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ADC-212 Phase Measurement

Postby GUEST » Thu Dec 17, 2009 4:24 pm

Hello All

Using PicoSocpe software V5.16.2 - 32 bit controlling a parallel ADC-212.
I have 1V 50Hz going into channels A and B. I have put a phase shift between channel A & B. In the scope mode I can view the two signals but I can not configure the measurement screen to display phase. I need to select both channels A & B but the box for this is greyed out. I have managed it before with this set up but can't get it to work this time. Any ideas?

Re: ADC-212 Phase Measurement

Postby PeterF » Tue Dec 29, 2009 5:21 pm

We have never had the facility in PicoScope5 to directly measure phase angle between two channels. There was a measurement involving phase in spectrum view but it caused too much confusion, people were thinking it was a phase measurement for scope view so that was removed a while ago.
You will need to measure the time separation of the two traces (using cursors) and compare it with the period to calculate the phase. Sorry.
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