An €4,- Logic Analyzer ... and ... it's good!

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RudyB
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An €4,- Logic Analyzer ... and ... it's good!

Postby RudyB » Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:43 am

To anyone who tinkers with digital electronics and micro-computers, a logic analyzer is a great tool to have. Unfortunately they used to be quite expensive. Nowadays ... no more. Tiny, 8 channel, 24MHz sample rate, USB module can be had for as little as €4,-.

Combined with the free open source 'sigrok / pulseview' software it makes for a very capable and fun to use logic analyzer that anyone can afford.

I tried one and I can only say "wow ... what fun'. Old times revived. I remember from my studies and my first job around 1980 that we had large table top equipment from Hewlett Packard, Philips, Tektronics that cost thousands and had fist thick user manuals. Now similar things can be done with a module the size of a match box.

More info is available in a video on how to connect the module and about the software features: link to the video.

https://rudysmodelrailway.wordpress.com ... pulseview/

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m.levin
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Re: An €4,- Logic Analyzer ... and ... it's good!

Postby m.levin » Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:04 am

That's not bad, I have a small cheap oscilloscope which is great.
Might have to put this on shopping list.

Buggleskelly
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Re: An €4,- Logic Analyzer ... and ... it's good!

Postby Buggleskelly » Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:37 pm

Interesting post Rudy, and also your video review. I've also seen one for £4.74 post free.


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