EEVblog #610 – Why Digital Scopes Appear Noisy – Part 2


Why do digital oscilloscopes appear noisier than traditional analog oscilloscopes? PART 2
Learn how and why your digital storage oscilloscope display the noise that it does.
In this 2nd installment Dave shows how waveform update rate affects the apparent displayed noise of a waveform, and alters the waveform update rate on an Agilent DSOX3000 to show this.
Also, how sample rate and timebase settings affects the boxcar averaging high-resolution display function.
PART 1 is HERE
Forum HERE

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  1. At around 4:30 dave says that the line starts at about $3300. Yes the MDO3012 2 channel, 100MHz is $3350USD, $3670 AUD. But the 4 channel, 1GHz MDO3104 is $13,900 USD, $15,239 AUD! Dave has moved to the statospher

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