LeCroy will surely have a demonstration at DesignCon 2014. I wouldn't be surprised if the company has a billboard on the 101 freeway as you head south from SFO airport to Santa Clara. Only in Silicon Valley.
I don't usually need a high speed scope, but it is good to see that progress is being made in this area. I always enjoy teaching the new engineers about measurement. When they see a bad signal on a low speed scope, they assume that it is real. When I have them take a look with a better scope, they understand that the tool they use makes a difference. As Clint would say, "A man's got to know his limitations."
Are you enthusiastic about this news, or is this too far out of your area of need for a scope? I'm working to find out more about the design challenges in creating this prototype. More info when I have it.
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