Scope Directions

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  1. Dr.killjoy

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    I just picked up my first digital scope and I was wondering if anyone knew of some good videos that would teach me how to use my scope and not blow it up ..My scope is a DS1054Z..


    Thanks
    jay Sr
     
  2. Shagas

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    I think about the only way you can blow it up is by connecting the ground to something other than ground and/or applying excessively high voltages to the inputs.
     
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  4. Dr.killjoy

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    I like watching his videos and I know he does alot on analog scope but wasn't sure on how much on the newer digital ones..
     
  5. kubeek

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    Digital scopes are roughly the same thing as an analog one, so if you know how not to blow up an analog scope then you should have no problem with a digital one. They all have the same basic controls - vertical gain, time base and trigger settings - that is what you need 99.9 % of the time. Digital scopes will have more features but those are usually just try and see what it does.
     
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