Constant Current System

Constant Current System

Constant Current System

$64.00

The Constant Current System is a DC power source with a built-in current probe designed for use in electrochemistry experiments.

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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.

Specifications

  • Range: 0-0.6 A
  • Typical Resolution: 0.09 mA
  • Linearity: 0.1%
  • Supply voltage: 5 VDC
  • Current in amperes:
    • Slope: 0.145 A/V
    • Intercept: 0 A

Experiments

High School (2 experiments)
College (1 experiments)

Requirements

Choose a platform below to see its compatibility requirements.

LabQuest 2

Full Support

The Constant Current System is fully supported with LabQuest 2 (version 2.8.5), a standalone data logger with built-in graphing and analysis software.

Learn more about LabQuest 2 »

Computers
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Computers
Version 4.10
Logger Pro
Version 3.16
Logger Lite
Version 1.9.4
LabQuest MiniFull supportFull supportFull support
LabQuest 2Full supportFull supportFull support
LabQuest StreamFull support 1Full supportFull support 2
Go!LinkFull supportFull supportFull support

Compatibility Notes

  1. Connect LabQuest Stream via USB. Future software updates will support connection via Bluetooth® technology
  2. Connect LabQuest Stream via USB. Wireless connection is not supported.
Chromebook
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Chrome
Version 4.10
LabQuest MiniFull support
LabQuest 2Full support
LabQuest StreamFull support 1
Go!LinkFull support

Compatibility Notes

  1. Connect LabQuest Stream via USB. Future software updates will support connection via Bluetooth® technology
iOS
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for iOS
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for iOS
Version 4.0.6
LabQuest StreamFull supportFull support
LabQuest 2Full support 1Full support 1

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 via Wireless Data Sharing.
Android
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Android
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for Android
Version 3.2
Google Science Journal
Version 1.2.259
LabQuest StreamFull supportFull supportIncompatible
LabQuest 2Full support 1Full support 1Incompatible

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 via Wireless Data Sharing.

What's Included

  • Vernier Constant Current System
  • Power supply

The power supply included is the same as the LabQuest power supply.

Accessories

AccessoryOrder CodePriceQuantity
LabQuest Power SupplyLQ-PS$11.00

Support

Warranty

5-year limited warranty

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

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** The IB Diploma Program is an official program of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) which authorizes schools to offer it. The material available here has been developed independently of the IBO and is not endorsed by it.

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