Picoscope6 Meters?

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Picoscope6 Meters?

Post by Concept360 » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:00 am

Hi Pico,
I have used a Picoscope for many years and have used the multi window displays, i.e. I can view a signal and also display the voltage in another window - or when it suits simply use the scope as a voltmeter.
I find this useful for demonstating say the output from a voltage regulator as a Digital voltage and being able to view any noise or ripple at the same time.
I have recently purchased the handheld 2104 and the Picoscope6 software.
I think I am missing something? as I cannot open a window to simply display a meter - such as Voltage, freqency etc. etc.
I have also check the disc and packaging and cannot find a basic user manual that explains how to do this??
Can some please 'Tell me how"

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Re: Picoscope6 Meters?

Post by ziko » Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:07 am

Hi Simon,

We do not have meters as the Picoscope 5 had, however we have measurements where you can increase the font size by going into Measurements ->Grid Font Size.

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Re: Picoscope6 Meters?

Post by PhilBostock » Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:24 pm

Hi. I see this is an old post but I have the same problem ten years on. Mostly I use the handheld 2104 to look at serial signals from microprocessors. Very handy. Other times just as a big screen voltmeter. Well I would if it had the functionality of #5.
Can I run #6 & #5 together? Can I get the latest #5 that still has this capability? Regards, Phil Bostock.

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Re: Picoscope6 Meters?

Post by Hitesh » Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:01 am

Hi Phil,

This is something under consideration as the Measurements feature is being worked on as part of work towards the next major release.

You can install PicoScope 5 and PicoScope 6 on the same PC but only one application can control the device at a time. The PicoScope 5 software is available for some of our discontinued products on our Downloads page.

In PicoScope 6, you can add Measurements and change the size of the font.


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