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Go Direct® Motion Detector

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The Go Direct Motion Detector uses ultrasound to measure the position, velocity, and acceleration of moving objects. It directly connects wirelessly via Bluetooth® or wired via USB to your platform.

Description

The Go Direct Motion Detector accurately tracks objects as close as 15 cm and as far away as 3.5 m. The compact design and wireless capability of this motion detector eliminate the concern of a dangling cable getting in the way.

The Go Direct Motion Detector can be used in a variety of experiments:

  • Study position, velocity, and acceleration of carts when mounted on a track.
  • Match graphs created in Graphical Analysis 4 software.
  • Analyze the effects of air resistance on falling coffee filters.
  • Investigate simple harmonic motion by monitoring a mass on a spring.

Specifications

  • Range: 15 cm to 3.5 m
  • Resolution: 1 mm
  • Maximum sampling rate: 30 samples/s
  • Connections:
    • Wireless: Bluetooth
    • Wired: USB

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Experiments and Lab Ideas

Select a lab book to see a list of experiments and more information.

Compatibility Requirements

What’s Included

  • Vernier Go Direct Motion Detector
  • Micro USB Cable

Ordering Information

All prices are for U.S. educators.

NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
Go Direct® Motion DetectorGDX-MD$99
Optional Accessories
Go Direct® Charge StationGDX-CRG$69
Micro USB-C CableCB-USB-C-MICRO$9
Motion Detector BracketDTS-MDB$11
Motion Detector ClampMD-CLAMP$10

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