Constant Current System
Recommended for College and High School. Interface and software sold separately.
The Constant Current System is a DC power source with a built-in current probe designed for use in electrochemistry experiments.
The Constant Current System eliminates the need for a separate power supply when performing electroplating and electrolysis experiments in chemistry. It is capable of delivering up to 0.6 A at 5 V DC.
A current-sensing resistor allows monitoring of the output current through the sensor cable. The user can set the current by tuning the dial with the system automatically adjusting the voltage.
Use the Constant Current System to explore Faraday’s law and determine Avogadro’s Number.
Note that it can only be used in conjunction with its own built-in power supply—it cannot be used to measure the current of a circuit using a different power supply.
- Range: 0-0.6 A
- Resolution: 0.09 mA
(LabQuest 2, LabQuest, LabQuest Mini, Go!Link, LabPro)
- Linearity: 0.1%
- Supply voltage: 5 VDC
- Current in amperes:
- Slope: 0.145 A/V
- Intercept: 0 A
Download the user manual for full specifications
The Constant Current System requires a compatible interface and software to collect data. Interface and software sold separately. Getting started with probeware »
The Constant Current System is compatible with these interfaces:
You will need LabQuest App 1.5.2 or newer to use Constant Current System with the LabQuest interface. Download the free software update for LabQuest »
Educational use only: Vernier products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical, or commercial applications. Product usage disclaimer »