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Subject: FS: Handheld OScope, was: Re: ... Anyone ever used an OPTAScope?
Organization: The Armory
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From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard Steven Walz)
Date: 03 Sep 2002 14:37:06 GMT
In article <7hSc9.email@example.com>,
Brill Pappin wrote:
>Yah, I see what you mean...
>at 200MHz, its more of a glorified logic probe ;)
>So where is this that I can get a working 10MHz scope with probes for $100
>(USD I assume)?
I have a Velleman HPS5 Handheld single-trace LCD Oscilloscope WITH probe,
for sale, US$130, shipped in USA/Canada. New, scope and probe were $180,
only used a few times. Good as new, works past 10MHz. It's lovely if
you only need single trace! If it were double I'd keep it! Email me.
-Steve Walz firstname.lastname@example.org ftp://ftp.armory.com/pub/user/rstevew
Electronics Site!! 1000's of Files and Dirs!! With Schematics Galore!!
http://www.armory.com/~rstevew or http://www.armory.com/~rstevew/Public
>"Len S" wrote in message
>> 200kHz BW is NOT enough for even casual use. I would 10MHz is rock
>> bottom. The problem with 200kHz is that you can't see the egdes of
>> abything. If you want to work with switch-mode motor controllers, you
>> need at least 10MHz.
>> Nice old portable Tektronix scopes are going very cheap these days.
>> Look for a Tek 453 or 453A. These are 60Mhz and you can get em for
>> $100 with probes too.
>> "Brill Pappin" wrote in message
>> > Anyone ever used an OPTAScope?
>> > http://www.optascope.com/index_files/page0001.htm
>> > I'm thinking of picking one up, but have never used a scope before, so
>> > not sure what to look for in features.... its max bandwidth is 200kHz
>> > *sounds* ok to me, as I'd mostly be using it for power and motor
>> > design.
>> > Anyone have any comments?
>> > Or is it worth just paying the $300+ for an old second hand one on e-bay
>> > something?
>> > - Brill Pappin
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