Press Release Summary:
Powered from USB port, dual-channel Stingray(TM) combines functions of oscilloscope, data logger, spectrum analyzer, volt meter, frequency meter, and signal generator in single device. It features simultaneous 12-bit sampling on both channels and 32 kbytes of sample buffer with hardware triggering, including delayed time base and pulse width. Stingray includes EasyScope II oscilloscope software and EasyLogger software for continuous PC data logging.
Original Press Release:
Stingray Dual-Channel USB Scope Adapter "Fishes" for Signals
Pittsford, New York. Stingray(TM) is a tiny, new dual-channel PC Digital Oscilloscope adapter that samples at 1Ms/sec with 12-bit precision and costs less than $200!
Sized at only 3.5" x 4.5" x 1.2" and weighing less than 5 oz, Stingray(TM) is powered solely from a USB port. Stingray(TM) combines the functions of Oscilloscope, Data Logger, Spectrum Analyzer, Volt Meter, Frequency Meter and Signal Generator in a single device. Stingray(TM) features simultaneous 12-bit sampling on both channels, a native sampling rate of 1MS/s (20MS/S for repetitive signals) and 32kbytes of sample buffer, with sophisticated hardware triggering including delayed time base and pulse width. Additionally, Stingray has a third channel which can be configured as a waveform generator output or an external trigger input.
Stingray(TM) comes complete with EasyScope II oscilloscope software for signal display, and EasyLogger software which gives continuous PC data-logging capabilities. Windows DLL's are supplied to allow 3rd party applications to easily interface to Stingray(TM) - example code is provided in several popular programming languages, including LabView. Windows CE and Linux drivers are also available on request.
Using standard scope probes, the input voltage range is an amazing +/- 50V, with voltage scaleable from 10mV/div to 2V/div. and time-base adjustable from 50uS/div to 50mS/div using EasyScope II software supplied.
Stingray(TM) makes a great addition to any engineer's toolbox, or an economical device for education and testing, and is very easy to use and install. Using USB has many advantages over legacy printer and serial ports. It fully supports Plug and Play, so Stingray(TM) is immediately recognized and
configured on plugging in. USB is also fast and allows for a cable length of up to 15 feet between the instrument and a PC.
Available from mid-October, 2004, Stingray(TM) (complete with software) is only $199.00 from Saelig Co. Inc. NY 585-385-1750; -1768fax; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.saelig.com).
More: Alan Lowne (email@example.com) 585-385-1750; -1768fax; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.saelig.com) Saelig Co. Inc. 1160-D2, Pittsford-Victor Rd. Pittsford NY 14534 USA