[TCML] SSTC help
mustang_5l87 at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 16 12:56:02 MDT 2009
Thank you Steve. Yes, I think I will start looking for a scope. What should I be looking for in my first scope. Do probes come with them?
On 2009-10-16 00:16:43 -0600 Steve Ward <steve.ward at gmail.com> wrote:
> Without an oscilloscope you are essentially blind to the world of
> electronics. Only a scope will let you "see" how electronic circuits work.
> Seriously, get a scope and learn how to use it (make this a project in
> itself), it will make your SSTC project actually possible, rather than just
> sticking some components together and watching the result. If i had to
> guess, id say 95% (maybe more?) of "complex" electronic prototypes DONT work
> before some initial debugging. For circuits that operate at more than a Hz
> or so, you need a scope to debug. Its just that simple.
> You should be able to "get by" with a 20MHZ bandwidth scope and some cheap
> probes, which should be something in the 50-100 dollar range used on ebay.
> My first scope was 60MHz and cost 120 bucks on ebay. Since then ive moved
> up to more serious equipment in the >$1k range, but then again i take this
> hobby too seriously ;-)
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