Below is a table that compares the different features of our LabQuest interfaces:

LabQuest 2 (LABQ2) LabQuest Stream (LQ-STREAM) LabQuest Mini (LQ-MINI)
Recommended when:
  • Computers, Chromebooks, and tablets are not available/desirable in the lab
  • You want to collect data in the field without a computer or other platform
  • Your school is a 1-to-1 tablet or Chromebook school
  • Your school supports many different platforms and/or BYOD
  • Your platform does not support a sensor you need (e.g. spectrometers)
  • iOS and/or Android devices are your data-collection platform of choice
  • Your school supports many different platforms and/or BYOD
  • You want a wireless connection between your computer (Logger Pro software) and your interface (with future update of Logger Pro)
  • Computers or Chromebooks are your only data-collection platforms
Communication types and their uses LabQuest 2 LabQuest Stream LabQuest Mini
USB
  • Data collection with computers and Chromebooks
  • Standalone data collection with USB sensors
  • Data collection with computers and Chromebooks
  • Data collection with computers and Chromebooks
Bluetooth
  • Data collection with WDSS
  • Wireless data collection with iOS and Android devices
  • Wireless data collection with computers (with future update of Logger Pro)
  • Wireless data collection with computers and Chromebooks (with future update of Graphical Analysis for Chrome)
  • Not supported
Bluetooth Low Energy Technology
  • Data collection with Go Wireless sensors and Go Wireless Link
  • Not supported
  • Not supported
Wi-Fi
  • Data Share: stream data to tablets and Chromebooks
  • Send files via email
  • Monitor/project LabQuest screen from computer or iPad (LabQuest Viewer)
  • Not supported
  • Not supported
Host Connection Type LabQuest 2 LabQuest Stream LabQuest Mini
LabQuest App Standalone software built-in Not supported Not supported
Logger Pro
Logger Lite
USB USB
Bluetooth wireless (with future update of Logger Pro)
USB
Graphical Analysis for Chrome USB
Wi-Fi (Data Sharing)
USB
Bluetooth wireless (with future update of Graphical Analysis for Chrome)
USB
Graphical Analysis for iOS and Android Wi-Fi (Data Sharing) Bluetooth wireless Not supported
Other Features LabQuest 2 LabQuest Stream LabQuest Mini
Maximum sampling rate 100,000 samples/s 100,000 samples/s (USB)
10,000 samples/s (wireless)
100,000 samples/s
Built-in color screen Yes No No
Available sensor ports LabQuest 2 LabQuest Stream LabQuest Mini
BTA – Analog Port 3 3 3
BTD – Digital Port 2 2 2
USB port 1 None None
Built-in sensors GPS, Temperature, Light, Microphone, 3-axis Accelerometer None None
Power options LabQuest 2 LabQuest Stream LabQuest Mini
Rechargable battery Yes – included Yes – included No
AC adapter Yes – included Yes – included Optional accessory
USB No Yes Yes