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Frequency to Voltage Trace

Postby alan hoy » Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:05 am

Hi,

I work at Ford's Dunton Technical Centre on test instrumentation equipment.

We have a Pico Scope 3424 available to us and are in the process of ordering another 4 channel scope.

We have an application where we have a 135 toothed wheel (Ringear) and would like to display the tooth to tooth trace as a speed.

The data is already captured by the scope and can be post processed to converted to frequency but only displays as a tabular table.

We would like a speed trace as the engine starts up, ideally for 0.5 of a second. Is there a function that can do this.

Thanks

Alan Hoy

Instrumentation & Engine Control Support
Powertrain Development Laboratory - Dunton
15/2F-D04 Tel 738 3222 (01268 403222)
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Re: Frequency to Voltage Trace

Postby alan » Wed Nov 04, 2009 7:18 am

Hi Alan,

Thanks for the post. With your PicoScope 3424 the way to do this will be to use PicoLog data logging software rather than PicoScope. When you add a measurement for a channel one of the options is frequency.

If you are purchasing a new scope then please send me a personal message first. The PicoScope 4423 has some options for doing this within PicoScope which will make the job easier. This is still however in beta testing.

Regards
Alan
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Re: Frequency to Voltage Trace

Postby Guest » Thu Nov 05, 2009 1:12 pm

Alan,

We have just received our new Picoscope, its a 4424.

Thanks
Alan



[quote="alan"]Hi Alan,

Thanks for the post. With your PicoScope 3424 the way to do this will be to use PicoLog data logging software rather than PicoScope. When you add a measurement for a channel one of the options is frequency.

If you are purchasing a new scope then please send me a personal message first. The PicoScope 4423 has some options for doing this within PicoScope which will make the job easier. This is still however in beta testing.

Regards
Alan[/quote]
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Re: Frequency to Voltage Trace

Postby alan » Thu Nov 05, 2009 5:14 pm

Hi Alan,

I have sent you a direct email.

Regards
Alan
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