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      How to Maintain and Improve the Lifespan of Your DAQ

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      How to Maintain and Improve the Lifespan of Your DAQ

      BERNARD ANG 2018.11.14

      Switches are a key part of a data acquisition (DAQ) system. A typical DAQ measures multiple channels and uses switches to connect multiple transducers to a single measuring device. It also uses switch

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      #Thermal Profiling #Manufacturing Test #Design + Automation #Data Acquisition

      How to Phase Synchronize Two Signals Together with a Function Generator

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      How to Phase Synchronize Two Signals Together with a Function Generator

      BERNARD ANG 2018.11.08

      When you hear the word “synchronize,” you might think of synchronized swimming. Or, perhaps, synchronizing your watches to the official US time from the National Institute of Standards and Technology

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      #Arbitrary Waveform Generators

      Making Multiple Type Signal Measurements with your DAQ unit

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      Making Multiple Type Signal Measurements with your DAQ unit

      BERNARD ANG 2018.11.06

      What does it mean by multiple type signal measurements in the data acquisition (DAQ) system world? It means that you can measure various electrical signals such as voltage, current, resistance, voltag

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      #Thermal Profiling #Manufacturing Test #Design + Automation #Data Acquisition

      How to transition to the new DAQ970A

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      How to transition to the new DAQ970A

      BERNARD ANG 2018.10.31

      The next generation DAQ970A is here! You will want to transition to this new DAQ – here’s what you need to know! You can sample more signals, faster, with the new DAQ970A: Up to 2X improvement in scan

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      #Thermal Profiling #Manufacturing Test #Design + Automation #Data Acquisition

      How to couple the frequency and amplitude of two function generator channels

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      How to couple the frequency and amplitude of two function generator channels

      BERNARD ANG 2018.10.25

      In electronics design and testing, you sometimes want to have two synchronized clock signals that are related by a frequency ratio; one clock needs to maintain a certain frequency ratio with the other

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      #Arbitrary Waveform Generators

      When to use AC Coupling on Your Oscilloscope

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      When to use AC Coupling on Your Oscilloscope

      DANIEL BOGDANOFF 2018.10.18

      I’ve heard this comment before, and it’s dead wrong: “You should use AC coupling when looking at an AC signal.” Following this false AC coupling adage is an easy way to make some very wrong measuremen

      10 min read

      #Oscilloscopes

      Measuring the Current Draw of a Device with Multiple Power Buses

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      Measuring the Current Draw of a Device with Multiple Power Buses

      Bill Griffith 2018.09.28

      When designing a device, knowing the current consumed is essential for protecting the device. As the design progresses knowing the energy consumed becomes more critical for sizing batteries and power

      4 min read

      #Power Supplies