He states that the ubiquitous USB port has given rise to an entire industry of connected test equipment. Most notably - oscilloscopes. In this article he presents products from 16 companies that make what used to be called "PC-based" oscilloscopes, defined as those that require an external computer for display and control. It's not a comprehensive list, with just one or two models per company, generally the lowest cost and highest performance models. He provides some basic specifications and prices in a table that you can download, but there are many more specs to consider when choosing a USB oscilloscope. For example:
- Waveform memory
- Data recording
- Serial bus decoding
The products are divided into five groups based on price.