The new PicoScope 6000 Series allows engineers to view and capture
higher speed signals that in the past were not possible with a PC based scope,
along with comparatively priced benchtop setups. With a 5 GS/s sampling rate,
350 MHz bandwidth, and an extremely large 1 GS buffer size, the new scopes
allow the user to capture high speed signals at a significantly longer time
base. To compare this, a benchtop in the same class as the PS-6403 which would
have the same sampling rate, bandwidth and a buffer size of 10MS would only be
able to capture at 5 GS/s up until 100uS/div, while the PS-6403 would be able
to hold the 5 GS/s sampling rate up to 10mS/div. This is a significant
improvement in signal display quality, along with being priced at almost half
the price as the competitive benchtop model. The PicoScope 6000 Series offers
significant cost savings with the PicoScope 6402 kit priced at $5,767 and the
PicoScope 6403 kit priced at $7,417, these two units will give specifications
at a significant price cut. With 350 MHz bandwidth and a 5 GS/s sampling rate a
comparable unit would be for example the DPO4034 from Tektronix. This unit has
a starting price of $10,200 and includes only a 10M buffer size with no option
to upgrade the memory size. To obtain 1 GS memory size from one manufacture you
have to spend an additional $30K on top on the base unit. While improving the
specifications available along with a significant price savings, the consumer
will be able to afford higher quality readings which will improve and lower the
costs of products in other fields, as well. Starting with the PicoScope 3000
series launched in 2004 Pico allowed users to obtain oscilloscopes with the
right combination of the three factors, then we improved this again
dramatically with the introduction of the PS-5000 series - the world's fastest
USB connected PC oscilloscope at the time, and have once again improved the
design with the PS-6000 series. Never before can a customer purchase a PC
oscilloscope with the specifications that the PS-6000 series has to offer, or a
benchtop model with similar specifications at such a low price, according to
What makes this movie stand out from the typical high school sports story is that the teenagers are undocumented immigrants, and the big game is a NASA-sponsored marine robotics competition. Like many other Hollywood movies, however, Spare Parts only tells part of the story. What the film shows -- and doesn’t show -- raises important issues affecting STEM education in the US.
Instead of sifting through huge amounts of technical data looking for answers to assembly problems, engineers can now benefit from 3M's new initiative -- 3M Assembly Solutions. The company has organized its wealth of adhesive and tape solutions into six typical application areas, making it easier to find the best products to solve their real-world assembly and bonding problems.
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