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How does triggering work

Postby Guest » Mon Oct 12, 2009 9:05 am


i started with making a program for the picoscope but i dont understand how triggering works.
i want to make a program that waits until it gets a value of 100mv and records one block of data then.
but how do i set up triggering so it looks for a value of 100mv?

i think its the threshold value, but thats a 16 bits value, so what should i enter there to get 100mv?
i am using an picoscope 2203, i downloaded the drivers 3 days a go so i assume there the latest.
and i am programinh with VB6

thanks in advance


Postby Robin » Mon Oct 12, 2009 12:17 pm

Hi Rik

The threshold value that you pass will be between -32767 and 32767 and will depend on the range that you are using. For example, if you are using the 1 V range and want to trigger at 100 mV, then set threshold to 3277.

I hope this helps

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