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WaveAce 224 — Mini rant #7: Signal averaging

It works! BUT it comes at a cost.

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WaveAce 224 — Mini rant #6: Cursors and auto-measurements

Automatic cursors are supposed to show what and where stuff is measured on a waveform when automatic measurements are used. This is pretty useful, if it works as expected. Suffice to say that it doesn’t always do that – unfortunately.

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WaveAce 224 — Mini rant #5: Now what is this?

Got the ‘pulse-trigger’ to trigger. This time I don’t care if the set pulse-length is actually accurate, I just wanted it to trigger on the ‘thing’ and it did. Fine – happy happy joy joy! Then I felt like moving … Continue reading

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WaveAce 224 — Mini rant #4: Fixed record-length…

Noooooooo………………………………………..(gasp, cough)

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Lecroy WaveAce 224 — Mini rant #3: Quality control…

Where art thou? This time I have discovered issues that are trigger-related, but more suitably filed under “general displaying issues”. Still using the “1.01.01.18R2” firmware. Just have a look at the video. No more words…

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Lecroy WaveAce 224 — Mini-rant #2: Maximum annoyance!

Oh boy, this thing can’t even count correctly… or since when is 7 = 9 ? Pulse-Trigger: I call that a bug.

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Lecroy WaveAce 224 — Mini-rant #1

This is the first post regarding the Lecroy WaveAce 224 DSO. As it currently seems I have material for at least a few short posts. Currently I’m having issues with one important knob and the triggering system.

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It is time — to really start thinking about conserving energy

Dear Diary, it has happened again… For the younger ones, it was 1986. No, I’m not talking about the Space Shuttle accident, but of Chernobyl, Russia. Some idiot thought it was a good idea to run some out of the … Continue reading

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Property Management SUCKS — Rant

Now it’s just 2 days before XMAS, it is cold outside and there is snow and last Monday we were surprised by a hoard of friggin’ painters refurbishing the stairways and doors of our apartment complex. What’s wrong here? Why … Continue reading

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Wasting Energy — Electricity utility business lives on “I’m off, really!”

Yesterday I got another shipment with electronics parts, which is almost better than Xmas. Among other things it contained a remarkably cheap energy meter. They’ve also got a link to a c’t-article about energy meters there. For readers of adafruit … Continue reading

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