Picoscope 3204 A Question

Post any questions you may have about our current range of oscilloscopes
Post Reply
Posts: 0
Joined: Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:14 am

Picoscope 3204 A Question

Post by fuzion-d »

Hello , Ive got picoscope 3204A and I#ve got a question ... and Im new at using scopes ...

I want to measure the tension-waste plus-sided for example in the Battery wire from car to the starter ....

Now my Question Is it possible ?? I do not want do destroy my Picoscope !!!

Can someone help me ??? :D :D :D

Greets fuzion-d

Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 3846
Joined: Fri Jun 10, 2011 8:15 am
Location: St. Neots

Re: Picoscope 3204 A Question

Post by Martyn »

This question was answered on another forum so quoting autonerdz
What I understand you to say is you want to do a voltage drop test on the starter positive side.

If this is correct, then keep scope grounded to bat neg and deploy two channels, one on each end of the circuit. Then you can do a math channel like A-B to display the voltage drop.

Avoid ever placing a channel ground on a voltage supply.
Technical Support Manager

Post Reply