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Oscilloscope

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The oscilloscope is an instrument with which electrical voltages varying in time can be displayed. With the oscilloscope time dependent electrical signals can be examined easily.

Key specifications for the oscilloscope are:

  • record length settable from 10 to 32760/65520/131060 samples (dependable on the instrument)
  • 32K/64K/128K samples on screen without loss of information
  • free settable pre trigger position, from 0 to 100%
  • easy time axis zoom using unique scaleable scroll bar slider
  • free adjustable sample frequency
  • vertical offset and gain adjustable with graphical shiftable and scaleable axis
  • WYSIWYG trigger level, slope and hysteresis adjustment using combined trigger control
  • Auto setup to reduce setting time with unknown signals
  • linear/quadratical interpolation
  • extended cursor measurements
  • all settings accessable through popup menus
  • storing and recalling reference signals
  • software math channel available
  • easy to use speedbutton toolbar for easy access of all functions
  • comment tags to mark specific events in the signal
  • color hardcopy supported
  • explanatory comments with all controls
  • envelope mode
  • averaging of signals

Special developed controls make controlling the oscilloscope very easy and intuitive.

If the the offset setting of a vertical axis needs to be changed, simply grab the axis and drag it to the required position.

If the gain setting has to be altered, grab one of the inverted ends of the axis and drag it to the preferred position, thereby expanding or shrinking the vertical axis.

Pressing the right mouse button over the vertical axis will bring up a popup menu in which all properties of the corresponding channel can be changed.

The oscilloscope is equipped with an advanced record view scroll bar. The width of the scroll bar represents the total record, the width of the slider represents the visible part of the record. To change the record view gain, grab one of the edges of the slider and drag it either to the left or the right and watch the signal change corresponding to the slider width. To change the record view offset, grab the slider itself and drag it to the preferred position.

An AUTO DISK function is available with which unexpected disturbances can be captured. When the instrument is set up for the disturbance, the AUTO DISK function can be started. Each time the disturbance occurs, it is measured and the measured data is stored on disk. When pre samples are selected, both samples before and after the moment of disturbance are stored.