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  1. XYZs of Oscilloscopes Primer

    After reading this primer, you will be able to:Describe how oscilloscopes workDescribe the differences between analog, digital storage, digital phosphor, and digital sampling oscilloscopesDescribe electrical waveform typesUnderstand basic oscilloscope controlsTake simple measurementsThe glossary in...

  2. Power Supply Measurement and Analysis Primer

    This primer focuses on switch-mode power supply design measurements with an oscilloscope and application-specific software.

  3. Oscilloscope Selection Guide

    From basic signal-checking to high-performance analysis, this 10-page selection guide gives an overview of the complete range of Tektronix oscilloscopes.  Comparison tables give high-level specifications and features, and indicate the major differences between each series of oscilloscope.

  4. Spectral Analysis And Time-Domain Measurements Join Forces To Solve Troubleshooting Problems

    The TBS1000B and TBS1000B-EDU Series Oscilloscopes offers built-in Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) spectral analysis. With this new capability, users gain a powerful, integrated tool that provides a new perspective for troubleshooting and verification work. In this application note, learn how FFT...

  5. Oscilloscope Measurement Lab: Measuring Impedance and Capacitance

    This lab exercise demonstrates a technique for using an oscilloscope and function generator to measure impedance and capacitance. Voltage waveforms are measured on the oscilloscope and the measurements are used to calculate an unknown capacitance.

  6. Capacitance and Inductance Measurements Using an Oscilloscope and a Function Generator

    If you don't have an LCR meter in your lab, or you want to demonstrate the behavior of capacitors and inductors under sinusoidal stimulus, an oscilloscope and a function generator can help you to do a simple, transparent impedance measurement. You can expect capacitance and inductance values with 3...

  7. Debugging Serial Buses in Embedded System Designs

    Find out how the protocol trigger, decode and search capabilities of the popular MSO and DPO Series oscilloscopes solve serial bus integration and debug challenges of many buses such as I2C, SPI , USB, RS-232/422/485/UART, CAN, LIN, FlexRay, Ethernet, and I2S/LJ/RJ/TDM.

  8. Anatomy of an Eye Diagram

    This application note discusses different ways that information from an eye diagram can be sliced to gain more insight. It also discusses some basic ways that transmitters, channels, and receivers are tested.

  9. ABCs of Probes

    In essence, the probe is the first link in the oscilloscope measurement chain. In this primer, you'll learn what contributes to the strengths and weaknesses of probes and how to select the right probe for your application.

  10. 2015 Test and Measurement Solutions

    The Test and Measurement catalog has over 100 pages that cover key product information, applications, and quick-reference selection charts on our complete range of Oscilloscopes, Logic Analyzers, Signal Generators, Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers, Digital Multimeters, Power Analyzers, Power Supplies,...