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Connecting the TI-SensorLink Adapter

Follow these set of steps in this order to connect and use the TI-SensorLink Adapter.

Connect the TI-SensorLink Adapter to the TI-Innovator™ Hub

TI-Sensor Link Adapter

Provided Cable

TI-Innovator™ Hub

 

STEPS

1. Connect one end of the provided cable to the TI-SensorLink port labeled HUB.
2. Connect the other end of the provided cable to the port on the Hub labeled IN1.

Note: may also insert cable into IN2 or IN3.


Connect the TI-Innovator™ Hub to a Graphing Calculator

The TI‑Innovator™ Hub connects by a USB cable to a graphing calculator or computer. The connection lets the Hub receive power and exchange data with the host.

See complete details (here).


Connect TI-SensorLink Adapter to a Vernier Sensor

TI-SensorLink Adapter

Vernier Sensor

Connecting TI-Sensor Link to one of the four supported Vernier Analog Sensors, using the analog sensor's attached connector.

STEPS

1. Connect the Vernier sensor to the TI-SensorLink (This example uses the Stainless Steel Temperature Probe)
2. From the connected graphing calculator, enter the following code:

Send "CONNECT VERNIER 1 TO IN1 AS TEMPERATURE"

Send "READ VERNIER 1"

Get T

Note: The new commands and keywords will either need to be typed in OR copied from an existing program. Please note that any typographical errors in the keywords will result in an error indication in the sketch.


See Code Samples for:

Dual-Range Force Sensor
Gas Pressure Sensor
pH Sensor
Stainless Steel Temperature Probe