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by Steve Smith
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: Maths is cool
Replies: 14
Views: 2439

Re: Maths is cool

The missing videos below will be posted shortly. I finally got to revisit the above vehicle (Sherpa Van) to determine why we experience a fluctuation in dwell angle (approx. 10°) during the transition from idle to higher engine speeds The first consideration was movement of the distributor base plat...
by Steve Smith
Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Cambridge
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Hello from Cambridge

Hello Ian and welcome to the forum.

I know you will find plenty here to help with your Pico journey and please feel free to post and share your experience as you go.

Take care.......Steve
by Steve Smith
Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: saludos desde costa rica
Replies: 1
Views: 24

Re: saludos desde costa rica

Hello Alonso and welcome to the forum.

I am sure you will find plenty to digest here and I hope the English language format does not pose any hurdles for you

Take care......Steve
by Steve Smith
Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: Noisy frequency analysis
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: Noisy frequency analysis

Hello John thank you for the post. Whilst a number of math channels can be applied in Spectrum Mode the Filtering Options I have tried do not. Bandwidth Limit & Low Pass filtering are not applicable whilst Low Pass Math is not applied when created https://www.picoauto.com/library/training/filtering ...
by Steve Smith
Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: Serial Decoding question
Replies: 2
Views: 114

Re: Serial Decoding question

Decoding CAN into human readable data can be challenging at best and a nightmare at worst. Without the relevant data base (.dbc file) that remains proprietary information of the vehicle manufacturer, attempting to fully decode all CAN data remains “an adventure” With that said, there are a number of...
by Steve Smith
Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: Maths is cool
Replies: 14
Views: 2439

Re: Maths is cool

Once again thank you for the feedback. I know the following may not be for everyone but I thought it worthy of sharing based on the events discovered during these captures and if nothing else, revision of ignition theory We are often asked about “Dwell Angle” by Classic Car Enthusiasts, Racing teams...
by Steve Smith
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: Serial Decoding question
Replies: 2
Views: 114

Re: Serial Decoding question

Hello Gareth, thank you for the post.

I am working with CAN Bus at present for a customer with a similar inquiry via the support desk.

I will feedback here too ASAP

Take care......Steve
by Steve Smith
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Automotive kit hardware
Topic: TA375
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: TA375

Hello and thank you for your patience on this one. Please find below a comparison of the TA375 High Impendence probe https://www.picoauto.com/products/test-leads/passive-probe-100-mhz-bnc against the standard Premium 3 M Test Leads included with our PicoScope kits (TA-125 - TA-128) https://www.picoa...
by Steve Smith
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: Maths is cool (but I cannot get it to work)
Replies: 22
Views: 259

Re: Maths is cool

Hello and thank you for the additional feedback in the form of screen shots, trace files and crash reports, this is most helpful to the software team Martin, I have filed a bug report for the concern around math channel entries and the issues surrounding math channel editing Volrem, I have filed a b...
by Steve Smith
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: Maths is cool (but I cannot get it to work)
Replies: 22
Views: 259

Re: Maths is cool

Hello Martin and Volrem, thank you both for the feedback First of all an apology to anyone who has downloaded the ABS TO ROAD SPEED psdata file as the math formulas are written incorrectly! The description in the post and the formula 60/48*freq(B)*(3.14 * 0.625)*60/1000*0.621371 is correct but I had...