3rd hand scope probe holder with vision

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by electronupdate, Apr 1, 2013.

  1. electronupdate

    Thread Starter New Member

    Dec 20, 2012
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    Hi,

    Ran into a problem with some board debug where I kept on needing one hand to hold a scope probe, one hand to control an oscilloscope and then another hand to control the computer to start and stop the firmware.

    For those of you counting, that was 3 hands.... it was not going well :)

    I also found it difficult to keep using a microscope to probe fine pitch parts.

    Came up with a jig which holds the scope probe and has a "vision" system which allows placing the probe without a microscope.

    Perhaps of use to other members? Attached is a link to a youtube video


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEwGQQ9HGO4
     
  2. Metalmann

    Active Member

    Dec 8, 2012
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    Cool idea, thanks for posting.:cool:
     
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