Rotary Motion Sensor

Rotary Motion Sensor

Rotary Motion Sensor

$169.00

The Vernier Rotary Motion Sensor is a bidirectional angle sensor designed to measure rotational or linear position, velocity and acceleration.

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The Rotary Motion Sensor lets you monitor angular motion precisely and easily. It is direction sensitive. You can use it to collect angular displacement, angular velocity, and angular acceleration data. Typical experiments include measuring moments of inertia, torque, pendula, and Atwood’s machine experiments. Even though we call it a Rotary Motion Sensor, it can also be used to measure linear position to a fraction of a millimeter.

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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

Compatibility Requirements

LabQuest 2

Full Support

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

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Computers
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Computers
Version 4.10
Logger Pro
Version 3.15
LabQuest MiniFull supportFull support
LabQuest 2Full supportFull support
LabQuest StreamFull support 1Full support

Compatibility Notes

  1. Connect LabQuest Stream via USB. Future software updates will support connection via Bluetooth® technology
Chromebook
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Chrome
Version 4.10
LabQuest MiniFull support
LabQuest 2Full support
LabQuest StreamFull support 1

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 supportIncompatible
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
LabQuest StreamFull supportIncompatible
LabQuest 2Full support 1Full support 1

Compatibility Notes

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

Experiments

High School (6 experiments)
College (6 experiments)

What's Included

  • Rotary Motion Sensor
  • Thumb screw
  • 3-step pulley and mounting screw
  • O-ring
  • User manual

Support

User Manual

View User Manual

Warranty

5-year limited warranty

Contact Us

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

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