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Calculator-Based Laboratory 2 (CBL 2™)

Connects to CBL™ 2 compatible graphics calculators

  • CBL™ 2 is the next generation TI handheld data logging solution
  • It’s an easy-to-use, affordable, powerful multi-purpose tool designed for experimenting with one or more probes.
  • With a built-in user program stored in the CBL™ 2 Flash memory, you can start collecting data right out of the box
Built-in user Program: Transfer the program to your calculator with the push of a single button. View multiple channels of data logging in real-time mode. Store multiple trials of your experiment. Save experiment set-ups
Quick set-up mode: Collect data without the calculator using auto-ID probes. Reconnect to a calculator or computer to retrieve and analyze the data
Flash Memory: Update your user program with the most current version of software
Innovative Cradle System: The CBL™ 2 and graphics calculator become one unit for portable single-handed use. Cradle will accept the student and ViewScreen™ versions of the TI-73, TI-82, TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-83 Plus Silver Edition, TI-86, TI-89 (cradle will not accept old-style TI-82 VSC)
Compatibility: The CBL™ 2 is compatible with most existing CBL programs and workbooks.
Supporting Stand: Prop up your CBL™ 2 for easier handling
Four channels for data collection: 3 analog, 1 sonic/bi-directional digital
Measure motion, temperature, light, pH, force, dissolved oxygen, pressure, and more with appropriate probes

The CBL 2 is the latest of Texas Instruments’ easy-to-use, affordable, and powerful data collection devices for the middle and high school science and mathematics classes. It’s about bringing the world into your classroom and taking your classroom into the world. With a built-in multipurpose user program stored in the CBL 2. Users can start collecting data with one or more probes right out of the box.

With these units, students can collect real-world data-such as taking temperature readings once an hour for 24 hours or measuring the acceleration of a roller coaster-to learn science and mathematics concepts. Collection and analysis of data are fast, easy, accurate and understandable. Displays data on a wide range of TI graphing calculators. Built-in User ProgramBuilt-in DataMate program allows you to transfer the program to your calculator with the push of a single button.

Start collecting data right away, or setup the CBL 2 for more sophisticated applications. Quick Setup ModeCollect data without the calculator using auto-ID probes. Reconnect to a calculator or computer (with TI-GRAPH LINK) to retrieve and analyze the data. Flash MemoryUpdate your user program with the most current version of software. Update the functionality of the CBL 2.

CBL 2 is also compatible with many popular probes. PerformanceCollect approximately 12,000 data points (depending on memory) at rates of up to 50,000 points per second per channel.
Other Features:
Four Channels for data collection: 3 analog, 1 sonic/bi-directional digital. BT-style connectors.
Includes 3 probes: an improved stainless steel temperature probe, voltage probe, and light probe.
Also includes an innovative cradle system, six-inch link cable, Teacher Guide containing experiments for science and math, TI resource CD, and 4 AA batteries.
AC Adapter (sold separately).



Item # Description Unit Availability Price Quantity
470120-620 Calculator-Based Laboratory 2 (CBL 2™)
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