Industry White Paper

Selecting Your Next Oscilloscope: Why Deep Memory Matters

November 01, 2023 by Rohde & Schwarz
Topics Covered
  • Acquisition Memory Definition
  • Memory Depth Isn't a Static Value
  • Deep Memory
  • Memory, Sample Rate, and BW Relationship
  • Segmented Memory
  • Serial Bus Decode and Memory

Application Note Overview

Oscilloscope users consistently rate bandwidth, sample rate, and memory depth as the three most important specifications. Selecting an oscilloscope with deep memory can result in significant troubleshooting and debug time saving. This document provides the insight to allow readers to understand oscilloscope memory depth attributes, benefits, and determine how to consider when choosing your next oscilloscope.