- Introduction - Oscilloscope Probing 101
Getting Started Video
- Oscilloscope Probing 101 (~20m)
The Effects of Probe Loading
Measuring Current with an Oscilloscope
Active vs. Passive Probes
Single-Ended vs. Differential Probes
- Final Quiz
Oscilloscope Probing 101 Quiz
Certificate of Completion
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Oscilloscope Probes 101 - Basics
Learn how to probe and measure common types of signals with an oscilloscope.
Introduction to Oscilloscope Probes
In this course, we'll explore how to use oscilloscope probes to measure common types of signals.
Looking for something more advanced? Consider the Oscilloscope Probes 201 course.
Why Oscilloscope Probes 101?
Oscilloscope probes are the key link between your oscilloscope and your device under test. To make accurate, actionable measurements it is critical to choose the correct oscilloscope probe for your signals. Your probe choices affect your measurements.
There are a lot of different types of oscilloscope probes - each with their own strengths and weaknesses. This course should give you the confidence to choose the right oscilloscope probe for the right measurement job.
Who should take this course?
This course is for anyone that makes oscilloscope measurements to design, verify, and test hardware designs. Oscilloscope probe experts and neophytes alike will find tidbits of helpful information to take with them into the lab - in less than 30 minutes!
- Effects of oscilloscope probe loading
- How to measure current with an oscilloscope
- Active vs. passive oscilloscope probes
- Single ended vs. differential oscilloscope probes
- Probe Compensation
- Probe Attenuation
< 30 minutes