Shipping a Tek 'scope
mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Nov 12 17:49:34 CST 2009
On Nov 12, 2009, at 6:34 PM, Bob Rosenbloom wrote:
>>> Umm the world is round. I suspect all the big cleaning of old stuff
>>> was done about 10 to 15 years ago, with the advent of digital
>> A digital oscilloscope is a completely different instrument with
>> (mostly) different applications...they have not replaced analog
>> scopes, and likely will not. It would be more correct to say
>> "modern analog scopes have replaced 40-year-old tube-type analog
> I don't think you can even buy an analog scope from Tektronix or
> Agilent any more. Digital really is taking over the scope market.
You mean the entire TAS line has been discontinued? That must've
JUST happened, as they were trying to sell me one just a few months ago.
I guess I can get a kitchen sponge to replace my handtruck, as
they're about as similar as analog and digital scopes. I guess we
can blame the current crop of college-boy "engineers" who
automatically think "obsolete" when they hear "analog".
Port Charlotte, FL
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