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In this online automotive oscilloscope guide, Frank Massey tells you all you need to know about the PicoScope automotive oscilloscope and automotive software.
With over 35 years of experience in automotive diagnostics, Frank Massey has built a reputation as an unrivalled authority on vehicle diagnostics.
Split into easily-digestible videos, this guide covers everything from why you need an oscilloscope, to how to run simple tests and take measurements.
To watch this indispensable guide to using automotive oscilloscopes simply select a video from the list below, or claim your FREE automotive demo CD-ROM which includes the complete automotive oscilloscope guide, together with automotive tutorials, articles, and much more.
A clear and concise introduction to automotive oscilloscopes: from “what is a scope?” and “why use a scope?” to “what can I test?” in simple terms, everything you need to know. Picoscope Basics Part 1 - watch video PicoScope Basics Part 2 - watch video
In this video Frank shows you just how quick and easy it is to start using a PicoScope automotive oscilloscope. In just 10 minutes, Frank takes you from installing the software, to running simple tests and taking measurements. Frank finishes by testing the ignition primary system. watch video
In this video Frank demonstrates how you can quickly test your injectors using a PicoScope automotive oscilloscope. By simulating a faulty injector, Frank shows you how easy it is to tell if there is a problem or not, just by looking at the waveform displayed on your PC. watch video
Air Mass Meter and Lambda Sensors
Watch as Frank uses a mixture of theory and practical demonstrations to explain and test air mass meter and lambda (oxygen) sensors. watch video
CAN bus is becoming increasingly common on today’s vehicles. In this video Frank demonstrates the power of the PicoScope automotive oscilloscope, including the advanced zoom feature that lets you see every detail of the CAN bus waveform. watch video
In this final video Frank gives his closing thoughts on the PicoScope automotive oscilloscope, what’s the best PC to use with the scope, and details of just what other tests the scope can be used for. watch video
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