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Oscilloscope probe accessories — It's the little things that matter

8/3/2011 10:50 AM EDT
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re: Oscilloscope probe accessories — It's the little things that matter
steveb_vse   9/6/2011 5:48:21 PM
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Thanks for reposting this article, it is timely for me. I've been hunting for what is referred to in this article as a "PC Board Adapter" ... a PC mountable connector into which a scope probe can be inserted. I can't seem to find anything for a 5mm probe tip that could be installed into a prototyping board with 0.100" CC hole spacing. ITT Canon made this at one time (P/N DM121073-203), but they seem to be difficult to find now. Tek has two parts, a chassis mount part and one that requires a specific pad layout on a board. It appears as though the ITT part is a standard SMA connector with a shroud attached that engages the scope probe tip ground ring. I'm surprised that this part is not more available. Any leads?

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