Free Elektor Article: Voltage Tracker for Oscilloscope

Free Elektor Article: Voltage Tracker for Oscilloscope

Original publication: Elektor magazine November 2016
Author: Kurt Schuster
Free download expires: Friday 23 August, 2019.

Suppose you want to measure a slowly-varying voltage from a sensor, or perhaps plot the discharge curve of a battery. Is it really necessary to sit there and note down a reading from the multimeter every so many seconds or minutes? It is less tedious and much more elegant to use this Arduino-based unit connected to your oscilloscope. Two questions motivated Kurt Schuster at the beginning of this project: ‘is my battery any good?’ and ‘is this charger charging my battery correctly?’

Go to the article page and download a pdf copy of the magazine article. Downloading is free until Friday 23 August, 2019.

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