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Go Direct™ Motion Detector (VR157424)

£163.00

Description

The Go Direct Motion Detector accurately tracks objects as close as 15 cm and as far away as 3 m. Its built-in temperature compensation automatically adjusts for the difference in the speed of sound in cold and warm locations. Its unique design protects the sensor from falling objects during simple harmonic motion or free fall experiments.

The Go Direct Motion Detector can be used in a variety of experiments:

  • Study position, velocity, and acceleration of carts when mounted on a track.
  • Match graphs created in Graphical Analysis 4 software.
  • Analyse the effects of air resistance on falling coffee filters.
  • Investigate simple harmonic motion by monitoring a mass on a spring.
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Experiments

Middle School Science with Vernier

  • Ocean Floor Mapping
  • Graphing Your Motion
  • Measuring Momentum
  • The Indy 100
  • Crash Dummies
  • Falling Objects
  • A Speedy Slide

Physical Science with Vernier

  • Graphing Your Motion
  • Measuring Momentum
  • It’s Race Day
  • Momentum: A Crash Lesson
  • Newton’s Second Law
  • Falling Objects

Forensics with Vernier

  • Measuring Momentum
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Specification

  • Distances measured from 15 cm to 3m
  • Temperature compensated
  • ¼-20 threaded hole for mounting on motion detector clamp
  • 1.5 m USB cable
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Go Direct Compatibility

Interface LabQuest App

LabQuest 3

Full Support

LabQuest 2 (Discontinued)

Full Support 1
Incompatible

COMPATIBILITY NOTES

  • 1. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Interface Graphical Analysis App for Computers
VERSION 5.4

NO INTERFACE REQUIRED

Full support 1

LabQuest 3

Full support 2

LabQuest 2 (Discontinued)

Full support 2 3

COMPATIBILITY NOTES

  • 1 .For Bluetooth® connectivity, only computers running Windows 10 or Mac OS X 10.10 or newer are supported. The computer must also have a compatible Bluetooth 4.0+ radio.
  • 2. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB or wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  • 3. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Interface Graphical Analysis for Chrome
VERSION 5.4

NO INTERFACE REQUIRED

Full Support

LabQuest 3

Full Support 1

LabQuest 2 (Discontinued)

Full Support 1 2

COMPATIBILITY NOTES

  • 1. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB or wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  • 2. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Interface Software

Graphical Analysis for iOS
VERSION 5.4

NO INTERFACE REQUIRED

Full Support

LabQuest 3

Full Support 1 2

LabQuest 2 (Discontinued)

Full Support 1 2 3

COMPATIBILITY NOTES

    • 1. Connect this sensor directly to a supported mobile device via a wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results.
    • 2. Mobile devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 via Wireless Data Sharing.
    • 3. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Interface Software

Graphical Analysis for Android
VERSION 5.4

Graphical Analysis GW for Android
VERSION 3.2

NO INTERFACE REQUIRED

Full Support

Incompatiable

LabQuest 3

Full Support 1 2

Full Support 1 2

LabQuest 2 (Discontinued)

Full Support 1 2 3

Full Support 1 23

COMPATIBILITY NOTES

      • 1. Connect this sensor directly to a supported mobile device via a wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results.
      • 2. Mobile devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 via Wireless Data Sharing.
      • 3. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.