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Resolution Enhancement in Spectrum Analyzer

Postby tristand » Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:05 pm


Why is the Resolution Enhancement option greyed out in the Spectrum Analyzer probe options box?

I'd love to be able to use it.

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Postby picojohn » Fri Feb 01, 2008 3:54 pm

Hi Tristan,

In Scope View, Resolution Enhance uses an FIR (finite impulse response) filter to smooth the data and reduce the effect of noise, such that, the signal is effectively low-pass-filtered.

In Spectrum View, you have great control over the spectra of interest by manipulating the Spectrum Options and frequency range.

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Postby Audioguy » Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:07 am


In another spectrum analysis program I use with a firewire soundcard a Kaiser7 window/filter is suggested and used for analysis of distortion. This seems to give better results than the options in Picoscope. Any plans on adding other filters/windows for Picoscope?

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