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Browse this part of the website to learn about:
- What BitScope is, how it works, and how to use it.
- The hardware design schematics, fully annotated.
- How to program BitScope (including a detailed manual).
- What parts you need to build a BitScope.
- Some free software you can download for BitScope.
The key features of the BitScope design are:
- Simultaneous analog/digital capture
- 100 MHz sub-sampling bandwidth
- 50 Ms/s logic sample rate (max)
- 40 Ms/s analog sample rate (max)
- 20 MHz single-shot bandwidth
- 4 analog inputs (multiplexed)
- 2 inputs via BNC (buffered 1Meg)
- 2 inputs via DB25 POD
- 8 logic inputs via DB25 POD
- Two 32K x 8 capture buffers
- Sophisticated triggers (analog or digital)
- 10 MHz arbitrary waveform generator
- Fully programmable using ASCII "scripts"
- Simple virtual machine programming
- Optional A/D convertor modules
- Expansion POD for external devices
- Low cost PIC 16F628 design
- All logic in a single PLD
- 115 kb/s Serial Interface or
- 625 kb/s 10BaseT Ethernet Interface
- 1.25 Mb/s USB Interface
- "Atomic" ASCII command set
- Scalable design to >100MS/s @ 3.3V
- Chipset suitable for embedded DSO