Vernier Software and Technology
Vernier Software & Technology

Go Direct® Sound Sensor

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The Go Direct Sound Sensor is used to easily capture and evaluate waveforms. It connects via Bluetooth® wireless technology or via USB to your device.


Collect sound data wirelessly with the snap of your fingers. With sound-triggered data collection, Go Direct® Sound provides students with an easy way to capture and evaluate waveforms. Measure wave amplitude and sound intensity level at the same time to investigate the decibel scale, or take the sensor outside the classroom to discover sounds in their natural environment.

Rechargeable Battery—Ready When You Are

The robust rechargeable battery offers long battery life and provides always-ready operation when using the sensor wirelessly. Monitor battery life directly from our free Graphical Analysis 4 app or LabQuest 2 App. Should the battery run low, simply connect the sensor to the charging cable and keep on collecting—no interruptions or inconvenience to you or your students.

Wired or Wireless—The Flexibility to Choose

Our Go Direct sensors connect directly to your mobile device, Chromebook, or computer using our free Graphical Analysis 4 app—no additional equipment or software purchases are necessary. Go Direct sensors can be used wired via USB or wirelessly via Bluetooth® wireless technology, allowing you to choose the solution best for your classroom or laboratory.

Sample Data


  • Response: A- or C-weighted
  • Range: 55–110 dB
  • Accuracy: ±3 dB
  • Resolution: 0.1 dB
  • Sound Level Frequency Range: 30–10,000 Hz
  • Microphone Level Frequency Range: 100 Hz to 15 kHz
  • Typical Max Frequency: 10,000 Hz
  • Connections
    • Wireless: Bluetooth
    • Wired: USB

Experiments and Lab Ideas

Compatibility Requirements

What’s Included

  • Go Direct® Sound Sensor
  • Micro USB Cable

Ordering Information

All prices are for U.S. educators.

NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
Go Direct® Sound SensorGDX-SNDContact Us
Optional Accessories
Go Direct® Charge StationGDX-CRGContact Us


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