3223 protection specs

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Nathan

3223 protection specs

Post by Nathan » Thu Aug 31, 2006 4:52 am

It has happened occasionally where I have had voltages in excess of 100V DC on my alternator test bench accidentally. Can the PicoScope 3223 endure this condition?

Nathan

Sarah

Post by Sarah » Thu Aug 31, 2006 10:23 am

Hi Nathan

Thank you for your post.

It is not a good idea to expose the scope to such voltages and I would certianly not recommend it. The overvoltage protection is ±100V so anything above this could damage the unit.

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attenuator

Post by Autonerdz » Thu Aug 31, 2006 8:58 pm

Nathan,

You could run it with the 20:1 attenuator. This should protect it. Be sure to tell the software that it is there so it will scale accordingly.
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