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I was hoping for cheaper...$400 still a bit too much.
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I was hoping for cheaper...$400 still a bit too much.
There's always the Stingray DS1M12:
http://www.google.com/products/catal...d=0CCgQ8wIwAA#

~$200-$300.

But it's a big step down in functionality, vs. the Rigol.
post #13 of 29
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CHEAP STUFF

I need review samples, so I'm offering a deal: I'll ship my TX650v2 sample to you for free, on the condition that you buy me the following PSU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-004-_-Product
Think about it: You'll be getting a brand new, unused (though warranty-voided) $95 PSU for $56! If you need a cheap PSU upgrade, this is the way to go.


PM me if you're interested.
Hmm,that Diaboltek doesn't seem to have any warranty void sticker on the screws.Would it be morally wrong to test it then return it after it blows up?
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Hmm,that Diaboltek doesn't seem to have any warranty void sticker on the screws.Would it be morally wrong to test it then return it after it blows up?
I don't have the ATE needed to load test, so I can't blow it up. If I returned it it would just go back in a box and sold to someone else, or used as RMA fodder.

Maybe if a soldering iron was held to the control chips...
post #15 of 29
Just a suggestion for next time, try a little better lighting and possible hang a white sheet that drapes on the floor so all you see is white background, but no definitive lines/edges. (Whitebox, lightbox etc.) I do like the hardwood floor though.

Otherwise, nice. Now to get that equipment...
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It's actually the dining room table. Wish we had hardwood floors, it's linoleum.
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It's actually the dining room table. Wish we had hardwood floors, it's linoleum.
On the bright side, atleast you don't have a linoleum table.
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Hey I didn't even see that stingray scope.

To be honest with you, I've never used an O-scope beyond just looking at waveform.

What are the differences in features, pertaining to PC PSU review?
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Pretty good, but I'll keep recommending the Antec TruePower New 650W until they lower the price to compete. Even then, that has the benefit of 4x PCI-E 6+2 pin connectors and semi-modularity.
    
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Hey I didn't even see that stingray scope.

To be honest with you, I've never used an O-scope beyond just looking at waveform.

What are the differences in features, pertaining to PC PSU review?
Dual channel (so it can view two inputs at once), better throughput and resolution, easier to program for, more accurate, etc.
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