how to perform an alternator ripple test

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Pinpoint
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how to perform an alternator ripple test

Post by Pinpoint » Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:23 pm

Hi
Can you please explain how to perform anmd set up an alternator ripple test for a picoscope 4423

Also the correct settings to perform alternator current output.

many thanks

Martyn
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Re: how to perform an alternator ripple test

Post by Martyn » Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:53 am

Open the software, click on Automotive->Charging and Starting->Charging Circuits and then select the ripple test.

You should now have a page that discusses the test, connections and sample waveform; and the scope will have been configured with the correct settings. If not then please ensure that ShowWebHelp is ticked on the Automotive drop down.
Martyn
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