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Lady Ada's bench

by n4nln on Mon Feb 15, 2010 5:34 pm

saw the video tour of Adafruit Land, including Lady Ada's bench.
would really like to see a list of the major boxes on her bench,
esp 'scope, DMM, power supply, etc. tnx

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Re: Lady Ada's bench

by adafruit on Mon Feb 15, 2010 5:38 pm


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Re: Lady Ada's bench

by Entropy on Tue Feb 16, 2010 10:55 am

For more discussion on scopes, there are a few other threads here.

The Rigol DS1052E is proving to be a very popular scope, it is above the Tek TDS1002 in features (50 MHz, high sampling rate, color LCD, USB interface to PC, USB host functinality for saving to flash drives), seems to have OK quality, but is only a bit over $500.

Rigol is the manufacturer of Agilent's low-end scopes - some of Rigol's other scope products are 1:1 matches with some of Agilent's line.
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Re: Lady Ada's bench

by mojo on Sat Jun 12, 2010 7:27 pm

Instek 'scopes are good too but if you are starting out I'd suggest getting a cheap 2nd hand analogue one. They are great learning tools and if you manage to accidentally kill it you won't have lost much. Once you get used to using it you will have a better idea of what sort of more advanced 'scope and tools you want.

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Re: Lady Ada's bench

by mikeselectricstuff on Sun Jun 13, 2010 7:55 pm

Did you forget the DMM(s) on that list...?
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