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Sound wave device

  1. Apr 3, 2006 #1
    Hey guys, what is the name of the device that display sound waves as transverse waves on a screen?
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  3. Apr 3, 2006 #2

    Doc Al

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    Perhaps you're thinking of a microphone connected to an oscilloscope.
  4. Apr 4, 2006 #3


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    You may also be refering to a spectrum analyzer. They can display in both the time and frequency domains.
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