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Oscilloscope Setup Actions

    Last Modified: May 17, 2018

    You can configure the setup of an oscilloscope using two options: Auto setup and Default setup.

    • Default setup—Returns the device to the default configuration.
    • Auto setup—Enables all channels and automatically configures device settings.

    Settings Changed by Auto Setup

    Setting an oscilloscope to Auto setup changes the following settings:

    General Settings Value
    Acquisition Mode Normal
    Reference Clock Internal
    Vertical Settings Value
    Vertical Coupling Unchanged by Auto Setup.
    Vertical Bandwidth Full
    Vertical Range Changed by Auto Setup.[1]
    Vertical Offset 0 V
    Probe Attenuation Unchanged by Auto Setup.
    Input Impedance Unchanged by Auto Setup.
    Horizontal Settings Value
    Sample Rate Changed by Auto Setup.[1]
    Min Record Length Changed by Auto Setup.[1]
    Enforce Realtime True
    Number of Records 1
    Triggering Settings Value
    Trigger Type Edge if signal present, otherwise immediate.
    Trigger Channel Lowest numbered channel with a signal present.
    Trigger Slope Positive
    Trigger Coupling DC
    Reference Position 50%
    Trigger Level 50% of signal on trigger channel.
    Trigger Delay 0
    Trigger Holdoff 0
    Trigger Output None
    • 1 Auto Setup adjusts this setting to different values depending on the signal.

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