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by PicoKev
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Picoscope 2206B
Replies: 2
Views: 23

Re: Picoscope 2206B

Are you trying to use the automotive software? If so that is your problem, the 2000 series scopes are T&M scopes and do not work with the automotive software! Also you will not have access to the automotive library. :( You will need to download the test and measurement software
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  • by PicoKev
    Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:39 pm
    Forum: Help me fix my car
    Topic: Test Plan for Smart Charging System on Ford Fiesta 1.4 (SPJC)
    Replies: 20
    Views: 706

    Re: Test Plan for Smart Charging System on Ford Fiesta 1.4 (SPJC)

    Can that the linbus signal (and the other protocols we see) can be Generated with the new 8 Channel Scope ? In a word No! :cry: Click this link and you will see the AWG specs and at +/- 2V and a specific ra...
    by PicoKev
    Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:50 am
    Forum: Diagnostic discussion
    Topic: Diagnosising old school ignition coil
    Replies: 6
    Views: 223

    Re: Diagnosising old school ignition coil

    Hi Hexi. (Sorry I do not know your name) There are various clues in the coil primary trace in both the turn on and the turn off zones. Coil ringing as the energy dissipates at the end of the duty cycle can also be quite revealing. Coil amperage is also a very good indicator of a failing coil. Always...
    by PicoKev
    Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:53 am
    Forum: Automotive kit hardware
    Topic: 8-Channel Oscilloscope for Automotive?
    Replies: 29
    Views: 18019

    Re: 8-Channel Oscilloscope for Automotive?

    2 Bits..... :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
    by PicoKev
    Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:21 am
    Forum: Diagnostic discussion
    Topic: Raster Parade, etc,..
    Replies: 10
    Views: 325

    Re: Raster Parade, etc,..

    How about the Mix Master unit?

    https://www.picoauto.com/products/ignition-accessories/mixmaster-12-channel-automotive-signal-mixer

    2 x 6 or 1 x 12 max cylinder inputs and not terribly expensive :D

    Kev.
    by PicoKev
    Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:26 pm
    Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
    Topic: What could be wrong?
    Replies: 34
    Views: 775

    Re: What could be wrong?

    What software version and what sample rate?
    Start a trace as you are trying to work the scope and try stopping the trace after say 1 minute and then post the .psdata file here.
    by PicoKev
    Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:06 pm
    Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
    Topic: What could be wrong?
    Replies: 34
    Views: 775

    Re: What could be wrong?

    How are you trying to stop the scope?
    by PicoKev
    Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:39 am
    Forum: PicoDiagnostics software
    Topic: Volunteers required
    Replies: 2
    Views: 216

    Re: Volunteers required

    Black - No sugar for me please. :lol: :D
    by PicoKev
    Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:57 am
    Forum: Automotive kit hardware
    Topic: Pico Diagnostic Battery test
    Replies: 4
    Views: 433

    Re: Pico Diagnostic Battery test

    Steve, First of all have a think about what current draw you are expecting and then consider how useful the 200 amp setting would be. Step 2 as always is the old faithful RTFM :arrow: post1.PNG The help file states you can use either the 2000 or the 600 amp clamps, this obviously refers to the Pico ...
    by PicoKev
    Sat May 11, 2019 12:29 pm
    Forum: Automotive kit hardware
    Topic: BNC Extension Cable - Female to Male
    Replies: 4
    Views: 324

    Re: BNC Extension Cable - Female to Male

    Victor,

    ashtray only need to extend the current clamp to measure at the battery in the boot the measurement leads for the CAN signal can still be kept short.

    Kev.