Evaluating Oscilloscopes (Part 2)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 This is Part 2 of my mini-series on selecting an oscilloscope. Rather than a completely thorough guide, it’s more a “collection of notes” based on my own research. But I hope you … Continue reading

Evaluating Oscilloscopes (Part 4)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 In this final installment of my four-part mini-series about selecting an oscilloscope, I’ll look at triggering, waveform generators, and clock synchronization, and I’ll wrap up with a series summary. My previous posts … Continue reading

Evaluating Oscilloscopes (Part 3)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 In Part 3 of my series on selecting an oscilloscope, I look at the software running the oscilloscope and details such as remote control, fast Fourier transform (FFT) features, digital decoding, and … Continue reading

Electrical Engineering Tools & Preparation (CC 25th Anniversary Issue Preview)

Electrical engineering is frequently about solving problems. Success requires a smart plan of action and the proper tools. But as all designers know, getting started can be difficult. We’re here to help. You don’t have to procrastinate or spend a … Continue reading

February (issue #343) Circuit Cellar Article Materials

Click here for the Circuit Cellar article code archive p.6: Build a Self-Correcting LED Clock: MCU-Driven Art, By Eldar Slobodyan and Jason Ben Nathan References: [1]  C.U. Bruce Land, “Development Boards,” 6 December 2017. [Online]. Available: http://people.ece.cornell.edu/land/courses/ece4760/PIC32/target_board.html [2]  Cornell Rapid … Continue reading

February Circuit Cellar: Sneak Preview

The February issue of Circuit Cellar magazine is coming soon. We’ve raised up a bumper crop of in-depth embedded electronics articles just for you, and packed ’em into our 84-page magazine. Not a Circuit Cellar subscriber?  Don’t be left out! … Continue reading

Signature Analyzer Uses NXP MCU

Scope-Free Tester Doing a signature analysis of a signal used to require an oscilloscope to display your results. In this article, Brian details how to build a free-standing tester using mostly just the internal peripherals of an NXP Arm microcontroller. … Continue reading

August Circuit Cellar: Sneak Preview

The August issue of Circuit Cellar magazine is coming soon. Be on the lookout for a whole shipload of top-notch embedded electronics articles for you to enjoy. Not a Circuit Cellar subscriber?  Don’t be left out! Sign up today: CC … Continue reading