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IPC Electronics Ltd designs and manufactures a range of high quality electronic instruments for the educational and industrial sectors.

With over 25 years experience in the design, development and manufacture of electronic equipment, we have the proven experience and technical expertise to produce high quality products to exacting customer requirements.

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Velocity of Sound Kit

This kit (IPC-4805-W) offers both a transmitter and receiver for measurement of the velocity of sound by a modification of Hebb’s method. The kit itself consists of a separate loudspeaker and microphone, both mounted in plastic cases and fitted with a pair of 4mm connection sockets.

The loudspeaker can be driven directly by a signal generator, while the electret condenser type microphone comes supplied with a battery and can be fed directly into an oscilloscope.

A full set of operating instructions comes supplied with the kit and can also be downloaded – see below.


Replacement Units

Microphone (IPC-4220-W)

Loudspeaker (IPC-4678-W)


Description :
Velocity of Sound Kit
Part Number :
Electrical Supply :
Microphone requires 9V Battery, type: PP3
Dimensions :
Microphone 68 x 120 x 36mm & Loudspeaker 55 x 110 x 22mm
Mass :
Microphone 0.15kg & Loudspeaker 0.11kg
Microphone Spec. :
Sensitivity -42db, Range 20Hz to 20kHz, Impedance 2.2k ohms
Loudspeaker Spec. :
Power Rating 0.5W, Range 20Hz to 20kHz, Impedance 8 ohms
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