HP 54200D oscope practically worthless?

Dennis Boone drb at msu.edu
Thu May 12 13:31:14 CDT 2022

 > The scope does what it is supposed to, you get a time-domain
 > visualization of voltage.  Though, they are awkward to use due to the
 > lack of rotary encoders.  Scaling horizontally or vertically requires
 > you to go into a menu, navigate to the right option, do the actual
 > scaling and go back.  It's better than no scope at all, but not
 > exactly the model you'd hunt.

It has HP-IB, and the manuals mention the HP desktop computers of that
era, so you could probably build a more facile interface on a modern


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