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oscilloscope

 [ŏ-sil´o-skōp]
an instrument that displays a visual representation of electrical variations on the fluorescent screen of a cathode-ray tube.

os·cil·lo·scope

(ŏ-sil'ō-skōp),
An oscillograph in which the record of oscillations is continuously visible.
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Oscilloscopes with the ability to create custom programs and tests create a device that has much more use cases than a traditional oscilloscope that can only be used for single measurements.
Keysight's complete oscilloscope portfolio includes instruments with a variety of form factors with bandwidths from 20 MHz to >100 GHz.
Unlike specialty indies such as Roadside and Magnolia, which have deep-pocketed backers and partners, Oscilloscope (which Berger and Laub claim is "financially self-sufficient" based on income from its releases) is owned solely by Yauch's estimated $6.4 million estate.
Many oscilloscopes do not provide enough internal storage space, forcing the user to rely on external USB storage.
Terry Marrinan, marketing director, said: "This new range brings advanced mixed-signal oscilloscope performance into the same affordable price bracket as portable general-purpose oscilloscopes."
Tokyo, Oct 30, 2008 - (ACN Newswire) - Yokogawa Electric Corporation will release the new DLM2000 series of mid-range mixed signal oscilloscopes (MSOs).
No user intervention is required to insert or remove attenuators on the front end of the high-bandwidth sampling oscilloscope. This reduces the chance of an electrostatic discharge that could damage the sensitive front-end circuitry of the oscilloscope.
Testing UPS units using a traditional oscilloscope is difficult due to the oscilloscope's low measurement resolution, which at only 8 bits or less limits the accuracy of the test.
The device combines functions of paper chart recorders and digital oscilloscope into one unit.
"What we learned during all of our customer visits was that getting a stable picture is a big challenge for those who use an oscilloscope infrequently, and often they don't trust what they end up seeing on the display," says Peter Deverson, senior planning manager of Fluke's Diagnostic Tools Division.
Each such channel needs a separate coaxial cable and a separate oscilloscope. Oscilloscopes sensitive enough for these functions cost something like $30,000 to $35,000, Chang says.