If there's a topic concerning probes that causes confusion, questions, and misunderstandings, it's loading. It would be a much simpler world if attaching a probe to a circuit under test had no effect on either the signal being measured or the device the probe is connected to. Unfortunately, the world isn't quite so simple.
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|Figure 1: Designing a serial-data channel with first-pass|
success means analysis and mitigation of jitter sources