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Computer vs. CBL

Two Probeware Systems Compared


The following chart summarizes the advantages and disadvantages of the two probeware systems.

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Computer (PC or Mac)
Calculator (TI 82/83+CBL)
Experiment Set Up Bulky Very compact
Set Up (Operations) Advantage-few steps Disadvantage-many steps
Probe Calibration Same Same
Data Collection Same Same
Data Manipulation (Spread Sheet) Easily performed More steps to perform
Graph Advantage-clear Disadvantage-hard to label
Data Analysis Potential Same Same
Storing Data Advantage-unlimited Disadvantage-very limited
Hard Copy Advantage-simply print Computer/Printer: Required
Mobility-Field Work Disadvantage-Laptop Req Advantage-completely mobile
Cost Disadvantage >$2000Advantage $400: Calc + CBL


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