Differential Voltage Probe

Differential Voltage Probe

Differential Voltage Probe

$39.00

The Differential Voltage Probe is designed for exploring the basic principles of electricity. Use this probe to measure voltages in low voltage AC and DC circuits.

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With a range of ±6.0 V, this system is ideal for use in “battery and bulb” circuits. Use it with the Current Probe to explore Ohm’s law, phase relationships in reactive components, and much more. Use multiple Differential Voltage Probes to explore series and parallel circuits.

The Differential Voltage Probe reports the potential difference between the red and black leads. For example, if the black terminal is attached to something that is 2 V above ground, and the red to something that is 3 V below ground, it will report -5 V. The Differential Voltage Probe is the preferred voltage sensor in cases where more than one voltage sensor will be used in the same circuit.

Specifications

  • Input voltage range: ±6.0 V
  • Maximum voltage on any input: ±10 V
  • Input Impedance (to ground): 10 M Ω
  • Differential Impedance: >20 M Ω
  • Typical Resolution: 3.1 mV
  • Linearity: 0.01%
  • Supply voltage: 5 VDC

Experiments

Elementary School (4 experiments)
Middle School (4 experiments)
High School (16 experiments)
College (13 experiments)

Requirements

Choose a platform below to see its compatibility requirements.

LabQuest 2

Full Support

The Differential Voltage Probe 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 3.15
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 Differential Voltage Probe

Accessories

Optional AccessoryOrder CodePriceQuantity
Vernier Circuit Board 2VCB2$129.00

Support

User Manual

View User Manual

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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