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How do I project the LabQuest screen?

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  • Created Jul 9, 2008
  • Updated Jun 8, 2014
  • Article #1851

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For LabQuest 2
The LabQuest Viewer, order code LQ-VIEW, $79 is computer software that allows you to view and control the LabQuest 2 screen on a computer allowing you to project the LabQuest screen while projecting the computer screen.

Also available, LabQuest Viewer app for iPad (see

For original LabQuest
The LabQuest Viewer software or iPad app can be used with an original LabQuest when used with an external Wi-Fi radio, Vernier Wi-Fi USB Adapter, order code WIFI-USB, $59, sold separately.

You can also project the LabQuest screen using the free LabQuest Emulator software. Download the emulator from

The emulator runs on PCs running XP, Vista, and Windows 7. It can also run on a Mac running XP, Vista, or Windows 7, but is not available in a native Mac OS X version. TIL 2483: Do you offer a Mac-compatible LabQuest Emulator?

You can use the emulator to collect data when a LabQuest with sensors is connected to the computer at the time the software is launched. The emulator supports the same sensors as LabQuest App (v1.5) except for the internal microphone, USB sensors (e.g. spectrometers, Vernier GPS, and the Mini GC), and the Wireless Dynamic Sensor System. The emulator includes two virtual sensors that can be used to demonstrate the functionality of the internal microphone and spectrometers.

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