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equipment:oscilloscopes [2019/05/14 23:35]
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 ===== Oscilloscopes ===== ===== Oscilloscopes =====
  
-Since the oscilloscope and probe become part of the circuit being tested, it is also necessary to understand //and apply// the information on the [[equipment:​oscilloscopeprobes|oscilloscope probes]] page. If unsure ​(especially about safety), please ask.+Since the oscilloscope and probe become part of the circuit being tested, it is also necessary to understand //and apply// the information on the [[equipment:​oscilloscopeprobes|oscilloscope probes]] page. If in doubt (especially about safety), please ask before damaging scopes or people.
  
 ====Safety==== ====Safety====
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 **Do not, under any circumstances whatsoever, disconnect an earth**; the results can kill you or - worse - can kill someone else. Use the proper type of probe! ​ **Do not, under any circumstances whatsoever, disconnect an earth**; the results can kill you or - worse - can kill someone else. Use the proper type of probe! ​
 (If you //really// think you need to "float a scope" see the picture in the footnote to understand the //necessary minimum//. **Then don't do it** :) ) (If you //really// think you need to "float a scope" see the picture in the footnote to understand the //necessary minimum//. **Then don't do it** :) )
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 +**Do not use any of HackSpace'​s scope probes for measuring mains equipment and voltages**, and that includes inside SMPSs.
  
  
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