3206 and 10GS/s sampling rate for repetitive signals???

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3206 and 10GS/s sampling rate for repetitive signals???

Post by gordon99 » Wed Oct 26, 2005 4:52 pm

Hello, I have a question - what does the 10GS/s sampling rate of this oscilloscope exactly mean? For what can this feature be used? I would like to visualize eye diagrams of modern fast serial buses, like PCIexpress, gigabit Ethernet or Infiniband (1 ~ 2.5 Gbps). Aren't there low pass filters at input of the ADC, which would make it impossible to measure such signals? Can this feature be used to for oversampling?

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Post by Michael » Tue Nov 01, 2005 4:25 pm

Yes it can Gordon.

The software allows you to select ETS functions and oversampling rates for the 3204,5&6.

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Post by Sarah » Tue Nov 08, 2005 9:38 am


Just to add to that, the front end bandwidth is 200MHz on the 3206 and so anything over this may not display as well.

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