Go Direct® Rotary Motion Sensor

Go Direct® Rotary Motion Sensor

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Go Direct® Rotary Motion Sensor

$179.00

The Go Direct Rotary Motion Sensor measures angular motion. It connects via Bluetooth® wireless technology or via USB to your device.

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Monitor angular motion easily and precisely with the Go Direct Rotary Motion Sensor, which connects wirelessly via Bluetooth® or wired via USB to your device. The wireless connection eliminates the cables that can get caught and tangled during rotational investigations.

  • Determine position, velocity, and acceleration of objects in angular motion.
  • Measure angle increments as small as 0.25°.
  • Investigate rotational dynamics, conservation of angular momentum, pendulum motion, polarization of light, and more.

Rechargeable Battery—Ready When You Are

The robust rechargeable battery offers long battery life and provides always-ready operation when using the sensor wirelessly. Monitor battery life directly from our free Graphical Analysis 4 app or LabQuest 2 App. Should the battery run low, simply connect the sensor to the charging cable and keep on collecting—no interruptions or inconvenience to you or your students.

Wired or Wireless—The Flexibility to Choose

Our Go Direct sensors connect directly to your mobile device, Chromebook, or computer using our free Graphical Analysis 4 app—no additional equipment or software purchases are necessary. Go Direct sensors can be used wired via USB or wirelessly via Bluetooth® wireless technology, allowing you to choose the solution best for your classroom or laboratory.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals, including chromium, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, see www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

Specifications

  • Resolution: 1° or 0.25°
  • Optical Encoder: Bidirectional, quadrature encoder
  • Maximum Speed:
    • 30 rev/s at 1° resolution
    • 7.5 rev/s at 0.25° resolution
  • 3-step Pulley: 10 mm, 29 mm and 48 mm groove diameter, 55 mm with O ring in groove
  • Connections:
    • Wireless: Bluetooth
    • Wired: USB

Compatibility Requirements

LabQuest 2

Full Support

The Go Direct® Rotary Motion Sensor 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 »

Compatibility Notes

  1. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Computers
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Computers
Version 4.10
No interface requiredFull support 1
LabQuest 2Full support 2 3

Compatibility Notes

  1. For Bluetooth® connectivity, only computers running Windows 10 or Mac OS X 10.10 or newer are supported. The computer must also have a compatible Bluetooth 4.0+ radio.
  2. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB or wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 when LabQuest 2 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  3. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Chromebook
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Chrome
Version 4.10
No interface requiredFull support
LabQuest 2Full support 1 2

Compatibility Notes

  1. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB or wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 when LabQuest 2 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  2. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
iOS
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for iOS
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for iOS
Version 4.0.6
No interface requiredFull supportFull support
LabQuest 2Full support 1 2 3Full support 1 2 3

Compatibility Notes

  1. Connect this sensor directly to a supported mobile device via a wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results.
  2. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 via Wireless Data Sharing.
  3. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Android
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Android
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for Android
Version 3.2
No interface requiredFull supportIncompatible
LabQuest 2Full support 1 2 3Full support 1 2

Compatibility Notes

  1. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
  2. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 via Wireless Data Sharing.
  3. Connect this sensor directly to a supported mobile device via a wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results.

Experiments

High School (2 experiments)
College (2 experiments)

What's Included

  • Go Direct Rotary Motion Sensor
  • Thumb screw
  • 3-step pulley and mounting screw
  • O-ring

Support

User Manual

View User Manual

Warranty

5-year limited warranty (1 year on battery)

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