LabQuest 2

LabQuest 2

LabQuest 2

This product has been replaced by LabQuest 3.

LabQuest 2 is the most powerful, connected, and versatile data-collection device available for STEM education. Engage your students with hands-on science in your classroom or in the field.

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Vernier LabQuest 2 is a standalone interface used to collect sensor data with its built-in graphing and analysis application. The large, high-resolution touch screen makes it easy and intuitive to collect, analyze, and share data from experiments. Its wireless connectivity encourages collaboration and personalized learning. You can also use LabQuest 2 as a USB sensor interface using Logger Pro software or with our Graphical Analysis app to stream data wirelessly to one or more mobile devices.

Key Features

  • Standalone and computer sensor interface with a touch screen
  • Compatible with all Vernier sensors
  • Large and high-resolution screen with portrait and landscape orientations
  • Fast data collection
  • Rechargeable, high-capacity battery
  • Compatible with Windows and Macintosh computers
  • Collect, analyze, and share sensor data wirelessly with iPad, Android devices, and Chromebooks
  • Free software updates
  • Large, high-resolution touch screen
  • Built-in sensors such as GPS and accelerometers
  • Wireless connectivity with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Fast data collection with 100,000 samples per second

Wireless Data Sharing

Wireless data sharing supports hands-on, collaborative learning with individualized accountability. Using a Data Sharing app, lab group members connect wirelessly to a LabQuest 2 and collaboratively collect data from an experiment. Students can use mobile devices to analyze an individual copy of the data.

Curriculum

  • Student instructions for over 100 of Vernier’s most popular experiments included
  • Customizable library of Vernier experiments
  • Import your own experiments into LabQuest 2

Technical Specifications

Display

  • 11.2 cm x 6.7 cm (13.1 cm diagonal) screen
  • 800 x 480 pixel color display at 188 dpi
  • LED backlight
  • Portrait or landscape screen orientation
  • High-contrast mode for outdoor visibility

Processor

  • 800 MHz Application Processor

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n @ 2.4GHz
  • Bluetooth Smart for WDSS and Go Wireless Sensors

User Interface

  • Resistive touch screen
  • Touch and stylus navigation for efficiency and precision

Data Acquisition

  • 100,000 samples per second
  • 12-bit resolution
  • Built-in GPS, 3-axis accelerometer, ambient temperature, light, and microphone

Environmental Durability

  • Operating Temperature: 0 – 45°C
  • Storage Temperature: -30 – 60°C
  • Splash resistant
  • Rugged enclosure designed to withstand a fall from lab bench

Size and Weight

  • Size: 8.8 cm x 15.4 cm x 2.5 cm
  • Weight: 350 g

Ports

  • 5 sensor channels
  • USB port for sensors, flash drives, and peripherals
  • USB mini port
  • DC power jack
  • MicroSD/MMC slot
  • Audio in and out

Storage

  • 200 MB
  • Expandable with MicroSD and USB flash drive

Power

  • Rechargeable, high-capacity battery
  • DC charging/powering through external adapter (included)

Compatible Sensors

LabQuest and LabQuest App (139 sensors)

Supported Sensors

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires a Motion Detector Cable to connect to a DIG port on the interface
  2. Requires a Motion Detector USB Cable or an Easy to Go! Adapter to connect to a standard USB port
  3. Requires a BNC electrode
  4. Connect this sensor via Bluetooth® for best results.
  5. Requires an Easy to Go! adapter
  6. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
  7. Connect this sensor via USB. Wireless data collection is not supported.
  8. Requires a OHAUS Scout® USB cable
  9. Sensor does not auto-ID; manual setup is required.
  10. Requires a Gas Pressure Sensor
  11. Use with an electrode such as a pH Sensor, Conductivity Probe, or ORP Sensor.
Computers and Graphical Analysis App for Computers (139 sensors)

Supported Sensors

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires a Motion Detector Cable to connect to a DIG port on the interface
  2. Full support of this sensor is only available when LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing. Future software updates will support the use of this sensor with LabQuest connected via USB to computers or Chromebooks.
  3. Full support of this sensor is only available when LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing. This sensor is not supported when used with a LabQuest connected via USB to a computer or Chromebook.
  4. Requires a BNC electrode
  5. Requires an Easy to Go! adapter
  6. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via USB for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  7. Full support of this sensor is only available when LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing. The software does not support this sensor when connected to a computer or Chromebook via USB.
  8. 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 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  9. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
  10. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
  11. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB or wireless Bluetooth® connection and use with Spectral Analysis App for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used via USB with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  12. Connect this sensor via Bluetooth® for best results.
  13. Requires a Heart Rate Receiver to connect to an interface
  14. Requires a OHAUS Scout® USB cable
  15. Requires an additional signal source, such as LabQuest running the Power Amplifier app or a computer running the Power Amplifier Function Generator Software, to control the Power Amplifier output
  16. Sensor does not auto-ID; manual setup is required.
  17. Requires a Gas Pressure Sensor
  18. Software does not support baseline adjustment.
  19. Use with an electrode such as a pH Sensor, Conductivity Probe, or ORP Sensor.
  20. This interface/software combination can only collect force data; displacement measurements are not supported.
  21. Full support of this sensor is only available when LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  22. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB connection and use with Spectral Analysis App for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
Computers and Logger Pro (81 sensors)

Supported Sensors

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires a Motion Detector Cable to connect to a DIG port on the interface
  2. Requires a BNC electrode
  3. Requires a Heart Rate Receiver to connect to an interface
  4. Requires an additional signal source, such as LabQuest running the Power Amplifier app or a computer running the Power Amplifier Function Generator Software, to control the Power Amplifier output
  5. Sensor does not auto-ID; manual setup is required.
  6. Requires a Gas Pressure Sensor
  7. Use with an electrode such as a pH Sensor, Conductivity Probe, or ORP Sensor.
Computers and Logger Lite (69 sensors)

Supported Sensors

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires a Motion Detector Cable to connect to a DIG port on the interface
  2. Requires a BNC electrode
  3. Requires a Heart Rate Receiver to connect to an interface
  4. Requires an additional signal source, such as LabQuest running the Power Amplifier app or a computer running the Power Amplifier Function Generator Software, to control the Power Amplifier output
  5. Requires a Gas Pressure Sensor
  6. Software does not support baseline adjustment.
  7. This interface/software combination auto IDs the VSMT Force sensor; displacement measurements require a Logger Lite file found at www.vernier.com/til/3621/
Chromebook and Graphical Analysis App for Chrome (139 sensors)

Supported Sensors

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires a Motion Detector Cable to connect to a DIG port on the interface
  2. Full support of this sensor is only available when LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing. Future software updates will support the use of this sensor with LabQuest connected via USB to computers or Chromebooks.
  3. Full support of this sensor is only available when LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing. This sensor is not supported when used with a LabQuest connected via USB to a computer or Chromebook.
  4. Requires a BNC electrode
  5. Requires an Easy to Go! adapter
  6. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via USB for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  7. Full support of this sensor is only available when LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing. The software does not support this sensor when connected to a computer or Chromebook via USB.
  8. 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 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  9. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
  10. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
  11. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB or wireless Bluetooth® connection and use with Spectral Analysis App for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used via USB with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  12. Connect this sensor via Bluetooth® for best results.
  13. Requires a Heart Rate Receiver to connect to an interface
  14. Requires a OHAUS Scout® USB cable
  15. Requires an additional signal source, such as LabQuest running the Power Amplifier app or a computer running the Power Amplifier Function Generator Software, to control the Power Amplifier output
  16. Sensor does not auto-ID; manual setup is required.
  17. Requires a Gas Pressure Sensor
  18. Software does not support baseline adjustment.
  19. Use with an electrode such as a pH Sensor, Conductivity Probe, or ORP Sensor.
  20. This interface/software combination can only collect force data; displacement measurements are not supported.
  21. Full support of this sensor is only available when LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  22. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB connection and use with Spectral Analysis App for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
iOS and Graphical Analysis App for iOS (139 sensors)

Supported Sensors

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 via Wireless Data Sharing.
  2. Requires a Motion Detector Cable to connect to a DIG port on the interface
  3. Requires a Motion Detector USB Cable or an Easy to Go! Adapter to connect to a standard USB port
  4. Requires a BNC electrode
  5. Requires an Easy to Go! adapter
  6. Connect this sensor directly to a supported mobile device via a wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results.
  7. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
  8. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
  9. Connect this sensor directly to an iOS or Android™ device via wireless Bluetooth® connection and use with Spectral Analysis App for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used via USB with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to an iOS or Android device via Wireless Data Sharing.
  10. Connect this sensor via Bluetooth® for best results.
  11. Requires a OHAUS Scout® USB cable
  12. Sensor does not auto-ID; manual setup is required.
  13. Requires a Gas Pressure Sensor
  14. Use with an electrode such as a pH Sensor, Conductivity Probe, or ORP Sensor.
iOS and Graphical Analysis GW for iOS (139 sensors)

For All Supported Sensors

Supported Sensors

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires a Motion Detector USB Cable or an Easy to Go! Adapter to connect to a standard USB port
  2. Requires a Motion Detector Cable to connect to a DIG port on the interface
  3. Requires a BNC electrode
  4. Connect this sensor via Bluetooth® for best results.
  5. Requires an Easy to Go! adapter
  6. Connect this sensor directly to a supported mobile device via a wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results.
  7. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
  8. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
  9. Connect this sensor directly to an iOS or Android™ device via wireless Bluetooth® connection and use with Spectral Analysis App for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used via USB with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to an iOS or Android device via Wireless Data Sharing.
  10. Requires a OHAUS Scout® USB cable
  11. Sensor does not auto-ID; manual setup is required.
  12. Requires a Gas Pressure Sensor
  13. Use with an electrode such as a pH Sensor, Conductivity Probe, or ORP Sensor.
Android and Graphical Analysis App for Android (139 sensors)

Supported Sensors

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 via Wireless Data Sharing.
  2. Requires a Motion Detector Cable to connect to a DIG port on the interface
  3. Requires a Motion Detector USB Cable or an Easy to Go! Adapter to connect to a standard USB port
  4. Requires a BNC electrode
  5. Requires an Easy to Go! adapter
  6. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
  7. Connect this sensor directly to a supported mobile device via a wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results.
  8. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
  9. Connect this sensor directly to an iOS or Android™ device via wireless Bluetooth® connection and use with Spectral Analysis App for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used via USB with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to an iOS or Android device via Wireless Data Sharing.
  10. Connect this sensor via Bluetooth® for best results.
  11. Requires a OHAUS Scout® USB cable
  12. Sensor does not auto-ID; manual setup is required.
  13. Requires a Gas Pressure Sensor
  14. Use with an electrode such as a pH Sensor, Conductivity Probe, or ORP Sensor.
Android and Graphical Analysis GW for Android (139 sensors)

For All Supported Sensors

Supported Sensors

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires a Motion Detector USB Cable or an Easy to Go! Adapter to connect to a standard USB port
  2. Requires a Motion Detector Cable to connect to a DIG port on the interface
  3. Requires a BNC electrode
  4. Connect this sensor via Bluetooth® for best results.
  5. Requires an Easy to Go! adapter
  6. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
  7. Connect this sensor directly to an iOS or Android™ device via wireless Bluetooth® connection and use with Spectral Analysis App for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used via USB with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to an iOS or Android device via Wireless Data Sharing.
  8. Connect this sensor directly to a supported mobile device via a wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results.
  9. Requires a OHAUS Scout® USB cable
  10. Sensor does not auto-ID; manual setup is required.
  11. Requires a Gas Pressure Sensor
  12. Use with an electrode such as a pH Sensor, Conductivity Probe, or ORP Sensor.

Awards

LabQuest 2 and the Connected Science System was selected as a finalist in the digital devices and international digital resource categories for the 2015 Bett Awards! The Bett Awards provide a showcase of resources and companies that seek to provide educators with the information, ideas and inspiration that are fundamental to the learning process.

Source: 2015 Bett Award Finalists

LabQuest 2 app was selected as a finalist in the Best Educational Use of a Mobile Device category for the 2013 CODiE Awards! The category recognizes the best curriculum or administrative application, designed for either PK-12 or postsecondary markets, that is delivered via mobile devices, including smartphones or tablets.

Source: SIIA 2013 CODiE Award Finalists

What's Included

  • Vernier LabQuest 2 interface
  • 1 stylus
  • Stylus tether
  • Computer connection (USB) cable
  • AC power adapter
  • Quick-start guide

Accessories

AccessoryOrder CodePriceQuantity
LabQuest 2 Lab ArmorLQ2-ARMOR$15.00
LabQuest Charge StationLQ2-CRG$129.00
LabQuest 2 StandLQ2-STN$5.00
Vernier LanyardLQ-LAN$5.00
Mini USB-C CableCB-USB-C-MINI$9.00
LabQuest SD CardLQ-SD$12.00
LabQuest Battery Boost 2LQ-BOOST2$119.00

Software

Analysis Features

  • Perform linear and curve fits
  • Landscape and portrait views
  • Supports built-in sensors—GPS, microphone, accelerometers, relative light sensors
  • Draw a prediction before collecting data
  • Display two graphs at once
  • Display a tangent line on the graph
  • Integral function
  • Statistics

Built-In Applications

  • Stopwatch
  • Periodic table
  • Sound recorder (for voice annotation)
  • Scientific Calculator
  • Audio Function Generator
  • Power Amplifier (requires Vernier Power Amplifier)

Versatile Tools and Resources

  • More than 100 preloaded lab instructions from Vernier’s popular lab books
  • Notes field
  • Email screenshots and data files for use in lab reports or submit directly to an instructor
  • Export data to Logger Pro, Excel®, and other data analysis software
  • Stream data wirelessly to Chromebook, iPad, and Android devices

Email Data and Graphs

LabQuest 2 can email sensor data in multiple formats, depending on the needs of the student and experiment. Students can email sensor data home for their reports or to the teacher.

  • Data File: Import into Logger Pro for analysis
  • Graph: A PDF of only the graph
  • Text File: For importing into spreadsheets
  • Screen Shot: Great for use in instructional material

Computer Data-Collection Software

You can also use LabQuest 2 as a computer interface using Logger Pro 3, Logger Lite, or Graphical Analysis 4 software.

Logger Pro 3

Our award-winning Logger Pro 3 software provides advanced analytical features including video analysis. One copy of Logger Pro includes a site license for all computers in your school or your college department, as well as students’ personal computers.

Learn more about Logger Pro 3

Graphical Analysis 4

Collect and analyze sensor ‭data with our free Graphical Analysis 4 software ‭for Chrome‭‭, ‭Windows®, macOS‭, iOS‭®‭, and Android‭‭. Use LabQuest 2 as a USB sensor interface on a computer or Chromebook.

Learn more about Graphical Analysis 4

Free Software Updates

Get new features and enhancements with free software updates to LabQuest 2.

Download the latest LabQuest update

Support

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

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