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Generate the signal once (not repeated)

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Generate the signal once (not repeated)

Postby lmo » Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:20 am

I've got a Picoscope 2207 with PicoScope 6 software and I need to use it to generate a unique burst that will not repeat infinitely, but it's seams impossible. I want to be able to draw my signal in the arbitrary signal generator (or by importing CSV file) and launch it once only. The idea is to generate a unique signal with for example a ramp of 50V/s during 100ms that will control a power source. Then I need to trig on the generated ramp to acquire the signal from the tested equipment on channel A and eventually B (I hope is it clear).

Is there a way to do it with this device and software ? If not what other PicoScope or what other software should I use ?

Thanks for any help
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Re: Generate the signal once (not repeated)

Postby Martyn » Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:42 am

In the signal generator menu select "Triggers" and then set "Trigger Source" to "Manual" and "Cycles Per Trigger" to "1"

Now press the "Trigger Now" button and you will get a single shot of the AWG buffer out of the device.
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