Primary Test: Plug the probe into an interface and launch the data-collection software. Rotate the flexible arm of the Goniometer so it is open at 180 degrees. Verify that the the data-collection software reports an angle of 180 degrees (+/- 3 degrees) without calibration.
Secondary Test: Calibrate the sensor. Perform a 1-point calibration at 180 degrees using the data-collection software. Verify that the data-collection software reports an angle of 180 degrees (+/- 1 degree) with calibration.
Tertiary Test: Verify that the terminal edge of the joint arm is aligned with the set screw on the side of dial. Reposition the flexible arm of the Goniometer if necessary. Follow the directions for calibrating the sensor that can be found in the sensor booklet.
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-order code: GNM-BTA
-Range: 0-340 degrees (or +/-170 deg)
-Accuracy: +/- 3 degrees without calibration
(+/- 1 degree after calibration)
-Resolution, 10-bit (CBL, CBL 2, original ULI): 0.5 degrees
-Resolution, 12-bit (LabPro, Go! Link, ULI II, Serial Box): 0.12 degrees
-Calibrate? No. The probe is set to match the stored calibration before shipping.
-If you choose to calibrate the probe, conduct a one-point calibration at 180 degrees.
-You may also want to zero the probe before using it. This will provide both negative and positive angles.