RE: [SI-LIST] : Oscilloscope probe manipulator

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From: John D. Allen (jallen@vhfcom.com)
Date: Tue Nov 09 1999 - 14:20:05 PST


More info -

The probe buddy is called the PPM007.
It is on pg 537 of the 2000 paper catalog. Cost is $90. It is not in the 99
catalog.

John Allen  Sr. Consulting Engineer   jallen@IronBridgeNetworks.com
<mailto:jallen@IronBridgeNetworks.com>
IronBridge Networks / 55 Hayden Avenue / Lexington MA  02421 / USA
phone: 781-372-8151  fax:   781-372-8092  Main Number 781-372-8000
 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-si-list@silab.eng.sun.com
> [mailto:owner-si-list@silab.eng.sun.com]On Behalf Of John D. Allen
> Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 1999 10:06 AM
> To: si-list@silab.eng.sun.com
> Subject: RE: [SI-LIST] : Oscilloscope probe manipulator
>
>
> Tektronix makes a 3 axis articulated arm model PPM203B, P543 in
> 1999 catalog for about $1400.
> They also make a simple flexible probe holder called the Probe
> buddy, which I can't find in the catalog, but comes with some scopes or
> probles and would cost much less. I haven't used the fancy arm, but the
Probe Buddy has
> worked fine to hold another probe.
>
>
> John Allen  Sr. Consulting Engineer   jallen@IronBridgeNetworks.com
> <mailto:jallen@IronBridgeNetworks.com>
> IronBridge Networks / 55 Hayden Avenue / Lexington MA  02421 / USA
> phone: 781-372-8151  fax:   781-372-8092  Main Number 781-372-8000
>  
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-si-list@silab.eng.sun.com
> > [mailto:owner-si-list@silab.eng.sun.com]On Behalf Of Scott McMorrow
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 1999 1:55 AM
> > To: si-list@silab.eng.sun.com
> > Subject: Re: [SI-LIST] : Oscilloscope probe manipulator
> >
> >
> > Subas,
> >
> > Tektronix makes a simple articulated scope probe holder
> > that I believe is around $500 or so.
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > scott
> >
> >
> > subas wrote:
> >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Does any body has a cost effective solution for scope probe
> > manipulator (so
> > > that you do not have to hold the probes by hands and you can
> > move the probes
> > > in X-, Y- and Z- direction independently)? Since we usually
> > have only two
> > > hands to hold these probes, how do we measure 4-channels
> > simulatenously in
> > > an oscilloscope?
> > >
> > > I talked to some vendors and it amazing that they charge like
> a hell for
> > > such a simple thing. I was about to buy them but later I
> > thought it was not
> > > worth that much money (talking about US$10000 for four units).
> > >
> > > Does any body know any other cheaper solutions? I am thinking
> > about making
> > > my own. Any suggestions?
> > >
> > > Subas
> > >
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> > Scott McMorrow
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