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 ===== Oscilloscope Probes ===== ===== Oscilloscope Probes =====
 Probes must be used with oscilloscopes, so it is necessary to understand //and apply// the information on the [[equipment:oscilloscopes|oscilloscopes]] page. If in doubt (particularly about safety), please ask before damaging equipment or people. Probes must be used with oscilloscopes, so it is necessary to understand //and apply// the information on the [[equipment:oscilloscopes|oscilloscopes]] page. If in doubt (particularly about safety), please ask before damaging equipment or people.
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 ==== Safety ==== ==== Safety ====
 **Do not use any of HackSpace's scope probes for measuring mains equipment and voltages**, and that includes inside SMPSs.  **Do not use any of HackSpace's scope probes for measuring mains equipment and voltages**, and that includes inside SMPSs. 
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 For more pointers about safety, choosing and using probes, plus when and how to make your own probes, see [[https://entertaininghacks.wordpress.com/library-2/scope-probe-reference-material/|Scope Probe Reference Material]]. For more pointers about safety, choosing and using probes, plus when and how to make your own probes, see [[https://entertaininghacks.wordpress.com/library-2/scope-probe-reference-material/|Scope Probe Reference Material]].
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 +There are some unused probes in plastic bags on or near the scopes. //Those should **not be used** routinely.// Why? See the warnings below about probes' fragility and ease of damage - and how expensive they are to replace. Instead **use the probes hanging on the equipment rack**. If it is necessary to use one of the probes in the plastic bags, please //put a message on the mailing list// noting why it was necessary. That will enable people to ensure we have the right equipment when members need it.
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 +Note: a scope without a working probe is as useful a bandsaw without a band: i.e. it is junk!
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 ==== Probes with Scopes ==== ==== Probes with Scopes ====
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