Re: Folded up (folding up) the coax on (Tek) probes: not good, right?


Roy: The coax of probes is specially designed for a certain Zo and bandwidth. The small diameter means special dielectric and wire design.

Wideband probes eg 500 MHz...over 1 GHZ are degraded by tight bends or even kinks and must be treated carefully.

Most ebay sellers this its just a wire and wrap tightly. Have seen damaged BNC, bent probe tips and wrong ground wires and prob hats.

I try to buy ebay probes only id the seller is aware of this, and can pack properly. BEWARE!

Good luck,


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