In a world where everyone is becoming more and more interested in electronics, affordability and cost are becoming ever important in electronics tools.
This tutorial will show you how to turn your computer into a portable workbench, including an oscilloscope.
You will need:
- an Analog Discovery 2
- an internet connection
Step 1: Download WaveForms 2015
WaveForms 2015 is a free software tool-set that controls the Analog Discovery 2. It gives you access to the Oscilloscope, Waveform Generator, Power Supplies, Voltmeter, Data Logger, Logic Analyzer, Pattern Generator, Static IO, Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Protocol Analyzer, and Script Editor.
You can find the most recent version here. It's a super quick download, around 20 seconds.
Step 2: Install WaveForms 2015
Step 3: Take a Measurement
Now that you've turned your PC into a portable lab station including an Oscilloscope, you can take a measurement.
The full tutorial on the Oscilloscope tool is located here.