Vernier Software and Technology
Vernier Software & Technology

Time of Flight Pad

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Use the Time of Flight Pad to precisely measure how long a projectile has been in motion.


The Time of Flight Pad is used with the Vernier Projectile Launcher and a Vernier interface to determine the launch speed of a projectile, along with the time the projectile is in flight.

Time-of-flight measurements allow students to see just how kinematic calculations work in real-world applications.


The Time of Flight Pad is electrically like a photogate. When a ball strikes the foam top surface, a circuit is closed.

Download the user manual for full specifications

Experiments and Lab Ideas

Compatibility Requirements

The Time of Flight Pad may require a compatible interface and software. Choose a platform below to see compatible interface and software options.

What’s Included

  • Time of Flight Pad
  • Cable for connection to Vernier Projectile Launcher
  • Cable for connection to Vernier interface
  • User manual
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