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CO2 Sensor - DT040

CO2 Sensor - DT040

The CO₂ Sensor measures carbon dioxide concentration (ppm) in gases such as air. It is a solid electrolyte sensor which offers high selectivity to CO₂ with low dependency on humidity. A range of 350 to 5,000 ppm of carbon dioxide can be detected, making it ideal for indoor air-control applications. It is supplied with a 100 mL plastic sampling bottle and a rubber stopper (12244).

Typical experiments include: measuring increases in carbon dioxide levels from small animals and insects, changes in carbon dioxide concentration in a plant terrarium during photorespiration, photosynthesis cycles and cellular respiration of peas and beans.

COLORIMETER - Sensor - DT185

The Colorimeter measures the intensity of light transmitted through a sample at a selected wavelength

The three colorimeter wavelengths enable students to determine concentrations of diluted solutions. It may also be used to characterize chemical reactions when compounds are formed or decomposed showing absorption in one of three colors.

COLORIMETER - Sensor - DT185
Conductivity sensor - DT035

Conductivity sensor - DT035

The Conductivity Sensor is used for various experiments in Biology and Chemistry. By using the Conductivity Sensor you can demonstrate changes in conductivity when dissolving salts in water, or monitor bodies of water for pollution. The Conductivity Sensor can also be used for water salinity testing.

Current sensor 250mA - DT006

This sensor is an ampere meter, measuring current values between -250 and 250mA. It is a differential sensor, capable of measuring both direct and alternate current and includes two durable banana plugs for easy connection.

This Current Sensor is used in various electricity experiments such as EMF and internal resistance, Ohm’s Law, or the study of current characteristics of a light bulb and a diode.

Current sensor 250mA - DT006
Distance sensor 0.2-10m - DT020-1

Distance sensor 0.2-10m - DT020-1

This digital Distance Sensor measures the distance between the sensor and an object in the range of 0.2 to 10 m. The sensor is supplied with a mounting rod and can sample data at up to 50 times per second.

Topics such as the harmonic motion of a spring and free fall acceleration can be explored using this Distance Sensor. It is used for various experiments in Physics and mechanics.

EKG Sensor - DT189

The EKG (Electrocardiogram) Sensor measures cardiac electrical potential waveforms (voltages produced during contractions of the heart). Utilizing this sensor enables students to investigate the electrical signals generated by their own heart. It consists of Fourier’s plastic sensor case and three electrode leads and also comes with a package of one hundred silver/silver chloride electrode patches that can be attached to the skin. The sensor’s circuitry isolates the user from the possibility of electrical shock.

The EKG Sensor is used to record the heart’s electrical activity. Typical experiments include monitoring personal electrocardiogram, that compare EKG graphs at rest and after activity or investigating EKG with different body positions.

EKG Sensor - DT189
Exercise Heart rate sensor - DT298

Exercise Heart rate sensor - DT298

This sensor is ideal for measuring one’s heart rate before, during and after exercise and is comprised of a wireless transmitter belt and a Pulse Receiver Module that plugs into the data logger. The Heart Rate Sensor, specifically the transmitter belt, senses the electrical signals generated by the heart and each heart beat sends an electrical signal to the Receiver Module, enabling the heart rate to be measured.

Typical experiments performed using this sensor include comparing heart rates, evaluating heart rates of different individuals, comparing that of athletes vs. inactive individuals, monitoring the heart rate before, during and after brief vigorous activity (e.g. pushups) and monitoring the speed at which the heart rate returns to normal following exercise (recovery rate).

Force sensor (Fourier) - DT272

The Force Sensor is a popular force dual range sensor, capable of measuring pushing and pulling forces.  It has two ranges: ±10 N or ±50 N. It can be easily mounted on a stand or dynamics cart, or used as a replacement for a hand-held spring scale. The sensor is supplied with mounting rod, collision bumper, hook and cart mounting bracket.

This sensor can be used to study friction, simple harmonic motion, impact in collisions, or centripetal force.

Force sensor (Fourier) - DT272
Heart rate Sensor&Ear Clip - DT155

Heart rate Sensor&Ear Clip - DT155

The Heart Rate Sensor monitors the light level transmitted through the vascular tissue of the fingertip and the corresponding variations in light intensities that occur as the blood volume change in the tissue. It is so easy to use that even in large classes, every student will have an opportunity to use this sensor.  This sensor includes Fourier’s sensor case (DT155) and an ear clip (DT159).

Typical experiments using the Heart Rate Sensor include comparing the heart rate of athletes and sedentary people, checking a person’s heart rate before and after brief vigorous aerobic activity and checking a person’s heart rate before and after caffeine consumption.

Humidity sensor 5% - DT014

This Humidity Sensor has a measuring range of 0-100% relative humidity and comes equipped with a zero offset calibration screw.

Typical experiments performed using this sensor are body respiration properties, the exploration of biotic conditions outdoors, and the research of meteorological connections between humidity, temperature and light. The Humidity Sensor can be used for biological, environmental and meteorological measurements.

Humidity sensor 5% - DT014
Light sensor 0-600/0-6000/0-150 - DT009-4

Light sensor 0-600/0-6000/0-150 - DT009-4

This high precision, quick response Light Sensor, ideal for indoor light measurements, is designed for measurements in the range of 0 to 300 lx.

Indoors, this sensor can be used in experiments that examine bulb intensities, light absorbance, photosynthesis and more. Outdoors, experiments measuring solar radiation can be conducted, among others.

Microphone sensor - DT008

This Microphone Sound Sensor has an output of ±2.5 V. The Microphone is designed to study the properties of sound waves from voices and musical instruments and can also be used for measuring the speed of sound. It is not a noise level sensor.

Used for the study of sound properties, typical experiments include sound speed through air and other materials, Sound Beats and harmonic properties of sound.

Microphone sensor - DT008
Oxygen adapter - DT222

Oxygen adapter - DT222

This Oxygen Sensor is a galvanic oxygen electrode, capable of measuring % O₂ in air and O₂ concentration in aqueous solutions in mg/L. The sensor consists of a galvanic oxygen sensitive electrode with a processing unit (oxygen adaptor, equipped with a calibration knob). The range can be determined directly on the data logger or via the MultiLab™ software.

The Oxygen Sensor can be used to perform a wide variety of experiments in order to determine changes in % O₂ in air and dissolved oxygen levels (especially in aquariums), photosynthesis and respiration of plants and monitoring human respiration.

Oxygen electrode - DT118

This Oxygen Sensor is a galvanic oxygen electrode, capable of measuring % O₂ in air and O₂ concentration in aqueous solutions in mg/L. The sensor consists of a galvanic oxygen sensitive electrode with a processing unit (oxygen adaptor, equipped with a calibration knob). The range can be determined directly on the data logger or via the MultiLab™ software.

The Oxygen Sensor can be used to perform a wide variety of experiments in order to determine changes in % O₂ in air and dissolved oxygen levels (especially in aquariums), photosynthesis and respiration of plants and monitoring human respiration.

Oxygen electrode - DT118
Photogate sensor - DT137

Photogate sensor - DT137

This general-purpose Photo Gate Sensor is commonly used to measure the time it takes for an object to pass between its arms. It is used for a wide variety of experiments in Physics and physical science classes.

  • Measuring acceleration due to gravity
  • Studying the swing of a pendulum
  • Measuring the speed of a rolling object
  • Measuring the speed of objects undergoing collisions

Pressure sensor 1150mB - DT015

The Pressure Sensor (150-1,150 mbar) is an absolute gas pressure sensor that measures applied external pressure relative to zero pressure reference sealed inside the sensor.

The Pressure Sensor can be used as an altimeter (measuring your current height) and as a barometer for various meteorological measurements. Typical uses include investigating the evaporation of water from terrestrial plants – transpiration, measuring the photosynthesis rate in water plants, measuring the respiration rate of germinating seeds, investigating the effect of light on photosynthesis rate and as well as examining the Ideal Gas Law.

Pressure sensor 1150mB - DT015
Pressure sensor 700Kpa - DT015-1

Pressure sensor 700Kpa - DT015-1

The Pressure Sensor (0-700Kpa) is an absolute gas pressure sensor that measures applied external pressure relative to zero pressure reference sealed inside the sensor.

The Pressure Sensor can be used as an altimeter (measuring your current height) and as a barometer for various meteorological measurements. Typical uses include investigating the evaporation of water from terrestrial plants – transpiration, measuring the photosynthesis rate in water plants, measuring the respiration rate of germinating seeds, investigating the effect of light on photosynthesis rate and as well as examining the Ideal Gas Law.

Rotary motion sensor - DT148

This Rotary Motion Sensor measures angular position in very high resolution and counts the sensor pulley turns. It can also be used to measure linear motion with a resolution of 0.1 mm. This is done by rolling the pulley along a plane, or by hanging a string over the pulley.

The Rotary Motion Sensor comes with a 3-step pulley and mounting rod. An optional accessory is also available: a pendulum that consists of a long light aluminum rod and two brass masses which can be attached at any point on the thin rod.

Fourier’s Rotary Motion Sensor is a sensitive, accurate angular and linear position sensor. Common experiments include: acceleration, pendulum, harmonic motion, torque, moments of inertia and for very accurate linear position in two slits laser interference.

Rotary motion sensor - DT148
Sensor - Magnetic field - DT156

Sensor - Magnetic field - DT156

Fourier’s high-performance and highaccuracy Soil Moisture Sensor measures soil moisture from 0 to 200 centibar (cb). By measuring the soil moisture’s electric resistance, this sensor converts data into calibrated readings of soil water suction. Included with this sensor are the soil moisture sensor, Fourier’s adaptor and a BNC/ alligator cable. The sensor consists of two concentric electrodes embedded in a reference granular matrix material.

The matrix material is surrounded by protective synthetic membrane and held in a stainless case.

The Soil Moisture sensor is used to optimize irrigation and warn of plant stress at the dry or wet ends of the scale.

Smart Pulley - DT122

This Smart Pulley is comprised of a pulley and Photo Gate Sensor. It is used to measure the speed of a string suspended over the pulley by measuring the tangent velocity of the pulley.

Primarily used in Physics mechanics experiments, the Smart Pulley is used to measure velocity and acceleration of moving objects and to learn Newton’s laws of dynamics. Typical experiments include examining dynamics carts motions on a track, Newton’s second law and the motion of an Atwood’s machine.

Smart Pulley - DT122
Spirometer - DT037

Spirometer - DT037

Sensor which allows students to conduct experiments in physiology. Based on air speed, the Spirometer calculates the airflow rate and lung capacity of the user breathing into the sensor. The results are shown in liters per minute. The Spirometer sensor consists of Fourier’s sensor case, a unique breath sensor tube and removable single-use plastic nozzle.

Typical experiments with the Spirometer Breathing Sensor would include investigating the lung capacity of athletes versus non-athletes, comparing lung capacity of smokers versus non-smokers and other general respiratory experiments.

Temperature (-40 to 140 °C) - DT029

Fourier’s stainless steel Temperature Sensor is both simple and durable.  It is covered with a protective isolating material, making it significantly stronger than a traditional glass thermometer.  The sensor connects directly to the data logger using a standard mini-din cable.

With a range of -40 °C to 140 °C, it can be used for experiments in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Earth Science, and Environmental Science.  It is particularly well suited for conduction water and other chemical solution temperature measurements.

Temperature (-40 to 140 °C) - DT029
Thermocouple-K (0-1200C) - DT025

Thermocouple-K (0-1200C) - DT025

The Temperature TC-K sensor has a range of 0 to 1,200 °C and provides highly accurate measurements, with a maximum error of 2% over the entire range. 

The Temperature TC-K sensor is used to measure high temperature experiments such as monitoring chemical processes that occur in high temperatures, measuring the different temperatures in a flame or simply monitoring ovens.

Turbidity - DT095

Turbidity is the measure of the cloudiness of water - the cloudier the water, the greater the turbidity. Turbidity
in water is caused by suspended matter, which will deflect (or scatter) light as it passes through the sample. The Turbidity Sensor takes measurement of the scattered light as compared to the amount of light scattered by a standard. Included with the sensor are 15 empty cuvettes and one bottle containing 100 NTU Formazin Standard.

Because Turbidity affects water quality, this sensor can be used to examine the effect of turbidity on human health, industrial processes and the environment.

Turbidity - DT095
Voltage sensor 2.5V - DT002

Voltage sensor 2.5V - DT002

This Fourier sensor is a regular voltage sensor, measuring between -2.5 and 2.5 Volts. It is a differential sensor, capable of measuring both direct and alternate current. The sensor has two durable banana plugs for easy connection. The Voltage Sensor also has floating inputs, allowing any number of voltage sensors to a circuit to be connected, without shortening them.

The Voltage Sensor is typically used in experiments such as capacitor charging and discharging, studying the voltage characteristics of a light bulb and a diode, EMF and damped oscillations.

pH electrode - DT018

The pH sensor is capable of measuring the entire range of 0 - 14 pH and is used for various experiments in Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science. This sensor can replace the traditional pH meter and in addition, it automatically collects the pH data and the pH changes during chemical reactions and displays these changes in a graph. The pH sensor (DT016A) consists of the Fourier Systems adaptor (DT017) and a pH electrode (DT018) and is equipped with an automatic temperature compensation system.

The pH Sensor is used for various experiments in Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science. Common experiments include: measuring the pH of bodies of water over long periods of time, diffusion of liquids, acidification of milk, or acid-base titration, and more.

pH electrode - DT018