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Which Pico should I Get? Want to measure Alternator coilS

Postby Djl5053 » Wed Jan 18, 2017 12:50 pm


I used a Pico at Penn State a few years ago. Now I want to get my own. Here's a list of what I could use it for. I don't want to shell out the big buxs for an Auto Scope if I don't have to.

1. Measure the Stator coils of 10si Auto Alternator
2. Need amp clamp to measure output current
3. I do PLC work I'm curious so I could measure input and output transients on 24VDC
4. I work with DC pulse trains from Mag Meters. I want to look at signal. 600 Pulses/ Min. I'll look up other pulse specs later
5. I'm going to Build a Linear Alternator. I need to measure Voltage current off of my homemade stator coils.

Based on the list above I think I need an Oscope in my life. I just have issues justifying the cost. If someone can tell me with confidence the Auto scope is what I need I will buy it.
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Re: Which Pico should I Get? Want to measure Alternator coil

Postby Hitesh » Wed Jan 18, 2017 4:27 pm

Hi Djl5053,

Thank you for your post. You may wish to post your message on our Automotive Forum, where one of our members of staff or a community member can advise you. I would recommend the Automotive kit hardware section.


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