Waveform mask question

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Waveform mask question

Post by robertmsharp » Fri Aug 25, 2006 10:27 am

I am building a piece of test equipment that needs to capture a repetitive waveform, display it and compare it against a mask.
Is the software supplied with any of the Pico products able to do this or do I have to use more complex software such as LabView?


Post by Sarah » Thu Aug 31, 2006 10:56 am


Thank you for your post.

If the waveform that you need to compare against is a stopped file, then yes this is possible.

Open two scope windows with exactly the same settings (if they are different this will not work). Then on one window select "Freeze/Thaw One" to stop the trace. Then go to View Composite and the two traces will be shown on the same axes thus meaning that the second window can be compared against the stopped window.

If you wish to do this with 2 live traces then you can either use channel A and B concurrently in one window, or the above method.

Best Regards

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