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How can I save measurements data?

Postby pkravt » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:58 am

Hi,

Thanks for the nice product.
I need to save measurements made on the signal after every trigger.
For instance, measure maximum amplitude on every signal and save the history
of these amplitudes.
Can I do it with the current software version?
If no, is it possible to implement this feature?
In this case the scope can be used as amplitude spectra analyzer, for instance.

Thanks.
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby Martyn » Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:46 am

You can set up alarms which can perform a number of functions, for example you can trigger Picoscope to write the data to a file when the capture is complete.

Just go to Tools->Alarms in the Picoscope6 menu and take a look.
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby pkravt » Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:08 am

Yes,
but I want to save only measurements, i.e. maximum amplitude of the signal.
With current Alarms I can save only waveform itself, which takes much longer,
and also requires additional processing afterwards.
The measurement of the amplitude is only displayed in the table under the signal,
but I can't save the history of these amplitudes.

Thanks for the answer,
Peter.
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby Martyn » Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:34 am

Currently we do not provide a mechanism to save the measurement data, however I will forward your request to the development team for consideration in a future release.
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby pkravt » Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:54 am

very good!

When can I see some news?
If it will be approved...
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby Martyn » Thu Jan 26, 2012 1:15 pm

At the moment I can only advise that you keep checking the release notes issued with each version.
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby cliff.walton » Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:26 am

Has there been any progress on being able to save measurements since January posts?
This is important to me too
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby Martyn » Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:59 am

Still on the future plan.
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby tichy06 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:28 am

This function is also very important for me. Any news?
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby Martyn » Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:23 am

Sorry nothing at present although we are currently improving the measurements. I will notify the team of the continued request for this feature from many sources.
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby Ravji » Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:36 pm

Hello, Has there been any progress in this area? It will save lots of post processing time :)
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby Martyn » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:16 am

Nothing at present although discussions are ongoing as part of a review measurements and maths channels, with the possibility of some measurements being migrated into maths channels which can be plotted and therefore exported.
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby ihiengineer » Thu Apr 10, 2014 1:33 pm

I'm interested in exporting measurements as well.

Plotting measurements as part of the maths channel sounds like a great feature. Primarily I'm measuring pulse-widths at this point in time.
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby Martyn » Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:11 pm

Measurements can be exported via the command line interface.

With Picoscope6 running, and displaying a measurement, open a command prompt window and then type
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picoscope.com /a Measurements.CSV?

it will push a comma separated measurement list to the console. This could be piped to a file or read by an external application.
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Re: How can I save measurements data?

Postby kp0 » Wed Nov 18, 2015 12:43 pm

I have tried the suggestion above, but I just get the following:

C:\Users\e>picoscope.com /a Measurements.CSV?
0ms: Measurements.CSV?
NONE

ie no data is output to the console, also it doesn't create a file called 'Measurements.CSV'
What am I doing wrong?

Im using PicoScope 6 software version: 6.10.18.1052
Model: PicoScope 3206B
on windows 7 64 bit
Picoscope is running, I have tried it both running continuously without a trigger, and also after triggering and capturing data
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