Oscilloscope Buyer’s Guide – Top 4

Dave Jones DSA91304A teardown

So that’s an incomplete guide with a lot of opinion in it. The long and short of it is – if you can afford one of the new generation of low-cost DSOs, go for that. If you can’t, spend some time on eBay and get an old analogue scope as a starting point. If you’ve got money to spare, companies like Keysight, LeCroy, and Tektronix have some very impressive high-end models. But if you’re after one of those, you are probably well beyond seeking the advice in this article!

Before I leave you, I want to add two types of scope that I don’t think most people should buy.

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