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ERIC Number: EJ1100741
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
A Connector between Active Laboratory Probes and Computer Interfaces of Different Brands
Hui, Kaleonui J.; Coney, John P.; Binder, P.-M.
Physics Teacher, v54 n4 p236-237 Apr 2016
In PASCO's Technical Article #763, it is stated that "PASCO [also] makes sensors with an 8-pin DIN connector. These sensors cannot be used with the Vernier interfaces, as they have different power requirements." Recently we had the need to make such connections in a 10-station freshman lab. Since the Vernier input is a 6-way BT 631A plug also used in TI and Casio equipment, our experience may be of interest to a broad audience of lab coordinators.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hawaii
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