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JanineLove
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re: Scope roundup
JanineLove   4/24/2012 2:52:47 PM
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I agree with you Steve. We are lucky to do what we do.

Patk0317
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re: Scope roundup
Patk0317   4/21/2012 4:37:32 PM
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There are indeed all kds of scopes these days. I have some low performance ( butmgoodmenu for audio) scopes that are extremely low cost. Evan one from Oscium that uses the iPad as the CRT!

steve.freestone
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re: Scope roundup
steve.freestone   4/21/2012 12:09:33 AM
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That beast we call the oscilloscope has come a long way over the years. The first one I ever used was a huge Tektronix behemoth that had vacuum tubes and rolled around on a "ScopeMobile". The bandwidth was barely above audio and it only had 2 channels. Now I use a handheld digitizing scope with 4 channels, 200 MHz bandwidth, and all sorts of bells and whistles. Watching the evolution of test equipment is one of the best things about being a technician.



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