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Why You Should Care About Oscilloscope Acquisition Modes (.PDF Download)

The movement from analog to digital oscilloscopes has opened up a new world of measurement opportunities for engineers. By using an ADC paired with a plotter instead of a sweep generator paired with a CRT, you can change how your signal is acquired. Extracting the most confidence from your oscilloscope readings requires understanding the strengths and weaknesses of different acquisition modes. Learn how normal, averaging, and high resolution modes work, and when you should use each one...

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