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DS1000B Series Digital Oscilloscope

Symbol Description for DS1000B Series Digital Oscilloscope

DS1000B Series Digital Oscilloscope covers following oscilloscopes: DS1204B | 200 MHz Digital Oscilloscope DS1104B | 100 MHz Digital Oscilloscope DS1074B | 70 MHz Digital Oscilloscope The following symbols are not “real” parts of the commands but they are usually used to assist to explain the parameters contained in a command line. Braces { } The […]

DS1000B Series Digital Oscilloscope

Command Syntax for DS1000B Series Digital Oscilloscope

DS1000B Series Digital Oscilloscope covers following oscilloscopes: DS1204B | 200 MHz Digital Oscilloscope DS1104B | 100 MHz Digital Oscilloscope DS1074B | 70 MHz Digital Oscilloscope The Commands System of DS1000B Series Oscilloscope is a multistage tree structure and each of sub-system is consists of a “Root” keyword and multilayered keywords. The commands are always begin […]

How to Use Contol Panel of Oscilloscope

How to Use Contol Panel of Oscilloscope?

This is a diagram of the dual-channel CRO. The following points will explain the Controls Panel Of Oscilloscope. Display Ais the Display. This can be a phosphor screen or an LCD and is usually about 100 mm corner to corner. Bshows the ‘Trace’. This is the line drawn by the scope to represent the signal. On a […]

Parts of an Oscilloscope

Oscilloscope Controls | Cursor, Scaling, Triggering and Advanced Controls

Most aspects of the function of an oscilloscope can be manipulated. Basic controls include waveform scaling, positioning and triggering. Some oscilloscopes offer advanced controls such as mathematics or other waveform measurements. Horizontal and Vertical Scaling and Positioning Triggering Cursors Advanced Controls Horizontal and Vertical Scaling and Positioning The vertical (y) axis of the graticule represents […]

Parts of an Oscilloscope

Parts of an Oscilloscope

An oscilloscope is a literally complex piece of the electronic equipment. Luckily its operation is simplified through the use of the various features and knowing its internal workings is not key to its use. Despite this as good designer, it is important to understand the correct operation of the test equipment and any affect it […]

RF Signal Generator

RF Signal Generator | Radio Frequency Signal Generator

Radio frequency signal generator also called RF signal generator. RF signal generator is item of electronic test equipment. RF signal generator is particularly useful item of test equipment widely used in the RF microwave design and test applications. These microwave and RF signal generators come in the variety of forms and with a host of […]

Vector signal generator, VSG basics

What is Vector Signal Generator?

This tutorial is about Vector Signal Generator. What is vector signal generators and how they work and how they are different to other RF signal generators? The vector signal generator also called as VSG. Vector signal generator is item of electronic test equipment. VSG generate far more complicated waveforms. The vector signal generators or VSG […]

RF Signal Generator

Types of RF Signal Generator

It is possible to design the radio frequency signal generators in the variety of ways. With the developments in electronic field over the years, different techniques have developed. This can be said that there are two forms of RF signal generator that can be used: Free Running RF Signal Generators Free running RF signal generators […]

Two Main Techniques Used Within Synthesized RF Signal Generators

There are two main techniques that are used within synthesized RF signal generators: Phase Locked Loop Synthesizer Phase locked loop synthesizers are used within most RF signal generators as they enable signals to be generated over the wide range of frequencies with the relatively low level of spurious signals. Phase locked loop synthesizer technology is […]

RF Signal Generator Operation

RF Signal Generator Operation

Understand the operation of the generic microwave or RF signal generator it is useful to understand what is included in terms of a basic block diagram. Above diagram shows a very simplified block diagram for the RF / Microwave signal generator. This can be seen that the signal generator has a four major blocks within […]

RF Signal Generator

RF Signal Generator Functions

RF signal generators and Microwave are able to offer the large variety of functions and facilities. These include some that are below: Frequency Range Naturally the frequency range of the RF signal generator is of chief importance. It must be able to cover all the frequencies that are possible to need to be generated. For […]

Vector signal generator

Vector Signal Generator Tutorial

This tutorial is about Vector Signal Generator. What is vector signal generators and how they work and how they are different to other RF signal generators? The vector signal generator also called as VSG. Vector signal generator is item of electronic test equipment. VSG generate far more complicated waveforms. The vector signal generators or VSG […]

Vector signal generator basics

Vector Signal Generator, VSG Basics

RF signal generator had facilities to add modulation to the signal. However to meet the needs of some of the new cellular and wireless systems, it is necessary to be able to add complex forms of modulation. This often requires the use of the vector signal generator VSG. The key element of the vector signal […]

What is pulse generator

What is Pulse Generator?

This tutorial is about Pulse Generators. What is pulse generator and how it work and how it is are different to other RF signal generators? Pulse generator is item of electronic test equipment that is used to generate pulses normally rectangular pulses. These pulse generators are used for wide variety of applications but most commonly […]

What is pulse generator

TTL Pulse Generator

Often pulse generators are required to produce the TTL logic outputs. These generators may be referred to as TTL pulse generators. Their output levels will conform to the standard TTL levels of 0 and 5V. Although TTL levels are widely used and there are many different families of TTL circuits that have been used including […]

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