 - How do I predict the weather with a barometer?
TechNote 511 - Absolute Pressure sensor reads ~2x higher than it should.
TechNote 514 - Conductivity Sensor Proper Use
TechNote 516 - PASPort Light Sensor reads to 8100 Lux max, instead of 24000 Lux.
TechNote 518 - GLX Simulator Download
TechNote 526 - Data flips axes every 8190 points after downloading from the Xplorer GLX to DataStudio.
TechNote 529 - calculator functions in DataStudio / SPARK / PASCO Capstone
TechNote 532 - What is the use ORP electrode?
TechNote 533 - Xplorer GLX will not turn on.
TechNote 534 - GLX Firmware Update Procedure
TechNote 539 - Are the PASCO carts and sensors compatible with the Vernier Dynamics System?
TechNote 540 - How do I connect a PASPort AirLink to DataStudio on a PC?
TechNote 543 - How do I extend the life of the GLX battery?
TechNote 544 - Built-in GLX temperature ports read 15 C low at 100 C.
TechNote 545 - Unable to view files on FLASH drive.
TechNote 548 - Inaccurate Free Fall Time
TechNote 551 - How should I mount my weather or humidity sensor?
TechNote 553 - Oxygen Gas Sensor Troubleshooter
TechNote 558 - Can the Airlink be used with another PASPort interface?
TechNote 561 - Analog/digital adapter sensor list does not appear on Xplorer GLX.
TechNote 564 - Measuring the speed of sound with an Xplorer GLX.
TechNote 569 - What is the battery life of the GLX?
TechNote 572 - GLX reports "unable to parse datasheet" when pH Sensor is connected.
TechNote 575 - How do I measure illuminance?
TechNote 576 - What printers are compatible with the Xplorer GLX?
TechNote 580 - GLX functions when used with the GLX simulator, but nothing appears on the screen.
TechNote 582 - What sensors are compatible with the PS-2000 Xplorer?
TechNote 586 - PS-2000 Xplorer Reset Procedure
TechNote 590 - Ocean Optics Configuration
TechNote 596 - How do I calibrate the PASPort conductivity sensor?
TechNote 602 - How do I use my Vernier sensor(s) with a PASCO interface and PASCO software (DataStudio, SPARKvue, SPARKvue HD , or with the Xplorer GLX and SPARK SLS, or PASCO Capstone)?
TechNote 605 - GLX reports that the snapshot file is corrupt.
TechNote 606 - Data Collection fails immediately when connecting a PASPort sensor to the computer via the GLX.
TechNote 607 - Viewing the altitude measurement from the Accelerometer/Altimeter sensor in monitor mode on the Xplorer GLX digits display shows wildly incorrect data.
TechNote 609 - Laser Speed of Light Configuration
TechNote 611 - The sensor value changes when another sensor is placed in the same solution.
TechNote 612 - Digital Adapter LEDs are unresponsive when an attached photogate is interrupted and the Digital Adapter is connected to a USB Link.
TechNote 617 - Sampling errors occur when using the PS-2159 Digital Adapter with the CI-6538 Rotary Motion Sensor or CI-6742 Motion Sensor and the PS-2100A USB Link.
TechNote 620 - Unable to upgrade to the latest version of the Xplorer firmware.
TechNote 626 - My GLX Power Amplifier will not calibrate.
TechNote 628 - Unable to connect to PS-2100A USB Link after upgrading the firmware with DataStudio 22.214.171.124
TechNote 629 - PS-2100A USB Link + PS-2158 Analog Adapter returns incorrect analog sensor readings regardless of the sensor being used.
TechNote 630 - How do I calibrate the pH sensor?
TechNote 637 - Motion Sensor Pinout
TechNote 642 - PASPort Link firmware update on a MacOS 10.4 computer fails or PowerPC-based Macs.
TechNote 655 - PS-2159 Digital Adapter Buffer Size
TechNote 658 - USB Interface Fails to Respond After a Reproducible Interval on a PC
TechNote 662 - Motion Sensor Troubleshooter
TechNote 666 - Exporting Data from the Xplorer GLX to Google Earth
TechNote 672 - GLX reports "GLX BOOT VERSION 0.00 / GO FIRMWARE".
TechNote 673 - Mercury lines are difficult to obtain.
TechNote 674 - Unable to view both radial and axial magnetic field measurements with the PS-2000.
TechNote 679 - SPARK SLS Printer Compatibility
TechNote 992 - Activating icons requires too much pressure or the icons will not activate at all.
TechNote 996 - The sensor does not fit into the ports on the top of the SPARK SLS or SPARKlink.
TechNote 1000 - Thermopile Sensor Response
TechNote 1002 - Equipment required for the labs included with the SPARK SLS
TechNote 1007 - Noisy signal with EM-8617.
TechNote 1008 - The SPARK system does not have an output for the rack and pinion setting; small pulley and middle pulley; and the large pulley with the o-ring attached.
TechNote 1012 - Advanced Biology Guide Errata
TechNote 1013 - The 2-axis force platform does not show changing parallel forces.
TechNote 1015 - DataStudio and the Xplorer GLX calculator functions will return real values for the log, ln, and square root of negative numbers.
TechNote 1016 - High-Resolution Force Sensor (PS-2189) is either undetected or intermittently detected.
TechNote 1017 - Load Cell Specifications
TechNote 1018 - Heart Rate Sensor Theory of Operation
TechNote 1021 - SPARK Maintenance Screens
TechNote 1025 - How do I reset the SPARK Science Learning System?
TechNote 1026 - How do I calibrate the screen on the SPARK SLS?
TechNote 1027 - Photogate cable for photogate head not working properly.
TechNote 1028 - Accurate Photogate Timing
TechNote 1029 - Is it possible to use a J type thermocouple probe with the K type readers?
TechNote 1030 - How do I emulate the SPARK Science Learning System on my computer?
TechNote 1031 - How do I find the version number for my SPARK SLS?
TechNote 1032 - Installation of SPARKvue on a non-English language computer running Windows XP results in the error message (translated): “There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A script required for this install to complete was not available.”
TechNote 1039 - A warning states that SPARKvue has only a limited time remaining or SPARKvue states the evaluation period has expired.
TechNote 1040 - When saving a file through SPARKvue, SPARKvue gives the error, "An error occurred saving the file."
TechNote 1042 - How do I find the firmware version on the GLX?
TechNote 1045 - DataStudio gets stuck when using the AirLink with the Water Quality sensor.
TechNote 1046 - Motion sensor data has spurious spikes when used with the GLX.
TechNote 1048 - TRS Port 2 is non-functional on the PS-2159 Digital Adapter when Port 1 on the Digital Adapter is selected as a CI-6462 Relay.
TechNote 1049 - I need to get my USB Mass Storage Device (FLASH drive, ...) ready for a SPARK SLS firmware update.
TechNote 1050 - How do I pause data collection without starting another data run using PASPORT interfaces within DataStudio?
TechNote 1051 - SPARK Science Learning System Firmware Update Procedure
TechNote 1052 - Describes how to export the Journal to print a SPARKLab from a computer.
TechNote 1053 - How do I determine the correlation coefficient (r) for my data set.
TechNote 1054 - How do I change the sign of the output from the load cell amplifier?
TechNote 1056 - The values for the ammonia content within water samples do not match with the values expected.
TechNote 1058 - The Delete key in the Calculator screen is "greyed out" or unavailable.
TechNote 1059 - SPARK KML, GIS, GPX export options are unavailable.
TechNote 1061 - SPARK SLS takes a long time to start or restart.
TechNote 1062 - Magnetic field sensor drifts.
TechNote 1063 - Windows reports "device was improperly installed" when the SPARK SLS is connected.
TechNote 1065 - SPARK Science Learning System does not respond to touch
TechNote 1069 - PASPort sensors identification
TechNote 1070 - How do I calibrate radiometric light intensity?
TechNote 1071 - GLX runs off AC, but unit will not run off battery power.
TechNote 1072 - Alternative power sources for SPARK SLS.
TechNote 1073 - Power connector specifications for Xplorer GLX (PS-2002) for extended data collection.
TechNote 1075 - The thermocline sensor places large demand on battery supply of attached interfaces.
TechNote 1078 - Ethanol Sensor Calibration Procedure
TechNote 1080 - Labview-ScienceWorkshop750 Setup
TechNote 1082 - How to measure absorbance with Xplorer GLX and Ocean Optics spectrometer
TechNote 1083 - Power connector specifications for AirLink2 (PS-2010) for extended data collection.
TechNote 1087 - The SPARK Science Learning System will not charge.
TechNote 1091 - Flow Rate Sensor Troubleshooting
TechNote 1093 - My Xplorer GLX got immersed in water.
TechNote 1099 - DataStudio 126.96.36.199 scope displays no data.
TechNote 1103 - Water Quality Colorimeter reports non-zero concentrations with a clear ampoule.
TechNote 1107 - Cannot export data with desired precision.
TechNote 1110 - The shortcut icons for SPARKvue are not appearing on my desktop on Windows.
TechNote 1114 - How do I use the ME-9279(A) with DataStudio?
TechNote 1115 - Theory of Operation for Colorimeter
TechNote 1120 - Oxygen gas sensor is sensitive to changes in ambient pressure.
TechNote 1123 - Blood Pressure Sensor Theory of Operation
TechNote 1127 - The displacement sensor (PS-2204) is not recognized when using a PASPORT Extension Cable (PS-2500) to attach it to PowerLink (PS-2001).
TechNote 1130 - Hand-Grip Heart Rate Sensor Troubleshooter
TechNote 1134 - SPARK SLS Firmware Update Troubleshooting
TechNote 1136 - How to transfer data from SPARK SLS to DataStudio.
TechNote 1139 - Can multiple AirLink(2)s SPARKlinks be used simultaneously within a classroom?
TechNote 1143 - PS-2100 USB Link no longer functions after firmware upgrade by DataStudio 188.8.131.52 on Windows.
TechNote 1145 - The light does not turn off at the conclusion of the turbidity calibration
TechNote 1148 - Using ScienceWorkshop sensors with PASPort interfaces
TechNote 1149 - Anemometer Theory of Operation
TechNote 1153 - How do I use the SPARK SLS as stopwatch?
TechNote 1155 - Comparison of Barometric Pressure Readings with Weather Stations
TechNote 1156 - Voltage-Current Sensor Theory of Operation
TechNote 1157 - Troubleshooting: SPARK SLS does not charge on SPARK charging station, but it charges with the individual charger.
TechNote 1159 - EKG Sensor Troubleshooting
TechNote 1160 - Are there alternative calibration solutions for use with the ORP (oxidation-reduction potential) probe?
TechNote 1163 - The dissolved oxygen probe that I have does not have a silver ring.
TechNote 1171 - How do I calibrate the PASPORT High Accuracy Drop counter within DataStudio?
TechNote 1172 - The posts from a spirometer mouth piece broke off into the spirometer handle
TechNote 1173 - What is the natural frequency of the force platforms?
TechNote 1175 - Where do I put the SPARKvue labs so that I can find them when running SPARKvue in emulator mode?
TechNote 1178 - 850 Firmware Upgrade Freezes PASCO Capstone
TechNote 1179 - How to screenshot a graph from SPARKvue for iOS
TechNote 1180 - How do I get replacement parts for the specimen holders for the tensile testers?
TechNote 1184 - Troubleshooting: Home screen display for units for PS-2125 is in degrees F.
TechNote 1189 - Troubleshooting: How to install DataStudio on Mac OS 10.8 or later.
TechNote 1191 - What is the resolution of the built-in temperature and voltage sensors?
TechNote 1192 - Troubleshooting: PS-2119 not recording on Capstone
TechNote 1193 - Troubleshooting: PS-2119 giving negative readings of what is expected.
TechNote 1196 - How do I get microscope images into SPARKvue HD?
TechNote 1197 - How do I use BTA sensors with SPARKvue?
TechNote 1200 - How do I change the displayed language on my SPARK SLS or SPARKvue program or App?
TechNote 1201 - Troubleshooting: Where is the serial number?
TechNote 1203 - Can I use ScienceWorkshop sensors with an iPad?
TechNote 1204 - Software fails to recognize sensors on the port closest to the voltage sensor.
TechNote 1207 - Troubleshooting: USB flash drive not recognized.
TechNote 1208 - How do I charge the PS-2011 while in the field?
TechNote 1209 - Troubleshooting: Measuring voltage through built-in voltage sensor is noisy.
TechNote 1212 - How do I connect a Bluetooth 2.0 wireless interface to a Windows computer with SPARKvue or Capstone?
TechNote 1214 - Where do I find the tutorial files for PASCO Capstone Video Analysis?
TechNote 1217 - Troubleshooting: How do I used the Match Graph files with interfaces other than the 850 or with ScienceWorkshop Motion Sensors?
TechNote 1220 - My Android device does not have all of the labs that I want to use on it. How do I load large groups of labs at one time?
TechNote 1221 - How does PASCO Capstone calculate the velocity and acceleration data from the position data from the motion sensors?
TechNote 1222 - Troubleshooting: My Samsung device does not have all of the labs that I want to use within SPARKvue.
TechNote 1224 - Instructions on how to update firmware for Air Link 2 and SPARKLink Air
TechNote 1225 - Instructions for updating PASPORT interfaces with the free PASCO Firmware Updater tool (Windows only).
TechNote 1227 - Which data file formats are compatible with which software packages?
TechNote 1229 - The Advanced Chemistry Sensor pH measurement is always 7.
TechNote 1230 - Firmware update fails
TechNote 1231 - How to sample only on a measurement change
TechNote 1233 - Capstone video: How to show more than one run at a time in the graph display.
TechNote 1239 - Cannot see SPARKlab on SPARK SLS
TechNote 1242 - Pinout diagram for I/O expansion port on back of 850 Interface
TechNote 1243 - SPARKvue does not detect a sensor connected to a Bluetooth interface.
TechNote 1246 - SPARKlink Air will not charge from a USB port.
TechNote 1248 - Installing SPARKvue 1.4 overwrites files for newer firmware versions for interfaces and sensor data sheets with outdated versions of these files.
TechNote 1251 - SPARKvue gives 1152 Error on installation.
TechNote 1260 - Tips for Performing Conduction, pH and Thermo titration
TechNote 1261 - How do I know if the SPARK is charging the battery?
TechNote 1262 - Need to remove spurious data points from displacement sensor data stream.
TechNote 1264 - What is the fastest way to charge my AirLink2?
TechNote 1266 - Optical Dissolved Oxygen (ODO) Troubleshooting
TechNote 1271 - The red charging light on my device keeps flashing when the device has been plugged in for a very long time.
TechNote 1286 - My Android tablet is not seeing my sensors.
TechNote 1287 - DataStudio is no longer being developed or updated and new PASCO interfaces are not supported under DataStudio. Which PASCO interfaces are compatible with DataStudio?
TechNote 1289 - How do I add a Cover Sheet for an existing SPARKlab for SPARKvue 2.0 and above?
TechNote 1296 - Wireless sensors or Airlink (PS-3200) not detected on Windows computer.
TechNote 1302 - What is the mass of the load cell within the Smart Carts?
TechNote 1304 - I have a SPARKLab file (.spk or .spk2) and I want to load it onto a Chromebook for use.
TechNote 1305 - Are higher sampling rates available for PASPORT style force sensors when attached to a 550 or 850 interface?
TechNote 1307 - Chromebook will not connect to BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) sensors.
TechNote 1312 - Spirometer shows an offset in the flow rate, or a drift in the total flow.
TechNote 1318 - Airlink (PS-3200) or Wireless Sensor is not charging or responding.
TechNote 1332 - What is the proper disposal method of the sensing element for the oxygen gas sensor?