Archive for the 'Analogue Oscilloscope' Category

The DSO Nano

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

No. It is not a pocket music player. Yes. It is a digital oscilloscope. A very tiny one, too, as the name implies. And, it is a cheap – maybe inexpensive it a better term – one as well. It comes from a company called Seeed Technologies.

Oscilloscope Tutorial | How to use an Oscilloscope

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Oscilloscope Tutorial Here is my attempt at an Oscilloscope Tutorial without you being physically present in front of me. It is usually far easier to demonstrate these things then to put pen to paper. As a once-upon-a-time college professor it was a very common dilemma teaching students how to use the oscilloscope.  It is a [...]

Purchasing a New Oscilloscope?

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

And, you ask, where do we find a digital oscilloscope retail store? Not at Walmart or BestBuy or even Radio Shack! No, they are a totally different kind of enterprise.

The Most Expensive Oscilloscopes on the Market?

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Oscilloscopes can be very expensive. Depending on what is needed for performance, accuracy, reliability, special functions and precision the cost can go over $15,000 USD.

Cheapest Dual Trace Scope in the World?

Friday, October 29th, 2010

A really cheap (inexpensive for you in London) dual trace digital oscilloscope for connecting to the USB port on your lap top.

Vintage Oscilloscopes

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

A look at some classic and vintage early day oscilloscopes. Very interesting.

How to Choose and Purchase a Digital Oscilloscope

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Who makes the decision on what and which one? How many approval hoops must you jump through in order to release the purchase order? What are the internal organizational mandates or policies that must be dealt with?

Selecting the right Digital Oscilloscope

Monday, August 16th, 2010

In an engineering situation where you have a specific need it often dictates the right equipment that you must have to do the job. In fact, many engineers and scientists are in collaborative environments where they tend to use the same instruments in order to have objective data collection and repeatability of experimentation.  This applies [...]

What is the difference between Analogue and Digital Oscilloscope?

Saturday, July 24th, 2010

In the simplest sense an analog instrument is one using analog circuitry. It contains high gain amplifiers that can present a waveform to the CRO tube for presentation where the x axis is time and the y axis is amplitude. Thus, the waveform of the signal being fed into the input is displayed on the [...]