Time of Flight Pad

Time of Flight Pad

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Time of Flight Pad

$84.00

Use the Time of Flight Pad to precisely measure how long a projectile has been in motion.

ORDER CODE: TOF-VPL Category

The Time of Flight Pad is designed for used with the Go Direct Projectile Launcher or the Vernier Projectile Launcher and is used to determine the time the projectile is in flight, along with the launch speed of a projectile reported by the launcher.

The Time of Flight Pad can also be used with photogates as a standalone sensor or daisy-chained to a Go Direct Photogate using an Go Direct Time of Flight Pad accessory cable (not included).

Time-of-flight measurements allow students to see just how kinematic calculations work in real-world applications.

Specifications

The Time of Flight Pad is electrically like a photogate. When a ball strikes the foam top surface, a circuit is closed.

Experiments

High School (1 experiments)
College (1 experiments)

Requirements

Choose a platform below to see its compatibility requirements.

LabQuest 2

Full Support

The Time of Flight Pad 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 3.16
LabQuest 2Full supportFull support
LabQuest MiniFull 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 2Full support
LabQuest MiniFull 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 2Full support 1Full support 1
LabQuest StreamFull supportIncompatible

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 2Full support 1Full support 1
LabQuest StreamFull supportIncompatible

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 via Wireless Data Sharing.
Arduino
Software
InterfaceArduino
Vernier Arduino® Interface ShieldFull support 1

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires advanced programming for data collection
LabVIEW
Software
InterfaceNI LabVIEW
SensorDAQFull support
Vernier myDAQ AdapterFull support 1
LabQuest MiniFull support
LabQuest StreamFull support
LabQuest 2Full support

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires advanced programming for data collection
Original LabQuest
Software
InterfaceLabQuest App for Original LabQuest
Version 1.7.6
Texas Instruments
Software
InterfaceEasyData
Version 2.4/4.0/5.2
DataMate
Version 1.15
DataQuest
Version 4.2
TI-Nspire Software
TI-Nspire Lab CradleIncompatibleIncompatibleFull supportFull support
CBL 2Full support 1Full support 1 2 3IncompatibleIncompatible

Compatibility Notes

  1. CBL 2 and LabPro interfaces cannot be used with TI-84 Plus CE calculators.
  2. DataMate does not support this sensor. Use EasyData app with all TI-83/84 Plus calculators; otherwise, use DataGate.
  3. DataMate cannot be used with color screen TI-84 Plus calculators; use EasyData with these calculators.

What's Included

  • Time of Flight Pad
  • Cable for connection to Vernier Projectile Launcher
  • Cable for connection to Vernier interface

Accessories

AccessoryOrder CodePriceQuantity
Go Direct® Time of Flight Pad CableTOF-CB-GDX$8.00

Support

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.

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