Vernier Projectile Launcher

Vernier Projectile Launcher

Vernier Projectile Launcher

$389.00

Use the Vernier Projectile Launcher to investigate important concepts in two-dimensional kinematics.

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Use the Vernier Projectile Launcher to investigate important concepts in two-dimensional kinematics. Launch steel balls at angles between 0 and 70 degrees and over distances up to 2.5 m.

The solid, heavy base provides an easy-to-use and reliable setup. A unique pneumatic launching system provides excellent repeatability and allows you to set the launch speed.

Built-in photogates and angle markings provide easy and accurate measurement of the ball’s launch velocity, allowing for precise quantitative analysis of projectile motion. Simply plug the device into a compatible data-collection interface.

Specifications

  • Launch angle: 0 to 70 degrees
  • Launch speed: 0-6 m/s
  • Launch height: 146 mm
  • Maximum launch distance: 2.5 m
  • Internal photogate interval: 50 mm
  • Steel ball diameter: 17.46 mm
  • Steel ball mass: 21.8 g

Experiments

High School (2 experiments)
College (2 experiments)

Requirements

Choose a platform below to see its compatibility requirements.

LabQuest
InterfaceLabQuest App
LabQuest® 3Full support
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support
LabQuest (discontinued)Full support
Computers
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis App for Computers
Version 4.10
Logger Pro
Version 3.16
LabQuest MiniFull supportFull support
LabQuest® 3Full supportFull support
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full supportFull support
LabQuest StreamFull support 1Full support
LabQuest (discontinued)Full supportFull support

Compatibility Notes

  1. Connect LabQuest Stream via USB. Future software updates will support connection via Bluetooth® technology
Chromebook
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis App for Chrome
Version 4.10
LabQuest MiniFull support
LabQuest® 3Full support
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support
LabQuest StreamFull support 1
LabQuest (discontinued)Full support

Compatibility Notes

  1. Connect LabQuest Stream via USB. Future software updates will support connection via Bluetooth® technology
iOS
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis App for iOS
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for iOS
Version 4.0.6
LabQuest StreamFull supportIncompatible
LabQuest® 3Full support 1Full support 1
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support 1Full support 1

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 via Wireless Data Sharing.
Android
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis App for Android
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for Android
Version 3.2
LabQuest StreamFull supportIncompatible
LabQuest® 3Full support 1Full support 1
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support 1Full support 1

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 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® 3Full support
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support
LabQuest (discontinued)Full support

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires advanced programming for data collection
Texas Instruments
Software
InterfaceEasyData
Version 2.4/4.0/5.2
DataMate
Version 1.15
DataQuest
Version 4.2
TI-Nspire Software
CBL 2Full support 1Full support 1 2 3IncompatibleIncompatible
TI-Nspire Lab Cradle (discontinued)IncompatibleIncompatibleFull supportFull support

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

  • Launcher
  • 6 Steel balls
  • Hand pump
  • 2 pair of goggles
  • Level
  • Roll of wax marking paper
  • Photogate cable
  • User manual

Accessories

AccessoryOrder CodePriceQuantity
Time of Flight PadTOF-VPL$84.00
Independence of Motion AccessoryIOM-VPL$59.00
Projectile StopPS-VPL$40.00
LabQuest Power SupplyLQ-PS$11.00

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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