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Dual-Range Force Sensor

Use the Dual-Range Force Sensor in a wide variety of experiments, including the study of friction, simple harmonic motion, impact in collisions, or centripetal force.

SKU: DFS-BTA Categories: ,


The Dual-Range Force Sensor is a general-purpose sensor for measuring pushing and pulling forces. Two ranges allow you to measure forces as small as 0.01 newtons and as large as 50 newtons. It can be used in a broad range of ways:

  • As a replacement for a hand-held spring scale
  • Mounted horizontally on a dynamics cart to study collisions
  • Mounted on a ring-stand to measure forces in a vertical direction
  • Collect data from two Force Sensors simultaneously to study Newton’s Third Law

± 10 N Range Resolution: 0.01 N
± 50 N Range Resolution: 0.05 N

Dual-Range Force Sensor
Nylon thumb screw
Accessory Rod

Adapter for PASCO Cart (PCA-DFS)
Air Track Adapter (ATA-DFS)
Analog Extension Cable (EXT-BTA)
Bumper and Launcher Kit (BLK)
Force Table Adapter (FTA-DFS)
Reflex Hammer Accessory Kit (RFX-ACC)
Springs Set (SPRINGS)

Replacement Rod, 5 inch (ACC-ROD)
Dual-Range Force Sensor Replacement Parts Kit (DFS-RPK)

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Warranty: 5-year limited warranty