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Go Direct Acceleration Sensor

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Collect acceleration, rotation, and altitude data in the classroom or in the field. Go Direct Acceleration Sensor connects wirelessly via Bluetooth® or wired via USB to your device.

Description

This 3-axis acceleration sensor has two acceleration ranges plus an altimeter and a 3-axis gyroscope. An additional channel measures the angle of the sensor’s long axis.

  • Measure helmet impacts in concussion-related investigations.
  • Slip it into your pocket and pirouette or ride a half-pipe.
  • Mount this accelerometer on your bicycle or affix it to your lab cart without any dragging cables.

Rechargeable Battery—Ready When You Are

The Go Direct robust rechargeable battery offers long battery life and provides always-ready operation. Monitor battery life directly from our free Graphical Analysis 4 app. Should the battery run low, simply connect the sensor to the charging cable and keep on collecting—no interruptions or inconvenience to you or your students.

Wired or Wireless—The Flexibility to Choose

Our Go Direct sensors connect directly to your mobile device, Chromebook, or computer using our free Graphical Analysis 4 app—no additional equipment or software purchases are necessary. Go Direct sensors can be used wired via USB or wirelessly via Bluetooth, allowing you to choose the solution best for your classroom or laboratory.

Specifications

  • Range:
    • Low acceleration: ±157 m/s2 (±16 g)
    • High acceleration: ±1,960 m/s2 (±200 g)
    • Gyros: ±2,000 °/s
    • Altimeter: –1,800 m to 10,000 m (-5,900 ft to 33,000 ft)
    • Angle: ±180°
  • Connections:
    • Wireless: Bluetooth
    • Wired: USB

Compatibility Requirements

  • LabQuest 2
    LabQuest 2

    Partial Support

    The Go Direct Acceleration Sensor is partially compatible with LabQuest 2 (version 2.8), a standalone data logger with built-in graphing and analysis software. Please see the compatibility notes below for details.

    Learn more about LabQuest 2 »

    Compatibility Notes

    1. Connect this sensor via USB. Wireless data collection is not supported.
  • Computers
    Computers

    Software
    InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for ComputersVersion 4.2.2
    No interface requiredFull support
  • Chromebook
    Chromebook

    Software
    InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for ChromeVersion 4.2.2
    No interface requiredFull support
  • Mobile Devices
    Mobile Devices

    Software
    InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for iOSVersion 4.0.2Graphical Analysis for AndroidVersion 4.0
    No interface requiredFull supportFuture support

What’s Included

  • Go Direct Acceleration
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Shim plate for cart
  • U-bracket for cart
  • Cylinder mounting plate
  • Quick-start guide

Ordering Information

All prices are for U.S. educators.

NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
Go Direct Acceleration SensorGDX-ACC$99

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