[time-nuts] Digital Scopes - suggestions

Brooke Clarke brooke at pacific.net
Wed Oct 24 13:18:53 EDT 2007

Hi Patrick:

They have an impressive line and I like PIC based products.  Can you measure 
the period of a 1 PPS signal when the pulse width is on the order of 0 us?

Have Fun,

Brooke Clarke
http://www.prc68.com/I/WebCam2.shtml 24/7 Sky-Weather-Astronomy Cam

Patrick wrote:
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> Hi John
> I think I have the perfect suggestion for you.
> I spent 200+ hours researching scopes before I started my business, 
> primarily because I am a cheap bastard. I finally found what I wanted, 
> at the price I wanted. Please check out bitscope.com. I bought one over 
> a year ago and it has paid for itself many times over. The support has 
> been absolutely excellent. It is a PC controlled scope but it is 
> external to the PC so it does not pick up noise.I bought the 310N, it 
> has a built in logic analyzer, an signal out function and it can monitor 
> two channels by multiplexing one. It can trigger from logic or analog. 
> It runs on Windows and Linux. There are now Debian and Ubuntu packages 
> for easy install and they are just releasing a control library. Together 
> with my AEMC current probe I have used it to fix a number of difficult 
> problems.
> I had to pay a 7% tariff to get it into Canada but shipping was cheap 
> and the price is low to start with. I just checked the current price and 
> it looks like it is $585 U.S
> Please don't hesitate ask if you have any questions. Bruce at Bitscope 
> had been very helpful and sold me a great scope. I feel I owe him time 
> considering the insane amount of questions I have asked him, of which 
> none of them were due to shortcomings of his product.
> -Patrick

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