Oscilloscope Recommendation

dwight dkelvey at hotmail.com
Sat Apr 29 21:07:34 CDT 2017

If it is your only scope I recommend an analog scope of at least 100 MHz, with dual trace and delayed sweep.

If you already have an analog scope, I recommend a logic analyzer instead of a digital scope.

If you already have both above, I recommend a digital scope.


From: cctech <cctech-bounces at classiccmp.org> on behalf of Michael Thompson via cctech <cctech at classiccmp.org>
Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2017 4:15:33 PM
To: allison
Cc: General Discussion: On-Topic Posts
Subject: Re: Oscilloscope Recommendation

Thanks for the recommendation

Sent from my iPhone

> On Apr 29, 2017, at 4:30 PM, allison <allisonportable at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 04/29/2017 01:28 PM, Michael Thompson via cctech wrote:
>> The RICM just received $1,000 to buy a new oscilloscope. I would like a
>> four channel. and color would also be nice. The bandwidth doesn't need to
>> be high because we usually work on ancient equipment.
>> What would you suggest?
> I use a RIgol DSO at work to replace a 200mhz Tek with power issues.  Far better scope.
> For the money we paid, 4 channels and wide band its very decent.  Being able to get
> screen grabs to a USB stick is a big plus.
> I personally have a Rigol DS815T spec analyser with tracking generator and its a good performer.
> Not up to the standards of a R&S FSH6 but about 1/15th the price.
> Allison

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