Other useful test equipment (was: RE: Scope use...)

From: Carlos Murillo <cem14_at_cornell.edu>
Date: Fri Jul 21 18:56:16 2000

At 07:32 PM 7/21/00 -0400, you wrote:
>I agree with this in concept. What you're shooting for above
>all is _quality_ of design. My point was that given 2 O'scopes,
>One by HP and One by Tektronix (both quality manufacturers)
>approx. same condition and at approximately the same price,
>I would lean towards the one with the newest fabrication date.

--except if the "newer" one was one of the first all-digital
ones. I love HP scopes, but the first digital ones were
a total flop ergonomically speaking. Knobs are faster and
better suited to the fine motor control of human fingers
than pushbuttons.

Received on Fri Jul 21 2000 - 18:56:16 BST

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