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Vernier Go Direct Light and Colour Sensor

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VERNIER GO DIRECT LIGHT AND COLOUR SENSOR:
Vernier's Go Direct Light and Colour Sensor is a powerful and versatile light sensor that measures light in the visible to ultraviolet electromagnetic spectrum. An RGB colour sensor detects relative contributions of primary colours in light. The Vernier Go Direct Light and Colour directly connects wirelessly via Bluetooth® or wired via USB to your platform.

The Vernier Go Direct Light and Colour Sensor combines the power of multiple sensors to measure light intensity in the visible range, UVA and UVB portions of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Visible light sensor
The fast sampling rate for the visible light sensor (1000 Hz) allows you to observe the flicker of fluorescent lamps.

Red, green, blue (RGB) colour sensor
Use the RGB sensor to determine the relative contribution of red, green and blue light. A built-in white LED provides uniform illumination when the sensor is placed directly on a surface, reducing the effect of variable ambient light.

UVA sensor
Ideal for experiments using UV lamps, the UVA sensor responds primarily to UVA radiation (peak response at 365nm).

UVB sensor
The UVB sensor responds primarily to UVB radiation (peak response at 330nm) and is excellent for experiments in which sunlight is the UV source.

Vernier's Go Direct Light and Colour Sensor can be used in a variety of experiments:
• Explore light intensity as a function of distance.
• Conduct polarized filter studies.
• Observe the flicker of fluorescent lamps.
• Perform reflectivity studies, including colour analysis.

Rechargeable Battery — Ready When You Are
The Vernier Go Direct™ robust rechargeable battery offers long battery life and provides always-ready operation. Monitor battery life directly from Vernier's free Graphical Analysis™ 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
Vernier's Go Direct™ sensors connect directly to your mobile device, Chromebook or computer using Vernier's free Graphical Analysis™ app. No additional equipment or software purchases are necessary. Vernier 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.

GAPRO Vernier Graphical Analysis™ Pro includes all the features of the free Vernier Graphical Analysis app, plus enhanced functions for more advanced analysis. Its illustrative experiment videos and interactive graphing capabilities inspire students to explore crucial scientific concepts and analyze data in new complex and insightful ways.
GAPRO is compatible with most Vernier sensors and multiple operating systems and devices.

Specifications:
• Visible Light Sensor
     Wavelengths: 400–800nm
     Range: 0 to 150,000 lux
     Maximum sampling rate: 1,000Hz

• UVA/UVB Sensor
     UVA wavelength sensitivity region, approximate: 365nm peak, ±10nm for half-sensitivity
     UVA typical resolution: 11mW/m2
     UVB wavelength sensitivity region, approximate: 330nm peak, ±10nm for half-sensitivity
     UVB typical resolution: 4.8mW/m2
     Maximum sampling rate: 1 Hz

• RGB Sensor
     Peak response: red 650nm peak; green 550nm peak; blue 450nm peak
     Maximum sampling rate: 0.5 Hz

Included:
• Vernier Go Direct Light and Colour Sensor
• Vernier Micro USB Cable




Download the current Vernier K-12 Catalogue
Download the current Vernier University Catalogue

Last edited 21st Nov 2017

Educational use only:
Vernier and Kidwind products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical or commercial applications. Details


Warranty
  • Warranty: 5 year limited warranty (1 year on battery)
    This product is used in teaching these Australian Curriculum codes:
    ACSSU020 - Physical Sciences - Light and Sound - Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed
    ACSBL019 - Biodiversity and the interconnectedness of life - Describing biodiversity - Ecosystems are diverse, composed of varied habitats and can be described in terms of their component species, species interactions and the abiotic factors that make up the environment
    ACSBL021 - Biodiversity and the interconnectedness of life - Describing biodiversity - In addition to biotic factors, abiotic factors including climate and substrate can be used to and classify environments
    ACSBL029 - Biodiversity and the interconnectedness of life - Ecosystem dynamics - Models of ecosystem interactions (for example, food webs, successional models) can be used to predict the impact of change and are based on interpretation of and extrapolation from sample data (for example, data derived from ecosystem surveying techniques
    ACSSU078 - Earth and Space Sciences - Earth Moon Sun - The Earth is part of a system of planets orbiting around a star (the sun)
    ACSSU080 - Physical Sciences - Light and Sound - Light from a source forms shadows and can be absorbed, reflected and refracted
    ACSSU094 - Biological Sciences - Adaptations - The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical conditions of their environment
    ACSSU155 - Physical Sciences - Energy Forms - Energy appears in different forms, including movement (kinetic energy), heat and potential energy, and energy transformations and transfers cause change within systems
    ACSSU176 - Biological Sciences - Ecology - Ecosystems consist of communities of interdependent organisms and abiotic components of the environment; matter and energy flow through these systems
    ACSSU182 - Physical Sciences - Energy Transfer - Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and particle models

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    Documents:
    ExperimentEcocolumn Investigations - Abiotic
    ExperimentMS Ecocolumn investigations
    ExperimentMS Schoolyard study
    ExperimentPS Distance from sun
    ExperimentPS How bright is the light?
    ExperimentPS Introduction to light sensor
    ExperimentPS Reflectivity of light
    ExperimentPS Schoolyard Study
    ExperimentSB21 Abiotic Conditions
    User ManualGetting Started - Connecting your sensor
    User ManualVernier Go Direct Light and Colour Sensor

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