Re: Recommend for a young student
I'd agree with Bernice with the caveat that i prefer my 465/DM40 overtoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
a 7904 w onscreen readouts when using the delayed sweep function. It's
just easier (for me) to read the LED display on the DM40.
You can also find them dirt cheap. I paid $50 for mine with a couple of
dead filter caps. That scope was my best deal ever.
With the mainframe, you can always find a curve tracer plugin, that's great
for learning about semiconductors. Being able to swap out the plugins is
handy too. But, after you collect a bunch of plugins, you probably could
have bought a digital scope with the money you spent. I have around $400
into my (free) 7904, between repair items and plugins.
I also have a 453 that I still use on my bench. I like the feel of the
controls too much to part with it.
On the other side of the spectrum, last week I saw a TDS460A from ChipXS (Tek ebay
surplus) go for $510.
Choices, choices ...
On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 09:32:08AM -0800, Bernice Loui wrote:
Paul Amaranth, GCIH | Rochester MI, USA
Aurora Group, Inc. | Security, Systems & Software
paul@... | Unix & Windows