Ripple Tank

Purpose:Demonstrates the basic properties of waves.


  • Ripple tank system


This easy set up Ripple tank system contains the base with LED, a small water tank, some dippers, and barriers.

Fill the tank with water. Place the tank on the base and connect the dipper in to the part shown in the picture.

Close the top lid of the system. Plug the system to the wall outlet and switch it on.

In the control panel, strobing to SYNC will allow you to get perfectly stationary image. FREE mode allows you independent control of wave /strobe  frequencies giving the impression of the wave motion across the screen. Adjust the wave frequency to get the best contrast on the projection screen.