[hackspacebristol] Using Oscilloscopes

matthew venn matt at mattvenn.net
Sat Jul 26 08:47:23 UTC 2014


last year we had a scope training evening. We could organise another one if
enough people are interested?
Matt


On 26 July 2014 08:27, Oliver Humpage <oliver at watershed.co.uk> wrote:

>
> And if anyone wants an oscilloscope to play with, I have various models of
> various types all looking for a good home, for £30 - £60.
>
> Oliver.
>
> On 26 Jul 2014, at 01:21, Tom Gardner wrote:
>
> > At last night's meeting two different people asked me how to use an
> oscilloscope. I tried to give a quick overview, but was well aware that my
> off-the-cuff explanations were neither sufficently coherent nor
> sufficiently detailed.
> >
> > Here's a source <http://uk.tek.com/learning/oscilloscope-tutorial> of
> some basic info on how to use an oscilloscope, from one of the two best
> scope manufacturers. Have a look at the beginner's guides, specifically
> including the "Probes Primer" to see how to calibrate a *10 probe and how
> to connect a probe to the circuit you're testing.
> >
> > If you don't understand the probing side, you will get distorted signals
> that don't reflect reality - as someone discovered a couple of weeks ago!
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