scope, CRO, oscilloscope: what to look for?
October 17, 2008
"depends on what you need and how much you want to spend Rik"
Alrighty: No more than 300 Euro for a new one, I suppose. And I want to use it for analysis of PWM signals up to, say, 100 kHz and of electrical noises in circuitry. I'm guessing two channels or better. Does a trigger make the scope much more expensive?
Does a brand make any difference? Any makers I should avoid? How about second hand scopes? Any tell tale signs the box is near death? What about accessories?
The USB connectable little ones (PC scopes, software scopes) seem like a cheap deal, but I think I'd prefer to have a stand alone box on my bench.Any thoughts to persuede me otherwise?