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Oscilloscope newbie question

Discussion in 'Electronic Basics' started by [email protected], May 18, 2007.

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  1. Guest


    At the bottom of the screen on my FLUKE PM3082 scope a have :
    Ch1 1.00 V= MTB 10us ch1f .

    Does the 1.00 V= means that every square along grid Y axis corresponds
    to 1 V?


  2. John Fields

    John Fields Guest

  3. John Larkin

    John Larkin Guest

    Yes. But if you use a common 10:1 probe, and the scope doesn't know
    it, that will become 10 volts/cm.

  4. Jamie

    Jamie Guest

    yes how ever, I don't think that scope has a 10:1 selection for the
    input if you're using a 10:1 mode probe.. in this case, each grid
    block vertically would mean 10 times actual reading in voltage..
    i could be wrong about the scope sensing the 10:1 probe being how ever.
  5. Rich Grise

    Rich Grise Guest

    Some TI scopes I've used did that, but they had special connectors.

    Every other scope I've used apparently assumes that the operator knows
    what he/she is doing.

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