Barometer

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The Barometer can be used to measure and monitor atmospheric pressure. It works well for conducting weather studies or for experiments that involve pressures close to normal atmospheric pressure. It can also be used as an altimeter if you have a portable interface.

Specifications

  • Sensing Element: SenSym SDX15A4
  • Pressure Range (as shipped): 0.8 to 1.05 atm (25 to 31.5 in of Hg)
  • Maximum pressure that the sensor can tolerate without permanent damage: 2.04 atm or 61 in of Hg
  • Sensitivity: 436 mV/in of Hg to 13.06 V/atm.
  • Resolution: 1.0026 X 10-4 atm (0.003 in of Hg) (LabQuest 2, LabQuest, LabQuest Mini, Go!Link, LabPro)
  • Combined Linearity and Hysteresis: Typical ±0.1% full scale, maximum ±0.5% full scale
  • Response Time: 100 microseconds

Download the user manual for full specifications

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What’s Included

Sensor Requirements

The Barometer requires a compatible interface and software to collect data. Interface and software sold separately. Getting started with probeware »

Compatible Interfaces

The Barometer is compatible with these interfaces:

Ordering Information

All prices are for U.S. educators.

    NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
    BarometerBAR-BTA$71

    Educational use only: Vernier products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical, or commercial applications. Product usage disclaimer »

    Order Code BAR-BTA
    U.S. Educator Price $71

    Sample Data

    Atmospheric pressure data collected during Hurricane Rita in 2005
    Atmospheric pressure data collected during Hurricane Rita in 2005
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