A Linux driver for the PicoScope 6000 Series oscilloscopes is now available for download. It is a 32–bit driver and works on Ubuntu 11.04. It is the latest addition to our collection that includes Linux drivers for selected ADC data loggers, the TC-08 and most of the PicoScope 2000, 3000 and 5000 Series oscilloscopes.
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We have a new training video for you this month. It’s well worth watching because it introduces the new features in PicoScope 6.6.
There are many more videos than we can list here, so please explore our youtube channel and find the one that will answer your questions. You can also help us improve our content by leaving your comments below the videos.
Temperature logging with the PicoLog 1012
Q. I have purchased a PicoLog 1012 to log data from my solar panels. It logs the time that the circulating pump switches on and off fine, but I need the temperature and particularly the temperature differential of the flow to and from the panels. What temperature sensors and converters do I need?
A. There is no need for a converter to measure temperature on the PicoLog 1012. You can easily measure multiple temperatures using one resistor and one thermistor for each channel required, and a terminal board (PP545) is available to make connections easier. For more details, see this topic on our support forum.
Page Up and Page Down buttons in PicoScope
Here’s a feature that not all PicoScope users know about. If you load a waveform from a directory containing several waveforms, then the Page Up and Page Down keys on the keyboard can be used to step through all the waveforms in the directory. These are just two of the keyboard shortcuts available in PicoScope. In R6.6 or later the shortcuts are customisable: go to Tools > Preferences > Keyboard.
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