Friday, July 29, 2016

How To Use an Oscilloscope

Hobbyist supplier SparkFun has a nice introduction to using an oscilloscope.  Pretty basic but useful to newbies!

Covered in This Tutorial

This tutorial aims to introduce the concepts, terminology, and control systems of oscilloscopes. It’s broken down into the following sections:
  • Basics of O-Scopes – An introduction to what, exactly, oscilloscopes are, what they measure, and why we use them.
  • Oscilloscope Lexicon – A glossary covering some of the more common oscilloscope characteristics.
  • Anatomy of an O-Scope – An overview of the most critical systems on an oscilloscope – the screen, horizontal and vertical controls, triggers, and probes.
  • Using an Oscilloscope – Tips and tricks for someone using an oscilloscope for the first time.

It's here:

And here's our best-value 100MHz scope:  Siglent's SDS1102CML+

Siglent SDS1102CML+ 100MHz 2-Ch Digital Oscilloscope

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