MT174Manual No. 012-08107DataStudio Starter Manual3IntroductionWhat is DataStudio?DataStudio is a data acquisition, display and analysis program. The software works with PASCOinterfaces and sensors to collect and analyze data. You can use DataStudio to create and performexperiments in General Science, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics for all grade levels.InterfacesDepending on the type of computer, the following interfaces are recommended:DataStudio RequirementsTo use DataStudio, you need at least the following requirements:Macintosh- System 7.5 or higher, Free RAM: 8 Mb (16 Mb preferred), Serial, SCSI, or USB port,CD-ROM drive, 20 MB Free Hard disk space.Windows- Windows 95, 98 or NT 4.0, Free RAM: 8 Mb (16 Mb preferred), Serial, SCSI, or USBport, CD-ROM drive, 20 MB Free Hard disk space.Using DataStudioDataStudio collects and displays data during the experiment.Setting up an experiment is a simple matter of plugging sensors into the interface and configuring thesoftware. DataStudio has many ways to view data, including a digit display, meter, graph, and anoscilloscope.There are several ways to use DataStudio:1.Open a pre-configured experiment.2.Open a pre-designed workbook.3.Create an electronic workbook or configure an experiment.SCSI/serial port computersScienceWorkshop interfacesUSB-enabled computersPASPORT USB Link or Xplorer
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