By Ian Hickman. Oscilloscopes are essential tools for checking circuit operation and diagnosing faults, and an enormous range of models are avaiable. This handy guide to oscilloscopes is essential reading for anyone who has to use a ‘scope for their work or hobby: electronics designers, technicians, anyone in industry involved in test and measurement, electronics enthusiasts…. Ian Hickman’s review of all the latest types of ‘scope currently available will prove especially useful for anyone planning to buy – or even build – an oscilloscope.
The contents include a description of the basic oscilloscope; Advanced real-time oscilloscope; Accessories; Using oscilloscopes; Samplingoscilloscopes; Digital storage oscilloscopes;Oscilloscopes for special purposes; Howoscilloscopes work (Parts 1, 2 & 3); the CRT; Storage CRTs; plus a listing of Oscilloscope manufacturers and suppliers.