EEVblog #778 – Oscilloscope Vertical Confusion


Dave answers a beginner forum question on why the Rigol DS1054Z oscilloscope does not show the intended vertical Volts/Div setting he expects.
A trap for young and old players alike.
1X and 10X probes, and auto probe interfaces.

The forum question is HERE

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EEVblog #601 – Why Digital Oscilloscopes Appear Noisy
EEVblog #279 – How NOT To Blow Up Your Oscilloscope!
EEVblog #453 – Mysteries of x1 Oscilloscope Probes Revealed
EEVblog #396 – Bode Plotting on Your Osciloscope

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3 comments

  1. WoooHooo… 11:17 Is that a new record??? This video will be VERY helpful for us to redirect some of the greenhorns to. While I firmly believe that there’s no such thing as a dumb question (assuming it was genuine), videos like this can save us valuable time explaining it to a newbie. Thanks Dave!

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