Hand Dynamometer

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Our strain-gauge based isometric Hand Dynamometer can be used to measure grip strength, pinch strength, and to perform muscle fatigue studies. Use the hand dynamometer with other sensors (e.g., EKG Sensor) to study muscular health and activity.


  • Accuracy: ±0.6 N
  • Power: 7 mA @ 5VDC
  • Resolution: 0.2141 N
    (LabQuest 2, LabQuest, LabQuest Mini, Go!Link, LabPro)
  • Safety range (maximum force without damage done to sensor): 0 to 850 N
  • Operational range: 0 to 600 N

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What’s Included

Sensor Requirements

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

Compatible Interfaces

The Hand Dynamometer is compatible with these interfaces:

Ordering Information

All prices are for U.S. educators.

NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
Hand DynamometerHD-BTA$99

Related Products

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 HD-BTA
U.S. Educator Price $99

Sample Data

Grip strength and muscle fatigue
Grip strength and muscle fatigue
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