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resolution in picoscope R5.14.6

Postby KU Stijn » Tue Oct 24, 2006 12:05 pm


I'm working with pico ADC 200, ADC 216 and a picoscope3424.
I have a problem with the latest version of picoscope I've installed, R5.14.6 (2006).
When I have a small averaged signal between 0 mV and 1mV, and I save this as a .txt file, then I don't have any resolution between 0 and 1 mV, although I can clearly see on the screen that there is a good resolution for my averaged signal.
When I install an older version, picoscope R5090 (2002), and I use my ADC 200 (the oldest of my three ADC's and normally the one with the lowest resolution, 8bit) and average the same signal and I see about the same signal on the screen, I save this one as a .txt file, then I do have a resolution between 0 and 1 mV, the signal is saved in microVolts.

Question : why does the newer version of picoscope always saves my decay signals in mV instead of using microVolts?

Question : normally I would think that my ADC 216 (16bit resolution), would give an even higher resolution than my ADC 200, so can I detect thus signals with a resolution even lower than a microVolt?

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Postby Michael » Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:43 am


We are currently looking into this.

Please keep checking for updates.

Many thanks,
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Postby vlkj » Sun Oct 29, 2006 9:18 am

I keep checking for updates since summer 2005, but it looks problem with save as txt file is still there.

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