ir and rf signals

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ir and rf signals

Postby Guest » Sun Dec 21, 2008 10:24 pm

does any body know how to use the automotive scope 212 to test for IR and RF signals to check transmiters and receivers ???

Postby PeterF » Mon Dec 29, 2008 10:16 am

It is only possible to test for IR & RF signals if you make detectors for each to interface to the scope input. For IR that would mean an IR diode, load resistor & voltage source (+5V). For RF, an RF signal diode to rectify the signal would do (bit like a crystal set!).
You still would only be able to test for a simple output signal being present or not.
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