Tektronix 2230 or TAS-475 - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Design & Build > Parts

Parts Where to get, and how to make the best bits. PCB's, caps, transformers, etc.

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 8th April 2009, 02:13 AM   #1
xaudiox is offline xaudiox  Philippines
diyAudio Member
 
xaudiox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Default Tektronix 2230 or TAS-475

H Guys,

I'm ready to buy my own scope and i need to choose between the two tektronix scopes.. they have the same price (100$ each).


TAS 475;Analog: 100MHz, 4-Channel (Stand Alone) > http://www.testmart.com/sp.cfm/ANAOSC/TEK/TAS475.html

Click the image to open in full size.

2230; Dual 100 MHz, Digital Oscilloscope > http://www.valuetronics.com/Details....Tektronix_2230

Click the image to open in full size.

My diy audio projects are mainly DACs, and some PIC base projects..

please help me decide which one to buy..

thanks

  Reply With Quote
Old 8th April 2009, 02:26 AM   #2
slam is offline slam  United States
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: CA
I personally have no experience on either (I have a 7904A), but this link may be useful for your purchasing decision:

Buying-an-Oscilloscope-on-ebay
  Reply With Quote
Old 8th April 2009, 02:41 AM   #3
xaudiox is offline xaudiox  Philippines
diyAudio Member
 
xaudiox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Thanks for the link slam..
  Reply With Quote
Old 8th April 2009, 09:57 PM   #4
diyAudio Member
 
firechief's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Near Seattle Wa
The TAS 475 is a newer design, that being said it has a more digital scope feel to it. I personally don't like that particular family of scopes. The 2230's are very common, and finding information and parts (should it be needed) will be quite easy. Both have the cursor function which I find is indespensible. Be sure you think about probes, they should be the right ones for the scope to preserve accuracy. These prices are real good.
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Old Tektronix booklet rdf Tubes / Valves 14 25th May 2007 08:31 PM
Need Marantz 2230 Bias Procedure mvarney Solid State 1 1st March 2007 04:58 AM
Tektronix 2213A what to do next chris ma Parts 5 14th October 2004 09:08 AM
Tektronix 916 DVM ANTHONY2181 Swap Meet 0 6th October 2004 11:44 AM
tektronix transformer raindog Parts 1 30th August 2004 12:40 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 10:56 PM.


vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2014 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2