Oscilloscope KnowledgeBase

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Making Basic Oscilloscope Time and Amplitude Measurements

There are at least two different ways to measure voltage and time on an oscilloscope. First we’ll cover the important skill of being able to estimate voltage or time by reading the display).

Application: Basics, Signal Analysis
Industry:
Author: Tektronix
Type: Youtube Video

Making your first measurement with an oscilloscope

Provides and overview on how to quickly and easily start making measurements on your oscilloscope.

Application: Basics
Industry:
Author: Rigol Technologies
Type: Youtube Video

Measuring Power Supply Control Loop Response with Bode Plot II

Stability is one of the most important characteristics in power supply design. In this application note, we will show you the basic principles for making this stability measurement.

Application: Power
Industry: Power Electronics
Author: Siglent
Type: Text

Measuring the frequency response of a loudspeaker

This application note describes a simple method for measuring the frequency response of a loudspeaker using the Pico ADC-216 oscilloscope.

Application: Audio, Spectrum Analysis
Industry: Consumer
Author: Pico Technology
Type: Text

Measuring the Modulation Index of an AM Signal using FFT

In AM schemes, the modulation index refers to the amplitude ratio of the modulating signal to the carrier signal.

Application: Signal Analysis
Industry: Wireless/RF
Author: Siglent
Type: Text

Measuring the power consumption of mobile and IoT devices

Many electronic devices draw low levels of current when idle, then consume orders of magnitude more when active and transmitting.

Application: Power
Industry: Communications, Consumer, Industry, Wireless/RF
Author: Pico Technology
Type: Text

Mechanical Measurements

Mechanical measurements can be easily made with a digitizer, all you need are appropriate transducers and accessories. This application note explains the basic setup and operation of some simple mechanical measurements.

Application: Basics
Industry:
Author: Spectrum Instrumentation
Type: Text

Optical Signal Measurements Using A Real-Time Oscilloscope

If your application includes a repetitive waveform that requires lower noise, jitter and a higher dynamic range, a sampling oscilloscope is a good choice.

Application: Optical, Serial Data
Industry: Communications
Author: Keysight
Type: Text

Optimizing wide-bandgap semiconductor switches to meet EMI compliance

EMI compliance is a major concern for advanced power electronics due to increasing switching speeds.

Application: EMI/EMC, Power
Industry: Semiconductor
Author: Rohde & Schwarz
Type: Text

Oscilloscope History and Milestones

Oscilloscopes have been invented in the 1920s. Up to now this instrument encountered many innovations.

Application: Basics
Industry:
Author: oscopes.info
Type: Text