"Banner specs" is a term that oscilloscope makers use often. If you've ever met with one of the vendors' salespeople, you're likely to have heard it. But what are banner specs and what do they mean to you?
29 May 2013
17 May 2013
At some point, it's likely you've had the experience of capturing a waveform on your oscilloscope only to see a wildly unstable trace displayed on the screen. Chances are that you hadn't adjusted the triggering correctly. Let's take a brief look at what triggering is and why it's important in an oscilloscope. Trigger modes determine when the oscilloscope acquires and what is displayed.