In this video, electrical engineer Barron Stone demonstrates how configure the basic oscilloscope display controls. Learn how to adjust the scale and position along the horizontal time axis and the vertical voltage axis to zoom in and out on different par
- I can adjust the display on my oscilloscope…to zoom in or out…so I can see different parts of signals…by changing the volts per division…along the vertical axis,…and the seconds per division along the horizontal axis.…Changing the vertical scale…allows me view signals with a wide range of amplitudes,…and changing the horizontal scale…gives me a better view of signals…that change quickly or slowly.…My oscilloscope is currently measuring…the output of a calibration signal.…To zoom in on the vertical axis,…I'll use the vertical scale knob…to change the volts per division.…
At the moment,…my vertical scale is set to 500 millivolts per division.…When I turn this knob counterclockwise,…that will increase the number of volts per division,…which has the effects of making my waveform look shorter.…Now my display is set at two volts per vertical division,…as indicated here in the bottom left corner.…Turning the knob the other way…decreases the number of volts per division.…In turn, increasing the height of the waveform.…
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