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Homework Help: Oscilloscope V-I curve help?

  1. Apr 19, 2009 #1
    Ok, we have a standard Agilent oscilloscope and need to get a V-I curve for this bad boy. We got a BNC cable with our V and another with our I, but we can't get a V-I curve at all. We just get 2 flat lines that correspond to V and I independantly.

    Our instructions say we just plug V into the X end of the 'scope and the I into the Y. Is there a menu somewhere to set this thing or what?
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  3. Apr 19, 2009 #2


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    You need to set the 'scope to XY mode. Here are instructions for several Agilent models:

    http://www.home.agilent.com/agilent/faqDetail.jspx?cc=US&lc=eng&ckey=737462&nid=-35802.383408.02&id=737462 [Broken]
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