Please advise on the role of sample memory...

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Please advise on the role of sample memory...

Post by alank2 » Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:24 pm

Looking at two different models:

2206B vs 2208A:

50MHz/500MSa/32M of sample memory vs. 200MHz/1GSa/48k of sample memory.

Besides the obvious difference in bandwidth/sample rate, my question is what will be the effective difference in the picoscope software for the 32M vs 48k sample memory?

I know the 2208A is not a current model...

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Re: Please advise on the role of sample memory...

Post by Martyn » Fri Nov 18, 2016 10:13 am

The extra memory will allow you to collect more data, either in a single buffer, or multiple buffers, which can be important when there is plenty happening with the signal in question. For example analysing data activity on a serial bus, where more memory would allow more data to be seen in a single capture.

So it really depends upon the data you wish to look at, and how you would like to use the scope.
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Re: Please advise on the role of sample memory...

Post by alank2 » Sat Nov 19, 2016 8:03 pm

I ordered a 2207B so we'll see how I like it when i shows up!

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Re: Please advise on the role of sample memory...

Post by Martyn » Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:48 am

If you have any questions when it arrives just ask here or via support@picotech.com
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