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Vernier Motion Detector

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VERNIER MOTION DETECTOR
For use in: Physics, Physical Science.
The Motion Detector functions like the automatic range finder on a Polaroid camera. This sonar device emits ultrasonic pulses and waits for an echo. The time it takes for the reflected pulses to return is used to calculate distance, velocity and acceleration. The range is 0.4 to 6 meters. Our Motion Detector has a pivoting head, rubber feet and a clamp for mounting. In addition, the cable is removable, so you can convert the Motion Detector for use on a different lab interface by using the relevant cable.

Specifications:
Using a ball toss and the Motion Detector to measure the acceleration due to gravity.
Frequency of the ultrasound: 49.4 kHz
Resolution: 1.1 mm
Typical Accuracy: ± 2 mm
Range: 0.15 to 6.0 meters
Power: about 51mA @ 5 V DC while running
Size: approximately 146mm x 38mm x 57mm
Weight: approximately 283g


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

Last edited 29th Nov 2016 by LCW

This product is used in teaching these Australian Curriculum codes:
ACSSU190 - Physical Sciences - Energy Conservation - Energy conservation in a system can be explained by describing energy transfers and transformations
ACSSU229 - Physical Sciences - Forces and Motion - The motion of objects can be described and predicted using the laws of physics
ACSSU117 - Physical Sciences - Forces and Machines - Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth’s gravitational attraction, acting on the object
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