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High Voltage Probe

Postby jan131 » Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:48 am


i have some problems with a Tektronix P6015A High-Voltage Probe and a PicoScope 5244B. When i connect the Probe to the Oscilloscope it works pretty fine. But when there is a voltage precisely in the range of 2kV pk-pk the Oscilloscope drops out with red light and loosing usb connection. Switch off and on solves this problem till the next 2kV peak.

The P6015A is a passive 75MHz probe with 1:1000 so with 2kV pk-pk it puts out about 2V so there should be no problem for the Oscilloscope.

Any ideas why this happens?

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Re: High Voltage Probe

Postby Karunen » Wed May 07, 2014 8:32 am

Hi Jan,

Could you send in a pssettings file to support@picotech.com?
So we can see what settings you are using.

When the device drops out does this symbol occur in the top left corner,

Over Voltage Symbol
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Are you using the double headed USB cable, with the device?


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