3223 protection specs

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3223 protection specs

Postby Nathan » Thu Aug 31, 2006 6:52 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?


Postby Sarah » Thu Aug 31, 2006 12:23 pm

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.

Best Regards


Postby Autonerdz » Thu Aug 31, 2006 10:58 pm


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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