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phy123summer:lab_8 [2010/06/01 17:08]
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   *Place the motor in the photo gate such that the flag attached to the cylinder in the center of the motor blocks the light beam of the photo gate when the flag is raised.   *Place the motor in the photo gate such that the flag attached to the cylinder in the center of the motor blocks the light beam of the photo gate when the flag is raised.
   *Connect the photo gate output to the interface box by plugging its cable into the top socket (labeled “DIG/​SONIC 1”) of the black interface box (“LabPro”).   *Connect the photo gate output to the interface box by plugging its cable into the top socket (labeled “DIG/​SONIC 1”) of the black interface box (“LabPro”).
-  *Turn on the computer and check the system by following these instructions:​ Double click the icon “Exp8_Period”. A window with a spreadsheet on the left (having “State, Pulse Time” columns and a graph labelled “Pulse Time”) comes up. On top is a window “Sensor Confirmation”.+  *Turn on the computer and check the system by following these instructions:​ Double click the icon “Exp8_Period”. ​(If you can't find it on the desktop or in "New Folder"​ download it [[http://​www.ic.sunysb.edu/​class/​phy122ps/​labs/​Exp8_Period.cmbl|here]] (Right Click and Save to desktop))A window with a spreadsheet on the left (having “State, Pulse Time” columns and a graph labelled “Pulse Time”) comes up. On top is a window “Sensor Confirmation”.
   *Click “Connect”,​ again “Connect”.   *Click “Connect”,​ again “Connect”.
   *Test the photo gate: block the photogate beam with your finger and see the red light on the cross bar of the photogate turn on.   *Test the photo gate: block the photogate beam with your finger and see the red light on the cross bar of the photogate turn on.
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