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DataStudio-Starter-M - Instruction Manual Manual No 012-08107 DataStudio Starter Manual Manual No 012-08107 Manual No 012-08107 DataStudio Starter

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M Manual No. 012-08107 DataStudio Starter Manual 3 Introduction What is DataStudio? DataStudio is a data acquisition, display and analysis program. The software works with PASCO interfaces and sensors to collect and analyze data. You can use DataStudio to create and perform experiments in General Science, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics for all grade levels. Interfaces Depending on the type of computer, the following interfaces are recommended: DataStudio Requirements To 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 USB port, CD-ROM drive, 20 MB Free Hard disk space. Using DataStudio DataStudio collects and displays data during the experiment. Setting up an experiment is a simple matter of plugging sensors into the interface and configuring the software. DataStudio has many ways to view data, including a digit display, meter, graph, and an oscilloscope. 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 computers ScienceWorkshop interfaces USB-enabled computers PASPORT USB Link or Xplorer
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DataStudio Starter Manual Manual No. 012-08107 4 M Equipment and Software Setup Depending on the type of interface, instructions for setting up DataStudio and other equipment can vary. See the section that applies to your interface. Starting DataStudio for the first time- PASPORT If you are using a PASPort sensor, you can connect the equipment at any time. Details for proper connection can be found in the interface's manual or the sensor's Quick Start Card. Connecting a PASPORT Sensor should automatically launch the PASPORTAL window: These are pre-designed electronic workbooks. To use, simply highlight the desired lab and click Open Selected Workbook . Click here to launch DataStudio and create an experiment on your own.
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M Manual No. 012-08107 DataStudio Starter Manual 5 If the PASPORTAL window does not launch, double-click the DataStudio icon on your desktop to launch the DataStudio software. When DataStudio opens, a "Welcome to DataStudio" navigator screen will appear with four options: Select Create Experiment from the startup screen. If DataStudio is already running, select “New Activity” from the File menu. Use this option to open an existing activity. Enter a mathematical expression (e.g. ) yx 2 = Use this option to create a new experiment. Manually enter data into a table. Create Experiment Open Activity Graph Equation Enter Data
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DataStudio Starter Manual Manual No. 012-08107 6 M PASPORT Experiment Setup Connect the desired sensor to a PASPORT interface (e.g. USB Link, Xplorer). DataStudio will automatically detect the presence of the sensor, and create an appropriate display.
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