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Accelerometer (High g 2-axis)

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An accelerometer is an electromechanical device that will measure acceleration forces. These forces may be static, like the constant force of gravity pulling at your feet, or dynamic - caused by moving or vibrating the accelerometer.

The Accelerometer Sensor is also able to detect the magnitude and direction of acceleration.

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Supplied with all you need to attach the sensor to the Data Harvest Dynamics cart, making it ideal for measuring forces and collisions

Data Harvest Accelerometer (High g 2-axis)


Suitable for large accelerations such as collisions and impact investigations between 2 carts or different surfaces. The Accelerometer sensor can also record acceleration along a single axis to measure resultant force

Data Harvest Accelerometer (High g 2-axis)

Possible Activities

Want to know how you can use this product in your science lessons? Take a look at the list of possible use cases and activities to get you started with the Accelerometer (High g 2-axis).

  • Acceleration of a Dynamics cart on a track
  • Impulse (force change in collisions)
  • Collisions between carts or a cart and a surface
  • Impact force on landing e.g. athlete landing on a crash mat after a jump
  • Forces when ball is kicked or thrown or struck with a racquet
  • Explanation of opposing forces e.g. resistive forces countering force of mass on a surface
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Accelerometer (High g 2-axis) Specification

Learn more about the Accelerometer (High g 2-axis) specification and range information.

Units m s-2 
X axis ±40 g or ±400 m s-2
Y axis ±40 g or ±400 m s-2
Resultant force 0.0 - 50.0 g or 0 - 500 m s-2
Connectivity Mini-Din to Data Logger
Battery Not Required

Product Manuals

Browse our HTML based product manuals or download them to your computer.

Accelerometer Sensor Manual | Doc No. ds103 | Rev. 2 Download

Reliable and durable, designed for the classroom

All our sensors come with 5 years warranty and lifetime support, we ensure your investment gives you complete peace of mind.