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_hm
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_hm   5/24/2012 12:28:33 AM
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Oscilloscope manufacturer should supply one or two active probes with 1GHz or better scope. This way active probe will become more popular with average user and cost will go down. Can we make good differential probe using two good active probes?

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Michael Dunn   5/23/2012 10:32:00 PM
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Come to ScopeJunction.com :-) We're just starting a short series about probes! (today or tomorrow)

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agk   5/23/2012 10:42:28 AM
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Differential probes are very useful while we monitor the wave forms from SMPS,Ballast and other high voltage applications especially when the regular probe earth is connected to the chassis of the scope. The differential probes are isolated active probes and when we trouble shoot the ringing or EMC related issues these probes help us very much.

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Sanjib.A   5/23/2012 2:54:19 AM
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For high speed signal measurement (signals with fast rise/fall time) it is always recommended to use active probes. Measuring high speed signals with passive probes doesn't reveal true picture.

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JanineLove   5/22/2012 9:44:42 PM
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What's your take on the best probe for the project? Any advice to new scope users out there?

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