How to Select Your Next Oscilloscope: 12 Tips on What to Consider Before You Buy

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You rely on your oscilloscope every day, so selecting the right one to meet your specific measurement needs and budget is an important task. Comparing different manufacturers’ oscilloscopes and their various specifications and features can be time-consuming and confusing. The 12 oscilloscope selection tips presented in this white paper can help you accelerate your selection process and avoid some common pitfalls.


Tip #1: Bandwidth

Select an oscilloscope that has sufficient bandwidth to accurately capture the highest-frequency content of your signals

A variety of oscilloscope specifications determine how accurately signals can be captured and measured. But an oscilloscope’s primary specification is its bandwidth. So what do we mean by “bandwidth”?


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