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Postby asgate » Fri Mar 13, 2009 12:55 pm

Hi
Can i measure current with this scope? For example PC PSU where 12V rails are directed to graphics card and cpu.
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Postby Robin » Fri Mar 13, 2009 1:17 pm

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You can't directly measure current using the 2104. The only way you would be able to do this would be to measure the voltage across a shunt resistor and calculate the current.

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Postby asgate » Fri Mar 13, 2009 1:57 pm

Can i use 2104 software (what is included with 2104) to make the calculation + graph?

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Postby Robin » Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:00 pm

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Yes you can apply the conversion in the software and view the signal in amps.

You can download our software from www.picotech.com/software

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Postby asgate » Sun Mar 15, 2009 9:22 am

Hi

When i use scope tip and ground together. Is it possible to measure resistors and capacitors directly?

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Postby Robin » Mon Mar 16, 2009 9:00 am

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You can only measure voltages. You can infer other measurements from known relationships and values. For example, measuring the voltage across a known resistance to determine the current flowing through it.

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