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      Stress Testing Your Device with a Function Generator

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      Stress Testing Your Device with a Function Generator

      Choon-Hin Chang 2020.10.08

      Digital components and circuits must be able to withstand a certain amount of noise and jitter in clock and data signals to ensure the reliable operation of your device. If they do not, the result cou

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      #Arbitrary Waveform Generators

      Test Your Products and Get to Market Faster

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      Test Your Products and Get to Market Faster

      Gobinath Tamil Vanan 2020.09.19

      What is first-to-market? First to market, a phrase that almost all companies love to use, no matter which industry they belong to. What exactly does “first-to-market” mean? First to market is when a c

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      Tips: How to Select an Oscilloscope Before you Buy - Part II

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      Tips: How to Select an Oscilloscope Before you Buy - Part II

      Lynnette Reese 2020.08.31

      If you’re about to invest in an oscilloscope, perhaps you would be interested in a checklist of what you should be looking for, and why. Part I covers the details when shopping for an oscilloscope in

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      #Oscilloscopes

      Three Methods for Creating and Editing Waveforms

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      Three Methods for Creating and Editing Waveforms

      Choon-Hin Chang 2020.08.31

      Many engineers fret over the tedious process of learning how to use waveform software or, worse yet, writing a program to generate a waveform. With modern function generators, creating and editing wav

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      #Arbitrary Waveform Generators

      Acoustic Measurement Using a Dynamic DAQ

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      Acoustic Measurement Using a Dynamic DAQ

      Bernard Ang 2020.08.30

      Recently, while driving my car, I heard a low-tone snapping sound every time I made a sharp turn. It sounded like it was coming from my back tires. I did not feel confident driving my car, so I brough

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      #Data Acquisition #Manufacturing Test #Design + Automation

      Three Tips for Getting More from Your Function Generator

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      Three Tips for Getting More from Your Function Generator

      Choon-Hin Chang 2020.08.28

      Advances in software, microprocessors, and display technology have expanded the capabilities of modern function generators. The latest function generator can produce a variety of signals, including co

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      #Arbitrary Waveform Generators

      Why Do I Need to Add an External Protection Diode to My Bench Power Supply?

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      Why Do I Need to Add an External Protection Diode to My Bench Power Supply?

      Bill Griffith 2020.08.25

      Adding a diode to the output of your power supply will keep your power supply safe while you work with energy-storing devices such as batteries or large capacitors. The diode will prevent current from

      6 min read

      #Power Supplies