Sound Level Sensor

Sound Level Sensor

Sound Level Sensor

$69.00

The Sound Level Sensor is a simple, easily-operated sensor to measure and investigate sound levels in classroom environments.

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The Sound Level Sensor allows you to easily measure sound level in decibels (dB) in a variety of school settings. Simply connect and collect— no background knowledge of sound-level weighting, response times, or the decibel scale is needed to use this sensor.

The Sound Level Sensor is A-weighted, meaning it responds to sound loudness the same way the human ear does. It measures sound level to within 3 dB along a single range from 55 to 110 dB, with no need to switch between ranges during an experiment. You can monitor classroom sound levels, measure reverberation time, and investigate sound insulation.

For in-depth sound studies, the Sound Level Meter is a better tool for high school or college physics. If you are interested in collecting sound waves data, use the Vernier Microphone.

Specifications

  • Response: A-weighted
  • Range: 55–110 dB
  • Accuracy: ±3 dB
  • Resolution: 0.1 dB
  • Frequency Range: 30–10,000 Hz

Experiments

High School (1 experiments)
College (1 experiments)

Requirements

Choose a platform below to see its compatibility requirements.

LabQuest 2

Full Support

The Sound Level 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 »

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
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.

What's Included

  • Sound Level Sensor

Accessories

There are no accessories available for this product.

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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** 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.