[KwartzLab] An Open-Source Oscilloscope!
digitalfalcon at rogers.com
Thu Jun 7 22:51:50 EDT 2012
Definitely a kickstarter candidate!
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On Jun 7, 2012, at 10:36 PM, Chris Bruner <cbruner at quadro.net> wrote:
> 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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