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Is it possible to use a laptop as electronic test equipment?

  1. Apr 1, 2012 #1
    I am part of a CubeSat team at my school, and one job that I'm currently tasked with is figuring out how to build a transmitting/receiving system that will fit into our satellite.

    As a result, I am wondering if anyone knows if there are any good, affordable devices that will let me basically use my laptop as an oscilloscope, function generator, multimeter, etc.

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  3. Apr 3, 2012 #2
    you are basically given task to manage the test and measurement equipment within your budget. try to make some friends who can arrange that for you, with their demand that you can satisfy and fulfill them. please take my comment positively :)
  4. Apr 4, 2012 #3


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