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DSO nano oscilloscope


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DSO nano is a pocket size digital storage oscilloscope fulfills basic electronic engineering requirements. It is base on ARM Cortex™-M3 compatible 32 bit platform, equipped with 320*240 color display, SD card capability, USB connection, and chargeable batteries. Weighs only 60g!

  

 

Specification

Display2.8″ Color TFT LCD
Display Resolution320×240
Display Color65K
Analog bandwidth0 - 1MHz
Max sample rate1Msps 12Bits
Sample memory depth4096 Point 
Horizontal sensitivity1uS/Div10S/Div (1-2-5 Step)
Horizontal position adjustable with indicator
Vertical sensitivity 10mV/Div10V/Div (with ×1 probe)
0.5V/Div10V/Div (with ×10 probe)
Vertical position adjustable with indicator
Input impedance>500KΩ
Max input voltage 80Vpp (by ×1 probe)
CouplingDC
Trig modesAuto, Norma, Single, None and Scan
Functionalities:Automatic measurement: frequency, cycle, duty, Vpp, Vram, Vavg and DC voltage
Precise vertical measurement with markers
Precise horizontal measurement with markers
Rising/falling edge trigger
Trig level adjustable with indicator
Trig sensitivity adjustable with indicator
Hold/run feature
Test signalBuilt-in 10Hz1MHz (1-2-5 Step)
Waveform storageSD card
PC connection via USBas SD card reader
Upgrade by bootloader via USB
Power supply3.7V Chargeable Lithium battery / USB
Dimension (w/o probe)105mm X 53mm X 8mm
Pc connection: Mini USB B-Type

Document:


Setup your SD card for first time usage:
1. Format SD card with FAT16 
2. Download Datafile
3. Decompress it, and copy to the root folder of SD card.
Package list:

DSO nano body x 1
3.7v lithium battery with connector x 1
Back plate x 1
Mini Probe x 1
Manual X1
Protection bag  X1
 

 

http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/dso-nano-the-pocket-size-digital-storage-oscilloscope-p-512.html?cPath=11

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I've also seen this scope somewhere recently. But the manufacturer's web site and all shops I visited told me that they are out of stock. Seems to be kinda bestseller...

There are several places that stock it.

This is a nifty little oscilloscope -- I got one for my brother, who works in a small electronics company.  The DSO Nano was quite a hit there -- the engineers/techs were pretty fascinated.

One of the more useful add-ons that you can make in your lab is an RCA-to-3.5mm jack cable.  I wanted to make a BNC-to-3.5mm jack adaptor to go with some proper oscilloscope 1x/10x probes.  There were no stand-alone BNC jacks, so I picked up a BNC-to-RCA adaptor and made a jumper cable to go from an RCA to 3.5mm stereo jack.
It so happens that an RCA-to-3.5mm jack is perfect for a device that measures kilohertz frequencies -- audio applications typically use RCA cables, so the oscilloscope plugs right in to the RCA audio output.  Accidental success!

Fritsl,

I'm guessing that if you need 2 channels, this may be the wrong scope :(  It's too bad there aren't more of these with different options.  

I notice that a Parallax USB oscilloscope (either the $250 USD or $140 USD version) plus shipping to Europe has a comparable cost to getting 2 DSO Nanos (two seperate, physically isolated channels).  If I can't think of a reason why this wouldn't work (can a  2-channel scope share a trigger pulse?), I think it means I don't know enough about oscilloscopes.

-John

I am really considering getting one. However, I am afraid that I will be irritated because it has not got 2 ports so you cannot compare in & out, left & right etc..

Small review of the DSO Nano here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/18767