Mechanical Oscillator/Driver

Product Code: ME-8750


The Mechanical Oscillator/Driver delivers repeatable, low-frequency, high-force sinusoidal motion for harmonic motion experiments. Shown with the Smart Cart Standard Dynamics System (ME-5718), it also works with other Dynamics Systems having a metal track.


  • Sinusoidal Drive: 12 VDC motor (frequency: 0.3-3 Hz, current: 0-0.3 A).
  • Adjustable Amplitude: Up to 12 cm.
  • Photogate Attachment: A photogate can be attached to measure frequency.
  • Driver Mounts on Track or Rod Stand.


Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

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 »

Support Documents

Mechanical Oscillator/Driver Manual