CBL™ 2 data collection device
An easy way to collect and analyze real-world data.
The CBL™ 2 data collection device, the second generation of the CBL™ device, is a portable, handheld, battery-operated data-collection device for gathering real-world data. Data collected with a CBL™ 2 device can be retrieved and analyzed by TI graphing calculators. With the CBL™ 2 device and appropriate sensors, you can measure motion, temperature, light, sound, pH, force and much more.
Over 50 sensors from TI and Vernier Software & Technology are available making the CBL™ 2 data collection device ideal for middle school math, science, biology, chemistry, physics and high school math. Students discover how math and science affect the world around them by developing hypotheses, conducting experiments and forming conclusions.
The CBL™ 2 device uses FLASH technology, allowing you to upgrade to new software without buying a new device. As future software upgrades become available, you can download the software to your PC and then use the TI-GRAPH LINK™ cable to upgrade your CBL™ 2 device.
Upgrade to the current version of Vernier EasyData® or Vernier DataMate® apps and increase the functionality of your CBL™ 2 device so you can store multiple experiment trials, experiment setups and other programs.
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Connect the CBL™ 2 device to the TI-SmartView™ emulator software for the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators to display data-collection activities to the entire class. The CBL™ 2 device can also be used with the TI-SmartView™ emulator to capture key screenshots while collecting and analyzing data.
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The Vernier EasyData® app is preloaded on the TI-83 Plus, TI-84 Plus and TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculators. To optimize the use of Vernier EasyData® app, download the latest operating system.Learn more about Vernier EasyData® app
Using a cradle, the CBL™ 2 device and your TI graphing calculator become one unit for portable, single-handed use. Your CBL™ 2 device comes with two cradles, one for the TI-83 family, TI-89 Titanium and TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculators, and the other one for the TI-84 family, TI-89 Titanium and the new TI-73 Explorer™ graphing calculators.Purchase cradle for TI-84 Plus family and TI-89 Titanium graphing calculators
Vernier EasyData and Vernier DataMate are registered trademarks of Vernier Software & Technology.
The following guidebooks are available for this product:
CBL™ 2 Technical Reference Guide CBL™ 2 Troubleshooting Guide CBL™ 2 device Experiment Workbook for TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus graphing calculators Getting Started with the CBL™ 2 device CBL™ 2 device Real World Math Guidebook for TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus models