Texas Instruments CBR 2 Motion Detector

Texas Instruments CBR 2 Motion Detector

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The CBR 2™ motion sensor is TI's answer to an easy, affordable data collection device! Designed for teachers who want their students to collect and analyze real-world motion data, such as distance, velocity and acceleration. Great for algebra through calculus and statistics, physical science and physics.
$225.50 $205.00

Key Features

CBR 2 motion sensor capabilities and highlights:

  • Measures distance, velocity and acceleration - up to 200 samples per second!ncludes

  • Distance Range: 0.15m to 6 m

  • USB connectivity to the TI-Nspire™ family of handhelds, TI-Nspire™ family of software, and TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators

  • Pivoting sensor head for easy positioning

  • Sensitivity switch for normal and track modes

  • Improved real-time graphing

  • Sample activities for mathematics and science classes

Compatible with the following calculators:

  • TI-84 Family

  • TI-Nspire™ Family

CBR 2 motion sensor system includes:

  • CBR 2 sonic motion detector

  • USB CBR 2-to-calculator cable (for use with TI-84 Plus family calculators)

  • Extended length I/O cable, for connecting to calculator input/output port

  • 4 AA batteries

  • Guidebook: Getting Started with the CBR 2


CBR 2™ Specifications

  • Pivoting sensor head (0o - 180o).

  • Measures object distance from 0.5 m - 6 m(1.5 ft - 19 ft).

  • Compute 1st and 2nd derivatives (velocity and acceleration) on collected distance data.

  • Collects up to 512 data points.

  • Rugged construction: designed to withstand classroom use.

  • Lightweight and comfortable hand-held operation.

  • Versatile mounting options with standard camera tripod mounting socket and removable multipurpose clamp which accommodates surfaces of 0" - 2" thickness.

  • Self-contained application programs are multipurpose and menu-driven, offering simplicity for the novice and flexibility for the accomplished user.

  • Status indicators: red/green visible; dual-tone audible (can be disabled).

  • Choice of units: feet or meters.

  • Variable sampling interval: .005 sec - 1500 sec.

  • Temperature compensation available for enhanced accuracy.

  • Real-time distance, velocity, and acceleration.

  • Data smoothing options: light; medium; heavy.

  • Triggering options: calculator ENTER key; CBR TRIGGER button; time delay.

  • "Repeat Sample" option uses existing parameters.

  • "Easy Sample" option quickly initiates a sample using default settings.

  • Operates detached from calculator after setup.

  • Input/output port for direct communication with TI-73 Explorer™, TI-82,TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 Plus, TI-84 Plus Silver Edition, TI-85, TI-86, TI-89, TI-92, and TI-92 Plus.

  • Send data and graphs from calculator to a computer via TI-GRAPH LINK™.

  • Operates as a CBL/MBL motion probe.

  • Operates with CBL (SONICchannel) programs.

  • User Guide with classroom-ready math/science activities for grades 4 through 12.

  • 4 AA batteries included.

  • Size: 1.625" x 2.25" x 5.875"(HWL).

  • Weight: 7.1 ounces (200g) including 4 AA batteries.

  • One-year limited warranty.

  • Toll-Free help hotline.

  • e-mail help line: [email protected]

  • Volume Purchase Program.

  • Workshop Loan Program. Borrow calculators for evaluation or workshops.