Posts Tagged ‘scope’

A simple EMF probe

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Always wanted to look at the electro-magnetic soup of signals sloshing around you. Tuomas made a device that let's you watch these signals on your scope. It consists of an inductor that picks up the signals, and an amplifier that well amplifies them so you could watch them on your scope....

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Build a low speed scope with a PIC18F2550 and a graphical LCD

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Steve build a low speed scope from a PIC18F2550 microcontroller and a graphical LCD. The MCU takes 60k samples per second from it's analog-to-digital converter. It proceeds to process the signal and display it and some basic information on the screen. Steve left the source code, and the schematic on...

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Experimenting with buck DC/DC converters

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Mike wanted to build a DC-DC buck converter. He didn't stop at building one, he wanted to perfect it. So he built it on a breadboard and started experimenting. By exchanging various components and watching a scope for results, he was able to get the results he was looking for....

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Replacing RIGOL DS1052E DSO rotary encoders

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Markus did a repair on his scope: yesterday I decided that it was about time to replace the bad performing rotary encoder for the time-base of my RIGOL DS1052E DSO. The encoder seemed to work fine when I bought the scope, but after a few weeks it already started to...

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Seeed’s DSO Quad available for preorders

Monday, January 10th, 2011

After the successful DSO Nano Seeed is finishing development of new pocket scope called DSO Quad. Engineering samples started shipping in late December 2010, now the beta testing run is available for preorders at $159. Be aware that the actual shipping is scheduled for March. DSO Quad has two analog...

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