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Re: Time Domain Reflectometer (was Re: internet outages)

On Sun, 23 Dec 2018 23:11:35 -0500
Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Thats essentially what our high bandwidth scopes do today, $400 gets
> you a 1ghz sampler with an effective bandwidth of 200 mhz. I've got
> one, the nice thing is that because it is digital, a once a second
> glitch in a 42 megabaud seriel data train stands out like a sore
> thumb because its not limited to the screen writing speed of an
> analogue scope. So its just as bright as the main signal that doesn't
> have the glitch. The operating software is buggier than a 10 day old
> road kill in August though. 

Ah, Hantek (or one of its aliases). Yes. I have the bottom-end one,
mainly for DC and audio. The triggering is worthless.