• Stretch Sensors (Resistors)

    A stretch sensor is a cylindrical cord which can be stretched to achieve varying resistances. It’s a sort of variable resistor where the resistance can be adjusted by the intensity of the stretch. Usually when the sensor is stretched by … Continue reading

  • Oscilloscope Basics

    An oscilloscope is a very handy item in the electrical and electronic engineers toolbox. An oscilloscope is used to measure and visualize electrical signals. In its most common application, an oscilloscope measures the electrical potential difference, or voltage, at a … Continue reading

  • RS485 on a Scope

    Using an oscilloscope on a RS485 network. For reference purposes we present some scope captures of a typical RS485 line. In this capture we had our scope leads connected to the positive signal conductor and ground. Zone A: Idle State … Continue reading