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by richard_boyd
Wed Mar 09, 2016 6:36 am
Forum: USB PC Oscilloscopes
Topic: Pico 5000 noise vs. settings? Measuring Power Supply Noise.
Replies: 1
Views: 1881

Re: Pico 5000 noise vs. settings? Measuring Power Supply No

Hi Adam, Thanks for sending in your questions. I will go over some items below which will hopefully answer your questions. To begin with, all digital storage oscilloscopes employ a Analog to Digital converter. These chips are the brain behind the scope, simply taking a analog signal that you input i...
by richard_boyd
Wed Jan 13, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: TC-08 inaccurate reading temperature
Replies: 7
Views: 3520

Re: TC-08 inaccurate reading temperature

Hi Sukh,

Glad to hear, let me know if you have any other questions. Have a great day!

Regards,

Richard Boyd
Pico Technology
by richard_boyd
Mon Jan 11, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: TC-08 inaccurate reading temperature
Replies: 7
Views: 3520

Re: TC-08 inaccurate reading temperature

Hello Sukh, Thanks for getting back to me on the issues you are running into. The first thing I will need more information on, is the sensor you are using. Do you have a part number for the sensor? The reason I ask is you state it is a K-Type, RTD Platinum Thermocouple. You see, a Platinum RTD senso...
by richard_boyd
Sat Jan 09, 2016 12:50 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: TC-08 inaccurate reading temperature
Replies: 7
Views: 3520

Re: TC-08 inaccurate reading temperature

Hello Sukh, Sorry to hear that you are having issues with your USB TC-08. If I may ask, which thermocouple are you using along with which universal connector? Does the temperature reading in the software change at all when you plug the thermocouple into the device? What does the thermocouple read wh...
by richard_boyd
Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Which is cylinder #1?
Replies: 6
Views: 3025

Re: Which is cylinder #1?

Hello Nick, What Martyn was saying is that we have a automotive dedicated forum on http://www.picoauto.com/support/ that you can ask automotive related questions, whereas www.picotech.com is aimed more at our T&M customers. That said, in order to stabilize and identify each cylinder you need to enab...
by richard_boyd
Tue Dec 03, 2013 12:11 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Probe compensation off by 10x
Replies: 1
Views: 1367

Re: Probe compensation off by 10x

Hi Erik, What you need to do is tell the software that you are using x10 probes so the software knows to adjust the voltage reading by a factor of 10 to give you the correct readings. To do this, you will need to change the probe setting. This can be done by clicking on the Channel that you wish to ...