This month we have a new addition to our Everyday Diagnostics series: a relatively simple repair, if you have a scope! This vehicle was recovered from another garage after having its engine rebuilt. It would start and then cut out.
PicoScope can now test components with frequency outputs.
Some modern MAF sensors, for example, contain digital electronics so that the scaling and corrections can be made within the sensor, thus improving accuracy. The output of these sensors is a changing frequency, so we recently added the facility to record this frequency against time. The frequency measurement option is enabled from the AC/DC drop-down menu. This option is only available on the PicoScope 4000 Series of automotive scopes, as it requires hardware resources not available in earlier products.
Read more in the Library section of our website, where you will find further information, videos and articles, all free of charge.
f you own, or are thinking of buying, a Pico Automotive Diagnostics Kit, you mustn’t miss ourEngine Management Diagnostics course. This two-day course introduces the basic working principles of engine management systems, component testing and system diagnostics using oscilloscopes. The course is split between class-based theory sessions and practical demonstrations in a workshop using the Pico Automotive Diagnostics Kit, together with plenty of hands-on experience with our kit. The course runs several times a year around the UK, and we currently have the following dates available:
Accrington & Rossendale College, Accrington, UK
6-7 July 2010
24-25 August 2010
Motherwell College, Motherwell, UK
12-13 October 2010
Brooklands College, London, UK
26-27 October 2010
City of Bristol College, Bristol, UK
30 November & 1 December 2010
Places are limited, so please book online or call us to reserve your place.
Please contact your local distributor for information on training events outside the UK.
Please see our events page for the latest information about forthcoming exhibitions, courses and other events.
Due to our continuing growth, we have vacancies for the following positions:
We look forward to hearing from you if you want to be part of a growing company at the leading edge of test equipment design.
Please visit Pico Exhibitions for the latest list of exhibitions and trade shows that Pico and its representatives will be attending.
Thanks to our continuing success and growth Pico are always seeking talented people to join our company.
Please visit http://pico.jobs/ to see our current vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you!
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