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DC voltage issue

Postby rpeters » Sun Jul 10, 2016 5:34 pm

On my PicoScope 6, when I set up the AWG to output a DC voltage at 2V, the scope shows it's 200mV, not 2V. This is regardless of the position of the attenuator slide on the probe (X10 or X1). I checked the AWG output with a meter and it is in fact, 2V. What gives?
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Re: DC voltage issue

Postby bennog » Sun Jul 10, 2016 6:43 pm

When the slide on the probe makes no difference then it is broken and stuck in the x10 mode.
When you go to the property's of chanal A then you can set that you have a x10 probe and the measurements will be correct.
I also suggest replace the defective probe.

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