Graphing duty cycle

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Graphing duty cycle

Post by chrisangus » Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:49 am

Hi, is it possible to graph duty cycle over time.
I'm wanting to measure injector and boost duty cycle while doing a full power run?


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Re: Graphing duty cycle

Post by Lee » Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:20 pm

Dear Chris

Thank you for your post.

Unfortunatly you cannot plot the 'Duty Cycle' as a graph.

You can have it as a measurement by adding one using the following Steps:-

Select the add measurement by clicking on the following Tabs:

Measurements > Add Measurement >

In the Dialog box that opens select the channel you wish to measure off on the first drop down menu.

Then on the second drop down menu select the 'Duty Cycle' option.

On the Third drop down menu select the 'Whole Trace' option.

This will give you a measurement of the duty cycle on the bottom of the screen. You can then run the Test over the Number of Pages 'Buffers' till you have completed the test then scroll over the previous pages monitoring the measurement table to see how the Duty Cycle Changed.

I hope this helps to answer your question.

Kind Regards

Lee - Automotive Technical Specialist :D

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Re: Graphing duty cycle

Post by Amechs » Sun Dec 19, 2010 7:03 pm

Good evening,
Chris,thanks for asking that question.

I think to be able to graph the duty cycle would be a most useful feature.Other scopes can do it,why not Pico?

The example that Chris used is a good one of where this feature would be most useful.

It seems to me(total computer dunce) that most of the work has been done.I can add several measurements to any channel,is it such a big step to be able to graph these measurements?

Is there any plans to introduce this feature,which would make a great scope better than great?

Best regards,

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Re: Graphing duty cycle

Post by ziko » Wed Dec 22, 2010 4:08 pm

Hi well I have put it through as a suggestion to our development team. Cannot promise if it will be implemented though.

Kind regards

Technical Specialist

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