Need to Make DC supply & Function Generator

by Eng_physicist
Tags: dc power supply, function, funtion generator, generator, home project, oscilloscopes, supply
Eng_physicist is offline
Nov29-13, 01:28 PM
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I wanted advice I saw that DC supply, function generators, and Digital Oscilloscopes were really expensive and I wanted to know is there some way you can use software to turn your PC into a variable DC supply and/or a Function Generator thanks
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Student100 is offline
Nov29-13, 05:16 PM
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You can go to fry’s and find everything you want to make a cheap DC power supply.

I've never used this, but it talks about turning your sound card into a cheap, albeit crappy, function generator.

You can also build an oscope for not a whole lot of money, but this can be a very involved process.

Here's a helpful link for doing it pc style:

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