Archive for the ‘Oscilloscopes’ Category

Picoscope (Part 1)

As technology improves, the size, performances and cost of measurement instruments changes over the time. Few months ago, we described the RIGOL 1052E which was pretty new at this time. As we were looking for a new equipment for the lab we decided to compare the various products available from the market. Before getting into the […]

RIGOL 1052E DSO (Part 3)

Part 1, 2, 3 Erratic clicks! Life goes on and the Rigol 1052E remains a reliable companion still purring and always ready to help diagnosing circuits and running prototypes testing. Sometimes ago, I experienced some strange changes in time and amplitude scales when using the notched rotary encoders. Values where jumping erratically from one value to an other, whatever […]

RIGOL 1052E DSO (Part 1)

Part 1, 2, 3 RIGOL 1052E DSO review In the 80s, I have been using the top most fancy oscilloscopes from HP. Unfortunaltely, they were heavy, mine was an analog one, without memory, and they were expensive for private use. In the 90s and Y2Ks, I have been using a basic ITT analog scope: forget it. And then […]