The first important lesson you learn is that there is no inherent value in anything. The products carry warranties and the backing of Rigol's Tech Support team, so you don't have to worry about your purchase. Select Mkr Select the marker to be used for the specified measurement function and the default is marker 1. If the profit from those extra units is sufficient, it will offset the price decrease. If you enter an incorrect but valid serial number, the generated software licence code will not be accepted by your instrument. But this certainly gets Rigol free publicity and mindshare.
Users can also fold the supporting legs when the instrument is not in use for easier storage or shipment. The second one I purchased and set up while completely drunk. . But if they are truly the same unit and just locked up, with one person being charged double, that seems unethical to me. Next, connect the device whose port is to be measured antenna, etc. This is equivalent to a return loss of about 14 dB. At this point, the signal on the screen is zoomed out to gain more information about the signal.
Since an option to upgrade the scope via a key was made available to the user I guess one can also buy that key from Rigol to upgrade the scope. Each type of menu and its operation method are introduced below. The function of this menu is similar to that of Norm Ref Lvl. The instrument uses the amplitude voltage limits and period sample rate that you also define. One of the major reasons the scope is so cheap to begin with is due to their high volume design decisions. I guess this method has the great advantage of being pretty risk-free: Either the scope's firmware will accept the keys or it won't, I don't think you can brick anything that way. Demod Time Set the time for the analyzer to complete a signal demodulation after each sweep.
Network settings will be reset, press yes to continue? The new firmware program will be executed automatically as soon as you restart the device. I fully agree with Skimo and his comment already contains the answer to yours: There are different sorts of costs related to a product. At this point, the signal on the screen is zoomed in to observe signal details. They would still sell the higher end model to those who want a guarantee it can do what it says on the label. Up to 10 order of harmonic can be measured. The corresponding icon of the trigger type will be displayed in the status bar at the left of the screen. One point my boss points out everytime I tell him about these hacks is the bandwidth of the probes.
Select T-Power and press Meas Setup to set the corresponding parameters. Most probably it is going to work Yep, this still works. It does seem they could price the product at 1K and not mess with it at all. Note: This menu is available only when external storage device is selected. Should I do the hack before or after the 32hrs are up? You might have read what I wrote, but you missed the point of it.
Cleaning Clean the instrument regularly according to its operating conditions. Disconnect the instrument from all power sources. The analyzer sweeps within a specified frequency range and restarts sweeping every time the frequency parameters are modified. Or maybe it should be based on the cost of the raw carbon and silicon? The length should not exceed 48 characters. The waveform looks as expected, with a 5 V peak-to-peak voltage span and a ramp function that repeats every 1 ms.
For more information, please refer to the result of the Self-test. The highest order of harmonic available is 10 and the fundamental wave amplitude must be greater than -50 dBm; or else the measurement will be invalid. No more questionable than jailbreaking a smartphone you own. The analyzer supports PictBridge printer. Roll the front-panel knob to select the desired binary waveform. The screenshot shows the measurement of a scant 1 millivolt a squarewave signal yellow.
When the signal under measurement is small, turning on the preamplifier can reduce the displayed average noise level;. The reset operation has no effect on the user settings. Press the key of the desired letter. This line can be used as either the reference for you to read the measurement result or the threshold condition for the peaks displayed in the peak table. Recall Read the selected file and load it into the system. Once done, you will have a 100mhz oscilloscope.