Planck’s Constant LED Apparatus

Code: EPC7000

A multipurpose unit that allows the user to easily calculate Planck’s constant, to measure the wavelength of coloured light, demonstrate colour light transmission through colour filters and show the diffraction patterns for various wavelengths of coloured light using a range of 4 LEDs (Red, Yellow, Green and Blue) covering the light range from deep blue at 470nm to near IR at 940nm.

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Box mounted with 5 x 4mm sockets for attachment to an ammeter or voltmeter to display measurements. Monitoring the voltage of each LED a graph of energy input as a function of light frequency emitted can be measured with an approximate value of Plank’s constant calculated.

  • Supplied with 500 lines/mm diffraction grating
  • Designed and manufactured in the UK

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Description

Code: EPC7000

A multipurpose unit that allows the user to easily calculate Planck's constant, to measure the wavelength of coloured light, demonstrate colour light transmission through colour filters and show the diffraction patterns for various wavelengths of coloured light using a range of 4 LEDs (Red, Yellow, Green and Blue) covering the light range from deep blue at 470nm to near IR at 940nm.
Additional spare or replacement leads for our Portable Appliance Tester and Checker.

Code: EPU0115

The Powerlock power supply has both a lockable AC and DC outputs ranges by a simple key making it impossible for students to change the voltage. The Powerlock offers 2,4,6,8,10 and 12 in both DC and AC. Outputs may also be used simultaneously up to the rated output required. For safety, the output is also protected by a simple push button cut-out. Each unit is supplied with 2 that can be used on all Powerlock units if needed. Supplied with 2 keys.

Code: ELB8000

Students often think that the brightness of a lamp is only dependent on the current flowing through it. The unit allows the teacher to safely switch a 12V lamp in series with a mains lamp and study the current flow through them.  

Code: IPC-5865-X

Class set of 15 Capacitance Substitution Boxes. The IPC Capacitance Substitution Box (IPC-5861-X) provides the easily selection of 12 preferred value capacitors, ranging from 100pF to 0.47µF. The values range from: 100pF, 220pF, 470pF, 1nF, 2n2, 4n7, 10nF, 22nF, 47nF, 0.1µF, 0.22µF and 0.47µF. All the capacitors offer a maximum voltage rating of 50V (AC or DC), with actual capacitance value tolerances of ±5% to ±10%. The unit is housed in a robust ABS plastic case with rotary selector switch and a pair of 4mm connection sockets.
Code: IV8000 The Powerbase V8 comes with a high power rotary transformer and a high specification toroid transformer replaces the original chassis transformer. The unit supplies 0-20V smoothed dc and 0-16V AC at 8 amps. The output is continuously variable and protected by a panel mounted thermal cut out. An output limiter is fitted which allows the user to preset the maximum voltage available.
ContentBox mounted with 5 x 4mm sockets for attachment to an ammeter or voltmeter to display measurements. Monitoring the voltage of each LED a graph of energy input as a function of light frequency emitted can be measured with an approximate value of Plank's constant calculated.
  • Supplied with 500 lines/mm diffraction grating
  • Designed and manufactured in the UK

Code: EPT5001LDS

Additional spare or replacement leads for our Portable Appliance Tester and Checker.
  • Output voltages AC & DC
  • 2,4,6,8,10,12 voltage range in AC and DC
  • Current 5A
  • Voltage type - Stepped
  • Output type - Full wave rectified, non-regulated
  • Push button trip reset
  • Mains input 230/240V AC, 50Hz
  • Supplied with mains plug and lead
  • Manufactured in the UK
This includes kit includes the use of a safety mains lamp socket, which has a built in a switching system that only allows it to be switched on when a lamp is inserted.  We have also included two switches, which must be pressed simultaneously to route the mains current through the low voltage lamp. Furthermore, the switches are sited at opposite ends of the case, requiring two hands to operate them.  However, it must be appreciated that you are working with potentially lethal voltages and currents and therefore extra care should be taken.
  • Supplied with 1 x 240V 100W lamp and 1 x 12V 5W lamp and mains power lead.
Description : Capacitance Substitution Box                    Part Number : IPC-5861-X                                               Electrical Supply : 50VAC/DC Maximum                         Dimensions : 75 x 100 x 40mm                                            Mass : 0.15kg                                          Capacitance Tolerance : ±5% to ±10%                                                                          Electrical Connections : 4mm Sockets
  • A heavy-duty power supply for powering laboratory experiments.
  • Heavy duty variable transformer and high power toroid transformer
  • Continuously variable output of 0 to 16Vac and 0 to 20V dc capacitor smoothed
  • Output current  8A.  Output voltages are rated at 8A load so higher voltages are available at less output current.
  • Manufactured in the UK with 5 years warranty
  • AC and DC outputs may be used simultaneously up to rated current.  
  • Colour coded 4mm sockets.
  • Maximum voltage limiter operated by Allen key
  • Push button cut-out to protect against overload and short circuit conditions
  • Available in Irwin Blue or transparent case
  • Mains Input 230V, 50Hz
  • Fusing: 5A mains plug fuse
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