Fuses are a common circuit element and are key to protecting from overvoltage and overcurrent situations that can damage important circuits. Fuse markings are typically stamped symbols located on the metal cap of the fuse. Here is a helpful guide to common fuse markings used with instrumentation, taking a common fuse type as an example: … Continued
The SIGLENT SDS2000X Plus and SDS2000X HD series of oscilloscopes have a 500 MHz bandwidth upgrade option (Click SDS2XP 500 MHz BW or SDS2000X HD 500 MHz BW to find out more). 500MHz bandwidth is available in the following cases: Only one active channel (C1 or C2 or C3 or C4) Two channels (Either C1 … Continued
A number of SIGLENT products feature an embedded program that eases the conversion of binary data to CSV. Click to download the Binary-to-CSV program.
Here is a list of the current products that support Bode plotting and the maximum number of points available per sweep: SDS1xx4X-E/SDS2X-E Series: 500 points (Linear)/1043/decade (Log) SDS2000X Plus/SDS5000X Series:500 points (Linear)/1024/decade (Log) SDS6000A Series: 751 points (Linear)/1576/decade (Log)
Here is a quick method for estimating the lowest current measurement that is possible with an oscilloscope and current probe. This is especially useful when the datasheet for a probe may not show the minimum current that can be measured or it may be missing the noise floor value. For this note, we will be … Continued
Not at this time. Many instruments support communication via sockets (port 5025) and telnet (port 5024) but the port numbers cannot be changed. If you use VISA, you can implement LAN via TCP/IP, which does not need a port number. Here is a listing of current SIGLENT instruments with Socket and Telnet Support.
Simply access the Save/Recall menu for the instrument in question and select Local. The menu will show used/total amounts. Here, the SDG6X has approximately 83 MB and the SDG1X has 85 MB of memory:
Here is a table showing the various memory depths used in the Bode Plot feature Product series Max memory depth SDS1xx4X-E 140k SDS2000X-E 140k SDS2000X Plus/HD 100k SDS5000X 125k
The minimum start frequency is set to 10 Hz because of the extended acquisition time required to collect enough data to ensure a useful level of measurement accuracy. If the low limit was 1 Hz, the scope would need to test 10 cycles (to maintain specified accuracy), so the time base will be 10 s/div. … Continued
The SDS2000X Plus and SDS5000X series oscilloscopes have default threshold and trigger values for the MSO/Digital channels listed below: TTL = 1.5V CMOS = 1.65V LVCMOS33 = 1.65V LVCMOS25 = 1.25V