einstein™LabMate+

Turns any tablet or computer into a wireless science lab!

The LabMate+ is a K-12 STEM education tool, ideal for schools already equipped with tablets or computers.

Pairs to any device via Bluetooth or a USB cable.  Small and durable enough to put in a terrarium, or take in your pocket for outdoor science exploration.

 

 

Built-in Sensors:

  • Pressure
  • UV
  • Light
  • Temperature
  • Heart Rate
  • Humidity

Data Logging
Sampling Rate Up to 100 ksps

Internal memory capacity:

Up to 250k samples

Sampling Resolution

12 bit

Data analysis software

MiLAB/ MultiLab
External sensors +65
   
Power Source

Battery (Lithium polymer;
1000mAh)

Rechargeable via USB

Run mode: up to 24 hours
Standby mode: up to 450 hours
Charge time: 3 hours
Size
Dimensions

90.2mm x
90.2mm x 20mm
(lxwlh)

Weight 120 gr
Standards Compliance
CE & FCC  
Connectivity  
microUSB
Bluetooth
What types of devices and operating systems are compatible with the einstein™LabMate?
You can use the LabMate with tablets that run Android, iOS or Windows 8 and PCs (desktops and laptops) that run Windows or Linux and Mac computers
How long does it take to charge einstein™ LabMate battery?
It takes up to 3 hours to fully charge the battery.
How many external sensors can be connected to einstein™LabMate?
The LabMate can support up to 8 external sensors at a time.
How long does einstein™LabMate battery last?
The battery will last 24 hours for normal use and 450 hours in standby mode.
Can I use Apple devices with the einstein™LabMate?
Yes, the einstein™ LabMate supports most Mac computers and most iPads.
Can I use Android devices with the einstein™LabMate?
Yes, the LabMate supports most Android devices OS versions 2.3.3 and higher.
How do I Pair my einstein™LabMate with my device?
Android If you have an Android device, click on the 'Tutorial Tab' for a YouTube video

1. Press the white power button to turn the LabMate on

2. The green LED light should be blinking indicating it is ready to pair (if the light s not blinking try quickly pressing the power button again)

3. Select Settings from the Main Menu

4. Switch Bluetooth on

5. Your LabMate should appear in the list of available devices

6. Tap on your LabMate’s name in the list of available devices (the four digits that appear with the word LabMate should match the last four digits of your LabMate’s serial number, found on the bottom of your LabMate)

7. Your LabMate will be listed as a Paired device

8. The LED should now be blinking green and blue, indicating that it is paired with the device

iOS If you have an iOS device, click on the 'Tutorial' tab for a YouTube video

1. Press the white power button to turn the LabMate on

2. The green LED light should be blinking indicating it is ready to pair (if the light s not blinking try quickly pressing the power button again)

3. Tap the Settings icon

4. Turn Bluetooth on

5. Your LabMate should appear in the list of available devices

6. Tap on your LabMate’s name in the list of available devices (the four digits that appear with the word LabMate should match the last four digits of your LabMate’s serial number, found on the bottom of your LabMate)

7. You LabMate will be listed as a connected device

8. The LED should now be blinking green and blue, indicating that it is connected with the device
Why is my einstein™LabMate not detected via Bluetooth?
• Check that your LabMat is powered on • Check that your LabMate is within range of your tablet/ computer (10 Meters) • Check if a blue light is blinking on your LabMate. If it is, that means the device is already paired with another computer ; Turn the device off and on again to clear out any “bad pairing”
What is the Bluetooth pass code to connect to einstein™LabMate?
No pass code or PIN is required to connect.
Will the sensor I plug into einstein™LabMate be automatically detected?
Almost all of the einstein™ sensors have the ability to be automatically detected when used in conjunction with either MiLAB or MultiLab4 software.
Which external sensors will work with einstein™LabMate?
Only einstein™ sensors are compatible with LabMate. Check the sensors section of website for information.
There are only 4 inputs, how can I connect 8 external sensors?
In order to connect more than 4 sensors at a time, use the einstein™ Splitter. Each splitter allows you to connect 2 sensors to a single LabMate port. This will enable the connection of up to 8 external sensors simultaneously.
Can I move einstein™ LabMate and sensors around while it is logging data?
Yes, it is a wireless device with a range of 10 meters from the Bluetooth receiver line of sight. Moving your LabMate within that range will not disrupt the logging process.
einstein™ LabMate does not turn on when I press the power button?
If the LED light does not come on after pressing the power button, the battery needs to be charged. Charge your LabMate device using the USB cable packaged with your device.
What is the warranty on einstein™ LabMate?
The warranty on all products is 1 year from date of sale.
What is the operating temperature of the einstein™ LabMate - can I use it in very cold weather?
Operating temperature range is -30C to +50C; charging temperature range is 0C to +45C. To prevent damage, do not use LabMate in environments outside this range.
Can einstein™LabMate be used as a standalone device?
No, LabMate requires a connection, via USB or Bluetooth, to a tablet or computer at all times when logging data.
What software do I need to operate einstein™LabMate
LabMate will work with the einstein™World, MiLAB™ and MultiLab4™ .
What do the different colors of the LED light mean?
A flashing green light indicates the device is on and is not paired with a Bluetooth device. A flashing blue light indicates the device is on and is paired with any Bluetooth devices. A flashing red light indicates the device is low on battery and should be charged.
What sensors are built into einstein™LabMate™+?
Humidity, Heart Rate, Temperature, Pressure, Light & Ultra Violet.
What is the difference between einstein™LabMate™ and the einstein™LabMate™+?
LabMate+ has 6 internal sensors and support for up to 8 external sensors. LabMate has support for 8 external sensors only.
How do I update my einstein™LabMate's firmware?
To update your LabMate's firmware, you'll first need to download the new firmware AND MultiLab4 to a PC. Then, connect your LabMate to your PC via USB and open MultiLab4. In the top menu, go to "Logger", and from there to "Firmware Update". Follow the steps of the wizard until your LabMate's firmware is updated.
I'm a MiLAB user. Do I really need to download MultiLab4 to update my einstein™LabMate?
Yes. At the moment the only way to update your LabMate's firmware is through MultiLab4. We are however working on providing a quicker update method.
How do I check what firmware version my einstein™LabMate has?
Download MultiLab4 to a PC. Then, connect your LabMate to your PC via Bluetooth or USB and open MultiLab4. In the top menu, go to "Logger", and from thereto "Firmware". A window will open with information about your LabMate including its firmware version.
What is this firmware thing that everybody is asking about?
Firmware is a term used to describe the program code of hardware. From time to time we may release new firmware for the einstein™LabMate as we develop ways to improve its performance.
How do I conduct an experiment with Manual Sampling?
1. Tap the text box to give the experiment a name

2. Tap the Settings icon to bring up the Settings menu

3. Tap the Manual Sampling icon

4. Tap Proceed

5. Every time you tap the Run button MiLAB will take a measurement

6. To stop measuring, hold the Run button down for three seconds

7. To save the experiment, tap Save

8. Tap the Plot Style tab to choose between displaying the graph in the following ways – Line, Plot Points and Line with Plot Points
Heart Rate Heart Rate Sensor Range: 0-200 bpm
Resolution: 1 bpm
 
Humidity Ambient Humidity Sensor Range: 0-100%
Accuracy: ±3% at 25°C
 
light Light Sensor Range: 0-600 lux, 0-6,000 lux, 0-150,000 lux
Accuracy: ±4%
Spectral response: Visual light
 
UV UV Sensor Range: 0-10 W/m2, 0-200W/m2
Wave length: 290-390 nm
 
pressure sensor Pressure Sensor Range: 20-400 kPA  
temprature Ambient Temperature Range: -30°C - 50°C
Accuracy: ±3°C
 
4 external ports*Can be extended to 8 external ports via use of Splitters (sold separately)