We have made a variety of cart and track systems over the years. User manuals for each are available here:
Dynamics Cart and Track System (DTS) – Gray and teal plastic carts with silver tracks
Specifications and User Guide
Vernier Dynamics System (VDS, discontinued) – Green, aluminum carts with black tracks
Specifications and User Guide
Using a cart/track system with our Motion Encoder System or Go Direct Sensor Carts? See the following FAQs:
Motion Encoder System Troubleshooting and FAQs
How do I decide which Dynamics Cart and Track System to purchase?
General Cart and Track System FAQs
The following articles apply to any of the cart and track systems.
My Vernier Dynamics Cart jumps off the track when after colliding with the magnetic end stop.
What Vernier products do I need to order to implement a Real Time Physics program at my college?
What is the spring constant on the Vernier Dynamics Carts with plunger and Sensor Carts ?
Can I make substitutions to parts included with the Vernier Dynamics System package?
Should I buy the Vernier Dynamics Cart and Track System with the short track or the long track?
Does the friction pad work with the fan cart?
What are the dimensions of your 1.2 track and 2.2 m tracks?
What is the best way to clean a track?
How do I use two motion detectors or two motion encoders at once to study collisions?
The following articles explain how to use the various accessories that can be used with the Cart and Track Systems.
How do I attach an Ultra Pulley to the end of a Vernier Track?
How do I attach a Photogate and Ultra Pulley to the end of a Vernier Track?
How are magnets installed in the Adjustable End Stops?
How do I attach the Motion Detector bracket to the Vernier track?
How do I connect a dynamics track to a ring stand?
How do I attach the Bumper Launcher Kit to a track?
Dynamics Cart and Track System (order code DTS) FAQs
Can I buy a plunger-equipped encoder cart?
How do I connect the Go Direct Force and Acceleration Sensor to a plastic Vernier dynamics cart?
How can I fix a broken axle mount on a Vernier DTS cart?
What are the dimensions of the plastic dynamics carts?
Vernier Dynamics System (order code VDS) FAQs
How do you take apart a Vernier Dynamics Cart?
The nuts to connect the feet to my track don't fit into the slot underneath the track.
How do I attach a mass to a Vernier dynamics cart?
How do I put the Vernier Dynamics System mass and the dual range force sensor on the green metal dynamics cart at the same time?
How do I change the batteries in the Cart Fan?
Is the cart picket fence compatible with the mass for dynamics cart?
What are the dimensions of the neodymium magnets used in the Vernier Dynamics System Carts?
What are the dimensions of the green aluminum carts?
Can I use Go Direct Acceleration with a metal cart?
Pasco and Vernier Compatibility
Will Pasco dynamics carts work on the Vernier tracks or vice versa?
Can I attach a Pasco Motion Sensor to end of a Vernier track?
Will Vernier photogate brackets work with Pasco tracks?
Can I attach Vernier cart fans to a Pasco cart?
Can the Vernier Optics Expansion Kit, and other optics accessories, be used with PASCO tracks?
Does the Vernier Cart Picket Fence fit into a Pasco Dynamics Cart?
Will Vernier Friction Pads work with Pasco carts?
Can I use the Track-to-Track Coupler to connect a Vernier track to a Pasco track?
Are Vernier and Pasco products compatible?
How do I connect a Wireless Dynamics Sensor System (WDSS) to a PASCO cart?
Can I attach a Pasco Super Pulley to the end of a Vernier track?