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Old 09-21-2016, 10:12 AM
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y'know I checked my probe before I started probing. Just checked it again, sure enough the little switch was on 10x... must have slipped while contorting my hand to hold the probe on some pin at some point. Today has not been going my way so far lol
As a general rule, you always want to use the probe in 10x mode unless you need to look at a signal that's too small to see in 10x mode. In 10x mode it loads down the circuit less and helps protect the scope from over voltage damage. Also, the bandwidth in 1X mode is generally very low.
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Old 09-22-2016, 01:39 PM
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Ahhhh, that'll help with the loading problems I've been seeing when I probe stuff! I figured that was the problem but it never occurred to me to solve it that way.
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Old 09-23-2016, 12:41 AM
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heh that's etype2's site, as seen in other posts in this thread
OK I did not know that .Thanks etype2 for wealth of info on your website.
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