[KwartzLab] An Open-Source Oscilloscope!
cbruner at quadro.net
Thu Jun 7 22:36:02 EDT 2012
It sounds like an ideal kickstarter project. I attempted something
similar with an arduino sampling on the a/d port and graphing it on the
PC. I wasn't happy with the results, and ended up giving up as it seemed
to be getting more complicated then I wanted to spend the time on,
On 6/7/2012 6:34 PM, Michael Dunn wrote:
> I'm hoping some of you might be interested in an open-source HW/SW
> project I've proposed - a professional performance oscilloscope!
> Discussion and definition has started here:
> I know... There are tons of scopes out there, from toy on up. But
> this will be unique:
> - High-performance (e.g., 500MHz, 1-2GS/s, ~128MS buffer)
> - Fast-acquisition mode (some $20K+ scopes don't have this; no cheap
> ones do)
> - Modular input design using daughtercards
> - Advanced triggers
> - High-res at lower sampling rates
> - Logic inputs
> - Signal gen output, also enabling TDR, VNA?, basic swept measurements...
> We're aiming for a baseboard cost of maybe $400. Each input module
> (if high speed) will be about the same.
> And being open-source, there's no limit to the advanced analysis
> software we can write for this. Coooooool.
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