RLC Circuit

Product Code: CI-6512

Description

Designed to be used with a 850 Universal Interface to study the behavior of resistors, inductors, and capacitors in an AC circuit. This board offers a unique set of components for demonstrating:

  • Voltage/Current Phase Relationships
  • RLC Resonance
  • Non-Ohmic Characteristics; components include resistors, capacitors, and an inductor coil.

Product Specifications

Resistors 100 Ω, 1 W; 33 Ω, 5 W; 10 Ω, 10 W

Capacitors 100 µF, 16 V and 330 µF, 16 V (capacitance values may vary by ±20 %)

Lamp 7.5 V, 0.22 A, # 50 miniature screw style

LED

  • Red (655 nm)
  • Green (565 nm)
  • Typical forward voltage = 1.7 – 2.1 V
  • Average brightness @ 20 mA = 1.5 mcd

Inductor

  • 8.2 mH @ 1 kHz
  • 6.5 Ω maximum DC resistance
  • 0.8 A current rating RMS
  • 3/4” I.D. x 1-3/4” O.D.

Software Required

This product requires PASCO software for data collection and analysis. We recommend the following option(s). For more information on which is right for your classroom, see our Software Comparison: SPARKvue vs. Capstone »

Interface Required

This product requires a PASCO Interface to connect to your computer or device. We recommend the following option(s). For a breakdown of features, capabilities, and additional options, see our Interface Comparison Guide »

Required Accessories

1x Banana Plug Cord-Red (5 Pack) SE-9750